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7 further deaths from COVID-19, 243 new cases nationally, 14 of them in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,050 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 27th November, the HPSC has been notified of 243 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 71,942 confirmed cases of […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Full speech given by Taoiseach Micheál Martin on exiting Level Five

Galway Bay fm newsroom- Full speech given by Taoiseach Micheál Martin on exiting Level Five… Almost six weeks ago, I stood here and talked with you about what urgent action we needed to take together to drive down high and rising Covid infection rates. At that stage, we were seeing the success of Level 3 […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Galway TD introduces Dáil bill to strengthen lobbying rules

Galway West Sinn Fein Deputy Mairead Farrell has introduced a bill in the Dáil to strengthen regulation against lobbying. Introducing the bill, Deputy Farrell said poor public standards lead to poor democratic systems – and that events in recent months prove the need for increased regulation. Reviews on lobbying regulations were carried out in 2016 […] News – Galway Bay FM …


President Michael D Higgins expresses sympathies on passing of Patricia Carrick

Galway Bay fm newsroom – President Michael D Higgins has expressed his sympathies on the passing of Oranmore woman Patricia Carrick. The 51 year old, who’s cancer was missed by Cervical Check, passed away overnight at her home. The President, who is a long-time friend of Patricia’s father Pat, praised her courage and grace as […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Slight rise in numbers receiving pandemic unemployment payment in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – 19,590 employees who are out of work in Galway are receiving the pandemic unemployment payment this week. The figure is slightly up on last week, with less than 100 registering a new claim. The Department of Social Protection has issued payments valued at €104 million this week. The sector with […] News – Galway Bay FM …


1 further death from COVID-19 nationally. 318 new cases, 9 in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,023 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 21st November, the HPSC has been notified of 318 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,461 confirmed cases of […] News – Galway Bay FM …


4 further deaths from COVID-19 nationally. 334 new cases, less than 5 in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,022 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 20th November, the HPSC has been notified of 344 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,143* confirmed cases of COVID-19 […] News – Galway Bay FM …


8 further deaths from COVID-19 nationally, 330 new cases, 6 in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,018 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Thursday 19th November, the HPSC has been notified of 330 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total […] News – Galway Bay FM …



Galway researchers working to alleviate respiratory failure in Covid-19 patients

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A new partnership between NUI Galway researchers and city-based medical device firm Aerogen is working to combat acute respiratory failure in Covid-19 patients. The project is focused on optimising the Aerogen Solo nebulizer for the efficient delivery of a liquid compound into the lung of Covid patients. The compound, known […] News – Galway Bay FM …