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Oughterard sewerage scheme may not deliver as expected

The much-heralded works on the Oughterard Sewerage Scheme may not allow the desired development in the town that was anticipated. While a new €4.2 million treatment plant was officially opened last week, there remains a...

Junk Kouture brings floppy disks back into fashion!

The mention of a floppy disk casts one’s mind back to the computer era of the ‘eighties and ‘nineties – but a group of Tuam students have found a unique modern-day use for them. For...

The struggle of coping with a life-long debilitating desire to fall sleep

Imagine knowing, that you could suddenly and involuntarily fall asleep at any time; think of the implications for careers, education or something as simple as travelling on public transport. Because that’s the daily reality of...

Clifden sheltered housing scheme should be template for communities

Older people have a wealth of knowledge and experience to offer us. In this week’s Community Matters, Stephen Corrigan meets staff and residents at Clúid’s sheltered housing scheme at St Joseph’s Centre in Clifden who...

Two victims of Ballinasloe road tragedy named

Galway Bay fm newsroom: Station Road in Ballinasloe has re-opened following a collision which claimed the lives of two women last evening. The local women, in their 50s, were walking near the train station when they...

Delays expected during repairs to lights at Briarhill junction

Galway Bay fm newsroom: Motorists are being warned to expect disruption at the Briarhill junction tomorrow. The City Council says it needs to carry out essential repair work to equipment at the traffic lights. As...


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