A yellow wind warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Clare and Connacht. It comes into effect from mid-day on St. Stephen’s Day until 6am on Sunday. Westerly winds associated with Storm Bella will reach speeds of 50 to 65 kilometres/hour with gusts of between 90 and 110 kilometres/hour. Coastal flooding […]
Louise spoke to Edel from Nox Hotel in Galway about their new advert which features scenes from the iconic movie Top Gun. They chat about how tough a year 2020 has been for hotelier in Ireland, how the idea came about for the video and also the creative process behind it. You can check out […]
The Council is concerned about social distancing at the tower Due to large crowds gathering and issues with maintaining social distancing, Blackrock Diving Tower #Salthill has been closed this morning until further notice. pic.twitter.com/gfvyeX32Ql — Cllr Clodagh Higgins (@CloHiggins) August 11, 2020 Source: Twitter (@clohiggins) Galway City Council has closed the Blackrock Diving Tower in […]
Looking for a festival fix? After a week of festival cancellation announcements, one Galway festival has decided to combat Covid-19 by going digital. Cúirt International Festival of Literature has been running since Thursday. Speaking to Kayte on iWeekend, Festival Director Sasha de Buyl said they have seen an increase in ticket sales and attendance for […]
Hundreds of swimmers and thousands of supporters thronged the steps of Blackrock in Salthill to support the 30th annual COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim. The event helps raise funds for COPE Galway’s Services for people experiencing Homelessness, Domestic Abuse and services for Older People in Galway. The cold December morning did not deter over 900 swimmers […]
Galway 2020 is set to benefit from a major financial award from the European Commission. The Galway 2020 project has won a €1,500,000 award from the European Commission. The event will see more than 1,900 events across 154 projects, with the opening ceremony set to take place in February. View this post on Instagram […]
A campaign has been launched in an effort to tackle the bad traffic in Galway city. From Bothar na dTreabh to the Quincentenary Bridge and from the Lough Atalia Road to Moneenageisha, Galway traffic has been an issue for years. Now a scheme called “Get Galway Moving” is being rolled out in an effort to […]
There will be some very disappointed bathers in the North West. Bathing restrictions are in place at a number of beaches in Co Donegal this week. Bundoran beach is closed due to fears of the water being polluted. The Environmental Protection Agency says bathing is temporarily prohibited at the hugely popular beach, as the water […]
Louise returned to Flirt FM, her first gig in radio, as part of iGoHome. She raided the archives and found audio of Michael D Higgins from way back in 2010, before he was elected President. She was there the day he popped into Flirt and read one of his own poems.
As part of iGoHome, Louise spoke to Charlene Hurley, Director of Fundraising and Communications with Galway Hospice, to talk about the free services the hospice provides and the donations it depends on to keep these services running.