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Excessive level of pesticides detected in Connemara water supply

Excessive level of pesticides detected in Connemara water supply

Excessive levels of pesticides have been detected in the Tully-Tullycross Public Water Supply in the latest testing carried out by the EPA. After a year of clean results the Tully ...
More sightings of deadly Man o’War in Connemara

More sightings of deadly Man o’War in Connemara

There have been more warnings about the presence of the dangerous Portuguese Man o'War out on in Connemara after fresh sightings. Galway County Council issued a warning this after ...
Mining in Connemara “extraordinarily difficult to justify” says Kyne

Mining in Connemara “extraordinarily difficult to justify” says Kyne

Any application for mining in Connemara would be "extraordinarily difficult to justify considering environmental and infrastructure constraints Seán Kyne has said. The Minister of ...
Swimming ban imposed at Connemara beach due to bacteria

Swimming ban imposed at Connemara beach due to bacteria

Galway County Council has imposed a swimming ban at Omey Island Strand in Connemara due to elevated bacteria levels. The swimming ban was put in place at the Claddaghduff coastlin ...
People Before Profit join opposition to Connemara mining plans

People Before Profit join opposition to Connemara mining plans

The Galway branch of People Before Profit have added their voice to local opposition to plans for exploratory mining in Connemara. The Canadian mining company MOAG Copper Gold Res ...
Mining for gold in Connemara opposed by locals

Mining for gold in Connemara opposed by locals

Over 150 people attended a meeting in Maam last week where speakers opposed mining for gold in the area. Those in attendance heard local Green Party councillors call for the prosp ...
Connemara wind farm granted planning approval

Connemara wind farm granted planning approval

An Bord Pleanála has given its approval for a new wind farm in Connemara in the townlands of Ardderroo, Letter and Finnaun. Arderroo WindFarm Ltd have been granted planning permis ...
An Taisce objects to Connemara mining exploration licence

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 Resources. The governmen ...
Connemara Pony gifted to rare breeds farm in conservation initiative

Connemara Pony gifted to rare breeds farm in conservation initiative

A Connemara Pony had been exchanged with a conservation farm in the north as part of increased North-South collaboration to protect rare breeds. Connemara National Park, which is ...
Connemara Greenway receives €2.6 million in funding

Connemara Greenway receives €2.6 million in funding

The Connemara Greenway between Galway and Clifden has been awarded €2.6 million this week to complete a 21km stretch of the route. The funding, which was announced at the launch o ...
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