Galway Bay fm newsroom – A series of workshops is to be held in the city next week as part of a drive to establish a local tourism experts programme.
The initiative called ‘Know Galway’ is led by Failte Ireland.
It aims to develop a network of local people who share knowledge on Galway city and county and ensure a positive and memorable tourism experience for visitors.
Fáilte Ireland has organised two free workshops to help train those interested in becoming a local expert.
The morning and afternoon workshops will take place on Tuesday in the Galmont hotel. For more on this story tune in to Galway Bay fm news on the hour…
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.