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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...

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...


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