Galway Bay fm newsroom:
An expert on wrongful convictions will deliver a talk at NUI Galway tomorrow.
Law and human rights lecturer at the University of Iowa, Dr Brian Farrell, is also president of the Innocent Project in the US state.
His talk entitled ‘Science and the Law’ explores the phenomenon of wrongful convictions and how evidence-based reform can improve the criminal justice system.
The free public event takes place at 1pm tomorrow at NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights.
Bishop Street in Tuam to close tomorrow due to works to remove electricity poles
Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Bishop Street in Tuam is to be closed all day tomorrow to allow for the removal of electricity poles.
The road will be closed to vehicle traffic from 6 tomorrow morning until 4 in the afternoon
Diversions will be in place, while pedestrian access will be maintained on the northern side of the street.
The works are the final stage of the project to move the ESB network underground, which was funded under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme.
Plan for outdoor seating at Spar unit outside Newcastle student residence
Permission is being sought to provide outdoor seating at the Spar shop adjacent to the student residence in Dangan.
The proposal led by Tom Meehan & Sons Ltd sets out to provide bistro-style tables and chairs for the use of customers of the Spar retail unit.
These would be located outside the main reception entrance at the ground floor of Block A of the permitted student residence in Newcastle.
City planners are due to issue a decision in July.
New Mayor of Galway Collette Connolly aims to make Galway a more inclusive city for all citizens
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The new Mayor of Galway Collette Connolly is aiming to make Galway a more inclusive city for all citizens
The Independent councillor from City Central was elected in the last half hour through an established voting pact
Her district colleague and fellow Independent Mike Cubbard handed over his chains at the AGM of Galway City Council held in Leisureland