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Galway Bay fm newsroom - Tuam councillors are hoping to move the town's so-called 'superloo' to one of the area's popular walking spots. The facility, which is currently based at Vicar Street car park, has been out of order for around two years. The Tuam district ringfences over 22 thousand euro a year ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom - Tuam's new local area plan is up for discussion by the County Council next week amid concerns over the town boundary, recreation facilities and planning issues. The draft plan and the 36 submissions received from public bodies and locals have been discussed by Tuam ...

Tuam Mart is the latest mart to introduce health and safety restrictions on farmers entering the mart lairage. Please register or sign in to continue reading. More in News. Member. My farming week: Thomas Fitzsimons, Murmod, Virginia, Co Cavan. News · My farming week: Thomas Fitzsimons, ...
Works on the provision of a new mental health facility in Tuam - to be housed in the old Grove Hospital that closed more than 25 years ago - could begin in a matter of months. It is anticipated that tender documents for the day hospital and disability unit will be ready next month at which point a contractor will be sought ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom - An appeal has been lodged against a planned new betting office in Tuam town. Last month, Bar One Racing was given the green light to change the former Xtra Vision store at the Square in Tuam into a bookies. However, that decision has now been appealed to An ...
The townland of Coolrevagh, about five kilometres south-east of Tuam, is no exception. Early Ordnance Survey maps suggest this was a busy enough spot in the past though, with a corn mill, a sizeable cluster of dwellings and a Catholic church (already in ruins by 1838 when the first survey was done).

Members of the public have until 4pm tomorrow (Friday ) to make submissions as part of the independent consultation process on the five possible options identified by the Expert Technical Group for responding to the discovery of infant remains at the site of the former Mother and Baby Home, Tuam.
Galway Bay fm newsroom– A secondary school in Tuam has been given approval to make some changes. The county council has granted planning permission to the Board of Management of St. Jarlath's College to convert 4 classrooms on the first floor into 2 new classrooms. However, the council has ...
Survivors and family members of the 796 'Tuam babies' warned on Sunday that the Irish authorities can expect public protests if they fail to carry out a full forensic excavation, exhumation, and DNA testing at the site of the former Mother and Baby Home in Co Galway. The survivors were given a special ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Tuam historian Catherine Corless has hit out at the government for failing to commit to excavation, exhumation, and DNA testing of the remains at the Tuam mother and baby home site. One year on from the announcement that a substantial amount of human remains had been ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Two consultation meetings will take place this week on the future of the Tuam mother and baby home site. Tuam historian Catherine Corless has hit out at the Government for failing to commit to excavation, exhumation, and DNA testing of the remains at the Athenry Road ...
“The Tuam babies deserve a decent burial in consecrated ground alongside their relatives. Memorialising them with a statue planked on top of the septic tank is only a further slight adding to the way their little bodies were discarded in the first place.” Ms Corless also hit out at the “callous and cold voting ...
Tuam babies campaigner Catherine Corless has hit out at the Government for focusing “on cost” rather than committing to a full forensic excavation, exhumation, and DNA testing of the remains at ... She said she “tried in vain to stop this callous and cold voting system” to decide what is to be done at Tuam.
Galway historian Catherine Corless, whose work resulted in the discovery of the remains of hundreds of babies and infants on the site of the former mother-and-baby home in Tuam, has urged members of the public to support full exhumation and DNA testing of the remains. Galway County Council recently ...
Ms Kavanagh, a former child psychotherapist who is now doing a degree in fine arts specialising in ceramics, said the story of the Tuam babies resonated with her. "The amount of grief and ritual and mourning that would normally be around a loss like that or around grief like that was missing in this - so ... student
Minister for Children Katherine Zappone will bring proposals to Cabinet about the prospects of identifying babies in a mass grave in a former religious-run institution in Tuam, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. Speaking in Limerick, Mr Varadkar said a report on the issue previously filed to the State did ...
THE REMAINS OF hundreds of people buried in a mass grave in Tuam should be able to be identified due to advances in DNA testing, a team of scientists have said. The scientists contradict a government commissioned report by an expert technical group looking into the discovery of juvenile remains ...

