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Following a meeting of Galway County Council Crisis Management Team to assess the current weather conditions, weather warnings have been updated and the status orange weather warning remains in place for Galway. Storm force winds and gusts are expected with extremely high seas. Rainfall is likely to be heavy throughout this evening and tonight. Flooding including coastal flooding and wave overtopping is likely.
Valid from Thursday 3 October 2019 18:00 to Friday 4 October 2019 3:00
Lough Ree RNLI went to the aid of a woman who became unwell on a boat on the lake on Tuesday evening and required a medical evacuation.
Seven volunteer lifeboat crew members from Ballyglass RNLI came to the rescue of a large juvenile dolphin which became stranded at Bundúla, in Blacksod Bay, just outside Belmullet last Thursday.
Aran Islands RNLI volunteers were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 5.20pm on Saturday by the Irish Coast Guard as a yacht with one onboard was experiencing engine difficulty north east of Straw Island.
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, and Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, have launched a new emergency mobile phone precise location service that will greatly assist the emergency services in determining the exact location of people that call 999 or 112.
The brother of a well-known businessman in Galway was the subject of a serious assault over the weekend. Ronan Greaney, whose brother Eugene runs Dough Bros pizza parlour on Abbeygate Street, had his jaw broken in the incident.