Public meeting over closure of Carna Post Office

A public meeting will be held tonight to discuss concerns over the closure of Carna Post Office. The rural Connemara post office has been closed...

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Public meeting over closure of Carna Post Office

A public meeting will be held tonight to discuss concerns over the closure of Carna Post Office. The rural Connemara post office has been closed...

Portumna secures first Blue Flag water quality award

Portumna has received its first Blue Flag award for bathing water quality. The 2017 Blue Flag and Green Coast awards have been announced this afternoon...

Opposition mounts to plans for demolition of Westwood

Residents against the development of student accommodation on the site of the Westwood Hotel are to meet with developers this week. The Newcastle hotel changed...

Expansion of bike scheme stalls due to action over locking mechanisms

The expansion of Galway City’s public bike scheme has stalled because of a High Court action over the use of a locking mechanism. French company...

Connacht are underdogs for big European play-off clash against Northampton

FOUR teams are vying for the twentieth and final spot in next season’s Champions Cup in these perplexing, and seemingly needless qualifiers, over the...

SPORT

Pat Lam who will be hoping to end his tenure as Connacht coach with success in the European Champions Cup play-offs.

Connacht are underdogs for big European play-off clash against Northampton

FOUR teams are vying for the twentieth and final spot in next season’s Champions Cup in these perplexing, and seemingly needless qualifiers, over the...
The Ramblers squad who were crowned Galway U15 Division Two champions following a 6-2 win over Maree/Oranmore B at the weekend. Back row, left to right: Pat Cunningham (Manager), Ronan Donoghue, Sean Mullins, Donal Keane, Ciaran Sheil, Keith Dervin, Cathal O'Hehir, Tony Tuohy, Dahy Lakhdar, David Waters, Mark Keane (Manager). Front row: Jake Devine, Cian Daniels, Dara Keane, Cian Quinn, Gearoid hanley, Noel Sheil, Conor Slattery.

Bernard’s and Corrib Rangers break free of relegation battle

WITH Athenry already confirmed as Premier Division champions, the main focus in the top flight in recent weeks has been on the relegation issue,...

Online Marketing Awards nominees announced

The fourth annual Online Marketing in Galway (OMiG) awards programme which celebrates the best digital marketing campaigns throughout Galway city and county has announced...

BUSINESS

Online Marketing in Galway Awards nominees announced

Online Marketing Awards nominees announced

The fourth annual Online Marketing in Galway (OMiG) awards programme which celebrates the best digital marketing campaigns throughout Galway city and county has announced...
Shortlisted...Celtic Fairy Doors, run by husband and wife team Tony Perry and Joanna White. Photo: Julia Dunin.

Five local companies among 96 nationwide honoured for their efforts

Five Galway companies are among the 96 nationwide shortlisted for the Bank of Ireland Startup Awards 2017. The competition, now in its sixth year, recognises...

Quilting exhibition in St. Nicholas Church, Galway

The Western Branch of the Irish Patchwork Society will hold its biennial exhibition in St Nicholas Church, Galway City, from Monday next, May 22,...

ENTERTAINMENT

The Jungle Animal quilt which the Western Branch of the Irish Patchwork Society will present to Enable Ireland on Monday evening.

Quilting exhibition in St. Nicholas Church, Galway

The Western Branch of the Irish Patchwork Society will hold its biennial exhibition in St Nicholas Church, Galway City, from Monday next, May 22,...
Crestfall by Mark O'Rowe will be staged at Druid's Mick Lally Theatre.

Mark O’Rowe’s Crestfall at Druid for Arts Festival

Crestfall, Mark O’Rowe’s unflinching portrait of three women on the edge of catastrophe is Druid Theatre’s production for this year’s Galway International Arts Festival. It...

Oranmore/Maree GAA Club launch new 24 acre project

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Oranmore/Maree GAA Club looks set to become the envy of the county after releasing details of their proposed 24-acre development,...

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It's all in the tea leaves . . . Oranmore/Maree GAA Chairman Gerry Rabbitte (centre) and guest speakers Pat McDonagh of Supermac's and Connacht Head Coach Pat Lam discuss the development of the GAA club's 24-acre site in Rinville, details of which were announced at a fundraiser breakfast at the Lough Rea Hotel last week.

