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Fisherman who died off Clifden coast named locally

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The fisherman who died after his boat capsized off the coast near Clifden has been named locally as Vincent Leggett from Croolacloy, Clifden. It's understood Vincent Leggett who was in...

HSE confirms cervical deaths in the west

Some of the women who have died whose smear tests should have indicated earlier intervention are from the west, the region’s top HSE official stated this week. Chief officer of community healthcare west Tony Canavan...

Garda station closures leave county exposed

Large swathes of County Galway are without a Garda presence leading to fears of a crime wave in rural areas. New figures obtained by The Connacht Tribune reveal that 16 rural Garda stations in Galway...

Farmers struggle to make ends meet in the west

FARMING continues to be a financial struggle for landowners in the western region due mainly to smaller farm size, poor soils, and an unsuitability for adaptation to the more lucrative dairying enterprise, the latest...

Fly-tippers dump all over the rest of us

The cost of cleaning up other people’s rubbish dumped illegally in County Galway has rocketed more than threefold. Shock new figures obtained by The Connacht Tribune reveal almost €120,000 has been spent by Galway County...

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...


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