No. 9 The Lodges, Portumna.

Range of properties still available for less than €100k around the county

As property prices continue to rise Declan Tierney goes on the trail of houses under €100k – and discovers that there are still plenty of bargains to be had. We may not be back to...
The wheel and the bike are still kings of the streets in Beijing despite the proliferation of big motors as well. Here, a Beijing native 'brings home' his three piece suite of furniture on his power assisted bike/trailer.

A place of chaos that never dares to doze

Most nights when I wake up, there’s a kind of reassuring familiarity at seeing the same lampshade hanging from the ceiling. I feel it says to me: “Go back to sleep, all is well.” Seldom...
The owners of Forde's Garage in Prospect Hill, Galway came up with a novel solution to power their petrol pumps during the ESB strike of April 1972 – an employee on a bicycle attached to the pump by a fan-belt type device pedalled furiously to generate the power to pump the fuel much to the satisfaction of customers.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Plunkett manifesto burned At the weekly meeting of the Portumna Board of Guardians on Saturday, a circular of Count Plunkett was read. Chairman: He wants to have to parties in Ireland. He has nothing to do...
Dayana Maltese at Sabanero at the Westside Enterprise Centre. “It’s something between mozzarella and feta,” she says of her Venezuelan cheese. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Dayana aims to become a big cheese in adopted city

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets a Venezuelan woman producing her native cheese in Galway who is getting hugely-positive reaction to the product When Dayana Maltese came to Galway on holidays in late 2004 to visit...
Pictured at an awareness meeting about gambling in Mannion's of Abbeyknockmoy organised by Anne Rabbitte, TD, were speakers Davy Glennon, Senior Galway Hurler; Tom Blanche, Educator Consultant; Anne Rabbitte; David Hickson, The Gaming and Leisure Association of Ireland; and Oisín McConville, former Armagh Footballer. Photos: Johnny Ryan Photography.

Price to pay for gambling is not simply financial debt

Lifestyle -  Dearbhla Geraghty hears how addiction to gambling ruined the lives of GAA stars Davy Glennon and Oisín McConville Galway hurler, Davy Glennon, watched his team mates compete in the 2015 All-Ireland final without...
Dominican Boy Scouts, Claddagh in 1970. Back row: Sean Browne, Dave Courtney, Derek Feeney. Front: Ger Moran, Stephen Moran, Ger Cleary, Ivor Robinson, and Harry Moran.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Lively times at Ryehill At the Tuam Quarter Sessions on Tuesday, His Honour Judge Doy, K.C., was engaged hearing actions and cross-actions between Peter Burke and Mrs. Donlon, Ryehill, with reference to a water passage,...


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