Coláiste Éinde wins Regional Public Speaking Competition
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Colaiste Einde, Salthill and Davitt College Castlebar are to represent Connaught at the national finals of the BPW Public Speaking Competition in Tullamore next Saturday.
The Business and Professional Women Galway hosted the Regional Public Speaking Competition at the Ardilaun Hotel this week.
Seven schools from Galway and Mayo competed for the title addressing the theme of peace in front of the judging panel of Aoife McNena Intuity Managed IT, Ciara Geraghty Proactive Design and Bernadette Prendergast Galway Bay fm.
Colaiste Einde’s team of Megan Folan, Lucille Destrade and Aisling Walsh took first place, while the Davitt College team comprising Olivia Fahey, Claire McHale and Eliza Powell finished second.
The National Winners in Tullamore will present at the BPW European Conference being held in Galway city this year, and taking place in May.
Pic – Tom Taheny
UHG chef named Aramark’s Healthcare Chef of the Year
Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Chef at University Hospital Galway, Pat Mills, has been named Aramark’s Healthcare Chef of the Year 2023.
This year’s contest saw seven talented chefs competing against each other to be crowned Aramark Healthcare Chef of the Year 2023.
The competition required the chefs to prepare, cook and present two portions of a main course dish in sixty minutes.
This year, 75% of the dish needed to be entirely plant-based, with a focus on Irish seasonal fruit and vegetables.
The winning dish, created by Pat, was vegan scallops with courgette and basil purée, confit tomato, and stuffed courgette with roasted aubergine and olive crumb.
Additional night-time water supply restrictions across a number of Galway supplies
Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Night-time water supply restrictions are being increased across a number of Galway supplies and will remain in place for the coming days
To help manage water levels in this dry spell, the restrictions will be in place nightly starting tonight, and will cover 11pm to 7am
The areas impacted include Tully, Letterfrack, Carna Kilkieran, Carraroe, Inis Oirr, Rosmuc, Ballinalsoe, Mid Galway and surrounding areas.
It can take two to three hours following low pressure for normal supply to be fully restored to all areas as water refills the network.
Meanwhile, residents and businesses in Letterfrack, Tully and surrounding areas and also the Mid Galway Public water Supply taking in Killimordaly, Kiltullagh and surrounding areas, are being advised that they will have no water from 10 tonight until 7 tomorrow morning
Uisce Eireann is asking communities across Galway to be mindful of their water usage as increased domestic and commercial demand is being exacerbated by the warm weather conditions.
Galway hospitals to hold info meeting in the city this week
Galway Bay Fm Newsroom – A free information meeting on stoma care is taking place in Galway city tomorrow evening
There will be information talks on diet and nutrition, health and wellbeing and improving quality of life for people living with a stoma.
People will also have the opportunity to speak to specialists from UHG and Portiuncula Hospital, along with storma patients who will share their experiences.
The free event entitled ‘A stoma in your life’ will take place in the Clayton Hotel Galway from 5 to 9pm tomorrow