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Sperm whales thriving off the west of Ireland GMIT study finds

Sperm whales, one of the largest species of marine mammals in the world, live in abundance in the deep waters off the west coast...

NUIG studying how young people experience the climate crisis

A research team in Galway is taking part in a multinational study of how young people across Europe are experiencing the climate crisis.Starting this...

Ballinasloe group to hold meeting over waste transfer station application

The ‘Ballinasloe Says No’ group is to hold a public meeting online next week about a new application for a permit to operate a...

Bring the ocean home – Galway Aquarium goes virtual

Galway Atlantaquaria Ireland’s largest aquarium is proud to present our Aquarium and native species online, for the first time in our 20 year history!These...

Galway City recycling centre reopening Monday

The recycling centre at the Galway City Civic Amenity Site is due to reopen next Tuesday, December 1 the city council has said.The recycling...

Irish Water’s delivery of new treatment plants not working, says Galway TD

Galway East TD Seán Canney has called on the government to fast-track clean water and wastewater treatment services in towns and villages.The Independent TD...

Public encouraged to help in fight against illegal dumping

Cities, towns and villages in every county are being called upon to join the fight against illegal dumping through a new communications campaign, 'Your...

CO2 emissions from energy use down by 4.5% in 2019

CO2 emissions from fossil fuels used for energy fell by 4.5% in 2019, according to the latest figures from the Sustainable Energy Authority of...

NUIG seeks retention permission for solar panels on two buildings

NUI Galway is seeking planning approval from the city council for the retention of solar panels erected on two campus buildings.Two separate retention applications...

Galway City tumbles down IBAL list as litter levels rise

Galway City has tumbled dramatically down the list of towns combating litter, and is no longer considered 'Clean' to European standards. The latest survey from...

Plans for Salmon Weir pedestrian bridge advance

Plans for the construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the River Corrib next to the Salmon Weir Bridge have progressed with the determination...

Call for investment in Ballyloughane beach after best water quality results in 8 years

A City Councillor is calling for serious upgrades to the facilities at Ballyloughane Beach to make it more attractive to visitors.Ballyloughane Beach recently recorded...
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Nine Galway players nominated as PwC football and hurling All-Stars

Nine Galway players have made the cut as nominees for the 2020 PwC Hurling and Football All-Stars announced this week.Seven Galway GAA hurling players...

COVID-19: Slight decline in number of ICU patients in Galway

The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 in Galway has increased slightly according to the latest figures, but ICU figures show improvement.There were...

Easing of driving licence application and renewal for over 70s extended

The exemption for over 70s from presenting a medical report when applying for or renewing a driving licence has been extended due to the...

Man sentenced to six years for life-changing city centre assaults

A Loughrea man was sentenced to six years in prison, of which he will serve at least four and half years, for a pair...