Clifden X-ray facility used ten times less than Belmullet’s

THE reason why an X-ray unit in Clifden only carries out 87 procedures in a year – as compared to over 1,000 for a similar facility in Belmullet in North Mayo – is in...
Damian, T.J. and Thomas Hynes at the Galway County Ploughing Championships held in Monivea last Sunday. .

KT cash should stay with farmers

PAYMENTS from the Knowledge Transfer Scheme – involving farmer discussion groups – needs to be skewed towards more towards participants rather the organisers, farm leaders have said this week. Galway IFA Chairman, Pat Murphy, said...
Rusangano Family who won the RTÉ Choice Music Prize – Irish Album of the Year 2016 for their self-released album'Let the Dead Bury the Dead.

Irish music the winner as Rusangano takes honours

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – The RTÉ Choice Music Prize, celebrating the best albums of 2016, took place in Vicar Street, Dublin last week when Rusangano took the honours. Since being launched in 2005,...
Ronan Byrne, aka the Friendly Farmer (front) snaps a selfie with fellow Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Award winners (from left) Conor & Viki Mulhall, Little Milk Company; Breda Butler, Cuinneog Milk; Ger & Mag Kirwan, Goatsbridge Trout Farm, Anthony Creswell, Ummera Irish Smokehouse, and Antony Jackson, Bertha’s Revenge Irish Milk Gin.

Friendly Farmer’s Food Award

Galway’s Friendly Farmer lived up to his name when he was announced as one of the big winners at the annual Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards this week. Ronan Byrne from Athenry was one...
– Edenmore House in Bushypark

Majestic six-bed residence offers stunning views across Glenlo Abbey and the Corrib

This is one of Galway’s finest homes – Edenmore House in Bushypark – a six-bed detached residence on an elevated site boasting views over Lough Corrib. Described by selling agents O’Donnellan & Joyce as “one...
Flying the flag for their respective schools at the weekend in the All-Ireland Schools’ Cross Country Championships were, from left: Aoife King (Presentation College Headford), Eanna Folan (Coláiste na Coiribe), Gary Martyn (Galway Community College), James Frizzell (Claremorris), Michael Healy (the Bish), Barry Murphy (St Enda’s), and Cillian Jordan (St Enda’s).

Jordan runs his way onto Irish Schools’ Cross-Country team

The Irish Schools Cross country finals were held in Mallusk, Antrim, last Saturday, and many of Galway’s schools were represented on a tough and true cross country course. Cillian Jordan of St Enda’s finished a...


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