Galway Bay fm newsroom – A city councillor is urging that the decision to close the Clár Teagmháil na nÓg or Youthreach in Tír an Fhia be re-examined.
Councillor Cathal Ó Concuhuir raised the issue at a meeting of Galway-Roscommon Education and Training Board this week.
An outreach has not been appointed to the Irish language youth sevice since the role became vacant several years ago.
It’s proposed that stakeholders in the Tír an Fhia area get together to discuss how young people can be supported in the future. For more on this story tune in to Galway Bay fm news on the hour…
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.
Over €50 thousand worth of Cannabis seized in Gort
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.