Fine Gael Party leader Enda Kenny drumming up support while on a General Election walkabout in Eyre Square in April 2007

Kenny’s fondness for Galway – and the city’s golden girls

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Like many ‘Mayos’, perhaps bored with the back of beyond, Enda Kenny was drawn to Galway. And, as the first West of Ireland Taoiseach,...
Charlie Adley

Out of the way – we’re saving the planet!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Bombarded by big news about bombs, elections and Brexit, we’ve almost forgotten Trump’s pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Although Climate Change poses a massive threat to us all,...
Derek Niland (centre) coaching during the weekly Saturday morning session at Corinthians RFC.

Children with special needs are doing it for themselves

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon It never ceases to amaze the lengths a loving parent will go to provide a better world for their children. Take former Corinthians prop Derek Niland. Driven to ensure his 11-year-old...
Dave O'Connell

How come couches are now synonymous with potatoes?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Few phrases out there capture an image quite as succinctly as a couch potato – and yet when you think of it, this makes no sense at all. Then again...
Galway goalkeeper Colm Callanan autographs a hurley for supporter Aaron Ryan after their big Leinster semi-final win over Offaly in Portlaoise last Sunday. Photo: INPHO.

No surprises as Galway make short work of dreadful Offaly

Inside Track with John McIntyre GALWAY’S almost spooky status as favourites to win the All-Ireland hurling title came under no threat in Portlaoise last Sunday. They were expected to run through a poorly-equipped Offaly outfit...
Big winner...Ciaran Cannon, here after his election in Galway East, is back in Ministerial office. Pic Gerry Stronge

Galway fares well – but junior reshuffle hardly creates waves

World of Politics with Harry McGee – So first the good news. Leo Varadkar’s line-up of second-tier Ministers was revolutionary and far-reaching - but only if you were a TD who happened to represent...


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