• The Ballyvary to Manulla road remains closed to traffic this morning following a road collision that occurred yesterday evening.

    The collision involved a car and a tractor and one person was removed from the scene to Mayo University Hospital with what were described as serious injuries.

    The road is expected to reopen later this morning. Diversions are in place

  • A man was injured in a road collision on the Tuam Road just outside Galway this morning.

    The single vehicle crash happened at Cloonacauneen at around 5amwhen his car hit a wall.

     The man, who’s in his 30’s, was the only occupant of the car.

    He was taken to UHG where his condition is described as serious.

    The road was closed to traffic to facilitate an examination of the scene earlier but has now reopened.

    Gardai at Milstreet told Midwest News in the last few minutes (10am) that the road is expected to open to traffic in the next half hour.


  • Two pedestrians have been taken to University Hospital Galway following a collision on the Dyke Road this morning.

    The single vehicle incident happened near the carpark at the Black Box Theatre at around half past eight.

    Two pedestrians were subsequently taken to University Hospital Galway – and it’s understood both suffered serious injuries.

    The road was closed for some time to allow Garda investigators to conduct a technical examination of the scene.

    Gardaí have since confirmed to Midwest News that the road has fully reopened.

  • A woman was taken to hospital this morning following a collision on the N26 Foxford to Ballina road.

    The two-vehicle collision occurred near Mount Falcon shortly after 9am.

    Emergency services attended the scene, and traffic was reduced to a stop / go system for a time, but reopened to traffic shortly before 11am.

    Gardai say the female driver of one of the cars was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.