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Local development council opposes plan for waste plant

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A decision by Galway County Council to grant planning permission for a new waste transfer building in Ballinasloe has been appealed to the higher planning authority. Sean Curran of Barna...

All 196 consultants at UHG condemn “unsafe” hospital

Every single one of the 196 consultants working at University Hospital Galway has come out and slammed the facility as “unsafe” and “unfit for purpose”. In a damning letter to the Minister for Health, all...

Plans unveiled for new ‘Cowpark’ cycle and walking trail

National funding is being sought to advance longstanding plans to develop a looped cycle and walking trail in Clarinbridge. It is proposed to develop Cowpark over three phases, at a cost of €171,300, with 80%...

Census finds average age in Galway up by more than a year

Galwegians are getting older – but we’re still not ageing as quickly as neighbouring counties. A breakdown of Census 2016 figures has revealed that the average age in Galway rose to 37.5 years – only...

Galway householders lead the way on recycling

Galway achieved a 70 per cent recycling rate on a shoestring budget – because householders had the vision to show both politicians and local authority managers what was possible. That’s what Deputy Catherine Connolly told...

Council struggles to find solutions to homeless crisis

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway's homelessness crisis is growing further out of control each day – and emergency housing service providers across the city are now bulging at full capacity. That was the message...


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