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Athenry Shortlisted for .IE Awards – Community Digital

The team at Galway Wild Geese were delighted to learn that the Athenry xplore app has been shortlisted for the final of the prestigious .IE Awards 2023. Led by The Galway Wild Geese, in partnership with Digital Agency, Upourside and a selection of local business...

Applications Opened for the Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme

Applications Opened for the Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme

Applications Opened for the Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme EPA publish new Circular Economy Programme as successor to the National Waste Prevention Programme The government has published a draft national strategy on how Ireland can transition to a Circular...

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NPWS seeks citizen scientists to help endangered Curlew

NPWS seeks citizen scientists to help endangered Curlew

Friday 23 April 2021 Public encouraged to report breeding Curlew sightings to NPWS between April and June Citizen science records will inform 2021 National Breeding Curlew Survey Nine areas in key Curlew hotspots across the country are prioritised Contact NPWS with...

Athenry Virtual Walled Town Day 2021. 

Athenry Virtual Walled Town Day 2021. 

Thursday 13 May 2021 The Heritage Council has announced a grant of €25,000 to Galway County Council for the Athenry Town Walls Capital Works Project. The grant will enable the repair and consolidation of the south wall part of the medieval defences In Athenry. In...

Galway to Moscow Greenway

Galway to Moscow Greenway

The Galway to Athlone Cycleway will complete the circa 270 km car-free corridor between Galway and Dublin for cyclists and walkers. The project is being led by the local authorities, Galway City Council and Galway, Roscommon and Westmeath County Councils. Consultants,...

Portumna become the first town to go Live on xplore local app

Portumna become the first town to go Live on xplore local app

The Wild Geese East Galway have partnered with Booniverse Limited since 2019 with the specific goal of raising the profiles of the main towns and villages of East Galway.  Our vision was first muted at a presentation at Portumna Castle in July 2019 where Booniverse...

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