Galway Bay FM

Galway Bay FM

Galway Bay FM broadcasts to Galway City and County providing news, sports and entertainment programming.
We are known for our local news and events coverage with regular updates on local traffic, weather and community happenings.
We broadcast a range of music, including pop, rock, country and traditional Irish music, as well as hosting live sessions and interviews with local musicians.
We have a strong on line presence with regular features, live streaming, podcasts and news articles.
We are committed to supporting local businesses and initiatives, and we frequently partner with community organisations to promote events and causes.
Galway Bay FM is The Sound of Galway

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 42 – Reintroducing native breeds to promote biodiversity

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  • In 2024, Ballyloughane will welcome a new group of residents: a family of Dexter cows, as part of Galway City Council's fascinating biodiversity trial project. 
  • Native breeds are often adapted to specific habitats. They graze in ways that promote plant diversity and can[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 42 – Reintroducing native breeds to promote biodiversity

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the Buaile Bó Ballyloughane pilot project with Keith Fahy of Country Life. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.20am.[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 41 – Fireblight

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  • Fireblight is a highly contagious bacterial disease that wreaks havoc on members of the Rosaceae family, particularly those that produce pome fruits.
  • Fireblight is a serious concern for Ireland, particularly for the horticulture and agriculture sectors.
  • The temperate climate of Ireland[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 41 – Fireblight

This week Galway Bay FM looked at a letter to the Minister calling for action to stop the spread of Fireblight with Katie Smirnova of Hedgerows Ireland. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.20am.[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 40 – Energy Proofing your Home

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  • WillowWarm, an Irish company, make 100% carbon neutral briquettes that can be used to heat your home in place of peat briquettes.
  • Willow has a lifespan of around 36 years, so once planted, willow provides 36 years of crop production without the need[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 40 – Energy Proofing your Home

This week Galway Bay FM looked at how to energy proof your home.  For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.20am.    [...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 39 – Organic Gardening Eco Benefits

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  • Hygeia, a garden care company based in Oranmore, won an SFA National Small Business Award for their efforts around sustainability
  • Hygeia was founded in 1939 and was originally based in Nun’s Island
  • Organic gardening offers a multitude of benefits, not just[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 39 – Organic Gardening Eco Benefits

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the benefits of organic gardening with John Byrne, CEO of Hygeia. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.20am[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 38 – Planning for Climate Change

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  • Planning on both local and national levels will be vital if Ireland is to meet its ambitious climate targets?
  • Proactive steps like investing in renewable energy and improving infrastructure resilience are cheaper than reacting to disasters caused by extreme weather events?
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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 38 – Planning for Climate Change

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the importance of planning and its role in tackling climate change with Dr Therese Conway, Assistant Professor and Director of the MA Planning and Development in the University of Galway.  For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 37 – Financially empowering communities to support climate action

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  • Galway Wind Park is Ireland’s largest and best preforming onshore wind farm?
  • The owners of Galway Wind Park have launched their Major Projects Fund, which will support community projects within 10km of the site?
  • Financially empowering communities can accelerate climate action?[...]

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April 28, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 37 – Financially empowering communities to support climate action

This week Galway Bay FM looked at financially empowering communities to support climate action with Jacqueline Durnin, Community Investment Manager for Galway Wind Park. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 36 – Benefits of Solar Panels

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  • There are grants available to install solar panels in your home? 
  • While Galway is not known for its scorching weather, it gets a consistent level of sunshine, making solar energy a viable option? 
  • Modern solar panels are built to withstand Galway’s[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 36 – Benefits of Solar Panels

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the benefits of solar panels with Ronan O’Conghaile, an engineer who manufactures Carbon Neutrality Focused ISO certified.\ For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am.[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 35 – Biofuel Energy

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  • Kylemore Abbey recently announced the estate’s fleet of buses will be switching to HVO Biofuel, which will reduce their emissions by 87%?
  • Biofuels can be made from a variety of recycled materials, including used cooking oil and agricultural waste?
  • Modern biofuels[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 35 – Biofuel Energy

This week Galway Bay FM looked at Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil Biofuel with Conor Coyne, executive director at Kylemore Abbey. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am.[...]

