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Q: I am going for an interview for a job in my local county council. I’m told I should know stuff about what the council does but, to be honest, I haven’t much of a clue. I’m not politically minded, more of a ‘live and let live’ type woman. Where do I even start? (ER, email).
Like most counties, Galway is coastal, and beyond it stretches a large swathe of sea that forms part of Ireland’s maritime area. The coast and seas possess environmental and social treasures: a diverse ecosystem, a range of recreational opportunities such as swimming, fishing and sailing, important parts of the tourist mix offered by the county.
With low farm profitability leaving many farmers questioning long-term farm viability
Mayo County Council, in conjunction with its partners: Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture & Food, the National Parks and Wildlife Service, the Irish Farmers Association and the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association, which form the Mayo Agricultural Working Group and the Planning, Environment and Agriculture Strategic Policy Committee - have published a new strategy entitled: “A Sustainable Agricultural Strategy for Mayo”.
News that the liquidator to Mayo Renewable Power, which planned to build a €200 biomass plant in Killala, is finalising a deal to sell the company's assets to its original backers, has been welcomed by Senator Michelle Mulherin.
In a major demonstration of support for the move to green energy by business, Heat Merchants Group has installed over 470 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on the roof of its business support offices and central distribution hub in Athlone. The installation covers 835m2 of roof area and is expected to generate over 85 percent of the company’s electrical energy demand at the site.
GRETB Training Centre will be offering a free 44 week full-time course with four weeks in company training planned for April.
The transition to Electric vehicles (EVs) is being made easier thanks to a range of Government supports, Longford/Westmeath TD, Peter Burke has noted. However, Deputy Burke highlighted that more will need to be added by the ESB if we are to meet our European obligations.
The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is being made easier thanks to a range of Government supports, Minister Ciaran Cannon has said.
As the High Court prepares to hear a Judicial Review next week on the Shannon liquified natural gas’s planning permission, campaigners against the terminal on the Shannon Estuary are hosting an awareness-raising event in Galway.