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School on a Mission to Rewild Galway City

School on a Mission to Rewild Galway City

Galway City Tribune, February 12th 2021 In the biggest rewilding project in Galway city since the commencement of the mass tree plantings in Terryland Forest Park in March 2000, Galway Community College (GCC) plan to transform 10 acres of farmland on the Renmore side...

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The Joys of Walking in Nature

The Joys of Walking in Nature

Galway Advertiser Brendan Smith,  Thursday, 25th February 2021 Over the last year, COVID has forced most of the population of Ireland to spend an unprecedented amount of their time at home. Cut off from family, friends and colleagues and unable to travel, home has...

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President applauds Galway city for urban park campaign

President applauds Galway city for urban park campaign

Irish Times Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 17:54 President of Ireland Michael D Higgins has applauded the people of Galway City for their campaign to be Ireland’s first urban park, adding that it is a “powerful and tangible exemplar” of what can be done by grass-roots campaigns....

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Dreaming big – plan to make city an official National Park

Dreaming big – plan to make city an official National Park

Connacht Tribune. Published on October 2, 2020 The drive to achieve ‘National Park City’ status for Galway will be stepped-up a notch this month when the campaign is officially launched by a cross-sectoral group of ‘champions’ who have thrown their weight behind the...

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Galway’s Garden City is green for go!

Galway’s Garden City is green for go!

November 5, 2020 Connacht Tribune. Galway’s bid to become a National Park City will serve as an inspiration to other cities in Ireland and will enrich the lives of people in Galway and beyond.Those were the words of President Michael D Higgins as he launched ‘National...

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National Park City – a game changer for Galway

National Park City – a game changer for Galway

Galway Advertiser. BY BRENDAN SMITH, INTERIM CONVENOR, GALWAY NATION Thu, Nov 05, 2020 Last Thursday, President Michael D. Higgins gave a powerful thought-provoking speech to an online (via Webex ) meeting of people of all ages drawn from a wide strata of local...

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