Keith Bohan from Moycullen and his American wife, Rachael Rogers on a visit to the Châteauneuf-du-Pap vineyards in France's Rhône region.

Living the dream

Lifestyle - Couple’s nomadic lifestyle sees them live in twelve cities in a year and share their adventures through social media. Bernie Ní Fhlatharta tells their story. Did you ever wonder what it’s like to...
At the Calderwood/Derrydonnell Fianna Fáil dinner in December 1986 were (from left) Martin Conroy, Athenry, Senator Mark Killilea, Bridie Conroy, Councillor Michael Fahy and Councillor Peadar Ruane.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Up the rebels Capt. S. Gwynn, M.P. attended Castlegar, alone, on Sunday morning for the purposes of addressing the people regarding the present political situation. He was struck by a bad egg before he delivered...
Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin: “To see people risking their lives to become rights lawyers and that commitment to the rule of law, it was huge for me.” Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Defender of rights

Lifestyle - Galway woman Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, who has devoted her career to promoting people’s rights all over the globe, has been appointed to a new position by the United Nations. Judy Murphy tells...

A world where most things are not just black and white

Country Living with Francis Farragher DO you ever get the feeling that the closer you look at something the more unclear it gets, or the more that someone tells you an issue is black and...
The Galway Senior Hurling team which defeated Kilkenny by 3-5 to 1-10 at Croke Park in the All-Ireland Semi-Final of 1953. Galway subsequently lost the final to Cork by a point (3-3 to 0-8) in controversial circumstances. Back, from left: J Gallagher, J Duggan, J Killeen, C Corless, B O’Neill, E Quinn, J Molloy, H Gordon. Front: P Nolan, S Duggan, M Glynn, M Burke, S Ruane, B Duffy, J Brophy.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Pulling up cabbages At Galway Petty Sessions, Michael Stokes, Munster Lane, summoned Mrs. Mary Browne, and her husband, John, for abusive language. Stokes complained that he was putting down cabbage plants when John Browne came...
The Galway Senior Hurling team, plus County Board officials, before they set sail for New York to play the away final of the National Hurling League in the Polo Grounds, New York on September 30, 1951. Galway won the title in front of a crowd of 30,000 exiles with a 2-11 to 2-8 win over New York, having beaten Wexford 6-7 to 3-4 in the home final the previous April. It was only their second league title overall and their first since 1930-31.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Arms raid Another raid for arms is reported from the Headford district, where, in the village of Ballyconlaght, lying on the shores of Lough Corrib, the house of Thomas Connell was entered by two masked...


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