Classifieds Advertise Archive Subscriptions Family Announcements Photos Digital Editions/Apps
Connect with us

Breaking News

Savita’s husband taking action against HSE

Published

on

Galway Bay Fm Newsroom

Praveen Halappanavar is taking legal action against the HSE over his wife Savita’s death.

Mrs Halappanavar died on October 28 last year at Galway University Hospital.

She was 17 weeks pregnant when she was admitted to the hospital a week earlier undergoing a miscarriage. She suffered from septicaemia.

Her widower has maintained that she repeatedly requested a termination but was refused because a foetal heartbeat was present.

His solicitors are understood to have filed documents to the High Court against HSE West and Dr Katherine Astbury – who was acting as his wife’s obstetrician.

 

Breaking News

HSE capital plan confirms €9.3m investment for various projects underway at Portiuncula Hospital

Published

on

https://galwaybayfm.ie/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Port10.wav

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The HSE Capital Plan has confirmed a €9.3 million investment for various projects underway at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly announced over €1 billion under the HSE Capital Plan for 2022 for the construction and equipping of healthcare facilities nationwide.

At the East Galway facility, this involves a number of live projects including the new 50 bed unit in Portiuncula, with enabling works now complete.

It also involves the repurposing of the outpatients area at the main hospital, and additional space to accommodate a long awaited CT scanner.

Local Fine Gael Senator Aisling Dolan says it’s much-needed funding to support the excellent healthcare teams who have been working in a hospital dating from the 1940’s with multi-bed wards.

Continue Reading

Breaking News

File for DPP after Garda drug seizure in east of city

Published

on

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions following a drug seizure in the east of the city.

Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit searched a premises on the east side of the Galway city yesterday (May 25).

Quantities of suspected cannabis, cocaine and MDMA, with a combined value of 13,000 euro were seized in the course of the search, along with €2,330 in cash.

A man in his 20’s was arrested at the scene.

He was detained for questioning under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, at the North Western HQ, on the Dublin Road.

The man has since been released and a file will now be prepared for the DPP.

All of the drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.

Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.

Continue Reading

Breaking News

Emergency services attend multi-car crash on M6

Published

on

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Emergency services are attending the scene of a multi-car collision on the M6.

The incident involving three cars took place on the M6 westbound, between the Rathmorrisey and Oranmore exits.

Long tailbacks are reported with traffic reduced to one lane.

Gardaí are at the scene and say nobody has been seriously injured in the collision.

Motorists are advised to expect some delays.

Continue Reading

Local Ads

Local Ads

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

Advertisement

Trending