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People in Galway urged to conserve water amid dry spell

People in Galway are being urged to be mindful of how much water they use amidst the recent dry spell and warm weather. The current weather has seen demand for water across the county increase significantly leading to production issues at water treatment plants. Eoin Hughes with Uisce Eireann said that extended periods of dry […] Galway Daily …

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Road Traffic Collision outside Craughwell

Gardai investigations are ongoing following a serious road traffic collision outside Craughwell this afternoon. Emergency services attended the scene of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on the N6 on the Galway side of Craughwell this afternoon at approximately 3pm. A male motorcyclist was seriously injured and removed from the scene to University […] Galway Bay FM …

TG4 looking for new weather and continuity presenters

TG4 is looking for new weather and continuity presenters who will be based at the station’s Conamara headquarters. The new recruits’ duties will include preparing and presenting daily weather segments, drafting scripts, doing voice overs on some TG4 promos, and monitoring their social media platforms. On occasion the presenter may also be asked to represent […] Galway Daily …

Win with Turoe Pet Farm

Win with Turoe Pet Farm To celebrate 30 years in business Turoe Pet Farm & Leisure Park are giving away 2 family passes for 2 adults and 2 children on Mollie in the Morning every day this week.On Friday one of our daily winners will get their prize upgraded to an Annual Membership for Turoe […] Galway Bay FM …

University of Galway celebrates European tech awards for 3 graduates

Three University of Galway graduates will be awarded for the impact of their start-up companies this week at the MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Europe festival. The celebration of young European innovators takes place in Gaoth Dobhair in Donegal, on May 11 and 12. Each of the three Galway-based innovators co-founded medtech and health […] Galway Daily …

HURLING: Galway 1-25 Kilkenny 0-28 (Leinster Senior Championship Commentary & Reaction)

Galway are joint top of the Leinster senior hurling championship after Portuma’s Declan McLoughlin capped off his senior debut with the equalizing score against Kilkenny on Sunday (30th April). It finished Galway 1-25 Kilkenny 0-28 in Nowlan Park, putting the Tribesmen on three points, just behind the Cats and Micheal Donoghue’s Dublin on scoring difference. […] Galway Bay FM …

Road safety appeal after five deaths on last Bank Holiday weekend

Gardaí are appealing for road users to stay safe this Bank Holiday Weekend, with a special traffic operation commencing Friday. Bank Holidays are a popular time to relax and enjoy with families, relatives and friends; they are also period when traffic volumes increase on roads across the country. Over the April bank holiday weekend five […] Galway Daily …

Letter | “If the State won’t protect us, we must protect each other”

Dear Editor, On April 11th, the Irish Independent published a story “Irish Government defends moving against Swiss grannies who are fighting for the climate”. The article details a case taken by KlimaSeniorinnen (Senior Women for Climate) to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Ireland is one of two countries volunteering verbal arguments against the […] Galway Daily …

Councillor claims extortionate price of alcohol driving people to use drugs

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway County Councillor says a national debate is needed about what he describes as the exortorinate price of alcohol. Councillor Peter Roche told todays meeting of the County Galway Joint Policing Authority that he fear the cost of alcoholic beverages is driving people to use illegal drugs instead. Our […] Galway Bay FM …

Alcohol consumption down by over 30% in past two decades

Provisional data released today shows that alcohol consumption in 2022 was down on pre-Covid levels, as Ireland continues to move ever closer to European consumption norms. The pandemic saw hospitality venues close and consumption decline, but the new Revenue figures show that alcohol consumption was down by 5% last year on 2019, and by over […] Galway Daily …

Greenpark Nursing Home require a registered nurse

Greenpark Nursing Home has vacancy for registered nurse to provide one to one care 8am to 4pm daily. May suit nurse with children or other commitments. Days flexible. Contact Greenpark Nursing Home on 093 24410 or email For more, see our JobSpot. Follow us on Twitter. Galway Bay FM …

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Galway Bay FM

  • Additional night-time water supply restrictions across a number of Galway supplies
    by GBFM News on June 7, 2023 at 5:47 pm

    Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Night-time water supply restrictions are being increased across a number of Galway supplies and will remain in place for the coming days To help manage water levels in this dry spell, the restrictions will be in place nightly starting tonight, and will cover 11pm to 7am The areas impacted include

  • UHG chef named Aramark’s Healthcare Chef of the Year
    by GBFM News on June 7, 2023 at 5:43 pm

    Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Chef at University Hospital Galway, Pat Mills, has been named Aramark’s Healthcare Chef of the Year 2023. This year’s contest saw seven talented chefs competing against each other to be crowned Aramark Healthcare Chef of the Year 2023. The competition required the chefs to prepare, cook and present two portions

  • Galway’s Leaving Cert students generally happy with their first ever State Exam
    by GBFM News on June 7, 2023 at 5:40 pm

    Galway Bay FM Newsroom – For thousands of teenagers across Galway, the sun is setting on the first day of this year’s Leaving Cert exams. This morning was English Paper One, followed by Home Economics in the afternoon. While the exams have a three-week timetable, most of the mainstream subjects will be wrapped up within

  • Galway hospitals to hold info meeting in the city this week
    by GBFM News on June 7, 2023 at 5:32 pm

    Galway Bay Fm Newsroom – A free information meeting on stoma care is taking place in Galway city tomorrow evening There will be information talks on diet and nutrition, health and wellbeing and improving quality of life for people living with a stoma. People will also have the opportunity to speak to specialists from UHG

The Sun – Galway

  • GAA All-Ireland football group table standings: How Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4 stand as race for Sam Maguire gets underway
    by Andrew Ryan on June 6, 2023 at 2:01 pm

    IT IS that time of year again as the All-Ireland football championship race gets underway. The last two weekends saw the opening rounds of the round robin stage. Kerry go into the All-Ireland championship as holdersSportsfile Dublin will be looking to win Sam Maguire for the first time since 2020Sportsfile Hot on their heels will be Galway, who lost in last year’s final but retained the Connacht title in 2023Sportsfile Kerry go into the campaign as defending champions, after […]

  • Inside ‘exclusive’ waterfront property with gorgeous views and unique features – its on the market in Galway for €695K
    by Ríona Maguire on June 5, 2023 at 8:00 am

    THIS “exclusive” waterfront property located in Co Galway has hit the market for €695K. The five-bedroom home, located in Banagher, is arranged over three floors and is in “immaculate” condition throughout. The Galway property is on the market for €695K The home is located on the banks of the River Shannon The property is accessed via electric gates Through the front door, is a light filled entrance room with a staircase leading to the lower ground and first floor. […]

  • Galway get the better of Westmeath under the sun in goalless All-Ireland football match-up
    by Colum Motherway on June 3, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    AIDED BY an extra man for the final quarter, Galway eventually pulled away from a wholehearted Westmeath side in front of a big crowd in sun-drenched Mullingar on Saturday evening. Dessie Dolan’s wind-assisted charges were deservedly two points ahead after five minutes, via a 45-metre free from John Heslin and a well-worked score finished by Ronan O’Toole. Damien Comer of Galway in action against David Giles of Westmeath Ray Connellan of Westmeath is red carded by referee Joe […]

  • Everyone saying same thing about ‘beautiful’ beach in Ireland – and it looks like it’s in the Mediterranean
    by Kate Stafford on June 2, 2023 at 7:43 pm

    EVERYONE has said the same thing about this “pure paradise” in Co Galway – and it’s perfect for a swim on a summer day. Tik Tok travel page, posts fantastic Irish travel content. The beach has been described as paradise The page recently shared a video from Instagram page @Aniqlm, showcasing the magnificent Dog’s Bay in Co Galway. The video shows off the crystal clear blue waters of the unique Irish beach. With a spectacular horse shoe shape coastline […]


Galway Daily

  • New applications open for Galway Wind Park Community Fund
    by Michael Malone on June 7, 2023 at 5:00 pm

    New applications for the SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables Galway Wind Park Community Fund can be submitted from Monday, 12 June until Friday, 7 July. Applications will be accepted from community groups within 20 km of Galway Wind Park, with preference given to those within 5 km, through at The Galway Wind Park Community

  • 8th annual Castlehackett 8K to take place this weekend
    by Michael Malone on June 7, 2023 at 3:30 pm

    Castlehackett National School has announced that the eighth annual ‘Castlehackett 8K’ will take place this year on Sunday, 11 June at 10am. The event has grown over the years, with over 200 participants completing the race last year, with most people running, some walking and others on bikes and buggies! All money raised from previous

  • Marathon man to take on ‘world’s toughest foot race’ in California
    by Michael Malone on June 7, 2023 at 2:15 pm

    Accomplished marathon runner Thomas O’Connor will compete in ‘the world’s toughest foot race’ in California next month to help raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute. The Badwater135 Ultramarathon is 135 miles long, and begins at Death Valley, 282 feet below sea level. The runners will cross two mountain ranges and finish with