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EPA report finds 65 private water supplies in county not monitored for E coli

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – 65 regulated private water supplies across county Galway are not monitored for E.coli.
That’s according to a report compiled by The Environmental Protection Agency which expresses concern about the standard of some private water supplies.
The report shows that although there was an increase in the number of private supplies monitored in 2017, monitoring remains inadequate.
E. coli testing results were not reported to local authorities for 711 small private water supplies nationwide.
57 of these involved small private supplies in county Galway and eight county public group schemes.
Cork had the highest number at 283, followed by Westmeath at 84 and Tipperary at 76.
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A man in his 20’s dies and another is injured after a crash on the N63 this afternoon.

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A man in his 20’s has died after a crash on the N63 this afternoon.

The single vehicle collision happened on the N63 between Newbridge and Ballygar at approximately 12.45pm.

The passenger in the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been taken to Portiuncula University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place.

The driver, also in his 20’s, was taken to hospital where he is receiving medical attention.

The road remains closed and gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090 963 1890, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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Gardai and Emergency Services attending the scene of a Road Traffic Accident on N63

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Gardaí and emergency services are currently attending the scene of a road traffic collision on the N63 Newbridge to Ballygar Road.

The road is currently closed with local diversions in place.

No further information is available at this time.

Further updates will issue in due course.

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Protest is held at The Skerritt Roundabout over dangerous conditions for cyclists and pedestrians in the city

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A group of approximately forty campaigners have been protesting at The Skerritt roundabout near ATU Galway over dangerous conditions that exist for cyclists and pedestrians on the streets of Galway.

The Sunday4Safety group, who also run demonstrations in Salthill, set up a pop-up pedestrian crossing at the roundabout.

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

The group said that the extremely dangerous conditions for cyclists and pedestrians are replicated at many other roundabouts across the city.

Organiser Grainne Faller told John Mulligan that decision makers need to factor in safety when it comes to road and street design in Galway.

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