Portumna defender Martin Dolphin breaking away from Gort's Aiden Helebert during Saturday's senior hurling championship clash in Loughrea. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Brilliant Portumna go on the rampage – but is it too late?

Portumna 2-24 Gort 1-17 THEY say there’s no show like a Joe show and that certainly proved the case in Loughrea on Saturday evening as Portumna ace Joe Canning’s 0-15 haul led his side to a...
Poultry spend....Pat McDonagh at Supermac's in Eyre Square.

Supermac’s golden egg!

Supermac’s has announced that it is on target to spend upwards of €7 million on Irish poultry this year. And the good news for Irish chicken farmers is that the family restaurants group M.D, Pat...
Michael Fitzmaurice: River restrictions on the way?

Ban on animal access to rivers on way

THE days of farmers being able to let their cattle drink from rivers and streams bordering or running through their lands could be coming to an end. A review group consisting of officials from the...

Back when the bedsit was the height of sophistication

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Like war stories, we all have our bedsit tales from back in the day – life in pokey holes that you’d have imagined were too small to be freezing...
Turloughmore's Seán Loftus battling for possession with Pearses' Kerril Hardiman during Saturday evening's Senior A hurling championship clash at Duggan Park.

Hard work as Turlough do enough to rescue title hopes

Turloughmore  0-16  Padraig Pearses 0-13 TURLOUGHMORE overcame this tough hurdle last Saturday to take a top four spot in Group 2 of the senior A hurling championship after outscoring Padraig Pearses 0-9 to 0-1 in the...
Galway goalkeeper Johnny Geraghty clears the ball upfield in the 1964 All-Ireland defeat of Kerry,at a jam-packed Croke Park the county's first title in their legendary three-in-a-row triumphs. Players frequently wore caps in those days and, as well as the goalie, Galway's Sean Meade is also sporting one. Other players in the photo are Tom Lowry and Mick O'Dwyer of Kerry and Enda Colleran of Galway.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Fined for driving At Galway Petty Sessions, Mrs. Julia Dowling, Ballinasloe, was charged under the Petrol Restrictions Order for using petrol in going to the Galway Races on the 1st August, contrary to the Order...


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