Date Published: 19-Dec-2012
NUI Galway has been awarded funding for research on ash clouds.
Researchers at the Newcastle campus have secured 2-point-1 million euro from the European Space Agency to examine the issue.
More than 100-thousand flights in Europe were disrupted when an Icelandic volcano erupted in 2010.
NUIG spokesperson, Professor Colin O’Dowd, hopes this research will prevent ‘knee-jerk, flight cancellations’ across the board in the future.
Galway ‘Park and Ride’ could become permanent
Date Published: 07-May-2013
That’s according to the Chief Executive of Galway Chamber of Commerce, Michael Coyle.
The pilot scheme will begin at 7.20 next Monday morning, May 13th.
Tuam awaits UK hay import as overnight rainfall adds to fodder crisis
Date Published: 09-May-2013
Transport Minister urges end to Bus Eireann strike action
Date Published: 12-May-2013
However, it’s not expected to affect school services next week.