Galway Bay fm newsroom – The replacement pump for the water supply in Derrydonnell has been installed and supply is returning to the area
The water supply has been out in Derrydonnell and surrounding areas, including Group Schemes, south of Athenry and Craughwell since yesterday
Galway County Council began work on the problem yesterday afternoon and say water supply is now returning to the area
Over 1200 cases of Covid 19 recorded in Galway in last fortnight
Galway Bay fm newsroom – 1208 cases of Covid 19 were recorded in Galway over the last 14 days.
That’s according to the latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show Galway for the two week period up to last Friday.
The data reveals Galway has an incidence rate of 468.1 per 100 thousand in population.
This is below the national average which stands at 544.5.
Longford has the highest rate of infection in the period at 1105.9, while Mayo has the lowest at 361.7.
Seanad hears call for urgent clarity on projects like Galway City Ring Road
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Seanad has heard a call for urgent clarity on a range of road projects in light of the revised National Development Plan, including the Galway City Ring Road.
Local Senator Sean Kyne argued there is huge confusion among the public as a result of the revised plan aiming to “please everyone”.
Many have expressed concern that new environmental criteria included in the plan could have a serious impact on the ring road project or see it scrapped outright.
Senator Kyne said some immediate clarity is needed on these vital projects to reassure the public…
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1,845 new cases of COVID-19 reported today
Galway Bay fm newsroom – 1,845 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported today.
497 people are being treated in hospital for the virus.
99 people are now in intensive care units across the country’s hospitals, up two since yesterday.
Meanwhile, the number of people signing up for COVID-19 vaccinations has doubled since Thursday.
That’s according to HSE boss Paul Reid, who tweeted that 5,000 of those attending vaccination clinics in Dublin over the past four days were young walk-ins.
Since last Thursday, over 2,000 people have been registering daily for a vaccination, that’s up 100 per cent on last week.