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UHG to co-operate fully with Nursing and Midwifery Board in Savita report review

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – University Hospital Galway says it will co-operate fully with the nursing and midwifery board of Ireland in relation to requests for information.

It follows the referral to the NMBI by the Minister for Health James Reilly of the report into the care provided to Savita Halappanavar at the hospital.

In a statement to FYI Galway UHG says it will co-operate fully with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland as well as the ongoing HIQA investigation.

Earlier, the NMBI requested University Hospital Galway to provide it with duty rosters following the publication of the HSE’s report into the death of Savita Halappanavar.

On completion of a review of the rosters and the HSE and Coroner’s documents, a report will be prepared for the Board of the NMBI for its consideration.

The NMBI sought the inquest report and submissions into Savita’s death from the Coroner as soon as they were available in April.

The 31 year old died in her 17th week of pregnancy at UHG last October.

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Mairéad Farrell claims rural businesses discriminated against by energy support scheme

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway West TD Mairéad Farrell is claiming small rural businesses are being discriminated against by a new scheme.

The Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme supports businesses with their energy bills but does not cover LPG gas or oil.

Deputy Farrell says many off-the-grid homes and businesses rely on LPG for energy access.

Speaking to Galway Talks, Mairéad Farrell says business owners should speak up on the impacts the exclusion is having.

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Claims Galway Ring Road case “defining moment” for national transport policy

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – An engineering expert says the Galway Ring Road case is a “defining moment” for national transport policy.

Brian Caulfield is a Professor of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin.

He says this can be seen as a test case – which effectively puts public transport up against private transport.

It’s as An Bord Pleanala is to reconsider an application for the Galway Ring Road, after permission was quashed on environmental grounds.

Speaking to Galway Talks, Professor Caulfield says he believes there needs to be massive investment in public transport outside Dublin.

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Galway registered over 2,000 new .ie websites in 2022

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Over 2,000 new .ie websites were registered by Galway organisations last year.

According to the .IE Domain Profile Report for 2022, Galway recorded the third highest level of such registrations.

Last year’s figures found there was an increase of almost 10 percent in .ie domain registered in Galway versus pre-pandemic.

Nationally, there were almost 50,000 new .ie domains registered, with around 10 percent of them in Connacht.

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