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New car sales figures in Galway drop by 15 per cent

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Car sales figures for January are down by 15 percent in Galway compared to the same month last year.
According to the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, Galway saw 1,333 new car registrations last month compared to 1,568 in January 2018.
Figures published today also show that car sales in the county were down by over 3 per cent last year compared to 2017.
Meanwhile, Electric vehicle car sales for January increased significantly in Ireland compared to the same month last year.
There were 811 registrations last month – up from 104 in January 2018.
The figure is also more than the total number of electric vehicle car sales in 2017.
Overall, car sales figures nationwide for January are down by over 12 per cent.
Brian Cooke, Director General Designate, SIMI, says electric vehicle figures provided a boost. For more on this story tune in to FYI Galway@5…

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UHG has highest number of COVID patients and people on trolleys nationwide

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – UHG today has the highest number of people on trolleys nationwide, as well as the highest number of COVID-19 patients.

While the number on trolleys has increased in recent days, the number of virus patients has dropped significantly over the past 24 hours.

Figures from the INMO show there are 52 patients on trolleys at UHG today.

That’s the highest figure nationwide, behind University Hospital Limerick at 50 and Letterkenny University Hospital at 46.

The city hospital also continues to have the highest number of COVID-19 patients nationwide, though figures have been dropping in recent days.

There are currently 63 virus patients at the hospital – compared to 73 yesterday.

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3 Galway recipients of Johnson & Johnson STEM programme for women scholarships

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Three county Galway students at NUI Galway have received scholarships from a prestigious national programme for women in STEM.

The programme is run by Johnson & Johnson Ireland and is open to women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, Manufacturing and Design.

Karen Gillooly of Williamstown, Luka Anna Mac Lochlainn of Moycullen, and Thalyra Costa of Gort were among 10 successful applications to the inaugural programme.

They’ll also receive extensive industry mentoring and leadership training to prepare them for a future career in the STEM field.

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Galway TD demands Taoiseach give commitment on National Maternity Hospital

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway TD has demanded that the Taoiseach give a commitment on the planned new National Maternity Hospital that “reflects the will of the Dáil”.

Deputy Catherine Connolly argued the planned facility must be a public hospital on a public site, owned and run by the state.

Speaking in the Dáil, she noted the Government has previously accepted several motions making the same call.

Addressing Michael Martin directly, she asked if he will comply with the will of the Dáil – and said it is a simple yes or no answer.

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