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City council must show “greater ambition” for Ballyloughane beach

A Galway City Councillor is calling on the city council to increase the level of funding for Ballyloughane beach which has long standing issues...

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...
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Coronavirus: 6 deaths in Ireland, less than 5 COVID cases in Galway

There have been a further six deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 269 new cases.Of the cases...

Loughrea primary school students win national science video competition

A group of primary school pupils in Loughrea won €1,000 for their school at the Galway Science and Technology Virtual Festival last weekend.The group...

County Council and Oughterard shops work together on road safety campaign

Galway County Council is teaming up with local retailers in Oughterard for a road safety campaign heading into the winter nights.For this 'Be Safe,...

Rare chance to own a house in a popular city neighbourhood

This spacious house in Taylor’s Hill, Galway is an unmissable opportunity to snatch up a property in one of the most attractive and sought...