Galway Bay fm newsroom – A teenager from Loughrea has gone missing in London.
18 year old, Dublin City University student, Patrick Halpin was in London on a trip this week with the college’s drama club.
He was last seen at Zoo nightclub in Leicester Square and was headed towards a Burger King nearby.
The actuary student is a member of the Kilnadeema-Leitrim GAA club and is the son of Paddy and Elsie Halpin.
His father and sister will travel to London today in a effort to location him.
Regina Ní hAilpínn, Patrick’s sister says he was excited about a show he was due to go to in London yesterday, but never turned up.
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.