Man hospitalised after becoming trapped by falling tree

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A man has been hospitalised after becoming trapped under a falling tree in Mountbellew last evening. Ambulance crews responded to the incident at Kilkerrin shortly after 5 o’clock and subsequently...

Fencing can remain around site subjected to arson attacks

The receivers placed in charge of a 16-acre landbank on the Western Distributor Road – which has been subjected to a series of arson attacks – have been given permission to keep fencing in...

Widespread fog to cause dangerous road conditions

Road users are warned to expect dangerous conditions overnight, with icy patches and widespread fog expected across Galway, as temperatures dip to -4°C. Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange fog warning for Connacht, as well...

GMIT cheating probe puts focus on Facebook post

GMIT officials are relying on an alleged Facebook post as the basis of their investigation into the latest cheating scandal to rock the college. College Registrar Michael Hannon has pleaded with students to trawl their...

Rise and fall of religion coming in from the side

Acclaimed comedian and writer Tommy Tiernan offers his unique perspective on the world at large in his column by ‘The Badger’. People often ask me how I feel about religion. Not what I think of...

Hero rescues two people plunged into sea after gangplank collapses

A man has been hailed a hero for helping two people out of the water after a gangplank collapsed off the pier on Inis Oírr. The incident happened at approximately 11.45am on Monday morning when...


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