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Full speech given by Taoiseach Micheál Martin on exiting Level Five

Galway Bay fm newsroom- Full speech given by Taoiseach Micheál Martin on exiting Level Five… Almost six weeks ago, I stood here and talked with you about what urgent action we needed to take together to drive down high and rising Covid infection rates. At that stage, we were seeing the success of Level 3 […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Galway Simon gets approval to build apartments for older people

The Galway Simon Community has been granted approval for a new housing project for older people with mobility issues. Planning permission has been granted for the demolition of a derelict building at 111 Upper Newcastle, and the construction of a new apartment building in its place. The building will contain ten one-bedroom apartments specifically designed […] Galway Daily …


Galway TD introduces Dáil bill to strengthen lobbying rules

Galway West Sinn Fein Deputy Mairead Farrell has introduced a bill in the Dáil to strengthen regulation against lobbying. Introducing the bill, Deputy Farrell said poor public standards lead to poor democratic systems – and that events in recent months prove the need for increased regulation. Reviews on lobbying regulations were carried out in 2016 […] News – Galway Bay FM …


County Council and Oughterard shops work together on road safety campaign

Galway County Council is teaming up with local retailers in Oughterard for a road safety campaign heading into the winter nights. For this ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign the county council is distributing free high visibility vests from four stores in Oughterard. The free vests, meant to ensure that cyclists are pedestrians are visible to […] Galway Daily …


President Michael D Higgins expresses sympathies on passing of Patricia Carrick

Galway Bay fm newsroom – President Michael D Higgins has expressed his sympathies on the passing of Oranmore woman Patricia Carrick. The 51 year old, who’s cancer was missed by Cervical Check, passed away overnight at her home. The President, who is a long-time friend of Patricia’s father Pat, praised her courage and grace as […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Slight rise in numbers receiving pandemic unemployment payment in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – 19,590 employees who are out of work in Galway are receiving the pandemic unemployment payment this week. The figure is slightly up on last week, with less than 100 registering a new claim. The Department of Social Protection has issued payments valued at €104 million this week. The sector with […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Coronavirus: No deaths and just 5 COVID cases in Galway

There have been been 252 new cases of COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, but no further deaths due to the disease. Of the cases reported today, just 5 are in Galway. The 14-day incidence rate here now stands at 63.6 cases per 100,000 population. There have now been a total of 70,711 […] Galway Daily …


1 further death from COVID-19 nationally. 318 new cases, 9 in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,023 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 21st November, the HPSC has been notified of 318 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,461 confirmed cases of […] News – Galway Bay FM …


4 further deaths from COVID-19 nationally. 334 new cases, less than 5 in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,022 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 20th November, the HPSC has been notified of 344 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,143* confirmed cases of COVID-19 […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Coronavirus: Fewer than 5 cases again in Galway

The Department of Health has reported 344 new cases of Covid-19 today and four additional deaths related to the disease. Fewer than five new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Galway by health officials today. 127 of the new cases are in Dublin, 46 are in Cork, 26 in Louth, 22 in Donegal and 20 […] Galway Daily …