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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A meeting is set to take place at Leinster House this afternoon to discuss the withdrawal of bus services from Corrandulla to Loughgeorge. Bus Éireann replaced Route 456 with an expressway service over the summer, ceasing stops at Corrandulla, Drumgriffen, Cregg, Bawnmore and Loughgeorge. Councillor James Charity has long-argued that […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A judge has described a Craughwell woman’s humanist marriage as ‘mumbo jumbo’ and a ‘cock and bull story’ for the courts. Patricia McLeish was before Killaloe District Court this week, charged with giving Gardai a false name when found to be driving without insurance. Patricia McLeish of Shanbally, Craughwell – […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Courier companies making deliveries across county Galway ahead of the Christmas season are being urged to ensure van drivers have sufficient identification. It’s after concerns were raised over suspicious unmarked vehicles in rural areas. Loughrea area councillor Joe Byrne says a text alert was recently sent in the Kinvara area, […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Roscommon Galway TD has called on the HSE to change recruitment practices after a new report shows large numbers of psychiatrist positions vacant nationwide. Fianna Fail TD Eugene Murphy says 61 psychiatrist posts are empty nationwide, with four of these roles located in the Galway catchment area. The Galway, […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The plan for the future expansion of Galway Hospice at a new site in the city has been examined in detail today. The project, which would involve a daycare and residential healthcare unit would have a focus on palliative care services at a site in the Merlin Park area. The […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway’s first All-Ireland Hurling Championship Medal has been sold for 5-thousand-500 euro. The heavy 9-carat gold medal, which was auctioned off in Dublin today by Fonsie Mealy’s Auctioneers, was won under the Captaincy of Mick Kenny after Galway beat Limerick in 1923. The rare commodity has a Celtic Cross design […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – An Taisce has argued that building the proposed new building for Galway Hospice in the south meadows beside Merlin Park Hospital does not represent good planning. Peter Butler of An Taisce addressed the oral hearing on the project plan at the Connacht Hotel today. An Taisce submits that building a […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom: Additional accommodation has been approved for Newtown National School in Tuam and St Brendan’s Boys National School in Loughrea. Two mainstream classrooms including ensuite toilets as well as one Special Education Teacher room and one office has been approved for Newtown National School. Meanwhile in St Brendan’s Boys National School the […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – An ecologist acting on behalf of Galway Hospice has argued that the design for the proposed new building at Merlin Woods would minimise the adverse effects on key habitats and associated species at the site. The oral hearing on the proposal began today at the Connacht Hotel before An Bord […]

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A contractor is due to be appointed shortly for the Glenamaddy Sewerage Scheme. Roscommon-Galway  T.D Michael Fitzmaurice says work is expected to begin in the first half of 2019. The Independent deputy says planning applications in the area have been stalled until the upgrade of the sewage treatment plant and […]

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