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February 14, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 34 – Ocean Literacy in primary education

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  • According to UNESCO, ocean literacy is defined as understanding your understanding of how the ocean influences you and how you influence the ocean. It aims to increase public awareness about the ocean and to influence stakeholders and citizens to have a more responsible behavior towards[...]

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February 14, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 34 – Ocean Literacy in primary education

Listen back to this week's episode as John speaks to Dr. Noreen Burke, Ocean Explorers Education Programme Services Manager and Colette Furey, Centre Principal at Galway Hooker Sailing Club and teacher at Scoil Bhride, Shantalla about ocean literacy in primary education. For more in this series listen in[...]

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February 14, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 33 – Offshore energy development

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  • Ireland boasts one of the world's richest tidal energy resources? The West coast, with its strong tides and deep waters, is particularly well-suited for harnessing this renewable energy source.
  • Ireland’s rugged coastline and wild Atlantic waters create ideal conditions for wave energy generation? 
  • [...]

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February 14, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 33 – Offshore energy development

Listen back to this week's episode as John Morley speaks to Alan Berry, research infrastructure manager in the Marine Institute about offshore energy. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am.[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 32 – Tackling indoor air pollution

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  • Ireland is ranked 28th globally for indoor pollution levels out of 39 countries studied according to a new report focusing on indoor air quality.
  • There was a spike in indoor air pollution in Irish homes between 7pm and midnight in the survey.
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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 32 – Tackling indoor air pollution

This week Galway Bay FM looked at how to tackle indoor air pollution with Dyson Ambassador, Dr Frankie Jackson Spence. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 31 – How mixed technology can tackle carbon reliance for fuel

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  • Galway's reliance on high carbon fuels is partly due to its older housing stock? Many of Galway's homes were built before the 1970s, when oil and solid fuels were the most common heating options.
  • Galway's reliance on[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 31 – How mixed technology can tackle carbon reliance for fuel

This week Galway Bay FM looked at how mixed technology can tackle Galway's reliance on high carbon fuels for heat with Philip Hannon, Liquid Gas Ireland Policy Director. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay every Thursday at 11.30am.[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 30 – Eco-Tourism

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  • In May 2022,  Atlantic Scuba Dive opened their doors for the first time as Ireland’s first solar-powered dive centre.
  • Irish waters are home to a diverse range of marine life, including seals, dolphins, and whales, making ecotourism an important industry. 
  • Much[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 30 – Eco-Tourism

This week Galway Bay FM looked at ecotourism with Kirsty Moran, owner and founder of Atlantic Scuba Dive, Ireland’s first solar-powered dive centre. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 29 – Recycling

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  • In the Galway County Council Functional Area there is a 2 OR 3 BIN/BAG system, with a 3-bin service incoming for all households within the next three months.
  • The most important thing is that waste is segregated[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 29 – Recycling

This week Galway Bay FM looked at recycling with Mark Molloy, Assistant Environmental Awareness Officer Galway County Council. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 28 – Waste Disposal Equality

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  • From January 2024, new EU legislation means every household will be entitled to avail of a brown bin collection service.
  • Up until now, approximately 31% of households in Ireland were not able to avail of a food waste collection service from their waste[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 28 – Waste Disposal Equality

This week Galway Bay FM looked about the expansion of food waste collection to rural Galway in 2024 with Pauline McDonagh, a spokesperson for MyWaste.ie. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay – Weekly Tips 27 – Funding Climate Action

Did you know…

  • Galway County Council has recently launched a groundbreaking Community Climate Action Fund, providing €762,000 to support communities and not-for-profit organizations in developing climate-focused projects?
  • The funding is split up into categories of up to €20,000 for small projects, €21,000-€50,000 for medium projects, and[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay – Weekly Episode 27 – Funding Climate Action

This week Galway Bay FM looked at funding climate action with Denise Feeney, Community Climate Action Officer with Galway County Council.  For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am.[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay – Weekly Tip 26 – A Sustainable Christmas

Did you know…?

