Galway Bay fm newsroom – The number of insolvencies in Galway has reduced by 40 percent in the last 12 months.
Figures provided by Vision-Net show that 28 firms have been recorded as insolvent so far this year compared to 47 at the same time last year.
January and March have been the worst months for insolvencies in Galway so far this year with 14 in total.
April was the worst period last year with 10 insolvencies on record.
Enquiries ongoing following road collision in Claregalway last night
103 Galway residents to receive Irish Citizenship this week
Galway Bay fm newsroom – 103 Galway residents will become Irish citizens today.
Nationwide, 3,500 people from 130 countries will receive their certificates of naturalisation in Killarney over the next two days.
Junior Minister at the Department of Justice James Browne says it will give them rights and legal protections.
He says people from other nations who’ll become Irish citizens will contribute to Ireland:
Questions over delays on long-awaited STEM building for ATU Galway
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Questions are being raised over delays on a long-awaited STEM building for ATU Galway.
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and maths – and a dedicated facility has been in the pipeline for several years.
Raising the matter in the Dáil, Sean Canney said many students at the Dublin Road campus are still being taught in classrooms built 50 years ago.
Speaking in response, Minister Simon Harris said he understands the frustration, but the project hasn’t been standing still.