Galway Bay fm newsroom – Approval has been granted for a 3.6 million sewerage scheme for Spiddal.
The long-awaited project will include a new wastewater treatment plant and associated network improvements.
The Department of the Environment has given the go-ahead under the Water Services Investment Programme.
Minister Phil Hogan says he would like to see the works progressing through to contruction with the minimum of delay.
Local Area Cllr Seosamh O’Laoi told Galway Bay fm news that the investment is vital for the area and will assist efforts to regain ‘blue flag’ status at local beaches.
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.