Galway News


1,800 fewer people to get Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Galway this week

Galway Bay fm newsroom: 1,800 fewer people will be collecting the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Galway tomorrow. Figures released by the Department of social protection show that 17,000 Galway residents are still availing of the emergency support. According to the report, 17,000 people in Galway are now availing of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment, compared to […] Galway Bay FM …


Claregalway Hotel Galway LGFA Football Championships Draws 2020

Galway LGFA Football Championships Draws 2020 SENIOR Group One Caltra Cuans Annaghdown Glenamaddy/Williamstown Claregalway Group Two Kilkerrin/Clonberne Maigh Cuilinn Dunmore McHales Corofin FIXTURES Round One – August 15th Group One Caltra Cuans v Annaghdown Glenamaddy/Williamstown v Claregalway Group Two Kilkerrin/Clonberne v Maigh Cuilinn Dunmore McHales v Corofin Round Two – August 22nd Group One Annaghdown […] Galway Bay FM …


Roadworks to get underway on N84 near Headford

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Roadworks will get underway tomorrow morning on the N84 near Headford. (Mon, July 20th) The works are taking place north of the village towards Shrule. A stop go system will be in operation tomorrow and Tuesday between the hours of 8am and 7PM. News – Galway Bay FM …


Galway scientist leading international study on detecting dementia risk

NUIG researcher Dr Emer McGrath has been awarded a Clinician Scientist Fellowship and €655,524 for her research into detecting a person’s risk of of dementia. The Health Research Board’s funding for Dr McGrath will help support  new Academic Consultant Neurologist post based at NUI Galway and UHG, as well as an international study with partners […] …


Debenhams workers gather in city to mark 100 days on strike

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Debenhams workers gathered in the city this afternoon to mark 100 days on strike following the companies decision to cease operations in Ireland. More than 1,000 Debenhams workers in 11 stores across the Republic were notified that they’d lost their jobs in April after the company sought to enter liquidation. […] Galway Bay FM …


Vatican expresses support for dignified reburial of Tuam babies

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Vatican has expressed support for campaigners calling for a dignified reburial of the remains of hundreds of babies and children at the Tuam mother and baby home. It’s believed that around 800 children may have been buried on the grounds of the former Bon Secours home between 1925 and […] News – Galway Bay FM …



3 more deaths, and 34 new confirmed cases nationally

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There has now been a total of 1,752 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Thursday 16th July, the HPSC has been notified of 34 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a […] News – Galway Bay FM …


New president elected to Galway Chamber of Commerce

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway Chamber of Commerce has elected J.P. Gilmartin as their new president, at the bodies AGM last evening. The Tipperary native is a partner with the Galway office of law firm RDJ and held the position of deputy president of the chamber prior to last nights election. He takes over […] Galway Bay FM …