Boy airlifted to hospital following Clifden collision
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A young boy is now in a stable condition at University Hospital Galway following a crash in Clifden today.
The seven year old child was airlifed to UHG following the incident which occurred about 3 miles north of Clifden, at about 10.30 this morning.
It’s understood the car collided with a tow-truck at Glenbricken.
The driver of the car was removed to hospital while the boy, who was a passenger in the rear of the vehicle, was airlifted to UHG.
Gardaí had closed a section of the N59 from Clifden towards Letterfrack to facilitate an investigation, however it has now reopened.
Motorists warned of delays due to works at Baunemore Roundabout in Athenry
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Motorists are being warned to expect delays this week around Baunemore Roundabout in Athenry.
Resurfacing works are taking place on the R347/R348, with lane closures in place from 9:30am to 5pm all this week.
A Stop and go system will be in place daily.
Steps taken for the addition of a Sensory Garden in Loughrea
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A local councillor is seeking to develop a Sensory Garden at the Long Point in Loughrea.
The outdoor amenity can help improve physical fitness, health, mood and cognition.
Councillor Geraldine Donohue thinks now is the time to consider adding one to Loughrea, as part of the “Vision of the Enhancement of the Long Point”.
Cllr Donohue says people in the community have been asking for this amenity for quite some time:
ATU Galway lodges plans for new monument dedicated to deceased students
Galway Bay fm newsroom – ATU Galway is planning to develop a new monument dedicated to deceased students of the college.
The university has requested permission to develop a new sculptural stone monument incorporating a memorial wall at its Dublin Road campus.
The proposed memorial will replace an existing memorial on site.
A decision on the plans is due at the beginning of May.