Galway boy defies odds to take another major step

A young boy from East Galway, whose parents were told that he may be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, will walk tall on Monday as he begins his first...

One in every seven commercial units lying empty in Galway

Stark figures released this week show that more than one in every seven commercial premises in Galway is lying empty. The new research shows that in July, the news was even worse for areas such...

Naíonra parents find more questions than answers

An ad-hoc committee of Connemara parents have come back with more questions than answers following their meeting with the board of the Ionad Tacaíochta Teaghlaigh in relation to their policies for running the local...

Waterford’s Hurney has history in both camps

Dual GAA player, Gary Hurney has divided loyalties this Sunday ahead of the All-Ireland senior hurling final showdown. A Galwegian born in Moycullen, the prolific hurler and footballer has represented his adopted county of Waterford in...
Galway's Joe Canning in action against Limerick in last month's league semi-final.

Galway teams named for All-Ireland hurling double header

There is one change on the Galway Senior team that meets Waterford in Sunday All Ireland Final. Ardrahan’s Johnny Glynn starts his first game since the 2015 All Ireland Final with Niall Burke being...
Aislinn Ó hEocha, Executive Artistic Director, Baboró (secoond right) at the launch of Baboró’s GROW programme, with (from left) Marc MacLochlainn, Branar Téatar de Phaistí, Marianne Ní Chinnéide (board member), Galway Theatre Festival and Craig Flaherty of Druid and The Mick Lally Theatre. These companies are partnering with Baboró on the ‘Pathways to Production’ strand of GROW.

New Baboró schemes are child’s play for artists

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is introducing a new programme, GROW, to support artists in Galway and across Ireland who make work for children and young audiences. The festival, now in its 21st year,...


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