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Eight animal welfare groups in Galway awarded €87,000

Eight Galway based animal welfare groups have been awarded €87,000 in funding which will be paid over to them immediately. The Minster for Agriculture, Food...

Chinese export approval for 14 meat factories “must bear fruit for farmers” – Fitzmaurice

The recent announcement that 14 additional Irish meat factories have been granted approval to export to the Chinese market must also benefit farmers Galway...

Marine Institute welcomes first ever new boss

The Marine Institute in Oranmore, Ireland's national ocean research centre, has had a historic changing of the guard this week with the first appointment...

Angling vessels gathering data on the Bluefin Tuna

Angling vessels in Galway and all along the Atlantic coast will be taking part in a scheme to gather more data on the much...

Farmers getting €13.4 million in Basic Payment Scheme refunds

Farmers are seeing a bit of cash land back in their accounts as the government has begun distributing €13.4 million in Basic Payment Scheme...

Coastal community projects receive €600,000 grant aid

Coastal community projects in Galway will benefit from almost €600,000 in grant aid from the western Fisheries Local Action Group. Forty five coastal community projects...

Three Galway seafood companies benefit from multi-million grant scheme

Three Galway seafood companies have benefited from grant programme which has awarded almost €2.5 million to support investment in the marine sector. Minister for Agriculture...

€10 million scheme launched to conserve freshwater pearl mussel habitats

A €10 million scheme has been launched tofund the conservation of habitats of the freshwater pearl mussel including two Galway catchment areas. The pearl mussel...

Over €250,000 awarded for work on Connemara piers

Over a quarter of a million million euro in funding has been allocated to Galway for improvements to three piers in Connemara. The piers at...

Contract awarded to design cutting edge marine research ship

The Marine Institute has chosen Norwegian ship design consultants Skipsteknisk AS to design a new cutting edge marine research ship that will be based...

Ros a Mhíl harbour will share in €35 million investment fund

Ros a Mhíl Harbour is one of six that will split a new €35 million fund announced yesterday. Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine...

Marine Institute gives multi million backing to marine technology innovators

Galway's Marine Institute is backing twelve small enterprises driving new innovations in marine technology with €2.4 million in funding. Twelve grants of up to €200,000...

Animal welfare groups get Christmas gift of over €80,000

Seven animal welfare groups in Galway got a welcome Christmas present of €82,000 funding from the government. The animal welfare funding was announced by Minister for...

Galway environmental group says Salmon farming chemicals are hurting shrimp

Two recent studies have suggested that chemicals used to fight pests and diseases in Salmon in offshore farms could be harming shrimp, lobsters, and...

Significant upgrades announced for weather predicting marine buoy network

A significant expansion is in the works for the weather monitoring Marine Data Buoy Network in a year of storms. Galway's Marine Institute manages the...

Galway fisherman loses High Court battle over prawn fishing quotas

A fisherman working out of Ros a Mhíl in Galway has lost a High Court battle over the closure of large parts of the...

SeaFest sets sail out of Galway

SeaFest has raised its sail and set a course South as the Marine festival is leaving Galway from next year. For the next three years...

Budget 2019: Marine Institute secures funding for new 50 metre research ship

Galway's Marine Institute has funding nailed down in this week's budget for a new 50m marine research vessel. The state of the art research ship...
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Coronavirus: 92 new cases today – but none are in Galway

Ninety-two new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed by NPHET today, but no further deaths were reported. This brings the total number of Covid cases in...

Women rescued from Galway Bay drifted almost 20 miles after going missing

Two women who were rescued from the waters of Galway Bay after a gruelling overnight experience had drifted almost 20 miles from where they...

Study of mHealth in Covid-19 pandemic published by task force including NUIG Professor

NUI Galway Professor Derek O’Keeffe is one of 60 people who have examined the role of mobile health (mHealth) technologies during the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Missing paddle boarders found alive after overnight odyssey

Two paddle boarders who went missing in Galway Bay overnight have been found alive after extensive searches this morning. The two young women, aged 17...
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