20 May 2024

~1 minutes read

Galway County Council honours Keith Finnegan with civic reception

Share story:
Galway County Council honours Keith Finnegan with civic reception

Galway County Council has honoured Galway Bay fm’s Keith Finnegan with a civic reception for his 34 years of distinguished service to the radio industry

Hosted by County Cathaoirleach Liam Carroll, it was held in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel this afternoon as part of the monthly council meeting

Keith will be honoured by the City Council on Friday week with the Freedom of the city, at a ceremony in the Hardiman Hotel in Eyre Square

The 63 year-old Mervue native retired from the station last month, but will be back on air over the next fortnight to moderate the local and European election debates, being broadcast each evening from 6 to 8

The first one, featuring the Connemara North candidates goes out this evening

Just after the civic reception and ahead of this evening’s 6 o’clock broadcast Keith told David Nevin that he found today’s Reception and all the good wishes since his retirement, humbling





Share story:

Mairead Farrell critical of Government "all or nothing" approach to EU migration pact

Galway West TD Mairead Farrell is criticising the Government’s “all or nothing” approach to the EU migration pact. The pact is a new set...

19 new special classes announced across Galway city and county

Nineteen new special classes have been announced for Galway for the upcoming school year. It brings the total number of special classes in Galway city and...

Pieta vows to find new location following news of proposed Tuam closure

Pieta House has released a statement following news it intends to close the existing therapy centre in Bishop Street in Tuam. The centre has been deliveri...

Galway recycles almost 3,000 tonnes of e-waste in 2023

People in Galway recycled almost 3,000 tonnes of e-waste – or nearly 10kg per person – in 2023 Ireland had a record-breaking recycling year &#...