Galway bay fm newsroom – The President of Ireland is attending the Galway races today.
Michael D.Higgins and his wife Sabina are in Ballybrit for Galway plate day, one of the two original days of the now expanded summer races festival.
Despite the heavy rain and a weather warning issued by Met Eireann the races are going ahead as planned.
Minister of state at the Department of agriculture Tom Hayes TD earlier attended the Irish thoroughbred breeders association awards.
Meanwhile, Michael D.Higgins and Sabina will be guests of honour at the PJ Conlon festival this Friday night.
PJ Conlon was a Milltown musician, who emigrated to America in the 1900s, and had an illustrious recording career.
Findings of survey on future of Headford to be revealed next week
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The findings of a major public survey on the future of Headford will be revealed next week. (5/12)
The ‘Reimagine Headford Community Survey was undertaken earlier this year.
It aims to gather opinion on what improvements would make the town a more enjoyable place to live, work and visit.
The results of the survey will be revealed at an event at The Angler’s Rest Hotel on Monday at 8pm.
Helena McElmeel of the Headford Town Team discussed the findings with Joseph Murray.
City-based Ronan Scully receives Oireachtas Human Dignity Award
Galway Bay fm newsroom –Former Galway Person of the Year Ronan Scully has received the sixth Oireachtas Human Dignity Award.
Ronan Scully, of Self Help Africa, has been honoured for over 30 years of service to others, both as a volunteer and professionally.
Ronan, who lives in Knocknacarra, has also previously received the Irish Young Person of the Year award and the Galway Mayor Award.
Speaking after the ceremony in Leinster House, Ronan said it was always a dream of his to help people.