  • Irish consumers spend about €5 billion at Christmas time on extra packaging such as gift wrapping paper
  • A Repak study from 2022 shows that 72% of people would like to be more conscious of how much extra waste they generate around Christmas time.
  • [...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay – Weekly Episode 26 – A Sustainable Christmas

This week Galway Bay FM looked at a sustainable Christmas with Dr Sheila Malone , lecturer from the University of Galway’s JE Carnes School of Business and Economics. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay – Weekly Tips 25 – The benefits of farming for Indigenous Wool

Did you know…

  • The use of indigenous Irish wool brings remarkable environmental benefits!
  • Galway Sheep, Ireland's only recognized indigenous breed, thrive in their natural environment. They graze on local grasses, requiring minimal intervention and contributing to a more sustainable farming system.
  • Wool is a natural and biodegradable[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: Galway Bay – Weekly Episode 25 – The benefits of farming for Indigenous Wool

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the environmental benefits of using indigenous Irish wool with Blátnaid Gallagher, co-founder of the Galway Wool Co-op.  For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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November 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 24 – Sustainability in Primary and Secondary Education

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  • Sustainability education focuses on addressing topics and breaking down topics like biodiversity, the bioeconomy, the circular economy, the science behind climate change, transport, energy and water pollution.
  • The Galway[...]

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November 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 24 – Galway Youth Climate Assembly

Listen back to this week's episode as John speaks to environmentalist Duncan Stewart and Dr Anne Nolan, coordinator of the Masters in Education for Sustainability and Global Citizenship at Mary Immaculate College Limerick at the Galway Youth Climate Assembly. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay[...]

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November 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 23 – Bee Ecological Research

This week Galway Bay FM looked at work monitoring wild Irish honeybee colonies with Chiara Binetti, Research Assistant with University of Galway Honey Bee Research Centre.   Did you know…

  • The Irish honey bee is considered a[...]

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November 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 23 – Bee Ecological Research

Listen back to this week's episode as John chats about wild Irish Honey Bee Colonies with Chiara Binetti Research Assistant with University of Galway Honey Bee Research Centre. For more in this series listen to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am.[...]

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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 22 – Environmental Education

Did you know…

    • A survey conducted at BT Young Scientist 2023 found that more than half of Irish students say climate change worries or concerns them.
    • 91% believe science[...]

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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 22 – Environmental Education

Listen back to this week's episode as John chats about about encouraging environmentalism in young people with Elaine Nevin, National Director at ECO-UNESCO. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 21 – Responsible Waste Disposal

Did you know…  

  • The ‘Dirty Dozen’ are the top twelve items that are incorrectly flushed down Irish toilets such as wipes, cotton pads, dental floss and food items.
 
  • More than 1 in[...]

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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 20 – Carbon Offsetting

This week Galway Bay FM looked at Carbon Offsetting with Janet Laffey, National Programme Manager at Green Sod Ireland. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 20 – Carbon Offsetting

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  • Carbon offsetting is a way to take responsibility for the greenhouse gas emissions we produce by supporting projects that reduce or remove an equivalent amount of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. 
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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 21 – Responsible Waste Disposal

Listen back to this week's episode as John chats about The Think Before You Flush campaign with Iarla Moran of Uisce Eireann. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 19 – Marine Protected Areas

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  • A Marine Protected Area is a part of our ocean that is protected by law to conserve marine wildlife.
  • 76% of people in Ireland believe “lack of political will[...]

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November 10, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 19 – Marine Protected Areas

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the need for an Marine Protected Area in Galway Bay and Islands with Dr Donal Griffin, Marine Policy Officer with Fair Seas.  For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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October 17, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 18 – University of Galway Carbon Pledge

This week Galway Bay FM looked at The University of Galway’s Carbon Pledge with Michael Curran, their Head of Building Services, Energy and Utilities.   Did you know…

  • University of Galway’s famous Quadrangle has played host to[...]

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October 17, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 18 – University of Galway Carbon Pledge

Listen back to this week's episode as John chats about The University of Galway’s Carbon Pledge with Michael Curran, their Head of Building Services, Energy and Utilities. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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October 17, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 17 – Climate Podcasting

This week Galway Bay FM looked at The Climate Alarm Clock after their show got nominated for a national award with Galway podcasters Ciara Daly and Darragh Wynne.   Did you know…

  • Ciara Daly, Darragh Wynne, Anna[...]