Hundreds of babies buried in a mass grave in a former religious-run mother and babies' home in Tuam, Co Galway can be identified because of major advances in DNA testing, a team of scientists have declared. The University College Dublin-Trinity College team have challenged the findings of an ...
This time last year, senior members of cabinet were making headlines across the world with their eloquent expressions of outrage about the dark secrets that had been unearthed in the former grounds of a mother and baby home in Tuam, Co Galway. Though the story was profoundly grim and tragic, their ...
Former residents of the mother and baby home in Tuam will outline their views on the manner in which Galway County Council should deal with the discovery of remains on the site at a consultation event this afternoon. Relatives of those who lived in the home have also been invited to the meeting in Tuam.
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardai say they will maintain an increased presence around Tuam today following a disturbance in the town yesterday. It's after an altercation involving a significant number of people broke out on the Abbey Trinity Road shortly before 5 o' clock yesterday evening. Gardai say ...
A woman who previously wrote a viral anonymous appeal to find her two missing brothers born in the Tuam Mother and Baby home, is the subject of a new book by writer Alison O'Reilly. In late 2016, a woman then identified only as “the Dolan sister” wrote a heartbreaking plea published on ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A special event will take place on Friday to mark the beginning of demolition at Tuam's Gilmartin Road ahead of a major 8 million euro rejuvenation project. Friday 16/2). The project will involve the demolition of 30 old houses and the construction of 40 new homes. 21 council ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The public will be able to have a say on the new draft local area plan for Tuam at a public consultation meeting tomorrow. (8/2). A six week consultation on the new plan gets underway this week. The document places a fresh focus on attempting to keep new development close ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A well-known school in Tuam could be set for changes. The Board of Management of St. Jarlath's College is seeking planning permission to convert 4 classrooms on the first floor into 2 new classrooms. The development would also include a new single storey construction ...
AA Roadwatch said: “The M17 is currently closed in both directions between Tuam and the M6 Interchange at Rathmorrissey following a number of collisions. “Gardai are also advising those travelling on the M6 Dublin/Galway Rd near J17 Athenry and along the M18 between Athenry and Gort to drive with ...
The opening in September of the M17/M18 motorway between Tuam and Gort, which shaved at least 20 minutes from journey times between the towns and eased traffic bottlenecks in Claregalway and Clarinbridge, have enticed house-buyers in Galway city to move afield to rural towns in search of value.
The icon will arrive in the Archdiocese of Tuam tomorrow, before visiting centres of education across the county. (Friday 19/1) ... The tour begins at Tuam Cathedral at 1.30pm tomorrow, with a special liturgy for students at 2pm, and a ceremony of welcome by Archbishop Michael Neary at 7.30pm. The icon ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – An Bord Pleanala is set to decide in April on whether to allow a major new housing development in Tuam town. The higher planning authority is considering an application for 124 new homes, despite stating during pre-application consultation that there is 'no reasonable basis ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The public will be able to have a say on the new draft local area plan for Tuam from this Friday. (19/1). A six week consultation on the new plan gets underway this week and will run until March 2nd. The document places a fresh focus on attempting to keep new development ...
Cloonaglasha, Tuam. Reposing at Glynn's Funeral Home, High St, Tuam tomorrow Monday from 5.30. Removal at 8 to St. Conleth's Church, Kilconly. Mass for Mary Ellen Byrne on Tuesday at 12. Funeral afterwards to Kilconly cemetery.
A man who placed a camera phone underneath a cubicle at a leisure centre in Tuam where an eleven-year-old was undressing handed over €500 in compensation to the victim's family at the local court. A previous sitting of Tuam Court heard that while the young girl was changing her clothes at the leisure ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A young man has been taken to UHG following a road traffic crash near Tuam. The single car collision happened on the Dunmore Road near Brownsgrove at around 10 last night. The road remains closed this morning as Gardai conduct a technical examination of the scene.
