Taking a proactive attitude to retirement

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy hears of the wisdom of planning for retirement at a time when people are living years longer Planning for retirement is something many people put on the long finger, but...

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

1914 Bailiff ‘dipped’ The unpleasant experiences of a water bailiff named John Rooney were mentioned at Oranmore Petty Sessions on Tuesday when Peter Duggan (Heavey), Thomas Duggan and Mary Duggan, were charged with allegedly...
Robert Catto

Fine Cúirt programme caters for all tastes

A balance of “youth and enthusiasm with maturity” is how  NUI Galway Professor of Drama and Theatre Patrick Lonergan described this year’s Cúirt Festival of Literature when he launched the 2014 programme on Tuesday...

The sounds and music of our Celtic ancestors

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets a couple who have a passion for ancient music instruments If you happen to have some weird looking old bronze pipes lying about a barn or an attic and...

Christine kits out cast in style for musical comedy

If you want a job done, give it to a busy woman. That saying certainly applies to Christine Bourke-Clancy, who is in charge of costumes for the latest show from the Patrician Musical Society....

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

1914 Was it ass flesh? A peculiar case was heard at Gort Petty Sessions when a local butcher named Martin Kelly was fined 5s. and 13s. 6d. costs for having sold meat which was...


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