52 people waiting on trolleys at UHG
Galway Bay fm newsroom – 52 people are waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Galway today.
This is the second highest figure in the country after Limerick, which has 56.
Across the country 518 admitted patients are waiting for beds according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch.
344 are waiting in emergency departments, while 174 are in wards elsewhere in the hospital.
At UHG out of the 52 waiting 27 are in A&E while 25 are lying on trolleys in wards.
Uisce Éireann working to lift long running Boil Notice for parts of Loughrea Town
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Uisce Éireann says it’s working to lift the Boil Water Notice still in operation in parts of Loughrea Town
It was issued due to the detection of low chlorine residuals and elevated levels of iron and turbidity in the public supply.
Areas still affected include Castle Street, Church Street, King Street, Kelly Street, Piggott Street, Moore Street, Dolphin Street, Mount Carmel Crescent, Athenry Road, Liam Mellows Terrace, Cross Street and St. Brendan’s Day Care Centre.
Irish Water has acknowledged the impact of this lomg running notice and says a programme of remedial works is expected to commence mid-Summer.
Deputy Sean Canney confirms that The Old Grove Site in Tuam has now been handed over to the HSE
Galway East Independent TD Sean Canney has stated that the work on the construction of the Old Grove Site is now complete and that the buildings have been handed over to the HSE by the Contractor.
Deputy Canney added that the signage is now complete on The Grove Adult Mental Health Services Unit and the Grove Children’s Disability Network Team Unit is now ready for fit-out and use.
Speaking this afternoon, Deputy Canney said that this is great news for Tuam.
Draft Athenry Local Area Plan goes on public display
The Draft Athenry Local Area Plan for 2023 – 2029 is now on public display.
The LAP is a land-use plan and overall strategy for the development of Athenry, to ensure the town is developed in a sustainable manner.
Several reports have also gone on public display – including a local transport plan, and a strategic flood risk assessment.
The draft local area plan and reports can be viewed online at Galway.ie, or at County Buildings, Athenry Library, or Athenry Area Office.
The closing date for submissions is Friday, July 7th.