Galway News

RUGBY: Connacht vs Stormers (URC Preview with Tom Daly & Andy Friend)

Connacht head coach Andy Friend is calling on his players to back up last weekend’s win at Scarlets by beating the Stormers this week (Saturday, 26th February). The 29-23 win at Wales saw the western province climb up to seventh in the United Rugby Championship table. Andy Friend has been chatting to Galway Bay FM’s […] Galway Bay FM …


Weather warning issued as Storm Dudley to hammer west of Ireland

Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for Galway as Storm Dudley is set to bring fierce winds to the west of Ireland this week. A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, and Donegal from noon Wednesday to the same time Thursday. Westerly winds associated with Storm Dudley will reach […] Galway Daily …



PODCAST: Over The Line EXTRA – EP2

The Croke Park dictat that all Club championships should have just 16 teams is causing intense debate. In Galway there are 24 clubs in the Senior Hurling Championship (Senior A & Senior B) and 16 in Intermediate. A number of East Galway clubs are opposed to the restructuring and Damien Howe (Meelick Eyrecourt), Francis Keane […] Galway Bay FM …


Druid Theatre announce 10 year partnership with NUI Galway

NUI Galway and the world renowned Druid Theatre have announced a ten year partnership to boost their creative arts collaboration. This partnership will build on the long standing relationship between the university and theatre company, aiming to strengthen arts programmes, offer internships, and build on the international reputation for arts Galway already has. Garry Hynes, […] Galway Daily …


Ashling represented the best of modern Ireland, says Taoiseach

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin has joined thousands of people this afternoon in paying tribute to Ashling Murphy, saying that she “represented the best of modern Ireland”. “The entire country is devastated and shocked by the violent and barbaric killing of Ashling Murphy, a young woman in the prime of her life,” said the Taoiseach. “Our […] Galway Daily …


Free Christmas Tree recycling for county households

Galway County Council is organising a Christmas Tree recycling service at towns and villages for households to properly dispose of their trees. The service will run from this Friday, January 7 to Saturday, January 15 at thirteen different locations. The recycling service is free of charge, and for domestic households only. County residents can bring […] Galway Daily …


Plans in the works for 167 homes in Ballinasloe

Plans are in their early stages for the construction of 167 homes in Ballinasloe. Limehill Esker Limited is seeking approval to proceed with a Strategic Housing Development application at Dunlo Ballinasloe. The housing development would comprise 56 houses and 111 apartments, along with associated site works. The development is currently at the consultation stage with […] Galway Daily …


Plans for large housing development in Athenry

Plans have been submitted to the county council for a mixed use development in Athenry comprising 59 houses and apartments, along with commercial units, and restoring a protected structure as community centre. Ghost Zapper Limited is seeking planning permission for 28 houses and 31 apartments at a site off Cross Street/Clarke Street in Athenry. The […] Galway Daily …


Galway Christmas Song

The band Grandom as part of the Galway Random Sounds Project, has released a new original Christmas song: Christmas In Galway The…