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ROAD ACCIDENTS IN SPIDDAL AND SALTHILL CLAIM TWO LIVES

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 09-Nov-2007

Gardaí in Galway are investigating two separate road accidents which claimed the lives of two people

A man from Switzerland died in a car crash in Spiddal while a local woman died a short time after being hit by a car in Salthill

A 35 year old man died when the car he was driving, hit the wall of a garage on the Galway side of Spiddal village, shortly before midnight

The man, who was the only occupant of the car, is a Swiss national, who had been living locally

Gardaí are appealling for witnesses to a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Salthill last evening in which the pedestrian later died

The collision happened at Dr. Mannix Road in Salthill around 6pm yesterday when the car collided with the elderly female pedestrian

The woman, who’s from the locality and in her eighties, later died in hospital

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Appeal for information following Portumna crash

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 08-May-2013

Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle crash at the Portumna bridge this morning.

The road from Nenagh to Loughrea reopened shortly after 11 this morning following the completion of a technical exam.

Four men were travelling in a van when they hit the Portumna bridge around 6:30 this morning.

Gardaí, ambulance and two units of Portumna fire services rushed to the scene, and one of the men was taken to Portiuncula hospital in Ballinasloe.

He is being treated for head injuries, which have been described by Gardaí as serious.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portumna Garda station on 09-097-42060

 

 

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President Higgins among GMIT’s first ever honorary fellowships

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 10-May-2013

GMIT is to honour seven outstanding individuals including President Michael D Higgins with Honorary Fellowships at a special ceremony later this month.

It’s the first time in the 40 year history of the Institute the Governing Body of GMIT has decided to award honorary fellowships.

The GMIT Honorary Fellowships will be conferred at the g Hotel in the city this day two weeks Friday 24 May at 2.30pm in front of 200 invited guests.

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Galway commuters hold their breath as LRC intervenes in bus strike

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

Galway commuters are holding their breath as there has been a potential breakthrough in the Bus Eireann dispute, as both sides have agreed to talks at the Labour Relations Commission.

The LRC intervened this afternoon, on day two of strike action that has seen 95 per cent of bus services disrupted across the country.

The LRC’s Director of Conciliation Services, Kevin Foley, says the National Bus and Rail Union and the company have agreed to meet for mediated talks at 8 this evening.

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