Galway’s cead míle failte – just not if you’re a Syrian

When Galway was voted the world’s friendliest city, in a travel survey last year, we all patted ourselves on the back and tweeted how great we are. Isn’t it a great little country all the...
The last of his species? Cllr Padraig Conneely: a proponent of snail mail.

Hard times for hard copies as Pádraig stamps his foot

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Efforts by Galway City Council to save money on postage have been frustrated. Officials at City Hall are trying to introduce new protocols that...
Galway native Daryl Horgan whose star continues to rise after being called up to the Republic of Ireland squad.

Call up to Irish squad shows talent of local soccer star

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT may not quite have been Stuttgart in ’88 or Genoa in 1990 or the Giants Stadium in ’94 but the Republic of Ireland’s historic 1-0 victory over Austria in...
The Charioteers, who take to the road for Pieta House, pictured in Pearse Stadium last Saturday. Back row: Lisa Porter, Noel Kelly, Aoibhinn Moynihan, Caoimhe Moynihan, Michael Larkin (Galway Hurling Committee Chairperson), Padraic Cawley (main sponsor), Eamonn Gilligan and John Hanbury (Galway hurler). Front row: Joe Burke (Pieta House), Brendan Ruddy, Cian Larkin, Damien Ryan, Keeva Ryan, Rory Moynihan, Shauna Burke (Galway senior camogie player) and Donna Burke (Pieta House). Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure. Inset: The Charity Chariot.(Missing from picture are Audrey Slevin and Aimee Flaherty),

Charity Chariot is taking to the roads for a good cause

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT was a sad day when the ‘General Liam’ was laid to rest. He had been a good, faithful servant and, although prone to the odd breakdown, he was never...
Former Galway ladies football star and Annaghdown's spiritual leader, Fiona Wynne, who, nine years after retiring from the game, will line out for her club in this Sunday's All-Ireland intermediate club final at Parnell Park.

The comeback women who is Annaghadown’s driving force

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon WHEN Annaghdown native Fiona Wynne retired from club football in 2007, she thought that was it. She had few regrets. As playing careers go, she had achieved more than many,...
Connacht's Tiernan O'Halloran who was a surprise omission from Ireland's 34-man squad for the November Internationals.

Connacht must develop Plan B as rivals are catching on

Inside Track with John McIntyre THERE was more than a few Connacht supporters justifiably hot under the collar when the 34-man Irish squad was unveiled for the November Internationals last week. Just three players from...

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