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Masterplan in the pipeline for Galway Airport site

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A development masterplan is in the pipeline for the former Galway Airport site in Carnmore. The Ccounty Council says it's considering a number of proposals for the future use of...

Probe reveals consultant working excess private hours

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Only 6 per cent of all consultants treat public patients exclusively, with one consultant at University Hospital Galway working far more private hours than public. RTE Investigates has found that there...

County Council agrees on terms for free Christmas parking

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The County Council has agreed the terms for free parking in county towns over the Christmas period. Parking in county towns will be free each Saturday in December from 11am,...

Organised beggars operating a ‘little industry’, judge says

Eleven men and one woman – all with Dublin addresses – were brought before Galway District Court this week charged with obstructing the passage of pedestrians or vehicles while begging at various locations around...

‘Supermac’ praises CCTV in fight against bogus compo claims

An ever-growing ‘compo-culture’ in Ireland is threatening every sector of society from young drivers, business-owners and even local authorities. That’s according to Supermac’s Managing Director, Pat McDonagh, who said that insurance premiums are rocketing across...

Increase in breaches of barring orders in Galway

A 55% jump in the number of barring orders breached were recorded in the first ten months of this year. Statistics presented by Galway’s most senior Garda, Chief Superintendent Tom Curley, to a County Joint...


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