Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway-based company is facing possible high court action over a dispute surrounding a 160 thousand euro debt allegedly owed to another company.
Glenman Corporation, is owned by brothers Albert and Michael Conneally and works for many State and public bodies such as the HSE and Irish Rail.
Subcontractor Dunne Brothers Limited recently served notice that it would apply to have Glenman wound up if it doesn’t repay a debt of 162 thousand euro.
Laois company, Dunne Brothers claims that the debt is owed by Glenman for work on projects such as Clonskeagh Hospital and Dublin Institute of Technology.
According to today’s Irish Times, Glenman is also at the centre of controversy over the construction of the Confucius Centre at UCD which the university says has run almost 5 million euro over budget.
Dunne Brothers has served Glenman with notice that it will seek a liquidator to be appointed to the Galway-based company if the debt of 162 thousand euro is not paid within 21 days.
Local TD says €2.5m funding “vital lifeline” to local radio
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A local TD says the announcement of 2.5 million euro in additional funding for the broadcasting sector is a “vital lifeline” for local radio.
The allocation has been made through the Sound and Vision Scheme, which provides grants for the creation of high-quality programmes.
Galway East Fine Gael TD Ciaran Cannon says local radio provides a very important public service and deserves greater support.
TFI Local Link to launch new service between Ballinasloe and Castlerea
Galway Bay fm newsroom – TFI Local Link Galway will launch a new service between Ballinasloe and Castlerea on Monday.
Route 546 will operate three times a day in each direction.
It’ll cover Castlerea, Williamstown, Glenamaddy, Kilkerrin, Moylough, Mountbellew, Caltra, Ahascragh and Ballinasloe.
The new service will also provide commuters with a new peak-time service that interchanges with direct services to Galway from Ballinasloe.
Galway company raises over €15m to develop revolutionary heart impant
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway-based company has raised over 15 million euro in funding to develop a revolutionary heart impant.
AuriGen Medical has launched a crowdfunding campaign, with the funds going toward facilitating clinical trials.
The start-up company is based in ATU Galway and was founded by John Thomspson and Dr Tony O’Halloran.
Dr Thompson explains how funding and investment has progressed their development of the heart implant which aims to treat stroke and arrhythmia risk: