Galway city publicans are caught short on bar extensions

Publicans in Galway city had to call time on late bars on Tuesday night of the busiest week of the year for the local hospitality industry – because of a licensing ‘clerical error’. But drinkers...

Galway football star is heading in the right direction!

A sublime score by Galway footballer Shane Walsh had the GAA world enraptured on Saturday night . . . but it was a tweet by a pop star which earned the Kilkerrin-Clonberne attacker a...
Bertie Ahern at Galway Races at the height of the 'Fianna Fail tent' era

Races stir up memories of politics rather than ponies

It seems almost a shameful admission for a Galwegian to make but my interest in the Galway Races is only one or two notches above zero. And it wasn't as if we city kids weren't...

Delight for Galway family as stolen dog makes her escape

by Francis Kennedy When Valentine Fleury – a Belgian student visiting Galway – met a friendly little dog while out for a walk near Athenry on Sunday last, she had no idea of the murky...

Galway GAA wants no more winners hanging out car windows

Galway GAA has warned clubs to ban players ‘hanging out of car windows’ with trophies during celebration cavalcades after finals. The Association’s Health and Wellbeing committee has warned that unless the ‘dangerous’ practice is stopped,...

Galway County Councillors’ cars clamped during meeting at NUIG

Newly elected members of Galway County Council got something of a shock when they found that their cars were clamped after attending a five hour long meeting of the local authority. And even a former...


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