Galway Bay fm newsroom – A unique service for separated families in Galway, Time 4 Us, is to move to Doughiska following threats of closure for more than a year.
Galway West TD Noel Grealish met with the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs this week who confirmed the move.
Time 4 Us is a play centre which helps separated fathers and other family members spend quality time with children they don’t live with.
It’s been operating in a house, owned by Tusla, in Shantalla since 2007 however it’s been threatened with closure for over a year.
Minister Katherine Zappone has confirmed its service will be transferred to Cumasu in Doughiska, home to the ARD Family Resource Centre.
Public meeting in Ballinasloe to discuss concerns about waste facility
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public meeting about a controversial licence for a waste facility in Ballinasloe will take place next week. (26/8)
It’s being organised by the ‘Ballinsloe Says No’ campaign group to discuss environmental and health concerns in relation to the planned waste facility.
Last year, the High Court overturned a decision by the county council granting the waste permit, however a new application for a licence has now been submitted.
The meeting will take place in Gullanes Hotel in Ballinasloe next Monday evening at 7 o’ clock.
Over €50 thousand worth of Cannabis seized in Gort
Traffic delays expected in Oranmore following major watermain burst
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Motorists are being advised to expect traffic delays in Oranmore this evening following a major watermain burst in the village.
Crews are currently working at the site of the burst at the Maldron Hotel and it’s expected the works will take a number of hours to complete.
Residents in the immediate area are being advised they may be without water until late tonight.
Traffic management measures are currently in place.