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Detention period extended for five suspected of Galway burglaries

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The period of detention for five people arrested on suspicion of being involved in burglaries across Galway in the past number of weeks was extended earlier today.

The five were arrested north of Dublin last evening (Saturday) and their questioning is continuing at four Garda stations around Galway.

Two of the suspects are being held at Galway Garda Station, one each in Gort, Loughrea and Tuam Garda stations.

Gardai from Galway, assisted by a number of national units, Organised Crime Unit and Emergency Response Unit, arrested the four men and one woman.

It is understood that a quantity of power tools and other items were seizied by the Gardai during the arrests.

The four men, (aged 25 -30 years) and the one woman ( in her mid 20s) were arrested in the Balbriggan area. They are all being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at the Galway Garda stations.

Their period of detention was extended shortly after 10 am today.

In recent weeks major robberies have taken place at a number of premises in Galway including Caulfields on the Tuam Road in the city, Roco, Mountbellew, Daybreak Early and Late Shop, Knockdoe, Claregalway, Duane’s near Athenry and several other business premises and at some private properties around the city and county.

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Eamon Ryan voices opposition to old rail lines in West being turned into greenways

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Transport Minister says he wants to see older rail lines in the west and south return to their original use, not turned into greenways.

Eamon Ryan says he wants to see a revived ‘Western Atlantic Rail Corridor’, spanning from Ballina in Mayo to Rosslare in Wexford.

There had been initial plans for the Claremorris to Athenry, and Waterford to Wexford lines to be turned into greenways.

Minister Ryan says the outcome of a strategic rail review will determine the future of these former tracks.

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Campaigners to protest at Skerritt Roundabout this weekend over ‘lethal’ conditions

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Campaigners are set to protest at Skerritt roundabout near ATU Galway this weekend, over ‘lethal’ conditions at roundabouts across the city.

The Sunday4Safety group, who also run demonstrations in Salthill, will run a pop-up pedestrian crossing near the roundabout on Sunday at 11am.

They’re chosen Skerritt Roundabout as the location after a cyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a truck last month.

But they say the extremely dangerous conditions for cyclists and pedestrians are replicated at many other roundabouts across the city.

Organiser, Gráinne Faller, told David Nevin the people of Galway – whether on foot, on a bicycle or in a car – deserve far better.

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Ballinasloe student creates award winning natural hair straightener

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A 13 year old student from Ardscoil Mhuire in Ballinasloe has been recognised for creating an innovative hair straightener.

Erin Godswill’s project came second in the science category of the national competition, Teen Turn’s Scifest.

The natural product, which resembles a hair mask, aims to straighten hair without any chemical treatment.

Ard Scoil Mhuire entered 6 projects, with one also entered from Presentation College Headford.

Erin explains how she developed the hair straightening mask.

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