The 'sheer terror' of a big clothes shop!

Coping with sheer terror of being lost in Penneys

Country Living with Francis Farragher It’s kind of strange that the older one gets, the more one seems to slip back into situations of childhood angst. Last week, during one of our colder snaps, I...
Transplant recipient Patrick Eustace: “I am very grateful and I’d encourage people to carry the [organ donor] card and, at the very least, have a discussion about donation with their family,” he says.

The gift of life that can happen with tragic death

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets kidney transplant recipient Patrick Eustace whose life has been transformed by an organ donation For most children, turning 12 is significant as it marks the final birthday before the onset...
Volunteers required for Galway stop of Cycle Against Suicide

Support Cycle Against Suicide: Host a rider

Volunteers needed as Cycle Against Suicide visits GALWAY The fifth annual Cycle Against Suicide is on its way to Galway at the end of next month and the organisers are seeking volunteer host families in...
Different times: The then Bishop, Eamon Casey, with the monstrance, during the Corpus Christi Procession at Nuns Island, Galway, in June 1985.

A troubled soul in a lost limbo of piety and love

Country Living with Francis Farragher It was one of those Rubicon days in the social history of Ireland – May 6, 1992, when word eventually broke that the Bishop of Galway, Eamonn Casey was resigning...
Irish dancers marching in the St Patrick's Day parade in Galway in 1970.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 The malicious intermeddler Sir, on behalf of the West Galway District Board G.A.A., I find it very essential to offer an explanation about the failure to carry out the fixtures at South Park, Galway, on...
Joe and Margaret Bohan: hard at work in their polytunnel. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Tunnel vision sees Galway restaurant step up to the plate

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets Joe and Margaret Bohan who have taken to growing their own food to ensure freshness on table The sound of birdsong fills the air as dusk falls on Joe and...


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