Galway midfielder Peter Cooke tries to halt the progress of Mayo's Mikey Murray during the Connacht U-21 football final at Tuam Stadium on Saturday evening. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

If local GAA on the ball over 10,000 should land in Salthill

Inside Track with John McIntyre IF the GAA in Galway gets its act together, there is a glorious opportunity at Pearse Stadium on Sunday to pull off a public relations bonanza for the county’s hurlers...
Demostrations...Niamh O’Donovan of Simple Styling.

One-stop shop will inspire you with new look for your home

More than 100 exhibitors will attend the Home Improvement Show in Leisureland this weekend. Organisers expect more than 6,000 people through the doors and that around €500,000 in business will be done over Saturday and...
Embattled....Garda Commissioner Noirín O'Sullivan.

Policing the police in full glare of media spotlight

World of Politics with Harry McGee – Garda Commissioner Nóirin O’Sullivan is a little like the soccer manager who has been appointed to a team struggling in the relegation zone. The previous manager has been...
Aengus Hackett and John Rogers whose show, Tea, will be performed as part of this year's Theatre Festival. PHOTO: JOE O'SHAUGHNESSY.

Brewing up a storm with a brand new take on tea

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Irish people have had a love affair with tea since it was introduced here in the mid-17th century. We make tea when we are happy. When there’s a crisis we...

Cllr lashes out at colleagues claiming headlines for work of others

Opportunist politicians, who claim credit for securing money for projects they had nothing to do with have been branded “thieves”. Sinn Féin County Councillor, Dermot Connolly blasted Oireachtas members for issuing statements claiming credit for...

€40k grant for rundown homes could help housing crisis

Serious inroads could be made into the housing waiting list in both Galway city and county if only a fraction of the vacant properties were refurbished to liveable standards. Under the Government’s Repair and Lease...


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