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Successful rescue from River Corrib

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Emergency services rescued a person from the River Corrib in the city this morning. The alarm was raised around 5.45am when a person was spotted in the water at...

Backing for brown trout lobby over Corrib pike row

A former government minister has urged the current minister with responsibility for Lough Corrib to issue an unequivocal statement that brown trout will remain a priority in the last remaining wild brown trout fisheries. Moycullen...

Apple’s Athenry project is back in the balance

Supporters of Apple’s Athenry plans have been left to stew for another week at least as objectors prepare a fresh court challenge to frustrate attempts to build an €850 million data centre. Relief and joy...

Prom pummelled, water and power hit – but Galway avoids worst of Ophelia

GALWAY and the West – with the exception of the Salthill Promenade area – seems to have escaped the worst of ex-hurricane Ophelia last Monday with no major accidents or structural damage reported. Sea surges...

Owner’s labour of love sees Galway holiday home crowned best in the country

One woman’s dream of buying back her grandparents’ old home and restoring it back into a picture postcard thatched cottage saw her this week acclaimed as the owner of the best holiday home in...

Anger over Council’s failure to address illegal dumping

A city councillor has accused City Hall of neglecting law-abiding residents in a Ballybane housing estate who have had to deal with mounting health hazards as a result of illegal dumping. Speaking at a meeting...


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