Ken Ring: Man of the sun, moon and stars!

August to be highlight of our 2017 weather?

Country Living with Francis Farragher There’s nothing quicker to raise the blood pressure of meteorologists and scientists than the mention of canny New Zealander, Ken Ring, whose almanacs make a stab at predicting the weather...
A Traveller family camped on the side of Lough Atalia Road in Galway City in September 1969.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Glorious Sinn Féin At Oranmore Petty Sessions, a young farmer named James Flanagan was charged by Constable Smyth for disorderly conduct on the road between Oranmore and Galway on the evening of February 24th. Constable...
Emma O'Grady with her grandfather's tapes. “He was a difficult man. He didn’t speak much and seemed to live in his head a lot. He might be in a room but wouldn’t join in the conversation," she says. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Man of few words left a legacy of stories

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy hears how writer-actor Emma O’Grady turned her granddad’s forgotten tapes into one-woman show Emma O’Grady’s paternal grandfather, Paddy, who died in 1998 wasn’t a man for small talk. Such was his...
Free Home & Garden glossy magazine with this week's Connacht Tribune and Galway City Tribune

Home & Garden tips for Spring in Tribune’s free magazine

The Connacht Tribune will publish a Home & Garden glossy magazine this week and it will be available free with  the Galway City Tribune and Connacht Tribune. We have an excellent piece on extending or...
A spectacular shot of a plane landing at Leeds-Bradford Airport during Storm Doris last week.

A few wintry blasts as Spring beckons

Country Living with Francis Farragher It was a bit like the story of waiting for ages at the shelter for a bus to arrive, and then two of them arrive together. After the most benign...
Members of the Comnmittee of the Moycullen Branch of the Save The West Camapign after their meeting in the Parochial Hall, Moycullen, in November 1966, were, seated (from left): Mr. J. Regan, Miss Brigid Bohan, Dr. E. Scully, Miss I. Carter and Mr J. Cunningham. Standing (from left): Rev. Father G. Quinn, PP, Moycullen, Mr. J. Hoade, Mr. P. Burke, Mr. C. O'Donohoe, Sergeant W. Hoare, Mr. S. Donnellan, Mr. P. O'Riordan, Mrs. N. Hoare, Mr. P. Gavin, Mr. T. Faherty and Mr. M. Flannery.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 City potato supply The supply of potatoes coming into Galway during the week was a record one – in smallness. The supply on Saturday was below the normal, and on Wednesday morning only two loads...


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