Cultivating a tropical paradise in Kinvara

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets man with a passion for growing exotic plants like bananas Darren Ward’s back garden, lush with exotic banana plants, ferns, lilies and palms is more like something you’d find...

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

1913 Home Rule fund On Sunday week, a public meeting was held immediately after last Mass at Kilreekil for the purpose of re-organising the local branch and starting a collection in aid of the...

Paul’s passion for postcards results in a fascinating insight into Galway’s history

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets retired engineer Paul  Duffy who collects postcards from the past For 35 years, Paul Duffy travelled every highway and byway in Galway as an engineer with the County Council...

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

1913 Suicide attempt A fair-haired lad, of apparently not more than twenty, was put into the dock before Mr. Justice Madden, at the Galway Summer Assizes, and indicted for an attempt to commit suicide...

Celebration of Kenneth Webb

An exhibition marking the 60-year association between Connemara based artist Kenneth Webb and the Kenny Gallery is currently taking place in the city gallery and will run until August 8. Kenneth...

Rod reinvents himself after half a century of evolution

TV Watch with Dave O’Connell  Whatever about the merits of some of his musical offerings during what we might call the disco dirge period, Rod Stewart certainly enjoyed himself along the way, hooking up...


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