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Oranmore vigil to mark installation of new Bishop to focus on young people

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – A vigil of gratitude and welcome for the incoming Bishop of Galway Micheal Duignan, is set to take place this evening at Oranmore Church and will focus on young people It’s taking place on the eve of Bishop Duignan’s installation at Galway Cathedral tomorrow afternoon when he takes over from […] Galway Bay FM …


Efforts underway to fill vacant council ground staff positions in Tuam area

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Efforts are underway to fill a number of vacant council ground staff positions for the Tuam area. The council’s Director for the Municipal District of Tuam, Mr. Derek Pender, informed the Tuam area representatives that job interviews would be held early in June to offset the shortfall in general operatives […] Galway Bay FM …


Government criticised for not extending fuel allowance

Roscommon-Galway TD Claire Kerrane has criticised the government for not extending the Fuel Allowance. The Fuel Allowance season ended yesterday, Friday, but Deputy Kerrane has been urging the government to extend the season by six weeks due to the cost of living crisis. She said that people are under huge pressure to pay their fuel […] Galway Daily …


Emergency services attend gorse fire in Connemara

Fire services are dealing with a gorse fire in Connemara today. Units from the Carraroe and Clifden services were dispatched to a gorse fire in the Carna area. It is believed that the fire developed on Saturday and was monitored overnight, before services attended today Galway Daily …


Tánaiste highly critical of ESB over situation at Derrybrien Wind Farm

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Tánaiste has sharply criticised the ESB over the situation at Derrybrien Wind Farm in South Galway. It’s after An Bord Pleanala refused substitute consent for the development – which has seen the farm shut down operations in recent weeks. Since 2019, the state is paying €15 thousand in EU […] Galway Bay FM …


Funding approved for flood relief works at Roxborough, Kilchreest

Galway County Council has been allocated funding of €40,253 for a revised study and flood relief works at Roxborough, Kilchreest. Galway East TD Seán Canney received confirmation from Minister Patrick O’Donovan that he has today approved the council’s application for funding. He said that he is ‘delighted’ to see funding of this nature still being […] Galway Daily …


Weather warning issued as Storm Dudley to hammer west of Ireland

Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for Galway as Storm Dudley is set to bring fierce winds to the west of Ireland this week. A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, and Donegal from noon Wednesday to the same time Thursday. Westerly winds associated with Storm Dudley will reach […] Galway Daily …


Ashling represented the best of modern Ireland, says Taoiseach

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin has joined thousands of people this afternoon in paying tribute to Ashling Murphy, saying that she “represented the best of modern Ireland”. “The entire country is devastated and shocked by the violent and barbaric killing of Ashling Murphy, a young woman in the prime of her life,” said the Taoiseach. “Our […] Galway Daily …


Plans submitted for Ballinasloe housing development

Plans have been submitted to the county council for the construction of 13 houses on a 0.47 hectare site on the outskirts of Ballinasloe. Planning permission is being sought for a housing development at Glentaun, Ballinasloe, comprising 13 three-bed houses, and associated site works. The estate would have a total of 26 car parking spaces, […] Galway Daily …