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...

Back–of–envelope parking plan puts pressure on pact

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Creaks are again beginning to appear in the ruling pact on Galway City Council, as elected members feel the heat about their rash decision...
The Minister with the longest title, Sean Kyne.

New 30-word job title a mouthful for Seán

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley We thought Pat Breen, the Clare TD, had a long-winded title, and he does – Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market...
There was no sign of Gaeilgeoir, Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív, when his Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin and Galway City Councillor Peter Keane met with NUIG President James Browne (centre) at the university last week. One wonders did the trio chat in Irish?

Dev Óg puts smacht on NUIG with ‘Ó Cuív Bill’

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Éamon Ó Cuív may seem like a gentle giant, and for the most part, he is. But whatever you do, don’t mess with Dev...
Who bought the popcorn . . . An Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar, shoots the breeze with Galway City Councillor, Pádraig Conneely, before the pair watched a movie together at the Galway Film Fleadh last Thursday. Leo’s mate was involved in Pilgrimage, the Irish premiere of which was playing at the Town Hall Theatre. Movie-buff Pádraig was at a loose-end, and accompanied his boss to the event.

Catholic councillors cave-in to political correctness

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Bless me father for I have sinned. The Catholic priests of Galway City’s parishes will be working overtime this week – hearing confessions of...

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