Galway Bay fm newsroom – Almost 7 and a half thousand people across Galway are in mortgage arrears.
That’s according to Galway Senator Fidelma Healy Eames who is hosting a public information event for struggling homeowners this week.
It will take the format of a one hour discussion followed by free 10 minute confidential consultations and other personal insolvency practitioners.
The meeting takes place in the Oranmore lodge hotel next Monday February 24th at 7pm.
Nationally, 1 in every 5 homeowners are in arrears and 75% of those in arrears are employed.
Speaking on Galway Talks, Reform Alliance Senator Fidelma Healy Eames says there will be many high profile advisors available to speak with the public.
Galway Garda Chief says drugs “biggest challenge” facing force locally
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Chief Superintendent of the Galway Garda Division has acknowledged that drugs are the biggest challenge facing the force locally.
Fíbín Media to launch new state of the art production studio in Connemara
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway-based production company Fíbín Media is to launch its new state of the art production studio tomorrow (7/12).
The new studio contains 130 square metres of floor space, and is located in Tully in Connemara.
It will offer a new home for Fíbín to create TV shows for young people through English and Irish.
Fíbín founder and CEO is Darach O Tuairisg.
Local addiction counsellor claims cocaine is “blowing a blizzard” in Galway
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway-based addiction counsellor, Joe Treacy, claims cocaine is “blowing a blizzard” in Galway.
Data has found that cocaine-use has increased across all age groups in recent years.
Joe Treacy was responding to comments made by local GP Martin Daly on Galway Talks yesterday, who said there is a wave of cocaine in rural areas.
Agreeing with Martin’s sentiments, Joe Treacy, says that cocaine-use is widespread in our communities.