Ballinasloe native and soprano singer Rachel Goode who will give a free recital at the Church Gallery on August 23

Ballinasloe soprano home for free gig

An up-and-coming soprano star of the world of music will make a triumphant return to her home town later this month – to give her old friends a taste of opera. Ballinasloe native, Rachel Goode,...
Reducing carbon emissions from food production and agriculture is the focus of a new collaboration between Teagasc and NUI Galway

NUIG and Teagasc join forces on carbon emissions

NUI Galway and Teagasc have joined forces in an alliance aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of Irish agriculture over the coming years. The ‘Strategic Research and Training Alliance on Carbon-Neutral Agriculture’ was launched last...
Independents' Day? Taoiseach Enda Kenny appeared to enjoy Bruce Springsteen's concert more than his first hundred days in office dealing with his Independent colleagues

Kenny more preoccupied with what can’t be done than what can

The tradition of the first 100 days of Government was dreamed up by Franklin D. Roosevelt in the early 1930s when he set out an agenda for the first three months and ten days...
Low battery anxiety is a product of our over-reliance on mobile phones

In pursuit of the mobile that gives 110 per cent

Sports stars must suffer from particularly acute anxiety when it comes to the mobile devices – because while the rest of us only have to try and keep the phones charged to the normal...
€3,000 in shopping vouchers to be won in our reader survey

€3,000 worth of shopping vouchers to be won

Readers of the Connacht Tribune and Galway City Tribune can win a share of a €3,000 prize fund of shopping vouchers in our short survey on shopping habits. The survey can be found here. We're always...

Where is the State care for my tragic son?

As friends of a man left with severe brain damage after a random attack released almost 5,000 balloons in Tuam at the weekend, the young man’s father has spoken of his disappointment at the...


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