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26 new COVID-19 cases in Galway, nationally 613 and 35 further deaths

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 35 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 21 of these deaths occurred in February, 12 occurred in January, 1 in November, while one further death is under investigation. The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age […] News – Galway Bay FM …


21 new cases of Covid-19 in Galway – 686 nationwide with 1 additional death

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 4,137 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight, Sunday 21st February, the HPSC has been notified of 686 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Local TD urges Government to “follow own rules” over CE schemes

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – A Local TD is urging the Department of Social Protection to “follow its own rules” over the Community Employment Scheme. Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is raising the issue of alleged attempts to retroactively change the entitlements of many CE scheme workers. Deputy Fitzmaurice says workers who joined the scheme before July […] News – Galway Bay FM …



Body of missing Galway man found

The body of missing Galway man Joseph Langan who had been missing since last month has been found. Earlier this month Gardaí appealed for the public’s assistance in locating the 38-year-old who had then been missing for a week. Joseph was missing from the Wellpark Road area of Galway city since Tuesday, January 26. Gardaí […] Galway Daily …


61 new cases of COVID-19 in Galway, 788 nationally, and 17 further deaths

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 17 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 15 of these deaths occurred in February and 1 in December.* The median age of those who died was 80 years and the age range was 50-92 years. There has been a total of […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Irish Water confirms major extension to Athenry sewage network

Irish Water is to tender for a major extension of the Athenry sewage network this year. That’s according to Galway East Deputy Ciaran Cannon, who says the project will be delivered by 2024. He says this is a badly needed project, following on from a €5m investment in Athenry’s sewage treatment facility in 2017. He […] News – Galway Bay FM …


68 further deaths from COVID-19 nationally, 556 new cases – 38 in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 68 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 50 of these deaths occurred in February,15 occurred in January and 2 in December*. The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age range was 43-96 years. There has been […] News – Galway Bay FM …



Number of COVID-19 wards at UHG reduced from six to three

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The number of COVID-19 wards at UHG has reduced from six to three. That’s according to Galway University Hospitals General Manager Chris Kane who says the number of COVID-19 positive patients in the city’s main acute hospital has dropped significantly in recent days. There are 45 patients being treated for […] News – Galway Bay FM …