Gort to Tuam motorway to open ahead of schedule

The long-awaited Gort to Tuam motorway is on track to open to traffic three months ahead of schedule. The County Concil executive says the works...

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Gort to Tuam motorway to open ahead of schedule

The long-awaited Gort to Tuam motorway is on track to open to traffic three months ahead of schedule. The County Concil executive says the works...

Galway among highest Gaeltacht job growth areas

Údarás na Gaeltachta says Gaeltacht companies in Galway and Cork saw the highest net employment growth last year. The authority handling the development of the...

Former city dumps will not be opened for mining

Any proposal to open up the former dumps at South Park and the Riverside for the recovery of valuable materials would be a non-runner...

Sean Phadraic to resume residency in Eyre Square ‘in a few weeks’

Hopes are high that the Padraíc Ó Conaire replica statue will be unveiled in Eyre Square ‘in the next few weeks’. The specially-commissioned replacement statue...

NUI Galway claim Plate with facile win over UUJ outfit

NUI Galway 5-16 UU Jordanstown 3-6 NUI Galway captured camogie league honours on Tuesday evening with a comfortable win over UU Jordans- town at the home...

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Top scorer: Chloe Morey

NUI Galway claim Plate with facile win over UUJ outfit

NUI Galway 5-16 UU Jordanstown 3-6 NUI Galway captured camogie league honours on Tuesday evening with a comfortable win over UU Jordans- town at the home...
Connacht's Craig Ronaldson dives for the try line despite the efforts of Zebre's Federico Ruzza in their Champions Cup meeting in the Sportsground last Saturday. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Connacht head to France for Toulouse clash with quarter-final spot up for grabs

Connacht have received a major boost ahead of their crucial Champions Cup showdown against Toulouse at Stade Ernest Wallon this Sunday (3.15pm), with captain...

Leading craftspeople to exhibit at Showcase’s International Creative Expo

A host of Galway designers, manufacturers and craftspeople will present their latest collections at Showcase – Ireland’s International Creative Expo – which returns to...

BUSINESS

All set for Showcase at the RDS.

Leading craftspeople to exhibit at Showcase’s International Creative Expo

A host of Galway designers, manufacturers and craftspeople will present their latest collections at Showcase – Ireland’s International Creative Expo – which returns to...
Breda Fox

Budding local entrepreneurs in full blossom!

Galway’s budding entrepreneurs would appear to have doubled in numbers over the past twelve months if entries for one of the country’s most prestigious...

A perfect time of year to celebrate home-grown talent

The early months of the year can feel like a quiet time of year when it feels like there isn’t much going on. It’s...

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Tracy Bruen, who co-hosts Galway's longest-running Open-Mic night.

A perfect time of year to celebrate home-grown talent

The early months of the year can feel like a quiet time of year when it feels like there isn’t much going on. It’s...
US poet Terrance Hayes.

Poetic duo Armitage and Hayes join forces for Cúirt

English poet, playwright and novelist Simon Armitage will make a return visit to the Cúirt International Festival of Literature in April, when he will...

Dr Fidelma Healy leaves politics behind to return to her roots

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley We recently brought you news of retired Labour Party politician, Lorraine Higgins’ new job. But...

OPINION

Dr Fidelma Healy leaves politics behind to return to her roots

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley We recently brought you news of retired Labour Party politician, Lorraine Higgins’ new job. But...
Charlie Adley

Being a young person is such complicated work

Double Vision with Charlie Adley That hall had never looked so vast. My back clung to the wall, beside the backs of all the other...

Haunting new novel inspired by abandoned Galway island

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy talks to US-born writer Lisa Carey whose latest book of dark magic was sparked by visit to Inishark The abandoned island...

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Inishark: abandoned island off the Galway coast is the inspiration for the haunting novel, 'The Stolen Child'.

Haunting new novel inspired by abandoned Galway island

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy talks to US-born writer Lisa Carey whose latest book of dark magic was sparked by visit to Inishark The abandoned island...
What a difference a year makes . . . Just over 12 months ago, the floods were making their way through towns and villages across South Galway as captured in this 'paws for thought' photo taken near Craughwell by HANY MARZOUK. A year on, it's a changed landscape.

‘Steady as she goes’ while Winter slips by

Country Living with Francis Farragher We’ve been chugging along so merrily through a mild and dry Winter, that our forecasters have been pining for something...

Škoda new car turnover increased by 29% in 2016 compared to...

ŠKODA Ireland recorded a 20% volume growth in sales for 2016 as compared to 2015 in a record year which saw the brand deliver...

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The SKODA Octavia.

Škoda new car turnover increased by 29% in 2016 compared to the previous year

ŠKODA Ireland recorded a 20% volume growth in sales for 2016 as compared to 2015 in a record year which saw the brand deliver...
The Audi A4.

Audi enjoys best-ever year

Audi chief are upbeat by the performance of the brand as they announce record sales in 2016 with 1,871,350 Audi models sold, representing an...
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Gort to Tuam motorway to open ahead of schedule

The long-awaited Gort to Tuam motorway is on track to open to traffic three months ahead of schedule. The County Concil executive says the works...

SPORT

NUI Galway claim Plate with facile win over UUJ outfit

NUI Galway 5-16 UU Jordanstown 3-6 NUI Galway captured camogie league honours on Tuesday evening with a comfortable win over UU Jordans- town at the home...

Connacht head to France for Toulouse clash with quarter-final spot up...

Connacht have received a major boost ahead of their crucial Champions Cup showdown against Toulouse at Stade Ernest Wallon this Sunday (3.15pm), with captain...

BUSINESS

Leading craftspeople to exhibit at Showcase’s International Creative Expo

A host of Galway designers, manufacturers and craftspeople will present their latest collections at Showcase – Ireland’s International Creative Expo – which returns to...

Budding local entrepreneurs in full blossom!

Galway’s budding entrepreneurs would appear to have doubled in numbers over the past twelve months if entries for one of the country’s most prestigious...

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Haunting new novel inspired by abandoned Galway island

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy talks to US-born writer Lisa Carey whose latest book of dark magic was sparked by visit to Inishark The abandoned island...

‘Steady as she goes’ while Winter slips by

Country Living with Francis Farragher We’ve been chugging along so merrily through a mild and dry Winter, that our forecasters have been pining for something...

FARMING

Putting the pieces back together again . . . as Galway...

Well into his first year of office as President of the IFA, JOE HEALY talks to FRANCIS FARRAGHER about a new life, new challenges...

Don’t miss the boat on sheep scheme

GALWAY sheep farmers have been urged ‘not to miss the boat’ for the new ‘Welfare Scheme’ that will deliver an annual payment of €10...

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Škoda new car turnover increased by 29% in 2016 compared to...

ŠKODA Ireland recorded a 20% volume growth in sales for 2016 as compared to 2015 in a record year which saw the brand deliver...

Audi enjoys best-ever year

Audi chief are upbeat by the performance of the brand as they announce record sales in 2016 with 1,871,350 Audi models sold, representing an...
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