Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway East junior minister is calling for conservation works to be carried out at Clonfert Cathedral.
Minister for the Diaspora Ciaran Cannon says a glass panel is needed over the front of the Cathedral to protect the Hiberno-Romanesque doorway.
He says the doorway, which dates back to the 12th century, has experienced significant erosion due to weathering.
Deputy Cannon says similar works undertaken at Kilfenora Cathedral have been very successful.
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: