Charlie Adley

There’s so much more to football than the game!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Well I usually read your colyoom, ‘cept not when you write about football.” It’s never a mystery to me why people hate football a complete turn-off, but each time I...
The helipad on the former Shantalla pitch.

The shameless Shantalla land-grab by HSE thieves

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Health Service Executive isn’t good at a lot of things, but they do thievery quite well. Tackling waiting lists? That isn’t really the...
Ryalex (red colours) on his way to winning the Costello Family Maiden Race at the County Galway Hunt Point to Point held at Dartfield, Kilrickle in 2015. Point-to-Point action returns to Dartfield this Sunday. Photo: Hany Marzouk

Blazers Point-To-Point throws up future National Hunt stars

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon POINT-to-Point may not be at the most glamorous end of the horse racing spectrum but its value to the sport and the industry was emphasised when the progressive One For...
Galway centre back Gearóid McInerney battling for possession with Tipperary's Niall O'Meara during the National Hurling League Final at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. Photo: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Galway men look primed for a serious cut at the big one

Inside Track with John McIntyre OH ye of little faith. Trying to find a Galway hurling supporter who genuinely believed their team could beat Tipperary in the National League final was akin to looking for...
Garda Fight Night...Garda Sean McHugh (third from left back) presents a cheque for €60,318 to Michael Craig, Galway Hospice (third from right), the proceeds of the Galway Gardai Blue Collar Fight Night held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway. Also in the picture are (front): Garda Sharon Keaveney; Mary Tierney, Galway Hospice; Garda, Linda Woodman, Garda Shauna Keane and Garda Don Connellan. (Standing) Garda Paddy Moran, Garda Ger Brady, Garda Marvin Lee, Garda Joe Hirst and Garda Dermot Hardiman. PHOTO: STAN SHIELDS.

When it comes to pets, cats are the new dogs

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Apparently men love cats in greater numbers than ever before – which isn’t exactly a ringing endorsement of dogs. But in one way, you can see why; you don’t have...
Squaring the circle...greenhouse gas emissions.

Aligning economic agenda with our green obligations

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Climate change is still low down on the agenda, down with Sunderland, if you will, in our Premiership of priorities. We have not heard all that much...

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