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Pedestrian killed in Ballinasloe named locally

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A pedestrian killed near Ballinasloe over the weekend has been named locally as Polish national, Marek Pakla with an address in the town. The 59-year-old was hit by a car...
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Public Accounts Committee questions on NUIG procurement

Some €5.2 million of expenditure on goods and services at NUI Galway during one financial year did not comply with public procurement guidelines. The lack of compliance with procurement rules was identified by the Comptroller...

Supermac’s praised for waste reduction initiative

The country’s most popular fast-food chain, Galway’s own Supermac’s, has been lauded for taking a lead in cutting down on its use of plastics and reducing waste. Biodegradable burger wrappers and ‘Green Teams’ in each...

Garda chief allays fears over policing revamp in Galway

Galway’s top Garda has moved to allay public fears about a loss of superintendents in Tuam and Clifden, which is part of an ongoing major shake-up of policing in the county. Chief Superintendent Tom Curley...

€4m COPE Galway refuge shows there is ‘another way’

The new €4 million refuge for women and children fleeing domestic violence will be named Modh Eile House, which means ‘another way’ in Irish. Work will begin on converting the former Convent of Mercy residence...

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...


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