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Sunny spell leads to water shortages on Inis Oirr

Galway Bay fm newsroom -Water conservation measures are being put in place on Inis Oirr. It's due to low water levels in the reservoirs on the smallest Aran Islands, as temperatures soar above 20 degrees. Irish...

€8.5m Lotto syndicate planning round-the-world trip

The winners of the biggest Lotto jackpot of 2018 have revealed today they plan to travel the world in style with their life-changing €8.5 million jackpot prize. A small syndicate from Galway claimed the prize...

Airport team hopeful Pope will fly into Knock

Management of the airport at Knock are hoping their prayers will be answered in the coming months – with a visit by Pope Francis and the commencement of transatlantic flights, the ‘Holy Grail’ of...

Galway scientist’s research wins grant of €500,000

A Galway scientist is leading a team researching how to add metal to bacteria in order to create industrial scale bioenergy from waste. The researchers will examine whether poor land in the west of Ireland...

Volunteers return for annual mission to Chernobyl orphanage

A group of 24 volunteers from Galway are finalising their annual trip to an orphanage in Belarus where they will provide a ‘Summer Camp’ for 220 children and young adults with a range of...

Farmers welcome flood works

The days of North Galway farmers having to evacuate their cattle during the winter months to neighbouring slatted houses looks set to be coming to an end. It follows the announcement of more than €70,000...


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