Galway Gardai search for gang after aggravated burglary
Galway bay fm newsroom – Gardaí in Galway are on the hunt for a gang of robbers who tied up a man at his home in the city and stole money.
A substantial sum, believed to be tens of thousands of euro, was taken from a house at Eyre Street at around 4 o’clock this morning.
A man – understood to be the owner of a nearby bar – was tied up by two men during the aggravated burglary.
However its understood he was not injured during the incident.
Gardai at Millstreet Station want to speak to anyone who may have been in the Woodquay or Eyre Street areas around 4a.m and who might have seen something suspicious.
They can be contacted at 091 53 8000.
Public meeting to unveil plans for new school for The Bish
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public meeting will take place in the city next week to unveil detailed plans for a new school building for The Bish.
The project would see St Joseph’s Patrician College relocate from Nuns’ Island to a greenfield site at Dangan.
It’ll be adjacant to University of Galway and a planning application is expected next month.
The public meeting to discuss the plans will take place at the Ardilaun Hotel on Tuesday, March 28th, from 1pm until 8pm.
Speaking to Galway Talks, principal John Madden says the new school is badly needed at this point.
Polish Ambassador to visit Galway this weekend
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Polish Ambassador in Ireland, Anna Sochanska, is visiting Galway city this weekend (24+25/03).
Ms Sochanska is set to meet officials and attend the International Business Forum and Fair in Salthill on Saturday.
The event brings together businesses, entrepreneurs and decision-makers to network and shop for products and suppliers throughout Ireland.
The Polish Ambassador will also discuss student exchange and Polish Green technologies during her visit.
Call for major investment in healthcare to alleviate doctor shortage in Headford
Galway Bay fm newsroom – There is a call for major investment in healthcare in Headford, as the area faces a GP shortage.
Councillor Andrew Reddington has met with Community Healthcare West Chief Officer Breda Crehan Roche, as recruitment has begun to replace a retired GP in the town.
Councillor Reddington says there is demand for a primary healthcare centre in Headford, for people in surrounding areas as well as the town itself.
He states there is a national shortage of GPS and rural areas like Headford are the worst hit.