A dispute with Santa that was never quite resolved

Country Living with Francis Farragher I’ve always been of the opinion that you shouldn’t hold grudges . . . well at least not for any longer than a few months . . . but there’s...
A cup winning Oranmore camogie team pictured in 1967.

Galway In Days Gone By

1916 Lest we forget In Ireland this Christmas time there will be mourning in many homes for the brave lads who have given up their lives in the prosecution of the most dreadful war in history....
Kevin Kelly speaking at the Project Management National Conference in Mumbai, India, a three day professional development event, earlier this year.

How to make storytelling work for Irish businesses

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets a leading Galway  motivational speaker who is organising novel conference on uniquely Irish skill Kevin Kelly graduated from UCG in 1987 with a Commerce degree but the Furbo-based businessman reckons...
Sulky car at the Kilconnell Fair. Pic: Gerry Stronge.

A taste of history in our food and drink

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets author Margaret Hickey and hears of the saga behind her epic book Ireland’s Green Larder It would be fair to describe Ireland’s Green Larder, a unique book that explores Irish...

Ongoing battle between excess and moderation

Country Living with Francis Farragher There are a few of us working in this establishment who are caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea as regards the line to be drawn between guilt...
Margaret Monaghan, Business and Administration Manager, Cyril Hyland, Coordinating Manager, and Elaine Ryan, Director of Client Services, Lets Get Talking Galway. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

‘It’s good to Talk’ is basis of charity’s existence

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets the people behind Let’s Get Talking Galway, the charity offering mental health counselling If you were to measure a community’s quality of life by the state of its mental health,...


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