Galway Bay fm newsroom – Car sales in Galway are up 24% in the first quarter of the year with 2,070 units sold compared to last years 1,672.
In March alone Galway saw a 23 per cent increase on last year with 556 units sold compared to 452.
Light commercial vehicle sales were also up with a 43 per cent increase in the first quarter and a 45 per cent increase for the month of March.
Meanwhile nationwide, the motor industry saw a 26 per cent boost in new car sales for the first quarter with almost fifty thousand units being sold.
It is the best first quarter performance since 2008.
Galway Garda Chief says drugs “biggest challenge” facing force locally
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Chief Superintendent of the Galway Garda Division has acknowledged that drugs are the biggest challenge facing the force locally.
Fíbín Media to launch new state of the art production studio in Connemara
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway-based production company Fíbín Media is to launch its new state of the art production studio tomorrow (7/12).
The new studio contains 130 square metres of floor space, and is located in Tully in Connemara.
It will offer a new home for Fíbín to create TV shows for young people through English and Irish.
Fíbín founder and CEO is Darach O Tuairisg.
Local addiction counsellor claims cocaine is “blowing a blizzard” in Galway
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway-based addiction counsellor, Joe Treacy, claims cocaine is “blowing a blizzard” in Galway.
Data has found that cocaine-use has increased across all age groups in recent years.
Joe Treacy was responding to comments made by local GP Martin Daly on Galway Talks yesterday, who said there is a wave of cocaine in rural areas.
Agreeing with Martin’s sentiments, Joe Treacy, says that cocaine-use is widespread in our communities.