The new Ford KA+

New Ford KA a big plus

When the marketing gurus add a plus sign to the name of a brand, it is fair to assume that you are getting something extra. Space is the ingredient that Ford promise in the...
At the Calderwood/Derrydonnell Fianna Fáil dinner in December 1986 were (from left) Martin Conroy, Athenry, Senator Mark Killilea, Bridie Conroy, Councillor Michael Fahy and Councillor Peadar Ruane.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Up the rebels Capt. S. Gwynn, M.P. attended Castlegar, alone, on Sunday morning for the purposes of addressing the people regarding the present political situation. He was struck by a bad egg before he delivered...
Mummy swan keeps a keen eye on her five cygnets as they go for a swim at Loughrea Lake. PHOTO: HANY MARZOUK.

A tough financial year on the farm

WEST of Ireland farmers – and especially those in the lower income beef and sheep categories – have been advised to try ‘and leave nothing behind’ in terms of any direct payments that can...
Dave O'Connell

If life throws up a bad smell – blame it on the hound dog

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It was an old trick in many householders that, if you accidentally discharged a pungent odour from the nether regions – and if there happened to be a hapless...

NUI Galway climbs six places in world university rankings

NUI Galway has climbed six places in the QS World University Ranking 2017/2018, placing it in the world's Top 1 percent. The university has now reached No. 243 in the world. This is the fifth successive...

Cross-religion condemnation of attack on Galway mosque

Five prominent religious leaders in Galway have issued a joint statement condemning the weekend attack on the Maryam Mosque in Ballybrit in the city The Catholic Diocese administrator Canon Michael McLoughlin; Church of Ireland Archdeacon...


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