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October 17, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 17 – Climate Podcasting

Listen back to this week's episode as John chats about The Climate Alarm Clock podcast with Darragh Wynne and Ciara Daly. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay every Thursday at 11.30am.[...]

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October 17, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 16 – The Wetlands Bird Survey

This week Galway Bay FM looked at a free workshop in Galway City by Irish Wetland Bird Survey with their National Organiser Niamh Fitzgerald. Did you know…

  • They rely on wetlands for food, nesting, and resting.
  • [...]

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October 17, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 16 – The Wetlands Bird Survey

Listen back to this week's episode as John speaks to Niamh Fitzgerald, National Organiser of the Irish Wetland Bird Survey ahead of their free workshop in Galway City. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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September 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 15 – National Tree Week

  This week Galway Bay FM looked at National Tree Day with the Tree Council’s spokesperson Éanna Ní Lamhna, as they call on primary school children across Galway to plant a tree. Did you know…

  • SPAR National[...]

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September 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 15 – National Tree Week

This week Galway Bay FM looked at National Tree Day with the Tree Council’s spokesperson Éanna Ní Lamhna, as they call on primary school children across Galway to plant a tree. For more in this series listen back to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am every week[...]

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September 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 14 – University of Galway

  This week Galway Bay FM looked at a free e-waste collection day on the 21st of September with Lorraine Rushe, Environmental Health and Safety Manager at University of Galway. Did you know…

  • E-waste refers to electronic[...]

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September 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 14 – University of Galway

Listen back to this weeks episode as John speaks to Lorraine Rushe, Environmental Health and Safety Manager at University of Galway about a free e-waste collection day on the 21st of September. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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September 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 13 – Cycling in the City

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the need to encourage more cycling around Galway City with Paul O’Donnell of An Mheitheal Rothar. Did you know…

  • An Mheitheal Rothar came about following one of the first[...]

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September 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 13 – Cycling in Galway City

Listen back to this episode as John chats about the need to encourage more cycling around Galway City with Paul O’Donnell of An Mheitheal Rothar. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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August 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 12 – Charging an Electric Car

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the importance of charging Electric Vehicles at off-peak times with John Weldon, Emobility Manager with Garo Electric   Did you know…

  • Electric vehicle charge points, also known as charging stations[...]

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August 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 12 – Electric Cars

Listen back to this weeks episode as John chats about the benefits to charging EV’s at off-peak times with John Weldon, Emobility Manager with Garo Electric. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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August 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 11 – Climate Change and Migration

This week Galway Bay FM looked at a report which found that climate change may force migration with Dr. Una Murray of the University of Galway.  Did you know…

  • Climate change can lead to environmental degradation,[...]

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August 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 11 – Climate Change and Migration

Listen back to this weeks episode as John chats with Dr Una Murray of the University Of Galway about a report that found climate change may force migration with Dr Una Murray of the University Of Galway. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every[...]

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August 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 10 – Galway City Climate Action Plan

  This week Galway Bay FM looked at the survey on Galway City Council’s Climate Action Plan with Brian Barrett and Damien Redington of Galway City Council.  Did you know…

  • Climate action plans aim to address the[...]

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August 28, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 10 – Galway City Climate Action Plan

Listen back to this weeks episode as John chats about Galway City Coucil’s Climate Action Plan with Brian Barrett, Admin Officer and Damien Redington, Engineer with Galway City Council. For more in this series, listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 9 – Using Drones in the renewable energy sector

  This week Galway Bay FM looked at drone tech being used to maintain renewable electric power plants with Simon Henry of Zenadrone. Did you know…

  • Drones are used to monitor and inspect wind turbines for damage.
  • [...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 9 – Drone Technology to maintain Hydro-Electric Power Plants

Listen back to this week's episode as John Morley from Galway Bay FM looked at drone tech being used to maintain renewable electric power plants with Simon Henry of Zenadrone. For more in this series, listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 8 – Biodiversity Trails at The University of Galway

