Pedestrian dead after being knocked down on M18

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A pedestrian has died after being knocked down near Ardrahan. The woman – aged in her 70s – was killed when she was struck by a vehicle on the M18...

Memories of JFK’s visit a stark contrast to opinions on modern-day US

The day that President Kennedy came to Galway in 1963 is fondly remembered, and as the years go by there is a tendency to remember it as a sunny day for Galwegians. But in truth...

‘Potter’ prevaricates as party plummets in polls

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column with Dara Bradley The Labour Party is in disarray. Not Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour, although that’s in disarray too. But the Irish Labour Party is having an existential...

Cooney and McInerney pass on winning mentality to sons

When Galway last won back-to-back All-Ireland senior hurling titles in 1987 and 1988, Joe Cooney and Gerry McInerney and their team-mates were giants living in a world of ordinary men. There was no social...

21-year-old in court over Galway heroin seizure

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A young man has appeared before a special sitting of Galway District Court in connection with a seizure of heroin in the city. Gardai seized over €13,000 worth of the...

Man hospitalised after becoming trapped by falling tree

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A man has been hospitalised after becoming trapped under a falling tree in Mountbellew last evening. Ambulance crews responded to the incident at Kilkerrin shortly after 5 o’clock and subsequently...


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