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Galway Bay FM

  • Galway City Council says it remains concerned about Storm Barra’s potential impact this evening
    by GBFM News on December 7, 2021 at 10:09 am

    From the Galway Bay FM newsroom: A senior engineer with Galway City Council says the local authority remains concerned about the potential impact of Storm Barra later today. Galway is one of a number of counties where a status orange weather warning is in place. Fears of potential flooding in parts of Galway city saw

  • Galway Gardai appeal to drivers to avoid unnecessary journeys today as Storm Barra arrives
    by GBFM News on December 7, 2021 at 9:19 am

    From the Galway Bay FM newsroom: The Roads Policing Unit of Galway Gardai is appealing to drivers to avoid travelling today unless absolutely necessary as the county remains under a status orange weather warning due to Storm Barra. An Garda Siochana says all unnecessary travel should be avoided where Red and Orange level wind warnings

  • Almost 500 homes without power in Carraroe
    by GBFM News on December 7, 2021 at 9:17 am

    From the Galway Bay FM newsroom: A number of homes and businesses in Connemara are without power this morning. Almost 500 customers are affected by a fault in the Carraroe area. ESB networks estimate the issue will be resolved by 11 am.

  • Schools across Galway are closed as county prepares for Storm Barra
    by GBFM News on December 7, 2021 at 8:10 am

    From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: Galway city and county councils have a number of crews on standby as the county remains under a status orange weather warning Cork and Kerry are under a Status Red Wind Warnings since 6am while a red alert for Clare takes effect from four this afternoon. Salthill Promenade has

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Galway Daily

  • Storm Barra: Businesses warned to secure outdoor dining gear
    by Briain Kelly on December 7, 2021 at 10:44 am

    Hospitality businesses in the north of Galway are being advised to ensure their outdoor dining infrastructure is secure from Storm Barra. Galway County Council has advised businesses in the Tuam Municipal District to move tables, chairs, marques, awnings etc inside where possible. If it is not possible, they and any Christmas decorations need to be

  • Storm Barra: Almost 500 homes without power in Carraroe
    by Briain Kelly on December 7, 2021 at 9:31 am

    Almost 500 homes and businesses in the Carraroe area are without power this morning due to Storm Barra damage. A power outage first reported shortly after 7am this morning is currently affecting 473 properties in Carraroe. The ESB has given an estimated time of 1:15pm for power to be restored to the area. More than

  • Storm Barra: High tide passes without flooding in the city
    by Briain Kelly on December 7, 2021 at 9:24 am

    Schools across Galway are closed today, along with colleges and universities, as Storm Barra is set to bring damaging winds throughout the day. Galway is under a Status Orange weather warning today for winds gusting up to 130km/hr as Storm Barra does the most damage in the south and west. Both GMIT and NUI Galway