The report's suggestions have offended the likes of Peter Mulryan, who spent the first few years of his life in the Tuam home and was eventually handed over to a foster father who beat and exploited him. He learned, only recently, that he had a half sister who died at the home in 1950s and that her remains, ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Survivors of the Tuam mother and baby home are renewing their calls for a complete excavation of the site in Tuam and DNA testing to be carried out. A significant number of human remains were discovered at the site of home in the town last year which was run by the Bon ...
Survivors of the Tuam mother-and-baby home, where the remains of hundreds of babies were found last year, have renewed calls for a complete excavation of the site and DNA testing on all the bodies . The Commission of Investigation into Mother-and-Baby Homes last year confirmed that “significant” ...
A genetics expert said modern forensics could be used to test for DNA at the Tuam mother and baby home site. A report by the expert technical ... “With samples, we've worked on there was no way we can work out a meaningful relative, but these [the Tuam] samples are different. “Modern technologies are ...
Sir, – As someone who has witnessed first-hand spectacular technical advances in the fields of ancient DNA and genomics during the last two decades, I am perplexed by the hesitancy in applying modern forensic genomics to genetic identification of the skeletal material found at the Tuam mother and baby ...
Works on the redevelopment of Tuam Stadium will commence in a matter of weeks following the announcement of a major grant for the venue. It follows last week's announcement that the ground is to receive over €110,000 towards the provision of new dressing rooms at the Stadium. This, coupled with the ...
Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has cautioned that DNA sampling of bone material found at a former mother-and-baby home in Tuam, Co Galway, might destroy the remains of children and preclude a dignified reburial. Groups representing former residents and relatives have called for DNA testing ...
In a statement, Eimear Dolan County Secretary of Galway County Council said: “We have removed the stones from the location at Ballygaddy Road in Tuam and they are in a secure location in the Tuam Municipal District. “The Council is working with staff internally with a view to seeking appropriate advice ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The contract for a major redevelopment of Gilmartin Road in Tuam has been signed. The project will involve the demolition of 30 old houses and the construction of 40 new homes. 21 council houses at Gilmartin Road and St. Enda's Avenue will also be refurbished as part of the ...
The Tuam Mother and Baby Home Network describes itself as a group of 'survivors helping survivors' which aims to support those affected by the former home. Tomorrow's event will feature documentary screenings, musical performances and an opportunity for members of the public to meet with survivors ...
Survivors of the Tuam mother and baby home say that the cases of four* women who may have been buried on the site of the former Bon Secours facility must be included in any decision on the future of the grounds. The newly formed Tuam Home Survivors' Network also says it is “very disappointed” that ...
The group urged ministers to communicate realistic expectations on what DNA testing may be able to produce in a complex site such as Tuam and noted t he "impossibility" of achieving positive DNA identification of infants and young juveniles without samples from living relatives. "Even then, identification ...
An expert group set up by the Government to examine the site of a former mother and baby home in Tuam, Co Galway, has cast serious doubt on whether the children buried there will ever be identified. The group says DNA testing on the remains at the site, as of now, is “highly unlikely” to identify the ...
The development will include new facilities including a bigger auditorium and a multi-purpose room. County planners have granted permission to the Jehovah's Witnesses in Tuam with 4 conditions attached. One condition stipulates that a proposed pedestrian entrance is not allowed because the continuity ...
Tuam has seen its share of bad news and closures. The Co Galway town saw the railway close down in the 1970s, the loss of the sugar factory in the 1980s, the hospital closed in the 1990s, and it was left reeling by the recession in the late 2000s. A decade later, empty commercial properties are evident ...
Galway Bay fm news – The redevelopment of Gilmartin Road will provide an attractive gateway into Tuam town. That's according to Galway East TD Sean Canney, who was speaking at a special event in the town this afternoon to mark the beginning of demolition at the site. The project will involve the ...
The icon will arrive in the Archdiocese of Tuam tomorrow, before visiting centres of education across the county. (Friday 19/1) ... The tour begins at Tuam Cathedral at 1.30pm tomorrow, with a special liturgy for students at 2pm, and a ceremony of welcome by Archbishop Michael Neary at 7.30pm. The icon ...


 

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