Galway Bay fm newsroom – Thousands of spectators are expected to line the city streets tomorrow (Sunday) for the Macnas Halloween parade.
The theme of this year’s spectacle is ‘Out of the wild sky’ – and is a celebration of the act of transformation.
The procession will set off from NUI Galway at 5.30pm – and will make its way over Salmon Weir Bridge, Eglington Street, Shop Street, and Dominick Street to conclude at Claddagh Quay.
Road closures will be in effect to facilitate the event and a number of bus services will be diverted, with some curtailed services.
Motorists attending matches at Pearse Stadium are advised to use the primary N6 and Seamus Quirke Road to access the events.
Senator claims barriers to Galway Ring Road will cause huge implications for other infrastructure projects
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Local senator Ollie Crowe is claiming that the barriers facing the Galway Ring Road will result in huge implications for other infrastructure projects.
It’s as An Bord Pleanala is to reconsider an application for the Galway Ring Road, after permission was quashed on environmental grounds.
The Fianna Fáil Senator is slamming the current road network in Galway as “not fit for purpose” and says the ring road is a “substantial piece of the jigsaw” to fix that.
Senator Crowe outlines how he believes the Climate Action Plan will cause more problems down the line:
Galway TY students invited to attend real estate work experience course
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Transition Year students in Galway interested in real estate are invited to attend a virtual work experience course.
DNG is hosting 3rd level colege presentations, online auctions and an auctioneering and property services apprenticeship programme.
500 students are expected to sign up the the programme, with over 1,000 students taking part over the past two years.
The course will take place from Wednesday to Friday of next week, and registration is on ty.dng.ie
€4.4m funding for ‘Shape-shifting’ implant medical device led by University of Galway
Galway Bay fm newsroom – €4.4m in funding has been awarded for a ‘shape-shifting’ implanted medical device led by University of Galway.
The funding from the European Union is for the SMARTSHAPE project – which aims to provide continuous blood pressure monitoring.
Hypertension is the leading global contributor to premature death – but there is no clinical standard of monitoring beat-to-beat blood pressure outside hospital settings.
The SMARTSHAPE consortium is led by Professor William Wijns, Research Professor in Interventional Cardiology at University of Galway’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
Professor Wijns explains how this device will benefit patients