Galway News

Publicans from across Galway West to hold city meeting over delayed reopening

Galway Bay fm newsroom: Publicans from across the city and Galway West will gather this evening to discuss their concerns regarding the sector’s delayed reopening. Pubs that do not serve food must remain closed until at least until 31st August 2020. Campaigners argue this means 3,500 pubs employing 25,000 people across the country will have […] Galway Bay FM …


Plans submitted for a new gym on the Headford Road

Plans have been submitted to the city council to open a new gym on the Headford Road. Metas Grandis Ltd is seeking planning permission to convert the first floor of Unit 4 in the Terryland Retail park from a warehouse space to a gym/fitness centre. The applicants state that their customer research has produced feedback […] …


1 more death from Covid-19 today, 35 new cases

Galway Bay fm newsroom – There has been one new death from Covid-19 reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has now been a total of 1,773 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Monday 10th August, the HPSC has been notified of 35 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a […] Galway Bay FM …


Blackrock Diving Tower to reopen tomorrow but crowds will be monitored

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway City Council will reopen Blackrock Diving Tower in Salthill tomorrow morning but crowds will be closely monitored. The waterside amenity was shut earlier today after concerns were raised over large crowds lining up at the tower without social distancing. However, a spokesperson for the city council says officials were […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Galway libraries to share in €2.8 million COVID-19 fund

Public libraries in Galway and around the country will benefit from €2.8 million in funding to adapt to the new circumstances of COVID-19 and other improvements. The Small Scale Capital Works Programme for public libraries includes €2.5 million from the Department of Rural and Community Development, and a €280,000 contribution from local authorities. Funding will […] …


57 confirmed cases of Covid-19 identified nationwide

Galway Bay fm newsroom: Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has now been a total of 1,772 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 9th August, the HPSC has been notified of 57 confirmed cases of […] News – Galway Bay FM …


21 suspected cases of Covid-19 in Galway hospitals

Galway Bay fm newsroom – There are 21 suspected cases of Covid-19 in Galway hospitals today – up from 16 last week. Figures released by the HSE show one patient is being treated for Covid-19 in the ICU at UHG today, while there are two ICU patients at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe awaiting test results of […] Galway Bay FM …


Roadworks near Athenry underway for two days

Roadworks near Athenry which have gotten underway today will disrupt traffic in the area for two days. Galway County Council is carrying out resurfacing works on the LP3112 road at Gloves West to the east of Athenry town. Temporary traffic management measures will be in place while the work is underway. The works are expected […] …


Water outages to affect Oranmore tomorrow

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Residents and businesses in Oranmore are being advised that some areas of the village will be without a water supply for a time tomorrow (10/8). The outages are a result of essential leak repair works. The area affected is the old Dublin road between Bank of Ireland and Oranmore Community […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Death Notices Sunday 9th August, 2020

Rose Harney nee McManus Glentaun, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Removal from her home tomorrow Monday for mass for Rose Harney at 1 in St. Michael’s Church. Funeral afterwards to Creagh Cemetery. Mass will be streamed live online on churchservices.tv Maureen Hynes nee Fahy Biggera More, Belclare, Tuam. Removal from her home tomorrow Monday for private […] Galway Bay FM …