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Casting call as Ballinasloe makes the big screen

It may lack the glamour of Hollywood or the tradition of the silver screen – but aspiring movie stars will be bounding into Ballinasloe this month for what producers are calling the Carnival of...

Thousands of homes without power in Tuam

Galway Bay fm newsroom – More than 2,000 homes and businesses are without power in Tuam this evening. It's after torrential rain and heavy winds swept across the county this afternoon. While a rainfall warning remains...

Manuela legacy will live forever

The Manuela Riedo Foundation is winding-down, on this the tenth anniversary of the brutal rape and murder in Galway city of the Swiss teenager . . . but her memory lives on through the...

Galway’s rural economy suffers double blow

Galway’s Gaeltacht is in danger of total collapse unless the state lays the foundations to create sustainable and high-quality jobs in the region. That’s the dramatic warning this week from Senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh...

Galway girls shed pony tails in support of brave school-mate

Seven little girls have shown their incredible support for their school-mate in her battle with cancer – by cutting off their long pony tails for charity. Ada Gallagher, Greta Gallagher, Emily Clarke, Katie Clarke, Lucy...

Brawl footage draws wrong sort of attention

Gardaí have refuted claims they were nowhere to be seen during a vicious brawl on the Dublin Road between two men outside their new regional headquarters which held up heavy Friday afternoon traffic. Footage of...

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