Date Published: 06-Jun-2011
IN a quiet cul-de-sac, at Newcastle in the city today, Gardai completed their forensic examinations of a semi-detached end house, where a young UK woman is alleged to have been seriously assaulted at the weekend.
The Gardai have confirmed to Galway Bay Fm that they believe the woman, and a man, were taken to the house in Clifdon Crescent, Newcastle by taxi prior to the assault taking place.
The young UK woman, who is in her early 20s, was at a hen party in the city when the assault took place. She is recovering from her injuries at University Hospital.
Galway Gardai are seeking the help of the public to apprehend the person involved in the alleged attack.
Detective Inspector Gerry Roche, who is involved in investigating the incident is again appealing to two taxi drivers, working in Galway city in the early hours of yesterday (Sunday), to contact them.
Several of the young woman’s friends were on their way to the airport yesterday (Sunday) when they heard that she was assaulted.
They returned to the city and are staying at a number of guest houses until their friend recovers from her injuries
Appeal for information following Portumna crash
Date Published: 08-May-2013
Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle crash at the Portumna bridge this morning.
The road from Nenagh to Loughrea reopened shortly after 11 this morning following the completion of a technical exam.
Four men were travelling in a van when they hit the Portumna bridge around 6:30 this morning.
Gardaí, ambulance and two units of Portumna fire services rushed to the scene, and one of the men was taken to Portiuncula hospital in Ballinasloe.
He is being treated for head injuries, which have been described by Gardaí as serious.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Portumna Garda station on 09-097-42060
President Higgins among GMIT’s first ever honorary fellowships
Date Published: 10-May-2013
GMIT is to honour seven outstanding individuals including President Michael D Higgins with Honorary Fellowships at a special ceremony later this month.
It’s the first time in the 40 year history of the Institute the Governing Body of GMIT has decided to award honorary fellowships.
The GMIT Honorary Fellowships will be conferred at the g Hotel in the city this day two weeks Friday 24 May at 2.30pm in front of 200 invited guests.
Galway commuters hold their breath as LRC intervenes in bus strike
Date Published: 13-May-2013
Galway commuters are holding their breath as there has been a potential breakthrough in the Bus Eireann dispute, as both sides have agreed to talks at the Labour Relations Commission.
The LRC intervened this afternoon, on day two of strike action that has seen 95 per cent of bus services disrupted across the country.
The LRC’s Director of Conciliation Services, Kevin Foley, says the National Bus and Rail Union and the company have agreed to meet for mediated talks at 8 this evening.