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400 students protest in Eyre Square against inaction on climate change

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Approximately 400 students have been protesting in Eyre Square this lunchtime to demand action against climate change from the government

They are among thousands of young people across the country who have also protested outside their local authorities and school gates, as well as at the gates of Dáil Eireann

The global movement was started by a 16 year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg who started protesting outside the Swedish parliament last year. To hear from the protesters tune in to Galway Bay fm news on the hour…

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UHG has highest number of COVID patients and people on trolleys nationwide

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – UHG today has the highest number of people on trolleys nationwide, as well as the highest number of COVID-19 patients.

While the number on trolleys has increased in recent days, the number of virus patients has dropped significantly over the past 24 hours.

Figures from the INMO show there are 52 patients on trolleys at UHG today.

That’s the highest figure nationwide, behind University Hospital Limerick at 50 and Letterkenny University Hospital at 46.

The city hospital also continues to have the highest number of COVID-19 patients nationwide, though figures have been dropping in recent days.

There are currently 63 virus patients at the hospital – compared to 73 yesterday.

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3 Galway recipients of Johnson & Johnson STEM programme for women scholarships

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Three county Galway students at NUI Galway have received scholarships from a prestigious national programme for women in STEM.

The programme is run by Johnson & Johnson Ireland and is open to women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, Manufacturing and Design.

Karen Gillooly of Williamstown, Luka Anna Mac Lochlainn of Moycullen, and Thalyra Costa of Gort were among 10 successful applications to the inaugural programme.

They’ll also receive extensive industry mentoring and leadership training to prepare them for a future career in the STEM field.

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Galway TD demands Taoiseach give commitment on National Maternity Hospital

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway TD has demanded that the Taoiseach give a commitment on the planned new National Maternity Hospital that “reflects the will of the Dáil”.

Deputy Catherine Connolly argued the planned facility must be a public hospital on a public site, owned and run by the state.

Speaking in the Dáil, she noted the Government has previously accepted several motions making the same call.

Addressing Michael Martin directly, she asked if he will comply with the will of the Dáil – and said it is a simple yes or no answer.

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