Galway Bay fm newsroom – Post mortem examinations are due to be carried out at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe today (23/3) on the bodies of two women killed in a collision in the town last evening.
The local women, in their 50s, were walking near the train station when they were hit by a car involved in a collision just after 5.30p.m.
They were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies were taken to Portiuncula Hospital.
The two drivers of the cars were not seriously injured.
The road remains closed while investigators carried out an examination of the scene and diversions are in place.
Local councillor, Dermot Connolly says everyone’s thoughts and prayers are with the families of those affected.
Refusal of Clifden housing development appealed to An Bord Pleanala
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The refusal of a housing development in Clifden has been appealed to An Bord Pleanala.
The project, led by TML Properties, would see 27 homes constructed at St. Anne’s Road on the north side of the town.
County planners turned down the proposals in October, citing concerns over the potential impact on the local habitat.
That decisions been appealed to An Bord Pleanala, with a decision due in March.
TD Mairéad Farrell calls for an election in place of planned Taoiseach handover
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Local TD Mairéad Farrell is calling for an election, instead of the planned handover between Michael Martin and Leo Varadkar.
On December 17th, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar will return to the Taoiseach position, taking over from Micheal Martin, as part of the planned cabinet reshuffle.
Speaking on Galway Talks, Galway West TD Mairéad Farrell says she thinks voters need to have their say: