Five Galway siblings make this the family of the century!

It is not only the presidential cheque that will be winging its way to East Galway native Madge Fanning on reaching her 100th birthday next Wednesday. There could well be a certificate from the Guinness...

Galway sister demands justice for Philomena Gillane – 20 years on

The Galway sister of murdered Philomena Gillane has demanded that the investigation be reopened as nobody has ever been charged in relation to the savage killing. Mother of one Philomena Gillane (41) from Caltra was...

Birthday snub leaves Yaya with blues

If a footballer who earns a somewhere north of a quarter of a million pounds a week can get into a complete strop over his employer’s failure to wish him a happy 31st birthday,...
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Galway city ex-buskers Rofi James have winning formula

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell - The young and ambitious Rofi James will play Monroe’s Live on Saturday, May 31. The pop/rock band from Galway City began when lead singer and guitarist Rónán Ó...
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Old ghosts get a new life in vibrant Galway show

Arts Week with Judy Murphy - A unique musical and theatrical journey that takes Irish folklore and ghost stories as its starting point will be staged at the Town Hall Theatre, Galway on May...

Fears grow for future of Portiuncula maternity services

The three main unions at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe made impassioned pleas for maternity services to be retained at the hospital during a meeting with senior HSE management this week. Tuesday afternoon’s meeting came in...

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