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City council approves new office block for Wellpark

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The city council has given approval for a new office development at Wellpark.

Shaun Hennelly has secured planning permission for a 4 to 6 storey office building with a part-basement car park at Wellpark Road.

Planning permission has been granted with 18 ...

2018-11-16 12:59 open_in_new
Over The Line County Senior Hurling Final Roadshow – Liam Mellows

On Sunday next, Liam Mellows and St Thomas face each other in the Salthill Hotel County Senior Hurling Championship Final in Pearse Stadium.

We continued our build-up to Sunday, Over The Line broadcast the first of our two roadshows from the respective clubs.

Liam Mellows Clubhouse ...

2018-11-16 11:49 open_in_new
City Council to proceed with €8.4m development at Galway City Museum

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The City Council is to proceed with it’s original plan for a major €8.4m redevelopment of Galway City Museum.

It’s after recent concerns the project would have to be scaled back due to budget concerns.

The City Council had originally hoped ...

2018-11-16 11:49 open_in_new
LGFA All-Ireland Club Semi-Final Preview: O’Sullivan: ‘We’re able to find the right balance between me being their team-mate and their teacher at school!’

By Jackie Cahill 

BRÍD O’Sullivan may decide to ease off on the homework next week if Mourneabbey make it through to another All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football Final.

That’s because captain O’Sullivan teaches six of her club-mates at St Mary’s Secondary School in ...

2018-11-16 10:46 open_in_new
Four honorary conferrings at NUIG next week

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Four honorary conferrings will take place as part of the annual winter graduations at NUI Galway this week.

They include Phelim Murphy and Bernie O’Connor, both synonymous with Galway hurling for many decades, at Club and County level and pivotal ...

2018-11-16 10:46 open_in_new
Major debate on Irish exit from EU to take place in city

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A major debate on whether Ireland should leave the European Union will take place in the city this weekend.

Telecoms tech entrepreneur and Libertas founder, Galway businessman, Declan Ganley will go head to head with President of the ‘Irexit Freedom to ...

2018-11-16 10:46 open_in_new
New city cemetery to cost up to €2m

Galway Bay fm newsroom – It’s been revealed a new cemetery for Galway City could cost up to €2 million.

However, despite an urgent need for space, the City Council is encountering difficulties in securing suitable land.

Meanwhile, the local authority is set to undertake ...

2018-11-15 21:10 open_in_new
Saturday – Live from Meubles, Briarhill Business Park for their Christmas Customer Event

This Saturday 12-6pm don’t miss Doc, Lisa & Barry as they broadcast from Meubles Briarhill Business Park for their Christmas Customer Event and all the activities are FREE, call down and say hi!

Meubles Galway are hosting a Christmas Customer Event in their fabulous showroom in ...

2018-11-15 20:01 open_in_new
Connacht Junior Club Final Preview – An Fhairce Looks To Win Second Connacht Crown

This Saturday, An Fhairce bids to win the Connacht Junior Club Title when they face Easkey in Enniscrone. (Throw in 1.30pm)

If they win, they will emulate the side of 2011 who beat Islandeady by 0-11 t0 0-9 in their last appearance at this stage. That win set up their All-Ireland winning ...

2018-11-15 18:52 open_in_new
City to host education conference for Irish and Gaeltacht schools

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gaeloideachas will hold its annual conference in the city tomorrow.

The group provides professional development support to schools which teach through Irish.

The conference aims to provide teachers and members of boards of management of Irish schools ...

2018-11-15 18:52 open_in_new
City CEO raises concerns over future of housing in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The CEO of Galway City Council has raised concerns about the long-term provision of housing in Galway.

Speaking at this week’s meeting of the local authority, Brendan McGrath said he is particularly concerned about 2021 and ...

2018-11-15 17:44 open_in_new
City councillors to debate draft budget for 2019

Galway Bay fm newsroom – City councillors will gather in City Hall on Monday to discuss the local authority’s draft budget for 2019.

The budget, to be presented by the executive, provides for 87.7 million euro in expenditure, an increase of 9.5 million euro on the 2018 budgeted ...

2018-11-15 15:34 open_in_new
Podcast of The Keith Finnegan Show – Thursday November 15th 2018


Today on the show Keith Finnegan spoke about the 18th anniversary of the mechanics institute, the Tribune headlines with Dave O’Connell, he spoke about gossiping, gardening and a discussed a couple of books print

2018-11-15 14:31 open_in_new
Connacht Intermediate Club Final Preview – An Spideal And Fuerty Ready To Lock Horns In Tuam

This Sunday, An Spideal face Fuerty from Roscommon in the Connacht Intermediate Club Final in Tuam Stadium (Throw In 2pm)

For An Spideal, this has already been an adventure with their county final win over Micheal Breathnach and a Connacht Semi-Final win over Mayo Champions ...

2018-11-15 14:31 open_in_new
Celebrity Chef Catherine Fulvio is coming to Turloughmore!!

On Saturday Nov 24th in the Turloughmore GAA Centre, Turloughmore Juvenile Hurling Club, in association with Flynns of Lackagh, present Catherine Fulvio’s Christmas Cooking Demonstration at 8pm. Catherine  is known in Ireland and beyond for her many Cookery TV series, her food writing for ...

2018-11-15 14:31 open_in_new
Killester to host Templeogue in big derby clash, while Liffey Celtics and Glanmire go head-to-head for top spot

It’s yet another action-packed weekend of basketball this weekend, with some big games up for decision across the Men’s and Women’s Super League.

In the Men’s Super League, a big Dublin derby is in store as joint second place Pyrobel Killester and Templeogue go head-to-head in ...

2018-11-15 14:31 open_in_new
Galway East TD to give keynote address at international forum

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway East TD and Junior Minister Ciaran Cannon is to give a keynote address at the Asia Pacific Irish Business Forum this Friday.

It’s part of his visit to Vietnam and Thailand where he will meet with the Irish diaspora and friends of ...

2018-11-15 14:31 open_in_new
Irish Rail urged to provide pedestrian access on Tuam old line junction

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Iarnród Éireann is being urged to remove the gates blocking the pedestrian access from the old railway line between Galway Road and Vicar Street in Tuam.

Tuam councillor Shaun Cunniffe says safe pedestrian access is vital at the location as students are ...

2018-11-15 13:28 open_in_new
Teagasc and Conradh na Gaeilge join forces for Connemara farming event

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Teagasc and Conradh na Gaeilge are joining forces to host a farming event in Connemara this evening (15/11).

It’ll see a number of different speakers discuss a range of topics including technology in farming, flock and herd health, and the health of ...

2018-11-15 12:19 open_in_new
Council turns down controversial plan for tourist development on Inishbofin

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The county council has turned down plans for a controversial tourist development on Inishbofin.

Bofin Glamping Limited has been refused planning permission for 14 ‘glamping’ pods, a reception and toilets at Knock, Inishbofin.

There were 35 ...

2018-11-15 12:19 open_in_new
Salthill Hotel County Senior Hurling Final Preview – St Thomas

This Sunday, the Salthill Hotel County Senior Hurling Final will be held in Pearse Stadium. (Throw in 2pm – Live on Galway Bay FM)

It is a meeting of the last two winners of the championship. The defending champions Liam Mellows facing the winners in 2016 St Thomas.

As we look ...

2018-11-15 11:10 open_in_new