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New report shows Galway Wind Park contributed €90m to Irish economy

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway Wind Park has already contributed almost 90 million euro to the Irish economy despite not being set to fully open until next year. That's according to a new report...

Free parking initiative in county towns

Galway County Council has voted unanimously to provide free parking in all county towns from 11am over the Christmas period. The initiative was first introduced in 2014 to help boost local businesses by encouraging people...

Overnight raid at business premises Headford

Gardaí are investigating following an attempted burglary at a Headford business premises in the early hours of this morning. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the incident at Monaghan's Centra, which took place between 2am and...

Bid for Culture Capital calls for innovative project ideas

Galway’s bid to become the European Capital of Culture in 2020 represents an opportunity for us to come together as a community – to reflect on the uniqueness of our Galway culture and the...

Keeping it real for Christmas at local tree farm

The biggest Christmas tree farm in Galway is expecting a bumper year as more families ditch the mass manufactured plastic ones in favour of cutting down their own real tree. Meadow Lane Farm grows four...

Council contracts worth €1.6m not properly tendered for

The Local Government Auditor has found that 19 contracts worth over €1.6 million were not properly tendered for in a sample survey conducted in Galway City Council. When contracts were tendered for, the Council forked...


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