Two vastly different books cast an eye on Irish history

Two very different books, both of which draw on Irish history will be launched Galway this Friday and Monday. Charity and the Great Hunger in Ireland, a new book by Christine Kinealy, will get...

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

1913 Insanitary conditions At the weekly meeting of the Urban Council, the Local Government Board’s sanitary inspector reported that he had visited Nos. 1 and 2 dispensary districts. In the former, the housing for...

Seventy five years as part of the fabric of Galway

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets couple behind family shop that has dressed both the gentry and movie stars down through the decades Just a few short years ago, husband and wife...

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

1913 Hospital windfall At a meeting of the Committee of Management of the County Hospital, Dr. Kinkead informed the Board that he had, a few days before, received a letter from Messrs. Faulkner and...

Tulca – a fresh insight into a familiar world

The theme of this year’s Tulca Festival of Visual Arts, which opens this Friday and runs until November 24 in venues throughout Galway City and Tuam is Golden Mountain. Some 25 artists are taking part,...

Doctor who fights corner for child sex abuse victims

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets a woman who has played a key role in improving services for young people As a child or an adult, if you were in a crisis, you’d be lucky...


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