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Met Eireann issues potato blight warning

As if one plague weren't bad enough, Met Eirean has put out an environmental warning for the potential spread of potato blight over the...

Two Galway Beaches awarded both Blue Flag & Green Coast Awards

Ninety beaches and marinas across Ireland were awarded Blue Flag status for 2020 for high standards of cleanliness, maintenance, environmental protection and facilities. A further...

Bog restoration project nominated for top EU environmental award

A national bog restoration project which includes Carrownagappul Bog, Mountbellew has been nominated for one of Europe's top environmental awards. The Living Bog Project, which...

Public asked to be ‘Citizen Scientists’ in national hedgehog survey

One of Ireland's favourite animals - the hedgehog - is the subject of a new national survey led by researchers at NUIG and the...

The science behind our Seafood

The work that goes into managing and conserving Ireland's sources of seafood, and ensuring that its safe for human consumption, is taking centre stage...

County Council sought legal advice on Connemara Greenway land access

Galway County Council has sought legal advice on gaining access to land for studies related to a proposed section of the Connemara Greenway a...

Two Galway beaches get ‘poor’ rating for water quality

While the overall quality of bathing water at Ireland's beaches has continued to improve, two Galway beaches were at the bottom of the rankings...

City Council seeks public input on designated swimming areas

Galway City Council is once again seeking public input on what should be the city's officially designated swimming areas in the year ahead. Under Irish...

Week-long celebration of biodiversity begins tomorrow

A week-long celebration of biodiversity will begin tomorrow, to mark International Biodiversity Day. Galway County Council's virtual celebration will centre on the theme of ‘Our...

Galway city centre is the most litter free in Ireland as Ballybane drops off ‘clean’ list

Galway City is the cleanest city in Ireland according to the latest survey by Irish Businesses Against Litter which measures trash in towns and...

Galway homes awarded over €8 million in energy efficiency grants since 2016

Grant funding of more than €8.3 million has been provided to Galway homeowners for energy-efficiency and insulation measures since 2016, new figures have revealed. This...

More funding for Irish Water needed to end dumping of raw sewage – Fitzmaurice

More funding is needed for Irish Water to tackle the discharge of raw sewage into the environment says Galway-Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The EPA's Urban...
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Galway Film Fleadh announces more big names

The Galway Film Fleadh has revealed more big names for its 2020 edition by launching its ‘In Conversation’ series, featuring Keith Carradine, Joe Dante...

Swimming ban imposed on Ballyloughane beach this weekend

Galway City Council has imposed a swimming ban at Ballyloughane Beach this weekend, due to possible bacterial contamination from forecast rain. The ban will come...

High levels of toxins prompt warning against picking shellfish in the west

Galway's Marine Institute is warning people not to gather shellfish along the west coast after detecting toxic compounds that can make people very sick. The...

Terraced house in the historic Claddagh is a rare opportunity

Update: Today's auction which includes a dormer bungalow in Furbo and two office units at the Royal Court Business Centre in Liosbain is now...
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