Young film fans gearing up for a reel good time

Young movie buffs will have plenty to entertain them from November 12-15 when the 20th Junior Galway Film Fleadh takes place in locations across Galway City. The Fleadh’s light-hearted entertainment will feature sing-along version of...

Magic and monsters for City in Macnas parade

There was a time when the population of Galway turned out in force every July for the annual Macnas parade, but all things change and the Macnas parade has moved to the October Bank...

Scott takes to song to mark a year’s passing

Fans of impassioned singer/songwriters should check out Scott McWatt’s free show in Monroe’s Live this Saturday night. The Glasgow born singer is promoting his second album A Ceist Ama, (A Matter of Times) which...

Galway windfarm saga for Supreme Court 11 years after landslide

A SUPREME Court appeal in relation to the controversial Derrybrien Windfarm project is to be heard in Dublin today (Thursday), exactly eleven years to the day that the massive landslide began on the South...

Beautiful songs on menu as Beautiful South duo reunite

Playing hits from the Beautiful South and the Housemartins, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott will be in Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill, on Thursday, October 30. There will be new material too, taken from their acclaimed...

HSE changes Galway hospitals’ identity for seventh time in eight years

On a week where the number of Galway patients forced to wait on trolleys jumped to 37, the Health Service Executive (HSE) admitted that it had spent €22,000 on rebranding the hospital groups in...


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