Galway family bridges a century of history on the Green Fields of France

On September 1 1914, Galway man George Henry Morris – in command of the Irish Guards – was killed in France within two weeks of his arrival as part of the British Expeditionary Force...

Crazy Snake Rebellion for Monroe’s Live

Crazy Snake Rebellion will put their own spin on a classic rock ‘n’ roll sound when they play Monroe’s Live this Saturday, September 6. The band is made up of Doug Niss (vocals/guitar), Rocky Norton (bass)...

Galway suffers closure of more than 300 pubs

Galway has lost more than 300 pubs across the county, according to new figures released this week. There was once 800 pubs across the county – but that’s now down to 489, according to a...

Galway village’s gold rush!

The filming of a €1.8million television drama series is pumping new life into one Galway village where a renovated but unopened hotel has been taken over by the cast and crew. On Tuesday, the cast...

New Rose of Tralee takes trip back to her Galway roots

It was a mix between a red carpet event and the return of a victorious Galway football team but not quite; a touch of glamour and a homecoming of sorts. And it was definitely a...

Weather scuppers Galway city’s cruise bonanza

The refusal by the captain of the luxury cruise ship Crystal Symphony to allow up to 1,500 passengers and crew come ashore in Galway yesterday because of poor weather has been branded a “disaster”. Following...


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