Galway Bay fm newsroom – A missing woman from the Spiddal area has been located safe and well following a major search operation overnight.
The operation focused on Furbo and Spiddal and was coordinated by Salthill Garda Station.
It was assisted by the Costello Bay Coastguard Unit, Rescue helicopter 115 from Shannon, the Dog Unit and Mountain Rescue.
The search was launched after 5 last evening and the woman, who is aged in her 50s, was located at 4.30am.
Concerned family members had alerted Gardai advising that the woman had been missing since early yesterday.
‘Elf Town’ to return to Galway Racecourse with 200 seasonal jobs
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Elf Town has confirmed it’s returning to Galway this Christmas – and says it’ll create over 200 seasonal jobs.
The festive experience, which takes place at Galway Racecourse, is currently recruiting actors and event staff.
It’s billed as a magical 2 hour journey across 4 floors in 3 different buildings, including a visit with Santa.
Tickets for the event are available to book now, with shows taking place from November 23rd.
Aidan Phelan is a producer at Elf Town and outlines the jobs on offer.
New RNLI Visitor Experience opens tomorrow on Inis Mór
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Locals and tourists will be able to enjoy the new RNLI Visitor Experience on Inis Mór from Saturday 1st October.
The attraction is located in the boathall of the Aran Islands lifeboat station at Kilronan Pier, which also hosts a new shop to raise funds for the charity.
The experience will explore 175 years of the RNLI’s history, include images, milestones, awards and rescue stories.
Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Michael Hernon, says the funds raised are vital:
Demand for action on anti-social behavior at Merlin Park Hospital
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A demand has been made for action on anti-social behavior at the gates of Merlin Park Hospital.
Raising the matter at a meeting of the Health Forum West this week, Councillor Declan McDonnell said the old morgue is being used as a congegrating ground.
He said the issue is going on years – but there’s been little done – including an alleged lack of response from Gardaí.
The HSE executive accepted it has been an issue and said measures had been taken – but it will now look into further action.
Councillor McDonnell says its past time that something was done.