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False Widow spider turns up in Oranmore bathroom

The country’s most venomous species of spider – which delivers a nasty bite like a bee sting – has made a reappearance in Galway. Hypnotherapist Dudley Hayden – whose range of clients ironically includes people...

Plan for ill-fated Galway Bay salmon farm cost €525k

A State agency poured more than half-a-million euro into a planning application for a licence for the ill-fated fish farm in Galway Bay. Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has come under fire for the “outrageous” spend...

Land for sale – with no access

Galway County Council have been charged with the daunting task of trying to sell plots of land – with no access. The lands are located along the M6 motorway between Ballinasloe and Galway city, and...

Glenamaddy church’s drive-thru for Lent

The drive-thru is generally associated with fast food outlets – more hamburger than Heaven – but one Catholic Church in North Galway aims to adapt the facility to their own benefit this Lent. Because, in...

No floating museum for Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway's hopes of securing the naval vessel the LE Aisling as a floating museum have been dashed following news that the ship is due to go to auction next...

Health insurers owe €21m to Galway public hospitals

Health insurance companies owe Galway's public hospitals more than €21 million. The payments owed relate to the treatment of private patients in public-hospital facilities. It is the second-highest amount owed to public or voluntary hospitals in...

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