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West Is Best For Dinghies at Galway Bay Sailing Club
Dinghy West, scheduled for Galway Bay Sailing Club on the weekend of 8th to 10th July, is steadily gathering momentum with a sizable fleet expected. Alan Donnelly, GBSC Rear Commodore for Dinghy Racing, has put a very good programme together…
Extension To Public Consultation On Galway Bay Test Site
#GalwayBay - The public notice period for the Marine Institute’s foreshore lease application to upgrade the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site has been extended by two weeks to Friday 1 July 2016. Following representations to the Foreshore…
Public Information Evening On Galway Bay Marine Test Site Lease Application
#GalwayBay - A public information evening will take place in Spiddal this Tuesday 14 June on the Marine Institute’s application to upgrade the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site. Speakers from the Marine Institute, SmartBay Ireland and the…
The Government will not be providing funding for the proposed Galway Port development
#PortExpansion - The Connacht Tribune writes that the Government has no intention of providing Galway Harbour with part-financing to enable expansion plans. Shane Ross, the new Transport Minister, reiterated in Dáil Éireann that the State would not be funding the…
The confines of the small Dun Aengus Dock, the only dock at Port of Galway which has expressed disappointment at delays in a decision to extend the port
#DisappointedPort - Disappointment has been expressed by the Port of Galway at the delay in issuing a decision on the multi-million euro harbour extension, stating that it is difficult to plan for the future under such uncertainty. The Galway Independent…
The Cromwellian fort at Inishbofin's harbour
#Inishbofin - Inishbofin has become the first Irish island to be recognised for its sustainable tourism efforts in an international awards scheme. As The Irish Times reports, a number of the Connemara island's residents and local organisations will share in…
Galway Sea Scouts are among the many users of the docks slipway
#Galway - Galway Harbour Company has blocked open access to a slipway in Galway Docks weeks after the Buncrana tragedy, as the Connacht Tribune reports. The move was made a month after five members of the same family, including three…
Liferaft Won't Be Part Of Blackrock Tower Upgrades
#Galway - The liferaft at Blackrock Diving Tower on Galway Bay is not likely to be reinstated, as Galway Bay FM reports. Concerns over risks posed by the raft were reiterated at a meeting of Galway City Council earlier this…
Gardaí stated that a gas build-up in the vessel's engine caused the accidental explosion
#Explosion - Galway Bay FM reports that a man was hospitalised after an explosion on a boat near Oranmore yesterday afternoon (Saturday 9 April). Gardaí stated that a gas build-up in the vessel's engine caused the accidental explosion as it…
Public Hearing In Galway On Blackpool Diving Tower Upgrades
#Galway - Next Wednesday is the date for a public consultation on planned upgrades and repairs to the Blackpool Diving Tower in Salthill. As the Galway Advertiser reports, the hearing will take place at the Salthill Hotel from 7pm to…
Dun Aengus Dock, Galway Harbour
#Exclusion - The only port in Ireland to be excluded from a special EU fund is Galway Harbour and it’s future could be in jeopardy unless the situation is tackled, reports Galway Bay FM. CEO of Galway Harbour Eamon Bradshaw…
#Missing - Galway Bay FM reports that emergency services are searching for a woman seen entering the River Corrib in the Galway city around 2.30am this morning (Sunday 31 January). The missing woman was last spotted entering the water from…
#Claddagh - The Irish Post has a revealing look at one of Ireland's most unique communities – the people of the Claddagh. Today very much part of a vibrant Galway, the Claddagh was once very distinct from the city just…
There's an impressive glow from the Christmas lights hoisted high on the 90–foot mast of Atlantic Blue, a Hanse 531 yacht, moored in Galway Harbour this Christmas. The maritime yuletide decorations have lit up the west coast harbour that is…
#Postponed- Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe TD, following cross party lobbying, on Wednesday announced he was to postpone signing the transfer of Port of Galway to Galway City Council for at least 18 months, which has been welcomed…
The sailors of Galway and from further afield will be gathering at the Harbour Hotel in Galway City this Wednesday (December 2nd) at 8.0pm to inaugurate a Trust Fund in memory of Steven Ackland (1973-2015), whose sudden death in Galway…

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