Galway Bay Fm Newsroom
An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Eamon Gilmore will officially open Caltra’s new Community Centre tomorrow. (Sun 16/3)
The village will also celebrate the tenth anniversary of the 2004 All-Ireland success this weekend.
The new community centre has a large multi-purpose hall, a large kitchen, office, meeting rooms, a gym and toilet facilities.
Caltra Community Centre Development Association secured three quarters of the total project cost from Galway Rural Development.
The remaining funds were secured from voluntary community contributions.
Tánaiste, Eamon Gilmore, who’s a native of Caltra will officially open the centre from 3p.m tomorrow. (Sun)
This will be followed by a 10th anniversary celebration of the All-Ireland win in 2004 with a meal in the centre and guest speakers.
Finally Caltra GAA Development draw will conclude the celebrations with a top prize of a new car.
Concerns about new sheep scheme and prices to be heard at IFA meeting in Tuam
Galway Bay FM newsroom – Farmers in Galway are being encouraged to attend tonights IFA sheep meeting in Tuam.
Prices and the new sheep improvement scheme are the main topics up for discussion.
The meeting will take place at the Ard Rí House Hotel from 8 tonight.
Speaking to Galway Talks, IFA’s Stephen Canavan, outlines their concerns:
Excel Recruitment announce jobs boost for Galway office and region
Galway Bay FM newsroom – Excel Recruitment has announced 10 jobs for its Galway city office, while it’s also recruiting for 120 other opportunities in the region.
The company is adding 100 office jobs across its five locations nationwide.
While in the wider Galway region, Excel is recruiting staff for temporary and permanent positions on behalf of other employers.
Founder and chief executive, Barry Whelan, explains the company’s plans:
Galway public share concerns on knife crime
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The public have been sharing their concerns about knife crime in Galway City.
It’s as figures show there were almost 400 incidents recorded by Gardaí in Galway since 2016.
Nationally, there’s been an increase of around 60 percent in knife crime during that time.
David Nevin spokes to members of the public to ask if they were concerned about the figures.