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160 homes without power due to weather

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Around 160 homes in the county are still without electricity today following a snow storm over the weekend. The areas affected are Turloughmore, Guilka, Skehanagh, Kilconnell/New Inn and Castleblakeney. ESB crews...

‘Hazardous roads’ warning as temperatures to drop to -8°C

Gardaí have warned of hazardous road conditions tonight and into tomorrow, as temperatures drop as low as -8°C in Galway. Part of the M6 motorway remains closed this evening while emergency services deal with a...

Warning issued ahead of expected heavy snowfall

The National Emergency Coordination Group has warned of hazardous road conditions overnight and on Sunday, with heavy snow expected in Galway. Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange snow/ice warning for Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Tipperary,...

Galway public hospitals near top of trolley list

More than 7,600 patients were left waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula in Ballinasloe in the first eleven months of this year. Figures from the Irish Nurses and midwives Organisation – which...

Undertakers told funding will increase for tragedy call-outs

The victim of a road traffic accident was left on the side of the road for four hours because of the difficulty in locating a funeral undertaker to remove the body – simply because...

Greenway strategy is set for New Year

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport expects to finalise a greenways strategy early in the New Year. Campaigners are hoping it will move the project on in Galway where it has become bogged down...


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