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Shock poll shows TD’s seat under threat

A prominent Galway East TD is in danger of losing his seat at the next general election if an opinion poll conducted in the constituency is anything to go by. The sample poll of 1,500...

Islanders’ fears for air service in stand-off

Residents on the three Aran Islands are angry and confused – not knowing if they will have an air service come the end of the year. That’s after Aer Arann issued legal notices that it...

Road closures in Salthill due to potential for flooding

Galway City Council is closing Salthill Promenade tonight as a precaution as some flooding is expected due to Storm Hector. A Status Orange Weather Warning for wind is in place in Galway from 9pm tonight...

Storm Hector prompts Status Orange wind warning for Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Status Orange wind warning has been issued for Galway. Met Éireann says from this evening, Storm Hector will bring south to southwest winds of up to 80km/h – with...

Gardaí appeal for help in tracing missing Tuam man

Gardaí in Tuam have appealed for help in tracing the whereabouts of a 61-year-old man missing since this morning. Thomas Kelly is missing from his home in Tuam since around 9am today (Tuesday). He is described...

Father jailed for sex attack on daughter’s six-year-old friend

A 45-year-old Galway man has been sentenced to five years in prison with the final two years suspended for sexually assaulting his daughter’s best friend during a Hallowe’en sleep-over at his home. Gerry Hopkins, 8...


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