Mannion Clan on Galway history trail

Abbeyknockmoy is braced for an influx of Mannions this weekend as the Galway village plays host to two Clan gatherings in conjunction with National Heritage Week. Not only will these events be of great interest...

Thieves steal turf from rural Galway bogs

Criminal gangs are stealing turf from isolated bogs across Galway – smashing a trust that has existed in rural areas through the generations. And while the value of these thefts doesn’t compare to that of...

Bill Bailey – a comedian serious about freedom

English comedian Bill Bailey has tackled the once Catholic preserve of Limbo, albeit in a secular way, for his latest show, which comes to Galway’s Black Box Theatre next month following its successful tour...
A week's holiday for two in Croatia with Croatia Tours is the top prize in the Connacht Tribune's 'My Galway, My Culture' photo competition.

Croatia calling! Top prize in Tribune’s Photo Competition

Galway’s amateur photographers will be delighted to learn that the top prize for the My Galway, My Culture photo competition has just been announced. It’s a week’s holiday for two in Croatia. Croatia will be...

Mind your house – Galway Gardaí warn after spate of site thefts

GARDAÍ in Galway are to write out to 2015 planning permission applicants advising them of security measures they should consider, in a bid to combat a spate of thefts from houses under construction and...

Countdown dream comes true for biggest Galway fan

Galway man Liam Moloney is one of the biggest Countdown fans ever. As soon as St Joseph’s ‘The Bish’ bell rang out signalling the end of school every afternoon, Liam would leg it home to...


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