Marie happy to be out of ‘comfort zone’ with Druid

The accepted wisdom is that nothing ages you like having children – partly because they add years to you! But, more importantly, their growing older means you can’t avoid the implications for yourself. It...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1913 Lighting survey At the meeting of the Galway Urban Council, the Lighting Committee reported that they had inspected the lighting arrangements existing at Taylor’s Hill, Maunsells road, and Salthill. No change in the...

Spirit of Voice Festival marks 10 years with special show

The Spirit of Voice festival returns to Galway on December 20 and will celebrate a decade of vocal concerts and workshops with a concert that includes some of Ireland’s finest singing talents. ...

Female fervor set to change the face of local politics

Lifestyle - Declan Tierney meets some of the new wannabe women politicians who want to tilt the ‘gender balance’ in Galway One rather cynical French writer once remarked, “Politicians and diapers should be changed...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1913 Cowardly assault While peacefully returning from a funeral on Sunday, a Carnmore farmer named John Carr, was set upon by three other men and assaulted in a grievous manner. It...

Aladdin’s Cave props shop takes a vintage turn

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy visits a magnet for lovers of all things vintage and antique – and meeting needs of screen and stage Anybody with the slightest interest in vintage and...


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