Galway Bay fm has a vacancy in its award winning newsroom for a full-time
journalist, based at its city headquarters. The successful applicant should
hold a relevant third-level qualification and have a minimum of two year’s
experience in a busy newsroom environment.
He/she must have a good broadcast voice, a keen news sense, a flair for
writing news for radio, and an ability to work to tight deadlines. A full
driving licence is desirable. Applicants should send a cover letter, a CV,
and a one-minute news demo to Bernadette Prendergast, Head of News, Galway
Bay fm. The applications may be emailed to email@example.com
The closing date is 4pm Monday December 3.
Galway Gardai appeal for witnesses to city centre Assault
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardai in Mill Street are appealing for witnesses to an assault in the city centre involving a number of youths.
The incident took place at Ball Alley Lane, Eyre Square on Friday night around 11.30 when it’s alleged a male and two females were assaulted by a group of young men.
A black iphone was also stolen during the incident.
Sergeant Darragh Brown of Galway Gardai is appealing for anyone with any information to come forward – to hear more, tune in to Galway Bay fm news on the hour
745 Cases Covid 19 Recorded in Galway in Last Fortnight
From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: 745 cases of Covid 19 have been recorded in Galway city and county in the last fortnight.
Galway’s 14 day incidence rate now stands at 288.7.
Monaghan remains the county with the highest rate of infection while the lowest rate of infection over the last two weeks has been recorded in Wicklow.
It comes as 14 patients with Covid 19 are being treated at hospitals across Galway today.
13 of those patients are receiving care at UHG, with four currently in the Intensive Care Unit.
Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe is treating one patient with the virus.
Supermacs Founder Says Its Uncertain Times For Business As Energy Prices Soar
From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: The founder of Supermacs says businesses are heading into uncertain times as rising energy prices begin to have an impact.
A number of energy providers have announced price increases in recent months ranging from 7 percent up to 26% in some cases.
The dramatic rise in energy costs is linked to a low supply of gas across Europe, which a number of countries including Ireland rely on heavily on for power generation.
Speaking on Galway Talks, Supermacs founder Pat McDonagh says he feels the current situation could have been avoided.