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Return to the chair of fear brings its mixed blessings

Country Living with Francis Farragher It really is hard to figure out when you’re getting bad or good news from your dentist. As the years pass, if he or she, tells you that your teeth...
Marion Edler from Crann Óg Eco Farm in South Galway with her dog Minnie. Nature Therapy is "about the pleasurable experiences around nature, sustaining us and opening us up to the healing power of nature,” she says. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Feelgood factor of Nature Therapy

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets Marion Edler from Crann Óg Eco Farm who promotes the values of a simple life alongside nature In a society where most of us spend our lives rushing around, usually...
Farmers demanding the draining of the Dunkellin River mount a protest in 1970.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Council bear garden Tuam District Council chamber was converted into a bear garden during the progress of the quarterly meeting. There was a large attendance of members, and a few hundred road contractors occupied the...
Galway Hospice is recruiting a Director of Quality and Operations

Galway Hospice – Director of Quality & Operations

Galway Hospice Foundation is a voluntary organisation providing specialist inpatient, home care and day care palliative services, predominantly for County Galway, in  partnership with the HSE.  It has developed into a centre of excellence...
Inishark: abandoned island off the Galway coast is the inspiration for the haunting novel, 'The Stolen Child'.

Haunting new novel inspired by abandoned Galway island

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy talks to US-born writer Lisa Carey whose latest book of dark magic was sparked by visit to Inishark The abandoned island of Inishark that rises out of the Atlantic seven miles...
What a difference a year makes . . . Just over 12 months ago, the floods were making their way through towns and villages across South Galway as captured in this 'paws for thought' photo taken near Craughwell by HANY MARZOUK. A year on, it's a changed landscape.

‘Steady as she goes’ while Winter slips by

Country Living with Francis Farragher We’ve been chugging along so merrily through a mild and dry Winter, that our forecasters have been pining for something to give out warnings about. This time last year, we...


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