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Man to appear in court following multi agency cannabis seizure in the city

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A man aged in his 30s will appear before Galway District Court this morning charged in connection with a cannabis seizure in the city yesterday.

The seizure was made as part of ongoing investigations targeting those suspected of being involved in organised crime in the Galway area.

The multi-agency operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit.

The operation resulted in the search of a premises under warrant in the Headford Road area of the city.

During the course of this operation 1.7kg of suspected cannabis herb with an estimated value of €34,000 was seized.

Gardaí arrested a man in his late 30s at the scene.

He was then detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at the North Western Regional HQ on the Dublin Road.

The man will appear before Galway District Court later today.

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Contractor to be appointed shortly for new footbridge at Clarin College Athenry

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A contractor is expected to be appointed shortly for a long-sought new pedestrian footbridge at Clarin College Athenry.

The matter arose at Athenry-Oranmore District level, where it was confirmed by senior engineers that “everything is ready to go”.

Tenders were issued in July and have now been assessed, with the local authority awaiting the official appointment of the successful contractor.

It’s expected once underway, the works will take around eight weeks to complete – though no provisional start date has yet been offered.

The footbridge was included in the original plans for the new school, but the works were excluded from the original contracts which led to long-running delays.

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1,224 new cases of Covid-19 reported nationally

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Galway Bay FM Newsroom – There has been a further 1,224 Covid-19 cases reported today.

It brings the five-day moving average of new cases to 1,334 – a slight increase compared to yesterday, but down from 1,454 a week ago.

278 people are in hospital with the virus, up 17 in 24 hours.

63 are in ICU, down three.

Figures released for Galway University Hospital yesterday evening shows that there are 16 receiving treatment for Covid-19. A reduction of 7 on the day previously.

Meanwhile, in Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe, there is one patient getting treatment. No change from yesterday.

Of those figures, there are 4 in ICU in GUH, a reduction of 2 on yesterday and no change for Portiuncula with 1 patient in ICU.

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LISTEN: Mizen to Malin cycle against Suicide to pass through Galway on Tuesday and Wednesday

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The 700km Mizen to Malin cycle against Suicide will be visiting and passing through Galway on Tuesday and Wednesday next.

Over 100 cyclists from all over the country are taking part and they began this morning at 9.15am leaving the Mizen Head Car Park on their first leg to Killarney.

The Tuesday leg will leave Ballyvaughan and overnight in Oranmore before passing through Galway on Wednesday passing through Moycullen, Oughterard, Maam Cross, Lenane and Westport on its route to Castlebar.

Cycle Against Suicide, in existence since 2013, is a national awareness charity that sets out to change culture and create a society that openly talks about suicide to allow people to speak up and seek help.

Barry Williams is the fundraising and social media manager for Cycle against Suicide. He said there was great excitement when they set off from Mizen Head this morning:

Further supports are available on www.cycleagainstsuicide.com

The Route

Day 1/Sunday September 19th — Mizen >> Killarney – 122km

Day 2/Monday September 20th  — Killarney >> Lahinch –  126km

Day 3/Tuesday, September 21st — Lahinch >> Oranmore – 86km

Day 4/Wednesday, September 22nd — Oranmore >> Castlebar – 118km

Day 5/Thursday, September 23rd— Castlebar >> Donegal Town -148km

Day 6/Friday, September  24th — Donegal >> Malin Head – 123km

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