Oranmore/Maree GAA Club launch new 24 acre project

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Oranmore/Maree GAA Club looks set to become the envy of the county after releasing details of their proposed 24-acre development,...
Charlie Adley

Tranquillise me – eir are on their way!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Ever since we moved into this house five years ago I’ve been waiting for today to come, yet now that...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 No rear lamp At Athenry Petty Sessions, James Ward, a chauffeur in the employment of Mr. Higgins, Athenry, was charged with driving a motor car...

LIFESTYLE

The original statue of Pádraic Ó Conaire in Eyre Square in the 1980s prior to having its head removed by vandals in 1995. The repaired original is now in Galway Museum but a bronze replica is shortly to be installed at Eyre Square.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 No rear lamp At Athenry Petty Sessions, James Ward, a chauffeur in the employment of Mr. Higgins, Athenry, was charged with driving a motor car...
Don with Philomena Lee, whose story inspired the book and film Philomena. She had given birth in Sean Ross, the mother-and-baby hoome in Roscrea from where Don was adopted.

Fate lends a hand in Don’s quest for his birth-mother

Lifestyle - Singer-songwriter Don Stiffe tells Judy Murphy about the obstacles he faced seeking the truth about his birth Award-winning singer-songwriter Don Stiffe, who has...

Renault ZOE charges in to tackle ‘range anxiety’

Renault Group Ireland has announced pricing and specifications for the new Renault ZOE Z.E. 40, which has the longest range of any mainstream electric...

MOTORS

The new Renault Zoe

Renault ZOE charges in to tackle ‘range anxiety’

Renault Group Ireland has announced pricing and specifications for the new Renault ZOE Z.E. 40, which has the longest range of any mainstream electric...
The new Toyota Corolla

The new-look Toyota Corolla delivers the complete driving package

Back in September, Toyota Ireland announced the launch of the new Corolla. The Corolla name has been with us since the brand first came...
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Public meeting over closure of Carna Post Office

A public meeting will be held tonight to discuss concerns over the closure of Carna Post Office. The rural Connemara post office has been closed...

SPORT

Connacht are underdogs for big European play-off clash against Northampton

FOUR teams are vying for the twentieth and final spot in next season’s Champions Cup in these perplexing, and seemingly needless qualifiers, over the...

Bernard’s and Corrib Rangers break free of relegation battle

WITH Athenry already confirmed as Premier Division champions, the main focus in the top flight in recent weeks has been on the relegation issue,...

BUSINESS

Online Marketing Awards nominees announced

The fourth annual Online Marketing in Galway (OMiG) awards programme which celebrates the best digital marketing campaigns throughout Galway city and county has announced...

Five local companies among 96 nationwide honoured for their efforts

Five Galway companies are among the 96 nationwide shortlisted for the Bank of Ireland Startup Awards 2017. The competition, now in its sixth year, recognises...

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Galway In Days Gone By

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Galway In Days Gone By

1917 No rear lamp At Athenry Petty Sessions, James Ward, a chauffeur in the employment of Mr. Higgins, Athenry, was charged with driving a motor car...

Fate lends a hand in Don’s quest for his birth-mother

Lifestyle - Singer-songwriter Don Stiffe tells Judy Murphy about the obstacles he faced seeking the truth about his birth Award-winning singer-songwriter Don Stiffe, who has...

FARMING

Forum on hill sheep in Maam

A MAJOR forum in Connemara next week will aim to chart the path ahead for hill sheep farmers in the region, seeking to grow...

A 35-year gap is bridged as Dr. Hanrahan’s ‘new breed’ comes...

NEXT Sunday will be an emotional day for a number of Galway sheep breeders as, after a 35-year break, the Belclare breed make an...

MOTORS

Renault ZOE charges in to tackle ‘range anxiety’

Renault Group Ireland has announced pricing and specifications for the new Renault ZOE Z.E. 40, which has the longest range of any mainstream electric...

The new-look Toyota Corolla delivers the complete driving package

Back in September, Toyota Ireland announced the launch of the new Corolla. The Corolla name has been with us since the brand first came...
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