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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway Transition Year students are being encouraged to test their innovation in a special Irish language entrepreneur programme. Clár na gComhlactaí is a joint Údarás na Gaeltachta and Junior Achievement Ireland programme and is designed to support budding entrepreneurs in Gaeltacht areas around the country. The experience is taught through […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Members of Galway County Council have unanimously voted to explore the use of 250 thousand euro to install safety measures at the bridge in Oughterard. At a meeting of the council this week, Fianna Fáil Councillor Seámus Walsh proposed that the quarter of a million euro set aside for a […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway county GAA teams were the biggest spenders in the country this year. 1.8 million euro was spent on the county hurling and football teams this year according to the Treasurer’s report which was presented to convention last evening. The heated convention last evening spent much time on the finances […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Funding has been granted for the installation of safety signage on the R354 in Turloughmore. Discretionary funding from the council has been allocated by Athenry Oranmore area councillor Jim Cuddy to have the signage erected at the Cahernahoon Road Junction. Locals have repeatedly highlighted concerns over the increased numbers of […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Galway branch of the Irish Hotel Federation has raised concerns that key jobs could be at risk in the event of a disruptive Brexit. Rory Fitzpatrick, Chair of IHF’s Galway branch says a disruptive Brexit would have enormous economic repercussions which would be felt directly by tourism businesses here […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom: A public consultation event about a realignment scheme on the N17 will take place in Milltown tomorrow. (18/12) Staff from the county council will attend to discuss the Milltown to Gortnagunned scheme. The consultation event will take place at Milltown Community Centre from 4p.m to 8p.m tomorrow, Tuesday.   For more […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Brothers of Charity is hoping to build a new special school in the city. The charity is seeking planning permission for the 3 thousand 600 square metre single-storey school at Woodlands Centre in Renmore. It would mean revised access to the Woodlands campus and staff and visitor car parking […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A second attempt to build a solar farm in Loughrea has been successful. The county council previously refused planning permission to Engie Developments Ireland Limited for the solar farm at Ardnadoman East. The company appealed the decision to An Bord Pleanála which has overturned the council decision. For more on […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – An application for a new wind farm in Connemara has been submitted to An Bord Pleanála. Ardderroo Windfarm Limited has applied for the construction of up to 25 wind turbines, a permanent meteorological mast and a substation in the townlands of Ardderroo, Letter and Finnaun. The application is subject to […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The landfill in Kilconnell is due to close by Summer 2020 and the site will be fully remediated. Councillors from Ballinasloe Municipal District have been told by Director of Services, Jim Cullen, that the landfill will close in June 2020. The county council took over the running of the landfill […]

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