Fine Gael's two Galway West TDs, Hildegarde Naughton and Sean Kyne - though only one proudly proclaims that fact on their Twitter profile.

Galway pols put best foot forward on Tweet machine

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Twitterati have highlighted how Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar’s Twitter profile (@campaignforleo) makes no reference to Fine Gael, never mind that he is...
Happier times: Catherine Connolly, TD, (second right) on a walkabout in Shop Street in 2005 with Deputy Michael D.Higgins, then Labour Party Chairman, Leader Pat Rabbitte, and candidates Colette Connolly, Derek Nolan, Hughie Baxter, Cllr Tom Costello, and Trevor O Clochartaigh.

Don’t bank on Catherine and Labour reconciling

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Catherine Connolly, the Independent TD for Galway West, has had a tumultuous relationship with the Labour Party. Catherine was originally a Labour member and elected...
Councilors Padraig Conneely and Donal Lyons at the hurlers' homecoming function in the Salthill Hotel on Monday night.

Peter all too keen to ‘hijack’ hurling heroes’ homecoming

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley There were scenes of jubilation at Pearse Stadium on Monday at the homecoming for the Galway senior and minor hurlers who created history by...
Cllr Terry O'Flaherty at Ballyloughane Beach which, much to her chagrin, has been closed to swimming again this year.

‘Little brown trout’ in bay make mockery of Green Leaf

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley There was a downpour of rain there yesterday, which means if you go for a September swim at any of our city beaches, the...
Representatives of Youth Work Ireland Galway and elected representatives from Galway at a meeting to discuss the needs of YWI.

Teen suicides hightlight mental health failings

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley A teenaged boy from Galway took his own life earlier this summer. He was only 14. Let that sink in for a moment: a...

Trouble at Civic Trust over bill for legal fees

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley All is not well at the Galway Civic Trust. There had been fears for some time earlier this year over the threat to Community...

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