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City busking bye-laws on hold until advice is sought on commencement date

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A decision on when controversial busking bye-laws will be introduced in the city is to be delayed further until legal advice is obtained.
The bye-law was adopted in May without a commencement date and advice is being sought by officials before the regulations can be enacted.
At a special meeting at City Hall, Fianna Fail councillor Peter Keane put forward a proposal to have the CEO sign a commencement order to implement the
busking bye-law immediately.
However CEO Brendan McGrath suggested the motion be put on hold until the December meeting while appropriate advice on the commencement date is sought.
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Dublin, Cork and Galway record highest number of serious injuries on Irish roads

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From Galway Bay Fm newsroom- Dublin, Cork and Galway had the highest number of serious injuries on Irish roads in the three year period up to 2020

That’s according to a new study from the Road Safety Authority, examining traffic collisions from 2017 to 2020.

There were 9 serious injuries for every fatality on Irish roads, over a four year period.

Meanwhile, EU research revealed that one third of serious injury victims suffered lifelong disabilities.

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Galway TD concerned poor quality of Eir network impacting National Broadband Plan

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From Galway Bay FM newsroom- A Galway TD has expressed concerns in the Dáil over how the quality of the Eir network could be impacting on the roll-out of the National Broadband Plan.

Galway East Deputy Sean Canney was contributing to a debate on the seven year plan, which is currently well behind schedule.

He said for many people, the pandemic has made clear the urgent need for reliable, high-speed connectivity for both home and work purposes.

Speaking in response, Minister Ossian Smyth admitted that in some areas, the quality of the Eir network falls short of what had been expected.

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NUIG professor appointed to panel reviewing children’s social care services in Northern Ireland

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From Galway Bay FM newsroom- A professor at NUI Galway has been appointed to a special panel to review children’s social care services in Northern Ireland.

Health Minister in the NI Executive, Robin Swann, has confirmed that Professor Pat Dolan will join the panel, with the review to begin next month.

Over a 16 month period, it’ll engage with parents, children and young people, as well as those working within the services, to assess the current model under a a wide range of criteria.

Professor Dolan is Director of the Institute for Lifecourse and Society, and UNESCO Chair at the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway.

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