BSE case in Galway presents ‘no risk’ to public health

The Department of Agriculture says there's no risk to public health from a BSE case discovered in Galway. An 18-year-old cow at an unidentified location died from the disease, according to tests carried out over...

N59 upgrade delays slammed at Oireachtas debate

The N59 action group has hit out at the delay in finalising method statements which are vital in progressing the road upgrade. The project was debated at Leinster House today where the Committee on Arts,...

Man dies following house fire in the city

A 27-year-old man has lost his fight for life following a house fire in Galway City on Sunday night. Roy Nolan was seriously injured in the blaze at Castlelawn Heights off the Headford Road, and...

Construction of social houses costing twice the national average

A meeting will take place this week to discuss the planned provision of 69 new social houses in Knocknacarra, following Government concerns at the cost involved – around €330,000 per unit. The government is concerned over...

Documentary: Electrification of rural Galway

A documentary from the Galway Bay fm newsroom. Stella Meehan interviews Delo Collier from Claregalway, who was one of the ESB's pioneering demonstrators when the lights were switched on for the first time across...

Tributes as former councillor and community activist passes away

Former county councillor and Woodlawn native Michael John Kilgannon has passed away. The well-known community activist died yesterday aged in his 70s, after battling a long illness. He is best known for his tireless work in...


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