Galway Bay fm newsroom – The viability of Cork and Shannon airports is being called into question as Aer Lingus carries out a review of its operations.
The airline has said it may be forced to seek compulsory redundancies to deal with its dire financial situation.
Losses at Aer Lingus are running 98 million euro in the three months to the end of June- almost double what it suffered when travel was disrupted in the wake of 9/11.
It means flights to and from the regional airports could be cut…
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Galway International Arts Festival launches revised Autumn programme
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Galway International Arts Festival has launched its revised Autumn programme.
The programme which takes place across September and October will consist of a mix of live arts and digital components.
The Festival opens on Thursday September 3rd with John Gerrard’s much anticipated outdoor mirror and LED lighting installation “Mirror Pavillion.”
“Mirror Pavillion,” is being produced in partnership with Galway 2020, and will be hosted at the Claddagh Quay before moving to Connemara’s Derrigimlagh Bog in October.
Meanwhile, Domhnall Gleeson will return to the Galway stage in a special preview performance of Enda Walsh’s new play “Medicine.”
Tickets for the festival go on sale on the GIAF website on Monday August 10th.
Festival Arts Director Paul Fahy says the programme is designed to be accessible to as many people as possible…
498 cases of coronavirus recorded in Galway to date
Galway Bay fm newsroom – There are 498 cases of coronavirus recorded in Galway to date.
Latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show three new cases have been recorded in the county.
Last evening, the HPSC was notified of 46 new cases nationwide with 85% under the age of 45.
15 of these cases were detected in Kildare, eight in Laois, seven in Clare and five in Offaly with the remaining 11 spread across nine other counties.