Galway Bay fm newsroom – NUI Galway will celebrate remarkable women at a special event tomorrow (Mon 7/1) as part of Nollaig Na mBan.
The university’s Women’s Network will host a reception as part of the annual herstory celebrations.
Herstory is a cultural movement that tells the life stories of historical, mythological and contemporary women.
Talks to celebrate Nollaig Na mBan and many remarkable women will be given by NUIG academics.
The event will also discuss plans for an illumination of the Alice Perry Engineering Building on campus later in the year.
Tomorrow’s special reception will take place at the Aula Maxima from 12.15pm to 2p.m
Public meeting in Ballinasloe to discuss concerns about waste facility
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public meeting about a controversial licence for a waste facility in Ballinasloe will take place next week. (26/8)
It’s being organised by the ‘Ballinsloe Says No’ campaign group to discuss environmental and health concerns in relation to the planned waste facility.
Last year, the High Court overturned a decision by the county council granting the waste permit, however a new application for a licence has now been submitted.
The meeting will take place in Gullanes Hotel in Ballinasloe next Monday evening at 7 o’ clock.
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Traffic delays expected in Oranmore following major watermain burst
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Motorists are being advised to expect traffic delays in Oranmore this evening following a major watermain burst in the village.
Crews are currently working at the site of the burst at the Maldron Hotel and it’s expected the works will take a number of hours to complete.
Residents in the immediate area are being advised they may be without water until late tonight.
Traffic management measures are currently in place.