13 June 2023

~1 minutes read

First-ever biodiversity officer appointed at Galway County Council

Share story:
First-ever biodiversity officer appointed at Galway County Council

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway County Council has appointed its first-ever biodiversity officer, with €100,000 secured for 11 local projects.

Salthill-native Rosina Joyce is taking on the new role, having worked in environmental enforcement and biodiversity over the past 15 years.

Part of the role involves carrying out conservation projects, developing relevant policies and raising awareness.

Speaking about her appointment, Rosina outlines what she wants to achieve for biodiversity in Galway:

Share story:

Concerns Medtronic's decision to exit its ventilator product line will affect Galway jobs

There are concerns Medtronic’s decision to exit its ventilator product line will affect its Galway workforce. A financial statement issued today sai...

Wind farm developments in East Galway dominate seven-hour meeting of Galway County Council

Wind farm developments in East Galway have dominated the discussion at this week’s 7 hour meeting of the county council. While there’s little ...

Gardai investigating string of burglaries in East Galway in one day

Gardaí are investigating a string of burglaries in East Galway over the course of a day. Incidents were reported in Portumna, Killimor and Loughrea on Tu...

Galway Graduate awarded prestigious Janssen Bursary medal for Health Economics

A graduate of the University of Galway has been awarded the Janssen Bursary Medal for 2023. Orla Jenkins from Westport recieved the award in recognition o...