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Circle of Life Garden gets spruced up for Green Flag awards

The Circle of Life Garden of Commemoration has gotten a summer sprucing up in recent weeks in preparation for the national Green Flag awards.Local...

Appeal lodged against Killary glamping project

An appeal has been lodged against planning permission granted for a glamping development at an adventure centre in Killary. Galway County Council granted approval Brackencroft...

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...

On foot or by horse, over hills and mountains – The odyssey of some school journeys

Schoolchildren in Galway are getting to see for themselves the incredible journeys that some kids undertake on the way to school in different parts...

NUIG awarded Green Flag environmental status

NUIG has been awarded that internationally recognised Green Flag accreditation for promoting sustainability and reducing its environmental impact. The Green Flag was awarded to the...

Galway Hospice not pursuing legal review of planning refusal

Galway Hospice have decided against pursuing a legal review of the decision by An Bord Pleanála to refuse planning permission for a new hospice. Last...

Environmentalists “hell-bent” on discrediting Irish agriculture Fitzmaurice claims

Galway-Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice has lashed out at environmental groups in Ireland and abroad for trying to "discredit" Irish agriculture.

Council approves massive expansion to Galway quarry

Ballinakill Quarry outside Loughrea has been given the go ahead for a massive expansion that will nearly quadruple its size. Galway County Council gave approval...

Oral hearing tomorrow on appeal against Galway Hospice

An oral hearing will take place tomorrow about plans for a new Galway Hospice building on the grounds of Merlin Park Hospital. Plans for a...

Galway woman Niamh Banahan is a Climate Hero

Galway woman Niamh Banahan was one of eleven people honoured at the inaugural An Taisce Climate Ambassador awards this week. The Climate Ambassador programme identifies...

An Taisce secure Supreme Court order against Galway quarry

The Supreme court has granted An Taisce an order restraining the operation of McTigue Quarry in Galway after finding it to be unauthorised. However the...

Salthill beach is the only litter free beach in Ireland

Salthill beach is the only one in Ireland deemed clean according to a new survey of Irish beaches, rivers, and harbours. However the Shannon at...
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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...