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Plans submitted for 62 hectare solar farm outside Tuam

Plans have been submitted to Galway County Council for the construction of a 62 hectare solar farm just outside of Tuam. The planning application, which is currently at the pre-validation stage, seeks a ten year permission for development on the site. The proposed solar farm would be on land in the townlands of Cloontoa, Rinkippeen, […] …

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Galway Bay FM

  • Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccination available in Carraroe Health Centre on Wednesday.
    by Sport GBFM on March 19, 2023 at 4:11 pm

    On Wednesday 22nd March 2023 a Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will be available in Carraroe Health Centre, Main St., Barraderry, Carraroe, Galway H91 X6V9  from 9am to 11am.  This will be a walk in clinic, you do not need to book an appointment but appointments are also available online if you wish to book one. Please bring photo ID. With a number of

  • Galway students to represent Ireland at global invention competition next month
    by Sport GBFM on March 19, 2023 at 4:08 pm

    A team, which includes two Galway students will represent Ireland at a global design and invention competition next month. ATU Galway biomedical student Xing Ying Chuang and University of Galway Postgraduate student, Temis Ranjan, are two members of the winning ‘Power Up’ team. Their invention is a clean energy generator system which can light up

  • Galway Rural Development launches Irish Language Plan
    by Sport GBFM on March 19, 2023 at 12:41 pm

    Galway Rural Development have launched their Irish Language Plan as part of a concert held in Caherlistrane on Thursday last by Matt Cunningham. The plan is to encourage the use of the Irish Language no matter how limited and for people to use the Cupla Focal where possible. The launch was part of Seachtain na

  • Shock at rejection of Marine Park project in West Connemara
    by GBFM News on March 18, 2023 at 2:14 pm

    A decision this week by an Bord Pleanála means that the planning systems at both local and national levels have rejected a proposed Marine Industries Park in Cill Chiaráin in Connemara. The Marine Park Plan, which was developed by Údarás na Gaeltachta, was included in national strategies for employment creation in rural areas. The planning

The Sun – Galway

  • Two men arrested after shots fired at house window and door in Galway as cops make urgent witness appeal
    by Craig Farrell on March 17, 2023 at 5:35 pm

    TWO men have been arrested after shots were fired at a house in Galway last night. The incident happened at approximately 7:30pm on Thursday evening when a number of shots were discharged at the front door and window of a house in the Knocknacarra area of Galway. Two men have been arrested after shots were fired at a house in Galway during the week Those involved in the shooting incident then fled the scene in a dark coloured saloon car. No one was injured in the shooting. […]

  • Ronan O’Gara’s incredible gesture to Shane Walsh prior to All-Ireland final fuelled Galway star’s all-time performance
    by Vincent Whelan on March 16, 2023 at 2:09 pm

    SHANE WALSH has revealed that a pep talk from none other than Ronan O’Gara helped him to produce one of the greatest displays in All-Ireland final history. The Galway marksman showcased his full range that day as the 2022 decider devolved into a virtual shootout between he and David Clifford. The La Rochelle head coach made time in his schedule to speak to The Tribesmen Walsh tormented Tom O’Sullivan that day In total he notched 0-9 (4f) including peaches from play off both […]

  • John Daly hoping Galway can go from strength-to-strength after Padraic Joyce’s Tribesmen seal confidence win vs Monaghan
    by Andrew Ryan on March 7, 2023 at 6:00 am

    JOHN DALY beamed after Galway put things right against Monaghan. The Tribe only had one victory going into Sunday’s round five clash with the Farney after a flat draw with Donegal a week beforehand. John Daly beamed after Galway put things right against Monaghan. Pádraic Joyce’s men trailed the visitors 0-8 to 0-7 at the break but cruised home on the resumption to win by six. They refused to let Peter Cooke’s red card on the stroke of half-time hold them back as Monaghan only […]

  • Shane Walsh breaks his silence on All-Ireland club final controversy after returning home from Oz break with girlfriend
    by Vincent Whelan on March 6, 2023 at 11:08 am

    SHANE WALSH would have cut short his break in Australia if an All-Ireland club final replay was on the cards. The Galway ace helped Kilmacud Crokes to glory against Glen in January and jetted off to Sydney for an extended trip. They wound up winning yesterday against Monaghan despite playing with 14 men for the entire second half @shaneeeeeyyA photo he shared from his time Down Under with girlfriend Rachel[/caption] The Derry champions lodged an objection after Crokes appeared to […]


Galway Daily

  • ATU welcoming incoming students for Galway campuses Open Day
    by Briain Kelly on March 19, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    Atlantic Technological University (ATU) is preparing to welcome hundreds of secondary school pupils, teachers, parents and mature students to its Galway city campuses next weekend. Running from 10am to 1pm next Saturday, the event will showcase the range of undergraduate programmes on offer across the university campuses in the west and north-west. Information will be

  • Two men before court in connection with shots fired at house in Galway
    by Briain Kelly on March 19, 2023 at 8:00 am

    Two men arrested in connection with shots fired at a house in Galway City have been charged and are due before court today. Gardaí arrested two men in connection with a firearms incident on the evening of Thursday, March 16. Gardaí were alerted after a number of shots were discharged at the front door and

  • Water Safety appeal from Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland for long weekend
    by Briain Kelly on March 18, 2023 at 5:00 pm

    For the long holiday weekend, the RNLI, Coast Guard, and Water Safety Ireland have issued a joint water safety appeal, asking people to stay safe when in, near or on the water. The organisations are urging the public to stay away from waterways if consuming alcohol. There are an average of nine drownings in Ireland