Mayor of Galway, Councillor Niall McNelis is to launch a book written by the young people of Ireland at NUI Galway this afternoon (13/10)
The book, called ‘Dear President’, is a compilation of letters and poems written by young people across the country to the office of the president.
The aim of the book is to give those who cannot vote a chance to have their voices heard.
The young people outline what life is like as a young person in Ireland, their dreams for a future Ireland, and how they would like the President to represent them.
The launch will take place tomorrow at NUI Galway this afternoon 12pm where a selection of the letters will be recited.
Public meeting in Ballinasloe to discuss concerns about waste facility
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public meeting about a controversial licence for a waste facility in Ballinasloe will take place next week. (26/8)
It’s being organised by the ‘Ballinsloe Says No’ campaign group to discuss environmental and health concerns in relation to the planned waste facility.
Last year, the High Court overturned a decision by the county council granting the waste permit, however a new application for a licence has now been submitted.
The meeting will take place in Gullanes Hotel in Ballinasloe next Monday evening at 7 o’ clock.
Over €50 thousand worth of Cannabis seized in Gort
Traffic delays expected in Oranmore following major watermain burst
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Motorists are being advised to expect traffic delays in Oranmore this evening following a major watermain burst in the village.
Crews are currently working at the site of the burst at the Maldron Hotel and it’s expected the works will take a number of hours to complete.
Residents in the immediate area are being advised they may be without water until late tonight.
Traffic management measures are currently in place.