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COVID-19: No deaths reported today, 21 new cases in Galway

Health officials have reported 394 new cases of COVID-19 this evening, and no further deaths related to the disease. Of the new cases reported today, 21 are in Galway. The 14-day incidence rate in the county now stands at 86.8 with 224 new cases confirmed over the past two weeks. Dublin has the highest number […] Galway Daily …

Terraced city house with modern decor and high-potential garden

This terraced property in Bohermore is not only situated in an ideal location in Galway city centre, it also comes with a large rear garden and a beautifully finished interior. The three-bedroom property is located just minutes from Eyre Square in the heart of the city, and it has been newly renovated to a high […] Galway Daily …

COVID-19: 26 new Galway cases, 1 death nationally

A total of 26 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Galway this evening by health officials. The Department of Health reported 539 new cases across the country and one further death related to the disease. The 14-day incidence rate as of yesterday in Galway is 117.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with 304 confirmed cases […] Galway Daily …

Aging water mains being replaced in Galway City

Irish Water has begun replacing a stretch of aging water mains on the east side of Galway City which are prone to frequent leaks and bursts. Work began this week on replacing 120m of problematic water mains on the Old Dublin road in the vicinity of the Moneenageisha Junction which were responsible for frequent outages […] Galway Daily …

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  • Disruption to Hospital Services Across the Saolta Group of Hospitals
    by GBFM News on May 15, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    Galway Bay FM Newsroom – The Saolta group of hospitals have released a statement this afternoon regarding disruptions expected as a result of the Ransomware attack on the HSE yesterday morning. It reads… The ransomware attack on the HSE IT systems continues to have a considerable impact on hospital services. From Monday the following service

  • Restoration of Health Services in the West of Ireland will take many days says HSE
    by GBFM News on May 15, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    Galway bay FM Newsroom – The restoration of health services in the West of Ireland will take many days as the HSE deal with yesterday’s cyber attack. Chief Operations Officer of the HSE and Galway city native Anne O’Connor has confirmed that they have been working to restore their systems nationally but it will take

  • Funding awarded for 3 road resurfacing projects on Inis Mór
    by GBFM News on May 15, 2021 at 11:54 am

    Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Funding has been awarded for three road resurfacing projects on Inis Mór. The funding’s been announced by Minister for Rural & Community Development with responsibility for the Islands, Heather Humphreys. The largest allocation of €90 thousand will go towards the resurfacing of Bóthar Cill Mhuirbhigh. While €45 thousand will go

  • Cyber Attack on the HSE forces cancellation of MRI Scans at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe
    by GBFM News on May 15, 2021 at 10:25 am

    Galway bay FM Newsroom – The Cyber attack on the systems of the HSE has forced Portiuncula Hospital to announce that MRI Scans that were due to take place today and tomorrow have been cancelled. HSE IT systems were targeted in the early hours of yesterday morning – and it could be a number of

  • MRI scans to go ahead this weekend at Merlin Park Imaging Centre and Alliance UHG
    by GBFM News on May 14, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    Galway Bay fm newsroom – MRI scans are going ahead in both Merlin Park Imaging Centre and Alliance UHG this weekend, despite the cyber attack on the HSE CT scans will not be able to go ahead and patients who have CT scans booked over the weekend will be contacted as soon as possible to

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  • Call for detailed breakdown of Galway 2020 accounts
    by Michael Malone on May 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Galway Senator Ollie Crowe has called for an independent audit of Galway 2020, saying a full review is needed to understand exactly how millions of euro were spent. The Fianna Fáil Senator said that a full set of accounts must be published with detailed breakdowns to find out how around €25 million was spent. “Having

  • Light Ballet taking maiden voyage on the River Shannon
    by Briain Kelly on May 15, 2021 at 1:06 pm

    The stunning Light Ballet will light up the skies along the River Shannon this June as this floating installation makes its way along the River. Created by Irish Light Artist Mick Murray and Lighting Designer Matthew Cregan, Light Ballet will transform the skies and surrounding landscape of eight counties with a dazzling display visible up

  • Weather warning for thunderstorms and flooding risk
    by Briain Kelly on May 15, 2021 at 10:56 am

    The recent spell of mostly sunny weather has taken a turn, with Met Eireann issuing a weather warning for heavy rain and and thunderstorms across most of Ireland today. A status yellow thunderstorm weather warning has been issued for all of Connacht, Munster, and Leinster. Scattered thunderstorms have been forecast for the country throughout Saturday

  • Down the hatch – 1520 launches takeaway menu!
    by Briain Kelly on May 15, 2021 at 9:20 am

    With the countdown to the reopening of the hospitality industry in a matter of weeks, a number of popular bars are giving a preview of the summer days to come One of the bars which has been a very welcome return to business is 1520 Bar on Quay St, with a new general manager Marty

  • Virtual event to get everyone and their dog moving for MADRA!
    by Michael Malone on May 15, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Dog rescue charity MADRA has organised a virtual event in a bid to get everyone and their dog moving after the annual Dogathon event at the Claddagh was cancelled due to the pandemic. On Saturday, May 29 the MADRA team along with its army of volunteers and ambassadors will be lacing up their runners and