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Compromise reached in dispute over Christmas Market

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A resolution has been reached in a long dispute between local taxi drivers and the organisers of the Christmas Market at Eyre Square. It follows a special mediation meeting held...

Council chiefs slammed for 48hr wait to act on Ophelia ‘Red Alert’

Local residents and business owners have launched a stinging attack on Galway City Council management’s handling of Ex-Hurricane Ophelia – after the local authority decided not to supply sandbags. Despite being inundated with calls –...

Plan for 60-bed nursing home at former Warwick Hotel

Plans to develop a 60-bed nursing home on the site of the derelict Warwick Hotel in Salthill are under consideration by Galway City Council. Rushmany Homes – which already operates Rushmore Nursing Home in Knocknacarra...

Housing project helps young people at risk of homelessness

It’s between the ages of 18 and 25 that most of us figure out what life is all about – we make our mistakes, we learn from them and we develop the skills we...

Plans progressing for film studios at Galway Airport

Galway’s two local authorities have begun the process of turning Galway Airport into a creative media hub. As joint owners of the Carnmore facility, Galway City Council and Galway County have invited tenders from film...

Storm Brian: Flood and wind warning in Galway for Saturday

Council crews will be on standby in Galway on Saturday, with potential for flooding caused by Storm Brian. A Status Orange Wind Warning is in place from 6am to 6pm, with gusts up to 130km/h...


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