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Galway Atlantaquaria appeals rejection of penguin habitat plans

Galway Atlantaquaria appeals rejection of penguin habitat plans

Galway Atlantaquaria is trying to keep plans for a penguinarium afloat, appealing the decision to reject planning permission for the project. The city council refused the Atlantaq ...
Mindfulness and a community clean up at the beach with Galway Atlantaquaria

Mindfulness and a community clean up at the beach with Galway Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria is starting a new programme of events down in Salthill about our connection to the ocean, and how looking after it goes hand in hand with looking after ourselv ...
Galway Atlantaquaria joins European Association of Zoos and Aquaria ahead of Brexit

Galway Atlantaquaria joins European Association of Zoos and Aquaria ahead of Brexit

Galway Atlantaquaria has been awarded full membership of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria to ensure the best standards of animal conservation. This will allow the Atla ...
Friday – 30 Hour Dive-a-thon at Galway Atlantaquaria

Friday – 30 Hour Dive-a-thon at Galway Atlantaquaria

30-Hour Diving Fundraiser at the Galway Atlantaquaria, Salthill Starts: Friday, Feb 16 @ 9am Ends: Saturday, Feb 17 @ 3pm A family-friendly fundraiser for the RNLI Galway Life ...
Second attempt at aquarium penguin habitat shot down

Second attempt at aquarium penguin habitat shot down

A second attempt to seek approval for a penguin habitat at Galway Atlantaquaria has failed. An Bord Pleanála has rejected an appeal by the aquarium against the city council's init ...
Historic landmarks lighting up blue for World Oceans Day

Historic landmarks lighting up blue for World Oceans Day

Dozens of landmarks in Galway and around Ireland will be lighting up Atlantic Blue this weekend to mark World Oceans Day. World Oceans Day on Saturday, June 8 connects people worl ...
Galway’s beaches retain prestigious Blue Flag awards

Galway’s beaches retain prestigious Blue Flag awards

The cleanest beaches in Galway have been named by the internationally recognised Blue Flag and Green Coast environmental awards. Beaches in Ireland which retained, were awarded, o ...
Using games and shark footage to get kids into engineering

Using games and shark footage to get kids into engineering

The Marine Institute, Galway Atlantaquaria and the City Museum recently tried a new tack at getting young people interested in engineering at their 'Pasta Pressure' workshop. The ...
Schoolkids are turning plastic waste into art with Flotsam

Schoolkids are turning plastic waste into art with Flotsam

Schoolkids in Galway are highlighting the issues of plastic waste polluting our coasts and oceans, and making some fine art while their at it with Flotsam. A recent beach clean up ...
Clean Coasts head inland for community clean up at Terryland Forest Park

Clean Coasts head inland for community clean up at Terryland Forest Park

Clean Coasts is hosting its first ever forest clean up at Terryland Forest Park in Galway city this weekend. Rubbish in our parks and forests is becoming a huge problem, with Merl ...
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