CATHAOIRLEACH of Galway County Council, Cllr Liam Carroll (centre), with, from left, Rebecca Mooney, Climate Action Officer, Galway County Council; Liam Conneally, Chief Executive Galway County Council; Tina Ryan, Climate Action Co-ordinator, Galway County Council; and Denise Feeney, Community Climate Action Officer, Galway County Council, at the launch of the Galway County Council Draft Climate Action Plan.


Information sessions to outline Galway’s Climate Action Plan

MEMBERS of the public can have their say on the future of Galway’s Climate Action Plan with a series of information sessions set to take place around the county over the coming weeks.

The Galway County Council Climate Action Plan 2024 – 2029 is currently being drafted to facilitate and enable effective climate action at a local and community level. The draft plan went on public display last week and will remain open for consideration until Sunday, December 10.

As part of the plan, council staff are hosting public information sessions around the county, with an event being held in Tuam Library on Saturday from 2pm to 3.30pm, with a session also scheduled for the Claregalway Hotel on Tuesday, November 28, from 6 – 6.30pm.

Submissions or observations on the draft Plan are invited from the public and any interested parties, all of which will be considered before the plan is finalised and adopted by the local authority members next year.

A Community Climate Action Fund, which is part of the Action Plan, will be opened in the coming months for organisations and community groups interested in developing projects and initiatives related to the challenge of addressing climate change…

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