Directly elected representatives and unelected officials aongst the Galway delegation visiting Chicago and Milwaukee

Cubbard’s lightbulb moment – directly elected officials

Mike Cubbard is not happy. The Independent city councillor believes some unelected employees of Galway City Council are so incompetent, they make elected members look totally inadequate. Or as Mike put it on social media:...
Cllr McNelis: Would you buy fresh air from this man?

Del boy McNelis plámáses the Yanks to buy fresh air

We’ve heard of selling sand to Arabs. And selling oil to the Sheiks. And selling snow to Eskimos. Well now you can add a new one to the list: selling fresh air to gullible gobshites. Not-your-average-slimy-salesman,...
Mark Fielding of ISME - crying 'wolf' on wages

Any chance of pay cut for the boy who cried wolf?

Employers, predictably, issued a statement claiming “increasing pay will stop recovery”. This alarming headline was written in capital letters and in bold, leaving the reader in no doubt as to its importance. You can’t blame ISME (Irish...

Galway soccer fans should abort political flag waving

Soccer supporters need to cop on. No, not just the hooligans causing chaos in France for the European Championships. But the eejits up at Eamonn Deacy Park need to get a life, too. Can they not...
Noel Grealish gets his first Number One of the election campaign - from the razor of city barber, Tom Nally.

Very hairy moment as Grealish goes bald-headed for Trevor

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Noel Grealish popped into Tom Nally’s city centre barbers for the obligatory election campaign haircut photo opportunity. The balding Independent TD, who in fairness hasn’t...
Cllr McNelis: Would you buy fresh air from this man?

Outraged government TD acts like Opposition TD

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The closer the General Election day comes, the more Government backbenchers worried about their Dáil seats morph into opposition TDs. This process can happen at...

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