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County councillors seek urgent meeting with Ministers in call for increase in State funding

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway County Council faces the prospect of cutting back on services this coming year unless an estimated shortfall of €2.2 million can be bridged. However, at their monthly meeting this week, councillors refused a management recommendation to increase the Local Property Tax in order to balance the books. The Councillors […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Cathaoirleach makes appeal following another incident of illegal dumping on N84

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The County Cathaoirleach James Charity has made an appeal for public assistance following another incident of illegal dumping on the N84. The incident is understood to have taken place in the early hours of last Monday morning, just off the main Headford road. Many items were dumped ranging from smaller […] News – Galway Bay FM …


274 new cases of COVID-19 nationally, no new deaths

Galway Bay fm newsroom – There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has now been a total of 1,792 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday, 18 September, the HPSC has been notified of 274 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Fundraiser to help local man beat cancer nears €50,000 in donations

A fundraiser set up for a local man who was diagnosed with bladder cancer earlier this year is closing in on €50,000. In February, Kevin Quinn was diagnosed with Stage 3 urachal adenocarcinoma – a rare and aggressive form of bladder cancer. The fundraiser has raised over €43,000 to date and is closing in on […] Galway Daily …


14 new COVID-19 cases in Galway among 253 nationally, and three further deaths

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There has now been a total of 1,792 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Thursday 17 September, the HPSC has been notified of 253 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a […] News – Galway Bay FM …





2km of leaky water mains being replaced in Inverin

Irish Water and the County Council are replacing roughly 2km of ageing, leaky water mains in the Inverin area. The mains being replaced off the main R336 and are along four by-roads around Cumann Michael Breathannach/Colaiste Lurgan. The old water mains pipes are being replaced with new high density polyethylene (plastic) pipes. Work on this […] …


3 further deaths from COVID-19, 254 more cases, 6 in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There has now been a total of 1,788* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 15th September, the HPSC has been notified of 254 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a […] News – Galway Bay FM …