Galway Bay fm newsroom – A man is due before a special sitting of Galway District Court later this evening charged over the stabbing of a Garda in Oranmore.
The male Garda, who’s a member of the armed support unit based at Salthill, suffered injuries to his upper torso and head during the incident this afternoon.
It happened at a house at Rinville near Oranmore village shortly after mid-day.
The Garda remains at University Hospital Galway this evening but it’s understood his injuries are not life threatening.
A local man aged in his 30’s was arrested at the scene – and is due before a special sitting of Galway District Court this evening at 8.
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.