Galway Bay fm newsroom:
A Dunmore native has been named on a prestigious list of rising leaders on the literacy field.
27 year old Patrick Burke from Brackloon is the only Irish person on the International Literacy Association’s 2019, ’30 Under 30′ list.
The Mary Immaculate College lecturer has been recognised for his work in literacy research and teacher education.
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Women in Galway city encouraged to highlight areas along their daily walk where they don’t feel safe
From Galway Bay FM newsroom- Women across Galway city are being encouraged to highlight areas along their daily walk where they don’t feel safe, that can be improved by the local authority.
City Councillor Owen Hanley says he has been contacted by numerous people who have flagged areas across the city which women in particular felt weren’t safe enough.
Issues highlighted include hedges that are too high, blind spots or lights which are not in operation.
Councillor Hanley says he is planning to bring such issues to the attention of Galway City Council,who can do more to ensure walkers feel safe.
Over €23m for active travel projects across Galway
From Galway Bay FM newsroom- More than €23m in funding is on the way to connect communities across Galway and make walking and cycling a safe transport alternative
The Government’s Active Travel Investment Programme will fund 64 projects across Galway city and county.
This will include cycling and footpath infrastructure, pedestrian crossings, public transport measures, investment in the Safe to Schools programme and the development of local greenways.