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Irish not a priority for Gaeltacht teenagers

Only one in five Gaeltacht teenagers speak Irish to their friends on a regular basis – and almost two-thirds of them never use the language in their own home. Those were among the findings in...

Broadcaster turns radio diary into new book

A Galway author who has been described as Ireland’s (older) answer to Adrian Mole has turned her radio diary into a bestselling book. And 2FM presenter Ciara King, who launched her book this week at...

Lone gang blamed for Galway’s crime wave

A “rampage” by a number of young criminals has seen burglaries surge by almost 30% in County Galway so far this year. And the rate of detection for the Galway Garda Division is less than...

Chicago’s Galway centenarian!

A lot has happened in the last one hundred years – the First World War ended, Ireland gained its independence, the Second World War changed the shape of the world and the Berlin Wall...

Public urged to avoid Emergency Department at UHG

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The HSE has implemented Full Capacity Protocol at University Hospital Galway again today. Management said the A&E at the hospital is extremely busy, with 37 patients awaiting admission. They have advised...

Car sharing service to be rolled out at train stations

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A car sharing service is being rolled out at train stations in Galway and a number of other other counties. The €3 million expansion – by the company GoCar –...


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