Anger over Council’s failure to address illegal dumping

A city councillor has accused City Hall of neglecting law-abiding residents in a Ballybane housing estate who have had to deal with mounting health hazards as a result of illegal dumping. Speaking at a meeting...

New levy could spur action on Galway’s derelict sites

Last week’s Budget hike in the vacant and derelict sites levy from 3% to 7% could help to get the city over the line in terms of ‘putting cranes back in the sky and...

Appeals Board turns down bar and restaurant plan for Knocknacara

Plans to provide a commercial development along with a bar and restaurant at the junction of the Clybaun Road and Western Distributor Road have been refused by the higher planning authority. Earlier this year, city...

2,500 students graduating from NUI Galway this week

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Over 2,500 students are graduating from NUI Galway during this week's Autumn Conferring Ceremonies Degrees, Higher Diplomas and Masters will be awarded to students from the College of Engineering and...

Radical scheme would see Traffic Corps manning key junctions

City councillors have passed an emergency proposal to fund Garda overtime so four key junctions in the Parkmore and Briarhill area can be manned by the Traffic Corps during peak times. The three-month pilot scheme...

Fears former orphanage may contain babies’ burial site

The land around former city orphanage, Lenaboy Castle, may contain a burial site for children like the one recently uncovered in Tuam, according to a senator and a historian. The claim, made in Seanad Éireann...


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