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...
Spot the difference: Senator Hildegarde Naughton’s ‘entitlements’ leaflet on the left, and party colleague’s, Deputy John O’Mahony’s, on the right.

Galway’s culture – you won’t find it in fancy 2020 bid books

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Now that Galway has been short-listed for the European Capital of Culture 2020 – well done Galway, ya ride ya – it is perhaps...
The helipad on the former Shantalla pitch.

The shameless Shantalla land-grab by HSE thieves

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Health Service Executive isn’t good at a lot of things, but they do thievery quite well. Tackling waiting lists? That isn’t really the...
Galway West TD Catherine Connolly took umbrage at remarks by fellow Independent TD, Finian McGrath, who criticised her for what he said was her constant criticism.

Finian finds Catherine is appalled but not shocked

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Close observers of Catherine Connolly have noted her penchant for the term ‘shocked and appalled’. It was her favourite form of attack as a...
We're putting the band back together: Labour's brothers-in-arms, Derek, Billy, Michael D, and Niall.

Is Mike about to be sprung from Fianna Fáil Cubbard?

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley With local elections due in 2019, political parties are readying their candidates. Back in 2014, it seemed that some big personalities on the current...

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