Galway News


One Galway electoral area has 4th highest Covid incidence rate in Republic

The 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 has increased in eight of the ten Local Electoral Areas in Co. Galway, according to new data released this evening. Galway City Central LEA’s rate has more than doubled since last week to 550.5 cases per 100,000 people, which is higher than most LEAs in Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan. […] Galway Daily …


Power outage impacting over 11 thousand homes in East Galway and Roscommon

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Over 11 thousand homes and businesses in East Galway and Roscommon are experiencing a power outage. ESB crews have located the fault at a substation in the Ballygar area. Areas impacted in East Galway include Glenamaddy, Williamstown, Lavally, Clonberne, Kilkerrin, Moylough, Ballygar and Abbeyknockmoy. It’s estimated repair work needed at […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Swimming pool in Ballinasloe must remain open, say Independent councillors

Two local Independent councillors have called on the Government to step in to ensure Ballinasloe swimming pool stays open, following concerns it could close due to funding issues. Councillors Tim Broderick and Dr Evelyn Parsons have engaged with Galway County Council on keeping the pool open, subject to the latest public health advice, and they […] Galway Daily …


39 new COVID-19 cases in Galway, 811 nationally and three further deaths

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,830 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Monday 12th October the HPSC has been notified of 811 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total […] News – Galway Bay FM …


27 new COVID-19 cases in Galway – 825 nationally, and one further death

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,827 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 11th October the HPSC has been notified of 825 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Galway City tumbles down IBAL list as litter levels rise

Galway City has tumbled dramatically down the list of towns combating litter, and is no longer considered ‘Clean’ to European standards. The latest survey from Irish Businesses Against placed Galway City Centre in 27th place, or ‘Moderately Littered’, a dramatic reversal from the last survey in January, where the City Centre placed 10th as ‘Cleaner […] Galway Daily …



3 further deaths from COVID-19, 1012 new cases – 66 in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,824 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 9th October the HPSC has been notified of 1,012 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Green light for new pitches at NUIG

Galway Bay fm newsroom – NUI Galway has been given the green light for two new pitches. The plan would involve a 3G pitch and a grassed GAA/soccer pitch as well as ball stop fencing and floodlighting. The development also provides for temporary changing room facilities and a shared access lane for emergency or maintenance […] News – Galway Bay FM …