Hospital patients are packed in like sardines

The family of a 93-year-old man who spent thirteen hours on a hospital trolley has opened up about the “inhumane” conditions in the cramped Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway. Mary Corbett-Joyce from Clifden today...
IE/DC come to Monroe’s Live on Friday, January 27.

IE/DC set to rock in AC/DC tribute show

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Get ready to rock the socks off the New Year when IE/DC come to Monroe’s Live on Friday, January 27. The Naas based AC/DC tribute band played their...
Appetising or not? Deep fried snails for tasting at the Tullamore seminar.

Global market for edible snails is now worth in the region of €1 billion

SNAILS – the bane of every gardener’s life – could prove to be a very profitable alternative farming enterprise, a major conference has been told. There is an ongoing demand for snails across continental Europe...
Vital first task . . . leaving the warmth of the blankets.

Final guidelines for a fresh start in 2017

Country Living with Francis Farragher There’s no point in leaving a job half done and after a flurry of readers sending in their appreciation for the New Year tips in last week’s paper, the final...
Deirdre Breathnach (Charlotte), Cormac Culkeen (Ted) and Adrian Lavelle (Danny) during NoRopes Theatre Company rehersals. PHOTOS: JOE O'SHAUGHNESSY.

Kate Tempest’s ‘Wasted’ gets its Irish premiere

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Wasted, the debut drama from one of the UK’s most exciting young writers and performers, Kate Tempest, will receive its Irish premiere in Galway next weekend. The play about three 20-somethings...
Salthill native, Ciarán McMahon, Chairman and Managing Director of Ford Ireland, with a Ford Model T.

Ford marks 100 years in Ireland

In just a few months, it will be exactly 100 years since Henry Ford established the Ford factory on the Marina in Cork City, and Ford Ireland plans to mark the centenary through a...


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