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Gardai issue statement over interruption of weekend mass at Claddaghduff

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardai have issued a statement about their interruption of mass at Claddaghduff in Connemara at the weekend.
A uniformed Garda entered the Church in search of the driver of a car which was parked outside.
This incident happened during evening Mass on Saturday in Claddaghduff Church.
Local people confirmed that a member of an Garda Síochána in uniform walked down the Church aisle during Mass and spoke to the priest on the altar. According to local reports the Garda had the name of the owner of a car which was parked close to the Church.
A lady who was attending the Mass was then approached by the Garda and she accompanied him out of the Church in order to move the car
It is understood that the priest told the Mass goers – who were taken aback by the situation – not to worry and that the woman was not being arrested.
An Garda spokesman said that members of the Force were on duty at Claddaghduff shortly after 8 on Saturday evening and dealt with an alleged breach of traffic regulations which is being assessed.
Local people say that cars have been parked in the area in question over the years.

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Portiuncula Hospital appoints Bereavement Support Midwife

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has appointed Leanne Norton as a Beravement Support Midwife for the hospital.

Ms Norton has previously dealt with bereavement through midwifery experience gained in The Rotunda Hospital in Dublin and Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

The role will see her care for, and support, women, and families dealing with loss of pregnancy, stillbirth or neonatal death.

Leanne said she feels privileged to take on the role, and to provide compassionate, individualised, and culturally sensitive support to patients and their families.

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Works on Athenry sewer network worth €13m to begin in March

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Works to provide an upgrade to the sewer network in Athenry are to begin in March.

The €13m scheme will reduce the risk of sewer flooding and address the discharge of non-compliant sewer overflows in the River Clarin.

The project is to be carried out by Coffey Construction and is expected to be completed by the end of 2024.

Eunan Canavan, Wastewater Regional Delivery Lead, explains how this could lead to population growth in the town,

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Teddy Bear Hospital at University of Galway wraps up after busy two days

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Teddy Bear Hospital wrapped up today at the University of Galway after a busy two days.

Children from schools across Galway, from the city to Tuam, Mountbellew and beyond, brought their teddies to the hospital.

The university’s Sláinte Society set up pharmacy, X-ray and surgery stations at the Bailey Allen Hall on campus.

The aim of the event is to familiarise children with a hospital environment to reduce their fear of it.

Pupils explained to our reporters Sarah Slevin and Rachel Timoney why their teddies were attending the hospital today:

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