Galway Bay fm newsroom – A status yellow wind warning has been issued for Galway.
The warning will come into effect at 10 o’clock tonight – and affects Connacht, Cavan, Donegal, Clare, Kerry and Limerick.
Met Eireann says winds will reach speeds between 55 and 65km/h, with gusts of up to 110km possible.
However, it’s warning winds will be particularly strong in coastal areas and may at times exceed those limits.
The status yellow weather warning will come into effect at 10 tonight – and will remain in place until mid-day tomorrow.
Public meeting in Ballinasloe to discuss concerns about waste facility
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public meeting about a controversial licence for a waste facility in Ballinasloe will take place next week. (26/8)
It’s being organised by the ‘Ballinsloe Says No’ campaign group to discuss environmental and health concerns in relation to the planned waste facility.
Last year, the High Court overturned a decision by the county council granting the waste permit, however a new application for a licence has now been submitted.
The meeting will take place in Gullanes Hotel in Ballinasloe next Monday evening at 7 o’ clock.
Over €50 thousand worth of Cannabis seized in Gort
Traffic delays expected in Oranmore following major watermain burst
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Motorists are being advised to expect traffic delays in Oranmore this evening following a major watermain burst in the village.
Crews are currently working at the site of the burst at the Maldron Hotel and it’s expected the works will take a number of hours to complete.
Residents in the immediate area are being advised they may be without water until late tonight.
Traffic management measures are currently in place.