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Spiddal native takes best dressed at Galway Races

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Spiddal native Aoife Mac Cana has been crowned best dressed at this year's ladies day competition at the racing festival. The Best Dressed Lady Competition is sponsored by the g...

Consultants give thumbs up to Council merger

The expert group set up review the feasibility of a plan to amalgamate Galway City and County Councils has given its support to the proposal. However, the ‘Expert Advisory Group on Local Government Arrangements in...

Galway’s feast of racing gets off to a flyer!

Racing’s favourite festival has got off to a flyer with bumper crowds flocking to Ballybrit in the early half of the week, and punters loosening the purse strings after years of austerity. It may not...

Residential building is on the rise – but not quickly enough

Nearly 240 houses and apartments were completed in Galway in the first three months of this year, and work began on a further 185, according to figures from the national builders’ representative group. But while...

State coughs up to facilitate philanthropist’s community nursing home plan

A new €12 million community nursing home has been given the green light for Tuam – after the state played its part to back a €7 million donation from a North Galway philanthropic business...

Family rescued after getting into difficulty on Lough Corrib

Galway Bay fm newsroom - A family of six has been rescued after getting into difficulty on Lough Corrib this afternoon. Corrib Mask Search and Rescue responded to a distress call shortly before noon after...


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