Galway Bay fm newsroom – Further roadworks will get underway tomorrow on the Loughrea bypass (28/5).
It’s part of a series of works being carried out separately at the three roundabouts on the outskirts of the town.
Last week, work was carried out on the Fairfield Roundabout on the N65.
From tomorrow morning, works will now commence on the Monearmore Roundabout.
The works will take place from tomorrow until Friday between the hours of 9.30am and 5pm.
A stop go system will be in operation for the duration of the works and motorists are advised to expect delays.
Gardaí to establish new cybercrime hub in Galway
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardaí have announced plans to establish a new cybercrime hub in Galway.
The cyber satellite hub is one of four such units due to be set up nationwide – with the other teams to be located in Wexford, Cork and Mullingar.
The announcement of the new Galway cybercrime hub comes as the Garda National Cybercrime Bureau is currently in the process of an internal recruitment of members with the necessary skills and academic qualifications to join the existing, highly skilled team.
Some of the new staff will be allocated to the regional hubs, however, it’s understood they will remain under the direction of GNCCB to ensure consistent levels of service are provided.
Meanwhile, from 2021 Gardaí will begin to recruit civilian technician grade staff, to work in digital forensics and cybercrime investigations units.
Gardaí say the specific targeted recruitment of highly skilled civilian staff is unprecedented in its scale.
Supermac’s set to create 100 jobs with proposal for new Limerick plaza style service station
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway businessman Pat McDonagh is set to create 100 jobs as part of a plan to build a plaza style service station in Limerick.
Supermac’s says it is applying for planning permission to build a new plaza on the outskirts of Limerick city.
The plan would involve a €10 million investment.
If successful, it will bring to 400 the number of new jobs created by the Galway headquartered company, since the start of the pandemic.
Emergency services attend road incident in Abbeyknockmoy
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardaí and emergency services are attending the scene of a road incident in the Abbeyknockmoy area this morning.
They were called to the scene of the single vehicle incident at around 6.20am, near O’Donohoe’s.
One man has been taken to University Hospital Galway with serious injuries.
The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.