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Funding Approved For Galway Water Mains Project
#GalwayBay - Galway Bay FM reports that Galway City Council has approved a €5 million project to upgrade the city's water mains. The first phase of the Water Conservation Rehabilitation Works Programme will involve works on 15km of water mains…
Disabled Sailing Nationals In Galway Bay For 2014
#GalwayBay - Galway Bay Sailing Club (GBSC) will host the 2014 National Disabled Sailing Championships, it has been announced. According to the Galway Advertiser, the decision to give the event to the City of the Tribes was swayed by its…
Galway Harbour Plans 'Will Put City On Map For 800 Years'
#GalwayDocks - The planned expansion of Galway Harbour will put the City of the Tribes on the map for the next 800 years, according to Galway Harbour Company chair Paul Carey. Galway Bay FM reports on Carey's grand statement made…
First Test Flight For Galway Harbour Seaplane Service
#Seaplane - Almost 80 years after Charles Lindbergh considered the idea of a seaplane base in Galway Harbour, a Clare-based company has held its first test flight out of the city for a proposed new seaplane service, as RTÉ News…
Galway Harbour Works 'Could Start By 2015'
#GalwayDocks - Works on expanding Galway's harbour and docks could begin by 2015. That's the message from Galway Harbour Company chief Eamon Bradshaw, as Galway Bay FM reports. Bradshaw highlighted a 13% rise in traffic figures for the port at…
Cruiseship Galway Bay Anchorage Call, Larger Ships In Future?
#GalwayHarbour- Prior to Prinsendam's next port of call to Foynes tomorrow, as previously reported, the Dutch flagged cruiseship is today at anchorage off Galway Harbour, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Holland America Line 38,848grt ship is nearly 1.5 nautical miles offshore…
Galway Bay Charity Swimmers Raise €80,000
#GalwayBay - Even swarms of jellyfish weren't enough to stop the more than 50 swimmers who took a dip for a good cause in the eighth annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Swim last weekend. As the Irish Independent reports, hundreds…
Galway Sea Festival Sets Sail with Galway Bay Sailing Club Annual Regatta
The flagship event of the Galway Sea Festival is the Galway Bay Sailing Club Annual Regatta. The regatta which takes place from Friday evening through to Monday afternoon involves three days racing in Galway Bay. Founded in 1969 the Galway…
Galway Port Expansion '99 Per Cent Ready To Go'
#GalwayHarbour - Plans for the expansion of Galway Harbour are "99 per cent ready to go", as the Galway Independent reports. Eamon Bradshaw, CEO of the Galway Harbour Company, said that the application for the new development would be submitted…
Fodder Crisis: Minister Considers Shipping Hay to Galway Harbour
#ShippingHay-Cargo deliveries of hay to Galway Harbour port is under consideration of Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney in a bid to address the fodder crisis, according to Galway Bay FM. Roscommon/South Leitrim Independent TD Denis Naughten says the Minister has…
BIM Pulls Out Of Galway Bay Fish Farm Meeting
#FishFarm - Galway Bay FM reports that Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has pulled out of a public meeting on the proposed Galway Bay deep sea fish farm scheduled for this evening (25 April). The Sinn Féin-organised meeting at the Westwood…
No Raw Sewage Discharge From Mutton Island Says Galway City Council
#GalwayBay - A Galway City Council official has denied claims that raw sewage from a treatment plant at Mutton Island is being discharged into Galway Bay. As the Galway Advertiser reports, Ciarán Hayes told a special meeting of the council…
Groups Appeal For Clarity Over Galway Bay Fish Farm Plans
#FishFarm - Groups opposed to the controversial deep-sea fish farm in Galway Bay have written to TDs asking them to bring clarity to the growing conflict over the proposals. As the Southern Star reports, the groups have asked for a…
Galway Harbour Co Gets Extra Time for Pre-Expansion Works
#GalwayPort - Galway Bay FM reports that the Galway Harbour Company has been given extra time by city councillors for the demolition of buildings in the docks area to make way for the upcoming port expansion. Planning permission was granted…
Squabbling State Agencies Skip Fish Farm Debate
#FishFarm - The expected debate between two State agencies at loggerheads over the proposed Galway Bay deep-sea fish farm failed to take place as planned over the weekend as neither body sent a representative. Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) and Inland…
Councillor's Concern Over Galway Bay Fish Farm
#FishFarm - A Galway county councillor has declared his reservations over the proposed deep-water organic salmon farm off the Aran Islands, as Galway Bay FM reports. Cllr Jim Cuddy said at this week's meeting of Galway County Council that concerns…

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