Galway Bay fm newsroom – A book of condolence has been opened (2pm) at Galway County Council for the late playwright and Tuam native, Tom Murphy.
Cathaoirleach of the county council, Eileen Mannion says people can sign the book until 5 o’ clock this evening at Tuam Library and until 4 o’ clock at County Hall, Prospect Hill in the city.
Tomorrow, Saturday, the book of condolence will be open at Tuam Library from 10.30a.m to 1p.m and 2p.m to 5p.m and again at County Hall on Monday until 4p.m.
Writer of plays such as a Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a Homecoming, Tom Murphy, passed away earlier this week at the age of 83.
TD Mairéad Farrell calls for an election in place of planned Taoiseach handover
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Local TD Mairéad Farrell is calling for an election, instead of the planned handover between Michael Martin and Leo Varadkar.
On December 17th, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar will return to the Taoiseach position, taking over from Micheal Martin, as part of the planned cabinet reshuffle.
Speaking on Galway Talks, Galway West TD Mairéad Farrell says she thinks voters need to have their say:
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: