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...

Dr Fidelma Healy leaves politics behind to return to her roots

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley We recently brought you news of retired Labour Party politician, Lorraine Higgins’ new job. But Lovely Lorraine isn’t the only Galway senator who was defeated...
Pictured back in 2002 at a thank you night to Bobby Molloy for 37 of service as both a local and national representative in the Galway Bay Hotel Salthill, were, from left: Noel Grealish; Tom Parlon, Mary Harney, her husband Brian Geoghegan, and Terry O'Flaherty.

Tom thumbs nose at city houseless and homeless

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley ‘’The last war was housing,” said Tom Parlon. “The war we’re in now is around infrastructure,” added the director general of Construction Industry Federation. It’d...
Best of friends again: Frank Fahy and Padraig Conneely, pictured celebrating their election to Galway City Council back in May, have kissed and made-up after a recent row.

‘Sorry’ easy to say when Mayoral chain is on line

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Today, ladies and gentlemen, we’re going to give you some insight into how politics works.  And in particular, we’ll look at the murky world...
Happier times...Marie Whelan receives her seal of office from President Michael D Higgins.

Kyne takes hump over Leo’s Gaeltacht snub

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley There was very little celebrating in the Seán Kyne camp, following the reshuffle by new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. “Sore” was how one supporter summed up...

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