Brave Brogan basks in life of normality after cancer battle

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets a family whose lives were turned upside down by child’s diagnosis People would say to me ‘I don’t know how you coped, but the fact is you have no...

Wilde weekend to focus on Oscar’s lasting legacy

Arts Week with Judy Murphy – Playwright, poet and wit Oscar Wilde is the subject of a new festival kicking off in Galway city this weekend. The two-day event, taking place this Saturday...

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

1913 Dilapidated workhouse The Engineer (Mr. Rosengrave) wrote to Gort Board of Guardians that the Master had drawn his attention to the dilapidated condition of the roofs of the Workhouse towers. On examination, he...

Magic world of the deep lures divers of all ages

Some veteran scuba divers used to joke that their sport took off when “diving was dangerous and sex was safe” and it is quite remarkable that many of the founding members of the Galway...

Late developer Seamus draws on Galway for crime fiction

In person, associate professor and librarian Seamus Scanlon is a mild mannered, soft-spoken human being who, you suspect, wouldn’t harm a fly. He is a vegan after all. But put his MacBook Air in...

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

1913 Old man attacked A man, locally known as ‘Colonel’ Maguire, was admitted to the Galway County Hospital yesterday (Thursday) suffering from extensive flesh wounds to the head, and in a general state of...


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