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Forensic investigation after man knocked down in Gort

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardai conducted a forensic investigation in Gort this morning after a pedestrian was knocked down in the town last evening. The man was rushed to UHG, where he remains in...

Man seriously injured in assault near train station

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fracas in the city last weekend, which resulted in one man being seriously injured. The altercation between a large group of males happened...

Huge hike in thefts from cars and vans in Galway

Incidents of stealing from cars and vans rocketed by 250% in the first month of the year, the latest crime figures show. Theft from vehicles jumped from eight to 28 in a comparison with last...

Auctioneer reflects on a previous role as armed security

He’s known across the county as one of Galway’s highest profile auctioneers – but few know that before all that, Martin Tyrrell had another life Down Under, when he provided armed security for two...

Report recommends alert over damaging Japanese knotweed

Future owners of five new apartments to be built on a site at Lough Atalia should be warned about the presence of highly-invasive Japanese knotweed. The caution is included in a report from Radharc Landscaping,...

Drunk burglars took nap during break-in

A man returned to his isolated house to find two intoxicated burglars asleep in his bed. Caroline O’Brien (27), a native of Newcastle, in Galway city, who now lives in Cappaghmore, Kinvara, pleaded before Galway...


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