A new bridge and ring road was officially opened in Galway today.

Report shows aerial shots of Galway City and travelling shot of the new bridge.

Mayor of Galway, Councillor Martin Connolly, and Minister for the Environment, Pádraig Flynn, officially opening the new bridge.

Bridge being blessed in ecumenical ceremony.

Plaque commemorating the laying of the foundation stone of the bridge in 1984.

The reporter is Jim Fahy.

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