Clybaun Hotel management celebrating their recent four star classification (from left) Dermot Hogan Sales & Marketing Manager, John Divilly Financial Controller, Nouman Zeb Assistant Manager and Fintan Loftus General Manager.

Multi-million euro refurbishment earns city facility a four-star classification

A multi-million euro refurbishment and upgrade at the Clybaun Hotel has paid immediate dividends – with the facility now celebrating its new four-star classification from Failte Ireland. The Knocknacarra hotel underwent an extensive refurbishment and...
Minister Michael Creed: Apply early.

Minister is asked to clear GLAS hold-up

MINISTER for Agriculture, Michael Creed, has been called upon to directly intervene and clear the way for outstanding payments to be made to GLAS farmers still waiting for their money since December 19 last. Galway...
Riverdance was a long way into the future when this group of young Irish dancers from Loughrea posed for the camera in 1967.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Mail-order houses All who have the interests of Irish trade at heart must feel concerned at the huge amount of money sent from Ireland to cross-Channel mail-order houses. One of the lesser-known of these firms...
Performer and composer Alma Deutscher. “Melodies that play inside my head,” is how Alma describes what happens when she gets ideas.

Exceptional child prodigy for Galway performance

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy talks to the mother of 11-year-old Alma Deutscher whose full-length opera has got rave reviews Being the parent of a gifted child is both rewarding and challenging, as Janie Steen and...

Galway house prices continue to rise

Auctioneers are predicting that residential property prices in Galway will increase by another 10% in the coming year. Separate reports published in the last few days have forecast price increases in the county of 9%...
Something to Sing About Galway members, front, from left: Sean Monaghan, Catriona Curran, Ann Donohue, Una Carroll, Geraldine Gilchreest, Rose Cogan and Seamus Murphy, with (back) Carmel Folan, Anna Roche, Betty O'Flaherty, Mary Forde and Pat Flynn, at the launch of their night of music and song on Saturday, January 21, in the Salthill Hotel, where they will be joined by musical guests such as Marc Roberts, Emma Langford, Richie Byrne and Maria and Kenny Fahy. Tickets are €15 and can be purchased in Duggan's Renmore, and McCambridges in Shop Street. Funds raised will be donated to Galway Hospice, Hand in Hand and Comfort Fund Oncology Ward at UHG.

We’re much better off biting life in small bits

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Sometimes it really doesn’t help to think too much; we’re better off as worker ants, heads down, pushing the stone up the hill, rather than wondering just how futile...


scattered clouds
8 ° C
8 °
8 °
11 °
11 °
11 °
11 °
9 °