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Galway Minister says Technological Universities plan will benefit GMIT

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Progress on the national Technological Universities Bill will provide a boost to GMIT’s Connacht-Ulster Alliance Plans.
That’s according to Junior Minister Sean Kyne, who says a number of amendments will be made to the Bill including the terms and conditions of staff, and the regional mission of Technological Universities.
Minister Kyne says it’s good news for the West of Ireland, given the strategic alliance between GMIT, IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT.
The three institutions have applied for technological university status under the Connacht-Ulster Alliance which was formed in 2012.
The Alliance has committed the institutions to work together across a range of areas including research and innovation, course provision and functional services.
Minister Kyne says that the Connacht-Ulster Alliance will allow the three ITs to better compete with other universities.

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Disruption to water supply in Gort as upgrade works get underway

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Households and businesses in Gort will likely experience disruption to their water supply over the coming days.

It comes as Irish Water is proceeding with long awaited works to upgrade the water treatment plant to address issues with the supply, where a boil water notice is still in place.

Crews from Irish Water and Galway County Council are on site carrying out upgrade works to rectify the issues at the treatment plant, with a view to lifting the boil water notice as quickly and as safely as possible.

While works are underway, customers in Gort and surrounding areas may experience temporary, intermittent low pressure or water outages from 5am to 12 noon each day from today (Tuesday 24 May) until Thursday.

To reduce the impact on customers, Irish Water says crews will reconfigure the network in order to maintain the water supply to as many areas as possible.

Local councillor Geraldine Donohue has welcomed the upgrade work this week but says the community has been frustrated.

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Significant disruption at Galway’s public hospitals as medical scientists resume strike action

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Saolta Hospital Group has warned of significant disruption and service delays in Galway’s public hospitals today and tomorrow as medical laboratory scientists resume industrial action.

Up to 30,000 hospital procedures will be cancelled nationwide due to the strike.

2,100 medical scientists are picketing over pay and career development issues.

They’re refusing to carry out routine lab services from 8am to 8pm today and tomorrow.

Tony Canavan, Chief Executive of the Saolta Hospital Group, says the strike will lead to the cancellation of many inpatient and day-case elective procedures, as well as hospital outpatient appointments.

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National Award for Galway students at Enterprise finals

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From Galway Bay FM newsroom- Galway students have taken second place in the senior category at this year’s Student Enterprise Programme National Finals.

Students James Donoghue and Paul Mannion from Holy Rosary College in Mountbellew came second with their enterprise ‘Know Your Phone’.

‘Know Your Phone’ is as book designed to help individuals use their smartphone effectively, and has had sales of over €9,000 to date.

In the senior ‘Creative Business Idea’ category, Merlin College student, Luis Rauner, came first with his enterprise ‘Heat the feet’.

This category saw students pitch their most innovative business ideas via video, without having to produce a product or service.

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