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Hammerhead shark spotted in Irish waters for the first time ever

A hammerhead shark has been spotted in Irish waters for the first ever time by a research team from Galway's Marine Institute. A survey group...

Irish Water launches water conservation campaign

One year on from the worst drought to hit Ireland in decades Irish Water is launching a water conservation campaign urging people to only...

Gort students win national award for anti-smoking video on cigarette butts

The Foróige Gort youth service has been congratulated for winning the award for the Best Smoke Free Generation Message at the Irish Cancer Society's...

An Taisce objects to Connemara mining exploration licence

An Taisce has lodged an objection with the government against an exploratory mineral licence being granted to the Canadian mining company MOAG Copper Gold...

Galway’s heavy traffic prompts air pollution fears

As a city packed with cars and other vehicles every day, any measuring of the air quality in Galway is sure to find unsafe...

Galway students represent Ireland in European business competition

Three Galway students have proudly represented their country at the Junior Achievement (JA) Europe Company of the Year Competition 2019 in France. Stephen Connolly, Feidhlim...

Potato blight warning issued for Connacht

Met Eireann has issued a warning for potato blight for Connacht for the next few days. The status yellow environmental warning comes as conditions conducive...

Upgraded Athenry water treatment plant will protect public health and environment

The upgraded Athenry wastewater treatment plant which opened this week will protect public health as well as the local environment Irish Water has said. Irish...

Huge increase in farm plastic recycling welcomed

An increase of almost 90% since last year in the amount of farm plastic packaging being brought for recycling has been welcomed.Minister Ciaran Cannon...

Updated Athenry Wastewater Treatment Plant to open next week

The updated Athenry Wastewater Treatment Plant is set to be officially opened next week. The project will ensure that the capacity of the Athenry plant...

2019 gum litter campaign gets underway

This year's Gum Litter Taskforce’s gum litter education campaign was launched recently in Portumna. The Gum Litter Taskforce (GLT) has been successful to date in...

NUIG students plough the ocean waves aboard the Celtic Explorer

Scientists and students from NUIG's Ryan Institute spent a day on the seas aboard the RV Celtic Explorer for Ocean Sampling Day 2019. Ocean Sampling Day...
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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...