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HSE urged to reopen remaining beds at Loughrea community nursing home

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The HSE is being urged to accelerate efforts to reopen a number of respite beds which remain unavailable at St. Brendan’s Community Nursing Home in Loughrea.

The facility has not been operating at full capacity since earlier this year due to an issue with the water supply.

Councillor Michael ‘Moegie’ Maher says that many families have not been able to receive respite care for loved ones over the past 6 months due to the ongoing issues.

In a statement to Galway Bay fm news, the HSE says 8 beds remain closed in order to meet HIQA regulations due to bacteria found in the water system.

It adds that ongoing measures are being taken to resolve the issue.

More at 9…

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Lidl lodges plan for discount foodstore in Westside

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Galway Bay fm newsroom:

Planning permission is being sought for a major discount foodstore in the west of the city.

Lidl Ireland is leading the application for the supermarket to be located at the former Arch Motors premises at Seamus Quirke Road.

The proposal would involve the demolition of a portion of the existing two storey Arch Motors premises with the adjoining Monaghan’s Westside Shop and Filling Station remaining in situ, along with a change of use of a portion of Arch Motors premises to shop use.

The development would see the construction of a single storey licensed discount foodstore supermarket attached to Westside Shop with ancillary off- licence sales.

There would also be associated car parking, free standing and building mounted signage, free standing trolley bay and enclosure.

The plan would see revisions to the existing vehicular and pedestrian accesses and right turn lane on Seamus Quirke Road as well as revisions to the existing filling station forecourt layout.

City planners are due to make a decision in February.

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Councillor writes to Garda Commissioner over city policing resources

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Galway Bay fm newsroom:

City Councillor has written to the Garda Commissioner to raise concerns over the lack of policing resources in Galway.

Fianna Fail Councillor Ollie Crowe has written to Commissioner Drew Harris and the Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan recently, to question why no Garda graduates from the latest passing out ceremony have been assigned to Galway.

197 newly qualified Gardaí participated in the passing out parade with 49 to be deployed to the North Western region.

The new group of 197 includes 18 graduates from the Galway area.

For more on this story, tune into the Galway Bay fm news…

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Man taken from water in the city

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Galway Bay fm newsroom:

Emergency services assisted with a water rescue in the city in the early hours of today.

A man was taken from the water at the New Docks area shortly after 4.30am.

One unit of the city fire brigade attended the scene.

The man was taken to UHG where his condition is currently unknown.

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