Listen back to this weeks episode as John chats about Biodiversity Trails at The University of Galway with John Caulfield, Director of Strategy Implementation. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 8 – Biodiversity Trails at The University of Galway

  This week Galway Bay FM looked at Biodiveristy Trails at The University of Galway with John Caulfield, Director of Strategy Implementation at the university. Did you know…

  • Biodiversity trails can be found in many locations, including[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 7 – The Burren Nature Sanctuary

  This week Galway Bay FM looked at Conservation and Rewilding at The Burren Nature Sanctuary with Co-Founder and Creative Director Mary Bermingham. Did you know…

  • Rewilding is a process of restoring ecosystems to their[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 7 – The Burren Nature Sanctuary

Listen back to this episode as John Morely chats about Rewilding and Conservation with Mary Bermingham, Co-Founder and Creative Director of The Burren Nature Sanctuary. For more in this series, listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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July 19, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 6 – Woodlands of Galway

Listen back to this weeks episode of Ours to Protect on Galway Bay as John chats about Reimagining the Great Forest of Aughty with Andrew St. Ledger, Co-Founder and Pro of The Woodland League. For more in this series, listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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July 19, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 6 – Woodlands of Galway

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the Reimagining the Great Forest of Aughty event with Andrew St. Ledger of The Woodland League. Did you know…

  • Afforestation is the process of planting trees in an area[...]

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July 19, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 5 – Water Pollution in Galway

Listen back to Galway Bay FM as John Morley chats about Water Pollution in Galway waterways with Billy Kavanagh of the East Corrib Alliance. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am[...]

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July 19, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 5 – Water Pollution in Galway

This week Galway Bay FM looked at water pollution in Galway waterways with Billy Kavanagh of The East Corrib Alliance.  Did you know…

  • The three main sources of pollution in Irish lakes are agriculture, urban areas,[...]

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July 19, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 4 – Microdairying

Listen back to this weeks episode as John Morley chats about micro-dairying and how it can work both ecologically and economically with Ballyhaunis farmer Sinead Moran. She hosts a Farming for Nature Walk on Saturday in the area.  For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay[...]

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July 19, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 4 – Microdairying for a sustainable farming future

  This week Galway Bay FM looked at how micro-dairy farming can work ecologically and economically.  Did you know…

  • Micro-dairying is a farming practice that involves small-scale milk production that is usually done in a sustainable way
  • [...]

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June 29, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 3 – Researching Micorplastics in Galway water sources

Listen as John chats about the important topic of microplastics with Gary Kendellen of Galway Atlantaquaria  - the project started in America and has been inspired by the CLARE project. Hear what it takes to become a Citizen Scientist and learn how to get involved in[...]

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June 29, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tips 3 – How to help limit microplastic pollution

This week Galway Bay FM looked at the importance of limiting microplastic pollution.  Did you know…

  • Microplastics are fragments of any type of plastic less than 5 mm (0.20 in) in length
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June 23, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 2 – Award winning Eco Action in Galway

John chats about eco-action with pupil Alex Murphy and teacher John Duggan from St Jarlath’s College in Tuam following their recent success at  the ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards in the Senior Transport category. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday[...]

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June 23, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Tip 2 – Take positive actions for climate change

It's not always possible to win awards like the young students in this weeks episode from Galway Bay FM but there are a few things you can do to take positive climate actions  

  • Use your bicycle to get to school or work as much as possible.
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June 15, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Weekly Episode 1 – Heritage & Conservation in the Burren

Join John Morley on Galway Bay FM for this weeks episode which highlights the Heritage event in Gort  - he speaks with Mary Dillon, Trust Community Programmes and Education Officer with the Burren Beo Trust. Listen in to Galway Bay every Thursday at 11.30am every week for more[...]

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June 9, 2023

TITLE: Galway Bay FM – Episode 1 – The Panel

Join John Morley in Galway Bay FM as he presents the first programme in the 'Ours To Protect' series. Listen to the voices and opinions of Galway natives as they give their opinions on Climate Change and listen to the panel discuss sustainability, the University of Galway’s brilliant ranking internationally,[...]

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