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Galway Bay fm newsroom: Concerns have been raised that Silverstrand could be lost if action is not taken to tackle erosion. City council CEO Brendan McGrath has been called on to meet the appropriate officer in the Housing, Planning and Local Government Department. It’s in a bid to establish reasons for the delay in granting […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The number of families in the west of Ireland living in emergency accommodation has increased by 57 per cent in one year. That’s according to the October homelessness figures released by the Galway Simon Community which reveal 77 families including 167 children are living in emergency accommodation. The report reveals […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom: The oral hearing into plans to build a new Galway Hospice on the grounds at Merlin Park University Hospital opens later this morning The project would involve a daycare and residential healthcare unit with a focus on palliative care services. The new build would have 36 inpatient ensuite bedrooms, together with […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Prostate cancer patients can now avail of high-dose-rate brachytherapy treatment at UHG. To date, the high-dose treatment had only been available to patients in the Mater Hospital. Designated staff have completed a training and education programme which also involved site visits to the Mater hospital and the Northern Ireland Cancer […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – New car registrations in Galway are down almost 3 percent. That’s according to the Society of the Irish Motor Industry which reports 4758 vehicles were sold in Galway between January and November this year. This compares to 4919 at the same time last year. Nationally for the year to date, […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Saolta Hospital Group officials say work is ongoing on an implementation plan for the delivery of the termination of pregnancy service by the early next year. The matter has been raised at Regional Health Forum West level where Tuam area councillor Donagh Killilea asked if a location for a clinic […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Almost two million euro has been allocated to Connemara National Park as part of a Failte Ireland funding initiative. The announcement was made today by Gaeltacht Minister and Galway West TD Sean Kyne at the Visitor Centre in Letterfrack. The funds will be used to develop an additional ten and […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Almost 4 and a half million euro in funding has been announced for two key enterprise projects in Galway City and County. The multi million euro allocation comes from the Regional Enterprise Development Fund and is designed to support job and businesses around the county. The PorterShed innovation hub in […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Educational sessions for medical staff are to begin next week in Galway and other urban centres on ethical issues ahead of the roll out of abortion services. The Department of Health’s told the HSE to make sure abortion services will be available in the country’s main maternity hospitals from January. […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public consultation meeting will be held this week to discuss plans for a major new urban quarter in the city. The Project Ceannt site, adjacent to Eyre Square, would see the creation of a new urban quarter on a major 8.2 acre site. The mixed development would include hundreds […]

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