Did my baby sister die, was she trafficked or buried in a cesspit?

A Galway man who himself spent his formative years in the St Mary’s Mother and Baby Home fears he may never know what happened to his infant sister, who was born in the same...
ECC chairman PJ Fahy welcomes Charlie McCreevy on board as a non-executive director, joined by Daryl Fahy, Managing Director, ECC.

McCreevy on board for ECC Timber

One of Ireland’s leading timber processors ECC Timber has appointed former Finance Minister and EU commissioner Charlie McCreevy to its board as a non-executive director. Mr McCreevy’s appointment marks the companies 25th year in business...
Breathnach's Bar in Oughterard.

Popular licensed premises comes to market

Breathnachs Bar & Restaurant is a very popular and long established seven day residential licensed premises in the centre of Oughterard town and has now come to the market through Mullery Auctioneers. Breathnachs is frequented...
A Traveller family camped on the side of Lough Atalia Road in Galway City in September 1969.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Glorious Sinn Féin At Oranmore Petty Sessions, a young farmer named James Flanagan was charged by Constable Smyth for disorderly conduct on the road between Oranmore and Galway on the evening of February 24th. Constable...

Galway United captain Horgan apologies for “embarrassing” display

Cork City 4 Galway United 0 GALWAY United captain, Colm Horgan, has apologised to the club’s fans who travelled to Turners Cross on Friday night for his side’s performance, saying the players need to have “a...
Emma O'Grady with her grandfather's tapes. “He was a difficult man. He didn’t speak much and seemed to live in his head a lot. He might be in a room but wouldn’t join in the conversation," she says. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Man of few words left a legacy of stories

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy hears how writer-actor Emma O’Grady turned her granddad’s forgotten tapes into one-woman show Emma O’Grady’s paternal grandfather, Paddy, who died in 1998 wasn’t a man for small talk. Such was his...


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