Changing times in education.

When a mistake at Mass could lead to a walloping

Country Living with Francis Farragher I’VE often been told that I should read more books but somehow there never seems to be enough hours in the day to box off a reading hour. A couple of...
Traders in Eyre Square in thye 1970s at the location currently being occupied by the Galway Christmas Market.

Galway In Days Gone By

1916 No Christmas box A largely-attended, and very representative, meeting of the Shopkeepers of Galway was held on Thursday evening last, when, after discussing the difficulties of carrying on business at the present time, it was...
Zita Monahan as The Duchess and Darragh O’Brien as her brother Ferdinand.

Zita takes on Duchess of Malfi challenge

For a woman taking on the main role in one of the darkest, most violent plays in English-language theatre, Zita Monahan is remarkably upbeat. The Dublin-born, Galway-based actor is in rehearsals for The Duchess...
A Garda is on top of a case of illegal parking at Galway Market in August 1966. The premises on the right was The Eagle Chinese Restaurant, believed to be the first Asian eaterie to establish in Galway.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Galway’s crime figures Addressing the Grand Jury at the Spring Assizes, Lord Justice Moloney said: Turning to the general state of your county, and taking the figures for the East Riding, I find the number...
Reporter Bernie Ní Fhlatharta on her way to a Bernie Sanders rally in New York.

Trump’s tribe

Lifestyle - A visit to rural Virginia during the US Presidential election campaign proved to be an eye-opening experience for Bernie Ní Fhlatharta.  She tells how Donald Trump’s rhetoric resonated with people filled with...

Creative Ireland – all about you

Creative Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting more involved in arts, culture and creativity. It’s an ambitious five-year Government strategy that...


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