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West does well out of Project Ireland 2040

Local business leaders are hopeful that the Government’s new ‘Project Ireland 2040’ plan will transform the region’s economy by improving connectivity along the entire Western seaboard. To address the country’s East/West imbalance, the newly-published National...

Search is on to reunite Galway hurler with lost 1988 All-Ireland medal

A search is on to reunite a member of the 1988 All-Ireland Galway hurling side with their winning medal – lost less than a year after their Croke Park success. The medal was picked up...

Rugby-star-turned-rowing reflects on Atlantic crossing

After nine weeks in a tortuous battle against the harshest elements, totally dependent on his meticulous preparation and his own wits, solo Atlantic rower Damian Browne has discovered the most important lesson in life:...

40 mobile phones stolen during break-in

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Investigations are underway after a hair salon and phone shop were broken into in Gort overnight. At about 3am, thieves made off with around 40 mobile phones from a shop...

Parents sent phone thief son back to Nigeria

A student who stole mobile phones from six girls’ handbags in nightclubs was sent back to Nigeria by his parents for a while so that he would come to appreciate the advantages he had...

75 new jobs in the pipeline for Galway City

Galway Bay fm newsroom – 75 new jobs are in the pipeline for Galway, with the establishment of a new Business Service Centre by a Californian company in the city. Quidel Corporation, which makes medical...

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