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New levy could spur action on Galway’s derelict sites

Last week’s Budget hike in the vacant and derelict sites levy from 3% to 7% could help to get the city over the line in terms of ‘putting cranes back in the sky and...

Appeals Board turns down bar and restaurant plan for Knocknacara

Plans to provide a commercial development along with a bar and restaurant at the junction of the Clybaun Road and Western Distributor Road have been refused by the higher planning authority. Earlier this year, city...

Apple data centre faces further delays as court appeal sought

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Commercial Court has heard this afternoon that two objectors to the Apple Data Centre in Athenry want to appeal last week's decision by the court which paved the...

Angry TD calls for fair Garda allocation for Galway

Galway has received one of the smallest allocations of new Gardaí in the past three years – even though it serves one of the most populated Garda Divisions in the country, Independent TD Noel...

2,500 students graduating from NUI Galway this week

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Over 2,500 students are graduating from NUI Galway during this week's Autumn Conferring Ceremonies Degrees, Higher Diplomas and Masters will be awarded to students from the College of Engineering and...

Most county roads cleared after storm

Galway Bay fm newsroom– The Chief Executive of Galway county council said crews have been out since early morning today to clear up to 40 roads which were impacted by Storm Ophelia. Several county roads...


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