Galway aviation investor tops local Seanad register of interests

Spiddal-based Pádraig Ó Céidigh tops the list of Galway senators’ business interests, with a portfolio of shares and directorships in aviation and transport companies and nursing homes. According to the newly-published Seanad Register of Interests...

End of the road for inner relief route in Tuam

An inner relief road long mooted for Tuam has now been deemed surplus to requirements – in light of the infrastructure that was provided around the town late last year. But the Cathaoirleach of Tuam...

Filling station and drive thrus plan refused for Loughrea

Galway County Council has refused planning permission for a filling station and two drive-thru restaurants adjacent to the carpark of Loughrea Shopping Centre. There was strong local opposition to the plans, with almost 40 local...

Tuam publican vows to stay closed on Good Friday

A leading publican in North Galway is to keep his doors firmly shut this Good Friday – despite the change in the licensing laws allowing bars to open for the first time. Tuam publican Brian...

Man taken to UHG following fall from city roof

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A man has been taken to University Hospital Galway after falling from a roof in the city in the early hours of this morning. The incident happened at Woodquay at...

Witnesses sought to fatal Williamstown crash

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardaí are seeking witnesses to a crash which claimed the life of a young man near Williamstown in the early hours of today. Evan Tully from Briarfort, Williamstown died following...


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