New Tuam soccer club has 22 foreign nationals on the panel!

A Tuam-based soccer club has almost certainly created its own piece of history – by fielding a new team in which 22 of the 24 strong panel are foreign nationals. For years Dynamo Blues have...

Galway officer makes Army history

Army personnel from Galway’s Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa barracks are putting the finishing touches to preparations before deploying on a peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights, located on the troubled border between Syria and Israel. The...

Pupils held to ransom on voluntary contribution

Second-level pupils are a number of schools around the county are being denied basic services like lockers and homework journals – because their parents haven’t paid the voluntary contribution. And other schools are lumping the...

Galway householders face Property Tax shock

Homeowners in County Galway could be facing Local Property Tax bills of more than three-and-a-half times their existing rates when a revaluation process kicks in during autumn 2019. Significant increases in property values since the...

Galway girl to tackle world’s toughest race

A Galway woman now living Down Under has secured her place in the planet’s toughest race – the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Clodagh Glynn – originally from Kiltormer but now living in Perth...

Wherever you find my cat – that’s my home

Acclaimed comedian and writer Tommy Tiernan offers his unique perspective on the world at large in his column by ‘The Badger’. I was at a funeral last week.  A woman I used to know (God...


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