A photo of Galway city centre from the county council's archives

The way we were – Protecting archives of our past

People’s living conditions less than 100 years ago were frightening. We have come a long way. We talk about water charges today, but back then the local District Councils were erecting pumps for local...

Cats rolling into town

Date Published: 18-Feb-2013STEPHEN GLENNONAFTER providing some of the most memorable sporting highlights of 2012, Leinster champions Galway and All-Ireland title holders Kilkenny will clash in the opening round of the National Hurling League at...

Former Galway star thrilled by BallinasloeÕs resurgence

Date Published: 21-Feb-2013FOR the vast majority of Ballinasloe players, Sunday’s All-Ireland club junior final showdown with Kerry champions Kenmare Shamrocks will be their first time to grace GAA’s hallowed turf. However, for their club...

Galway lay down a positive marker for season ahead

Date Published: 27-Feb-2013GALWAY more or less got what they came looking for at Pearse Stadium last Sunday. Apart from issuing a timely reminder to Kilkenny that the Tribesmen remain the single biggest threat to...

Jerseys mix up fails to rattle Ballinasloe

Date Published: 28-Feb-2013CIARAN TIERNEYTHE Ballinasloe footballers might have turned up at Croke Park without their team jerseys on Sunday, but hardly another thing went wrong all afternoon as the Galway champions captured the All-Ireland...

No time to sleep as singer Niall lives the dream

Date Published: 03-Apr-2013 Niall Connolly celebrates the launch of Sound, his sixth studio album, with a show at The Crane Bar on Sunday, April 21. The Cork-born, New York-based songwriter recorded the album in...


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