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Galway TDs urged to use Confidence and Supply negotiations to demand extra resources for Galway

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway’s TDs are being urged to use the Confidence and Supply negotiations to secure extra resources for the county.
It follows recent budget meetings for Galway’s five municipal districts – Loughrea, Athenry-Oranmore, Ballinasloe, Connemara and Tuam.
While only Athenry-Oranmore outright rejected their budget – the common concern at all five meetings was insufficient resources to meet basic needs.
At the most recent meeting – that of the Connemara Municipal District – the Head of Finance at the County Council said that a minimum of an extra €2.5m would be needed to just meet basic service needs across Galway.
It’s long been argued by local politicians that Galway receives significantly lower funding per head of population than other western counties.
Connemara Councillor Seamus Walsh says the time is right for Galway’s TDs to make a strong case for the county:
For more on this story, tune into Galway Bay fm news.

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Galway’s CONNOLLY favourite for Ireland’s Eurovision song choice with decision due tonight

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – 19 year old Connemara artist CONNOLLY is the favourite heading into tonight’s Late Late show vote for Eurovision song.

Six songs are taking part in the Eurosong vote on RTÉ One from 9:35PM, all vying to become Ireland’s entry for the 2023 competition being held in Liverpool this May.

The latest betting odds are placing Lettermullen singer, Jennifer Connolly and her song Midnight Summer Night 11/8 favourite ahead of Wild Youth on 5/2.

The winner will be chosen after the public vote is added to the scores from both a national jury and an international jury.

Jennifer told Galway Bay FM’s breakfast show Mollie in the Morning how she came to be among the six acts:

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Senator claims barriers to Galway Ring Road will cause huge implications for other infrastructure projects

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Local senator Ollie Crowe is claiming that the barriers facing the Galway Ring Road will result in huge implications for other infrastructure projects.

It’s as An Bord Pleanala is to reconsider an application for the Galway Ring Road, after permission was quashed on environmental grounds.

The Fianna Fáil Senator is slamming the current road network in Galway as “not fit for purpose” and says the ring road is a “substantial piece of the jigsaw” to fix that.

Senator Crowe outlines how he believes the Climate Action Plan will cause more problems down the line:

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Galway TY students invited to attend real estate work experience course

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Transition Year students in Galway interested in real estate are invited to attend a virtual work experience course.

DNG is hosting 3rd level colege presentations, online auctions and an auctioneering and property services apprenticeship programme.

500 students are expected to sign up the the programme, with over 1,000 students taking part over the past two years.

The course will take place from Wednesday to Friday of next week, and registration is on ty.dng.ie

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