Galway Bay fm newsroom – Diesel and tools have been stolen during a break-in at a construction site at Galway racecourse.
The incident happened at the Ballybrit venue on Sunday night between 11 and 11.30.
Works are currently underway on a new 6 million euro Tote building – and three youths entered the construction site and gained access to work sheds.
An orange consaw and five 25 litre drums of diesel were taken – valued at a total of around 1000 euro.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Ballybrit or Galway racecourse aarea on Sunday night is asked to contact Galway gardaí at 091-538000
Eight Friends from Galway and Dublin are bidding to run 200Km coast to coast for the Irish Wheelchair Association and Muscular Dystrophy Ireland
Eight friends have undertaken a major challenge to run 200Km from Oranmore to Dublin with the hope of raising €200,000 in aid of the Irish Wheelchair Association and Muscular Dystrophy Ireland.
The eight men are friends Brian, Daragh, Henry, Ger, Paul, Stephen, Damien and Shane and they left Oranmore at 6am this morning.
They plan to run through the night and arrive in Dublin at some time tomorrow morning.
Members of Irish Wheelchair Association will be waiting to greet and congratulate them when they arrive in Dublin.
The leader is Henry Fleming from Dublin.
He spoke to John Mulligan who first asked him about the run and also asked whose idea it was to go Coast to Coast
Donations can be made directly to their page at https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/TheCoast2CoastPFUltraRun
Over €4m awarded to Galway science research projects
Over four million euro has been awarded to four Galway-based science research projects.
Researchers from ATU Galway and University of Galway have benefitted from the funding announced by the Higher Education Minister.
Katie O’Dwyer of ATU Galway, and University of Galway’s Martin Nicholas Devaney and John Breslin are among the recipients.
While a collaboration between ATU Galway’s Conor Graham and University of Galway’s Liam Morrison has been awarded almost €1m.
Conor Graham explains their Trace-Fish project:
Recruitment underway of Director to oversee the excavation of remains at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home site
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Recruitment of the Director who will oversee the excavation of human remains at the site of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home is underway
The closing date for applications for the new role is 3pm on Thursday fortnight, December 15
The salary is expected to start at just over 102 thousand euro and may incrementally increase to just over 126 thousand in line with other Director roles in the public service.
The appointment is on a temporary fixed-term contract for a period of up to 2.5 years.
Legislation that will allow for the excavation of the site in Tuam passed through the Oireachtas earlier this year.