Pedestrian killed in collision near Ballinasloe

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A pedestrian has been killed following a road collision near Ballinasloe. The incident happened at Kilclooney late last evening. At around 7 last evening, a man was out walking on the...

Hundreds of Whooper Swans swoop on Kilconnell

There has been a mass influx of visitors to a small Galway village over the last couple of weeks, setting up home much to the delight of their neighbours. Kilconnell may not be the usual...

Village counts cost of post office closure

A Galway village, threatened with the loss of their post office, is counting the cost of the closure – with estimates that they will see a massive €80,000 a week disappear from their local...

Speeding driver abused Garda after being stopped

A motorist who became aggressive towards a Garda after he was stopped for undertaking and overtaking cars at speed on a dual carriageway, was convicted of dangerous driving and disqualified for two years. John White...

Travellers in legal challenge against removal of animals

A Judicial Review has been sought in the High Court on Galway County Council’s decision earlier this year to remove horses from land adjacent to a halting side on the outskirts of the city. In...

Country’s first Traveller Mayor backs housing rules

The first Mayor in Ireland to come from the Travelling community has stated that anyone who refuses accommodation because of preconditions should be booted off the housing list. And former Mayor of Tuam, Martin Ward,...


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