Pure mule proves tourist draw off Galway coast

An island has long been regarded a difficult place for man or beast to seek comfort – so spare a thought then for a family of misfits off the Galway coast on Inis Mór. Local...

Galway potholes protest is a sign of the times!

It’s a sign of the times as the voters of Galway seek to extract their pound of flesh from election candidates before Friday’s polling day. Last week the Connacht Tribune reported how the voters of...

Black weekend shows scale of suicide crisis in Galway

There were at least five suicides on a black weekend for the county – underlining a senior Garda’s warning that this is now the single biggest threat facing communities across the West. Superintendent Gerry Roche,...

Five Galway siblings make this the family of the century!

It is not only the presidential cheque that will be winging its way to East Galway native Madge Fanning on reaching her 100th birthday next Wednesday. There could well be a certificate from the Guinness...

Galway sister demands justice for Philomena Gillane – 20 years on

The Galway sister of murdered Philomena Gillane has demanded that the investigation be reopened as nobody has ever been charged in relation to the savage killing. Mother of one Philomena Gillane (41) from Caltra was...

Birthday snub leaves Yaya with blues

If a footballer who earns a somewhere north of a quarter of a million pounds a week can get into a complete strop over his employer’s failure to wish him a happy 31st birthday,...


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