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’Tis the season to be jolly – and ahead of the game. The festive lights on the marina boats in Galway Dock are starting to become competitive
Galway Docks, with the water level kept constant by an access lock to the sea, matches well with Eyre Square as a nautical version of the city’s most significant public space writes W M Nixon. And with Christmas upon us,…
Galway Docks
#Galway - Galway is missing out on millions of euro annually due to a lack of modern marina facilities, according to a top Irish sailing executive. Pierce Purcell of Galway Bay Sailing Club told the Connacht Tribune that investment in…
Deadline Extended Till September On Galway Bay Marine Test Site Consultation
#SeaPower - The public consultation period for the Marine Institute’s foreshore lease application to upgrade the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site has been extended once more, until 5pm on Friday 9 September. This latest extension follows the…
Public Meeting In Connemara On Galway Bay Marine Test Site
#SeaPower - The Marine Institute will host a third public information meeting on the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site next Thursday 21 July at 7:30pm in the Connemara Coast Hotel in Furbo, Co Galway. The meeting is…
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…

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