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Missing Galway man located safe and wellf

A Galway man reported missing since last week has been found safe and well this weekend. Gardaí made a public appeal on Friday evening to help locate 20-year-old Stevns Py. He had been reported missing from the Galway area since Saturday, June 29. Gardaí have confirmed today that the young man has now been located […] Galway Daily …


Corofin 1-11 Tuam Stars 1-9 (Division 1 Football League Final Commentary and Reaction with Conor Cunningham and Kevin Johnson)

Corofin came from behind to deny Tuam Stars again and win the 3Dental Football League Division 1 for the third consecutive year. Conor Carson’s goal was crucial for the reigning county champions to maintain thier winning domestic habit and leave Tuam trophy less following their penalty shoot-out defeat in 2023. David Donnellan’s team led 1-6 […]
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Department of Public Health, HSE West and North West, appeal to the public amid a rise in COVID-19 infections

The Department of Public Health, HSE West and North West has released a statement encouraging the public to be aware of an increase of COVID-19 infections in the community. A new COVID-19 variant (JN.1) is circulating in Ireland and has resulted in an increase in outbreaks in nursing homes, hospitals and other healthcare settings putting […]
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The Euros at An Pucan

While the Rep of Ireland may not be taking part in this Summer’s European Championship soccer fans will still be in store for an amazing festival of football. This summer’s tournament is being held in Germany for the first time since 1988 a tournament which will live long in the memory of Irish soccer fans. […] Galway Daily …


The Longest Day Swim 2024 – ‘Swim the Corrib – County to City’

On June 22, Galway Swimming Club is proud to be hosting the Longest Day Swim 2024 down the river Corrib. This charity river swim gives participants the chance to swim down the fabulous River Corrib, passing many of Galway’s favourite landmarks including the University of Galway, Menlo Castle, Steamboat Quay and swimming under the Quincentennial […] Galway Daily …


Two Headford-based projects recognised at .ie Digital Town Awards 2024

Two projects in Headford have been recognised at the .ie Digital Town Awards 2024. Headford Lace Trail received the runner-up award in the Digital Tourism Category for its immersive outdoor heritage experience. Meanwhile, Headford Online was chosen as the runner-up for Digital Newcomer for creating a centralised hub for diverse content in Headford. Chairperson of […]
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Daily allowance increased for Gaeltacht summer school hosts

The government is increasing the allowance paid to Gaeltacht families and hostels to support summer schools. A daily allowance is paid to those families and hostels which provide housing for people attending Gaeltacht summer schools. The daily allowance paid under the Department’s Scéim na bhFoghlaimeoirí Gaeilge to households recognised under the scheme will be increased […] Galway Daily …


Corrandulla based food business selected for €20,000 advertising package

A Corrandulla based food business has been selected for a €20,000 advertising package. Green Earth Organics has been selected by FBD Insurance to participate in an advertising package worth €140,000 for seven Irish SMEs nationwide. The selected businesses will be featured on Ireland’s largest Out of Home billboard in Dublin City Centre, enhancing exposure and […]
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Galway Farmhouse Cheesemakers Scoop Honours At The CÁIS 2024 Irish Cheese Awards

Two Farmhouse Cheesemakers from Galway were honoured last week at the 2024 Irish Cheese Awards during a prestigious ceremony hosted by CÁIS, the Association of Irish Farmhouse Cheesemakers. Between them, Killeen Farmhouse Cheese from Portumna and Kylemore Farmhouse Cheese from Loughrea took home a total of four awards. The biennial celebration of Ireland’s farmhouse cheesemakers, […] Galway Daily …


Three quarters of a million euro for Dunmore, Maree and Gort for regeneration projects

Three quarters of a million euro has been announced for three Galway projects under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Funding is being allocated to Dunmore, Maree and Gort for regeneration projects, with each receiving €250,000. In Dunmore, the money will go towards works to renovate and improve the accessibility of Dunmore Community Centre, in […]
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Galway Bay FM Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Preview

George McDonagh was joined by Sean Walsh, Niall Canavan, Cyril Farrell, Cyril Donnellan and KCLR’s Brendan Hennessy to look forward to the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship that begins on Sunday. They also looked at the overall All-Ireland Hurling Championship and the upcoming Leinster Minor Hurling Championship. Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round One Sunday, April 21st […]
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  • Gardai seek public’s assistance in search for missing 18 year old
    by Sport GBFM on July 13, 2024 at 12:04 pm

    Gardaí are appealing to the public for assistance in locating 18-year-old Caérie Broughall who was reported missing from her home in Athlone, Co. Westmeath yesterday morning. Caérie was last seen on the Roscommon Road, Athlone at approximately 11.15am on Friday. She’s described as being 5 foot 7 inches in height, with a slim build, dark The post Gardai seek public’s assistance in search for missing 18 year old appeared first on Galway Bay FM.

  • Clifden RNLI called to assist three divers following emergency situation
    by Sport GBFM on July 13, 2024 at 11:51 am

    Volunteer crew and lifeboats from Clifden RNLI were launched on Thursday evening to assist three divers who had experienced a rapid ascent near Friar Island. The divers got into difficulty a mile to the south of Inishbofin. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat Joyce King, helmed by Owen Hayes with crew Chris Nee and Conor O Malley The post Clifden RNLI called to assist three divers following emergency situation appeared first on Galway Bay FM.

  • French Business Travel Professionals visit Galway
    by Sport GBFM on July 13, 2024 at 11:34 am

    A group of French business travel professionals have been visiting Galway as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and the destination Management company Irish Horizons. The group are all specialists in organising meetings, incentive travel programmes and product launches and the aim of the visit was to showcase Ireland to them and to inspire them The post French Business Travel Professionals visit Galway appeared first on Galway Bay FM.

  • The people of Roundstone celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the village
    by Sport GBFM on July 13, 2024 at 11:31 am

    The people of Roundstone are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the village by the Scottish engineer, Alexander Nimmo. There are several events taking place and the Show this weekend has its own special significance. The native pony is perhaps the finest ambassador for Connemara throughout the world. It is just 100 years The post The people of Roundstone celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the village appeared first on Galway Bay FM.

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  • ‘The Air We Share’ driving action on climate change in Galway City
    by Briain Kelly on July 12, 2024 at 2:48 pm

    Solutions to air pollution in Galway City are being explored as part of an innovative project combining art, community education and citizen action. As part of ‘The Air We Share’ project, seven monitors will record air pollution in Westside with the data made available to the local community to ‘make the invisible visible’. Three artists

  • University of Galway ranked Top 100 in Europe
    by Briain Kelly on July 12, 2024 at 8:57 am

    University of Galway has been named as one of the top universities in Europe, according to the QS World University Rankings: Europe 2025. For the second year in a row, the Europe-wide rankings have placed University of Galway 98th out of almost 700 institutions in more than 40 locations. The QS World University Rankings: Europe 2025

  • Gardaí appeal for missing person from Offaly
    by Michael Malone on July 10, 2024 at 8:45 am

    Gardaí are seeking the public’s help in finding 59-year-old Michael Wyer who was reported missing from Tullamore in Co. Offaly on Tuesday 9 July. Michael was last seen in Tullamore Town on Monday 8 July 2024 at around 1pm. Michael is described as being 5 foot 10 inches in height and of medium build, with