Baile An Salsa

Baile An Salsa turn to public for album funds

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – With their trad and salsa fusion going from strength to strength, Baile An Salsa play Monroe’s Live on Saturday August 12. Five years after forming in Galway City,...
Dave O'Connell

Family Fun Day – is that the ultimate contradiction?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell here are few phrases in life more guaranteed to bring you out in a cold sweat than the threat of a 'Family Fun Day'. In case you don't get the...
Galway was en fete for the visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra to the city in 1903. This photo from the National Library of Ireland collection was taken as the large crowds dispersed some time after the royal couple had passed through the town centre on their way to Galway Docks where the Royal Yacht awaited them. On left a carriageman awaits the return of his employer.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 A courageous act Eye witnesses of the incident are loud in their praise of the action of Constable Carragy, of Eglinton-st. barracks, who on Saturday evening was instrumental in saving the life of a young...
Apple Athenry

Fears that delay in court decision may spark Apple change of heart

The Commercial Court case involving plans for a multi-million euro Apple data centre in Athenry are to be deferred until Autumn. The case was previously deferred in June and while it had been hoped that...
The showhouse at Rinn Dúin, Gort.

Open house at new energy efficient development

An open viewing will be held this Sunday (July 30) at the new Rinn Dúin development at Rindifin in Gort. Located on the Circular Road, Rinn Dúin is a stylish, yet affordable of 32 homes...
Willie Keane from Clostoken, Loughrea, shaking out the hay during of our recent fine spells of weather. Photo: Hany Marzouk.

Seaweed to be our cure for methane emissions

INTERNATIONAL research indicating that the introduction of seaweed to the diet of cattle could help to significantly reduce methane emissions, should be followed up by further studies here in Ireland, according to Galway IFA. Over...


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