Category: ENVIRONMENT

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Galway City adopts climate change adaptation strategy

Galway City adopts climate change adaptation strategy

Galway City Council has officially adopted a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for the period from 2019 to 2024. The strategy to prepare for the effects of climate change in the ...
Galway to share in over €7.5 million community sustainability grants

Galway to share in over €7.5 million community sustainability grants

Homes, businesses, and more in Galway will share in over €7.5 million sustainability grants for upgrading buildings' energy ratings. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland ha ...
International energy conference pushing a carbon free future at NUIG

International energy conference pushing a carbon free future at NUIG

Working towards a carbon free energy industry will be the talk of the town  at 8th international conference on ‘Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control and Bioenergy’ at NUIG. NUI ...
Applications open for city council Environmental Partnership fund

Applications open for city council Environmental Partnership fund

Applications have now opened for the 2019 Galway City Council Environmental Partnership Fund. Groups and communities in the city who have an idea for a project that could increase ...
Seminar on public and patient involvement in healthcare

Seminar on public and patient involvement in healthcare

An public event on getting the public and patients involved in healthcare economics research will take place at NUI Galway next week. PPI Ignite @ NUI Galway will host a seminar f ...
Galway city should strive to become carbon neutral by 2023

Galway city should strive to become carbon neutral by 2023

Galway city should embrace the target of becoming carbon neutral by 2023 says Fianna Fáil councillor Alan Cheevers. Councillor Cheevers said there are a number of policy changes t ...
Angling vessels gathering data on the Bluefin Tuna

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 prized Atlantic Bluefin Tuna this Autumn. The programme ...
First ever Galway Wind Park Scholarship launched

First ever Galway Wind Park Scholarship launched

The first ever Galway Wind Park scholarship programme has been launched. Funded by the co-owners of Galway Wind Park, SSE Renewables and the Galway Wind Park Community Fund, the b ...
Marine Institute Chief appointed to EU agency on healthy oceans

Marine Institute Chief appointed to EU agency on healthy oceans

The head of Galway's Marine Institute has been appointed to a key positions on the EU agency promoting healthy oceans and waterways. Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO of the Marine Institut ...
Pictures: Chilling ‘die-in’ protest in City

Pictures: Chilling ‘die-in’ protest in City

Local activists staged a 'die-in' on Saturday near the Spanish Arch where they pretended to be dead to symbolise the destruction of the natural world for profit. With their faces ...
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