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Become one with nature at Wild Nephin National Park

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Comprising 15,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, Wild Nephin National Park, Co Mayo is a visiting destination that is unlike any other.

Western Way national trail in Galway now a part of International Appalachian Trail

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The Mám Éan Geotrail was launched in January at Ionad Pobail an Mháma with two guest speakers. Brian McConnell, retired principal geologist at Geological Survey Ireland, highlighted the geological connections with North America. Frank Conroy of Maam community gave a fascinating account of the local history and folklore linked with Mám Éan and its use down through the ages by the local community in Maam.

Galway Wind Park to host climate-smart EU rewilding project

Galway Wind Park has been chosen as one of eight sites across Europe to host an ambitious new €8.5 million rewilding project which aims to find solutions to the threats caused by climate change and biodiversity loss.

The vibrant living heritage of the Corrib

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Heritage Week 2022 presents a wonderful opportunity for the general public to be immersed into the natural landscapes, cultural traditions and the historical built environment that characterises Ireland’s second largest waterway and its immediate hinterland.

Galway a vital link on connectivity between Iceland and Japan through new Pan-Arctic Fibre cable

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Icelandic Government-owned Farice and Far North Digital (FND) have signed a memorandum of understanding for a joint marketing and sales agreement for fibre optic connectivity between Japan and Iceland which will have its exchange in Galway.

The city deserves better for its green spaces

The Middle Arch walkway between Wolfe Tone Bridge and Claddagh Quay has been shut for almost all of 2021 to date. While it is expected to reopen shortly, this green riverside space was just briefly reopened in May before it was shut again nine days later after large crowds gathered at the end of the school term, generating rubbish and noise, and causing a big headache for local residents.

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Telecoms cable between Galway and Iceland will come ashore at Ballyloughane

A revolutionary telecoms cable connecting Galway to Iceland will begin being laid underwater this year with the final section to be pulled ashore over a five-day period at Balloughane Beach in the next two years.

Ballinasloe group urges public to lodge waste transfer station site submissions

The ‘Ballinasloe Says No’ group are urging members of the public to lodge submissions in respect of a new application for a permit to operate a waste transfer station in Ballinasloe before tomorrow, Friday, January 15.

Eco-friendly Ilen sets sail today for Aran Islands

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Ireland’s only surviving wooden sail cargo vessel revived a tradition lost a century ago when it embarked on a symbolic series of sustainable wind-powered supply trips to islands on the south and west coasts on Sunday. And today (Thursday) it sets off on a journey from Baltimore to the Aran Islands.

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