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Asbestos discovered in Connemara nursing home

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Specialist contractors have been sent into a nursing home in Connemara following the discovery of an asbestos product in parts of the roof.
The HSE West has confirmed that the products were discovered in Áras Mhic Dara in Carraroe while a survey was being carried out prior to refurbishment works at the home.
The Health Services Executive in the West has been allocated €200,000 to bring Áras Mhic Dara up to the standards that are required for Nursing Homes.
However, a survey showed that an asbestos building product was discovered in what are described as isolated areas of the roof space.
In a statement the HSE. said that a specialist removal contractor has been engaged to remove this material.
This asbestos removal work is currently in progress and is being overseen by an independent asbestos analyst.
The statement said there is no impact on the operation of the nursing home or on the residents in the home.

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Galway one of just three counties with no confirmed case of Monkeypox

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway is one of just three counties with no confirmed case of Monkeypox

That’s according to the latest report from HPSC.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre lists the county in a group alongside Mayo and Roscommon, with none of the three having a reported case.

In the most recently published weekly report, the HSPC confirms there have been 101 cases nationwide

To date, all cases are male, and have a median age of 36 years.

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Two Connemara beaches listed in top 15 wild swimming spots in UK and Ireland

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Two of Connemara’s beaches are listed in the top 15 wild swimming spots across the UK and Ireland.

Trá an Dóilín in Carraroe came in at number six, while Dog’s Bay in Roundstone was named the 13th best out of the 800 waterways considered.

Six Irish beaches made the list, with Achill Island’s Keem Beach taking the crown.

To rank the beaches, reusable bottle company, Ocean Bottle, scraped water samples, cross-referenced their Google rating and number of reviews.

In a separate list of ‘hidden gems’, Aillebrack/Silverhill Beach was awarded the top spot.

While Gurteen Beach in Ervallagh and Trá na Reilige in An Cheathrú Rua also made the top 20 hidden gems list.

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West is first location for tourism initiative Slow Cabins

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The west is the first location in Ireland for new solar and rain-powered Slow Cabins.

The eco-cabins are set in a secret address on the west coast, with guests only given their exaction location in the days before their trip.

However those in Galway only have a short distance to travel according to Lisa Regan of SlowCabins.ie.

Sarah Slevin caught up with Lisa to find out more about the simple and peaceful getaways

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