Galway Bay fm newsroom – Almost 3 thousand homes and businesses across Galway are still without power this evening.
It’s after a major fault occurred between Tuam and Glenamaddy around lunchtime today.
The biggest outages being experienced are in the north Tuam area, where over one thousand 300 homes are currently without a service.
A further 16 hundred customers have no power in the Glenamaddy area.
Dozens of homes in the Claregalway area are also without power, however a supply has been restored to customers in Clifden.
The ESB is currently working to resolve the situation and it’s estimated supply will be fully restored to all areas in the next hour. (7pm)
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.