Galway Bay fm newsroom – The final-day exhibition of the Galway Science and Technology Festival is now underway at NUI Galway.
Over 100 interactive exhibit stands are on display in the Bailey Allen Hall, the Orbsen Building and at various locations around the campus.
Several Galway schools have contributed to the final-day exhibition by creating colourful exhibits based on health and life-science.
State-of-the-art displays by Galway’s leading science and technology organisations aim to give an insight into the cutting edge products they develop and manufacture.
30 free family shows will take place throughout the day on topics like research, education, industry and the environment.
The festival is sponsored by Medtronic, and Hewlett Packard has developed a free mobile app called ‘Galway Science Exhibition 2013,’ which provides details of events, maps and exhibit locations.
The day-long exhibition is open to the public and will run until 6 o’clock this evening.
‘Elf Town’ to return to Galway Racecourse with 200 seasonal jobs
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Elf Town has confirmed it’s returning to Galway this Christmas – and says it’ll create over 200 seasonal jobs.
The festive experience, which takes place at Galway Racecourse, is currently recruiting actors and event staff.
It’s billed as a magical 2 hour journey across 4 floors in 3 different buildings, including a visit with Santa.
Tickets for the event are available to book now, with shows taking place from November 23rd.
Aidan Phelan is a producer at Elf Town and outlines the jobs on offer.
New RNLI Visitor Experience opens tomorrow on Inis Mór
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Locals and tourists will be able to enjoy the new RNLI Visitor Experience on Inis Mór from Saturday 1st October.
The attraction is located in the boathall of the Aran Islands lifeboat station at Kilronan Pier, which also hosts a new shop to raise funds for the charity.
The experience will explore 175 years of the RNLI’s history, include images, milestones, awards and rescue stories.
Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Michael Hernon, says the funds raised are vital:
Demand for action on anti-social behavior at Merlin Park Hospital
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A demand has been made for action on anti-social behavior at the gates of Merlin Park Hospital.
Raising the matter at a meeting of the Health Forum West this week, Councillor Declan McDonnell said the old morgue is being used as a congegrating ground.
He said the issue is going on years – but there’s been little done – including an alleged lack of response from Gardaí.
The HSE executive accepted it has been an issue and said measures had been taken – but it will now look into further action.
Councillor McDonnell says its past time that something was done.