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Quality of education being affected by large class sizes

Galway East Sinn Féin’s Louis O’Hara has said that the quality of children’s education in Galway is being affected by large class sizes. He said that countless classes are “far too big, in buildings too small, and not fit for purpose.” O’Hara’s comments come after it was revealed that there were 125 primary school classes […] Galway Daily …


Baily Point Salthill faceworks to commence with scaffolding erected today

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Scaffolding has been erected today at Baily Point in Salthill, as faceworks are due to commence. Mayor of Galway Clodagh Higgins is among those who have been highlighting the declining nature of the external facade of the building, at both a local and national level for years. The Baily Point […] Galway Bay FM …


Ticketing details for Senior & Intermediate Hurling Club Championships

The Galway GAA Senior & Intermediate Hurling Club Championships get underway this weekend. Details of all the fixtures for Friday through Monday, along with ticketing information for the Brooks Group Championships have been released by Galway GAA. Match tickets cost €10 if purchased ahead of time, or €15 if you’re buying at the gate. Under […] Galway Daily …


Plans for housing in Oughterard turned down

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Plans for a development of townhouses in Oughterard have been turned down. The plans, led by Keith Palmer, would have seen four units constructed at Carrowmanagh. Refusing permission, planners found the applicant failed to address the impact the site access would have on the public road. They further found the […] Galway Bay FM …


‘My Country is My Prison’ podcast launched by six Galway students

Six students from the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway have launched a podcast series titled ‘My Country is My Prison’. The 5-episode podcast series highlights human rights violations perpetrated against women and children in Ireland’s institutions in the 20th century, using international human rights law as an illustrative framework. The Master in […] Galway Daily …


City Council to seek approval to relocate to Crown Square in Mervue

Galway Bay fm – The first steps could be taken on Monday to get the ball rolling on a plan for Galway City Council to relocate to Crown Square in Mervue. A proposal from the CEO will be brought to councillors on Monday seeking approval to raise a loan to accommodate the move. It’s not […] Galway Bay FM …


Laughing all the way to The Kings Head with GIAF

The most intimate Festival comedy at its best will happen at The Kings Head this July! The Kings Head has been a venue for lunchtime Comedy during Galway International Arts Festival for over 25 years. This July you can catch some of Ireland’s best comedians up close and personal in the intimate surrounds of The […] Galway Daily …


George McDonagh’s Greyhound Tips For The Weekend

Friday Selections RACE 1 WGOBA NEW MEMBERS WELCOME A7/10 SEMI-FINAL(525 YARDS) 19:50=TRAP 3 NATIONWIDE JENNY  RACE 2 WGOBA NEW MEMBERS WELCOME A7/10 SEMI-FINAL(525 YARDS) 20:05=TRAP 4 HEATHLAWN LOGAN  RACE 3 THE PADDY COOTE MEMORIAL A3 525 20:20=TRAP 5 DYNAMIC DIVA  RACE 4 DÉANNAN CÚ PEATA MAITH A2 525 20:35=TRAP 2 FEED ME NANDOS RACE 5 […] Galway Bay FM …


Berni tells Andy the truth about Briain in Ros na Rún

Berni reveals what Briain did to Andy, Bobbi Lee is fuming at Berni’s deception, and Mack wants Niall to let loose one last time in Ros na Rún. Berni tells Andy that Briain raped her, which is why she doesn’t want him to have anything to do with her child. Andy is out for blood, […] Galway Daily …


Local councillor says”bureaucracy gone mad” as Ballinderreen NS faces loss of teacher

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A local councillor is slamming a decision by the department of education to reduce the number of teachers at Ballinderreen National School Councillor Joe Byrne says ‘bureaucracy has gone mad’ following the departments refusal to retain the current compliment of teachers for September. Last September the school submitted their enrollment […] Galway Bay FM …


Man punched out participant in street fight he was refereeing

A man refereeing a street fight, who instead ended up punching out one of the participants, got a jail sentence at Galway District Court. Michael McDonagh, of 6 Fana Glas, Ballybane, received a seven month prison sentence after pleading guilty to charges of violent disorder and assault causing harm. Garda Aidan Nally told the court […] Galway Daily …


Tuam mental health complex set to reach completion early next year

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The redevelopment of the Old Grove Hospital in Tuam is ahead of schedule – and set for completion early next year. The site will have a mental health centre with a team base and day hospital, as well as a disability centre wth team base and clinics. The reconfiguration of […] Galway Bay FM …


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