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Galway’s iconic Claddagh swans take flight following clean-up

Galway City Tribune - Cleaning up the Claddagh Basin has had one unintended consequence – it has scattered the city’s beloved swan population around the coast in search of food. Residents have noticed the 60-strong...

Council’s ‘Eleanor’ flooding decisions based on wrong information

Galway City Tribune - In response to criticism over the City Council’s preparedness for the arrival of Storm Eleanor on the Tuesday evening of January 2 last, Chief Executive Brendan McGrath said that all...

Galway has the most lenient sentencing for burglars

Galway City Tribune - Galway burglars are twice as likely to escape jail than their counterparts in Dublin where three-quarters of those caught get sent behind bars. For the first seven months of last year,...
Olivia Molloy, Ireland volleyball captain and 2017 Galway Sports Star award winner.

Talented Molloy making her mark as captain of Irish volleyball team

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IRELAND volleyball captain Olivia Molloy, who led Galway Volleyball Club to the Premier League and Association Cup double last season, is a player at the peak of her game. Having just...
Connacht's back row Jarrad Butler who is delighted to be back in the squad after being sidelined by injury.

Forwards coach Duffy believes Challenge Cup helping to save Connacht’s season

IT’S with a twinkle in his eye that forwards coach Jimmy Duffy notes that “Europe has provided the spark” when most needed in Connacht’s season. The Westerners will be hoping this can again be...
Verdi regarded Rigoletto as his best opera.

Royal Opera House presents ‘Rigoletto’ at the Eye Cinema

The Royal Opera House Live from Covent Garden returns to the City’s Eye Cinema on Tuesday next, January 16, with one of Verdi’s most popular operas, Rigoletto.  It will start at 7.15pm. Giuseppe Verdi wrote...

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