Taxi customer counts the cost of Garda Christmas campaign!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Garda clampdown on drunk drivers in the city this Christmas was universally welcomed by members of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee (JPC). Chief...
Nothing to see here - the expected row between Padraig Conneely and Michael Connolly never materialised.

Pearce’s nod to butchery at office Christmas party

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Pragmatica, the business owned by Pearce Flannery, the Galway City Councillor, held its Christmas party in Connemara last week. We’re sure there was much merriment...

Michael D Castro obit raises ‘El Che’ statue from the dead

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, came under sustained attack in recent weeks for his tribute to fellow socialist leader, Fidel Castro. The usual suspects...
In happier times: back in 2005, the then Mayor of Galway City, and Labour Party councillor, Catherine Connolly, was rolled out along with then party leader, Pat Rabbitte. in support of Trevor O Clochartaigh as he is announced as the Labour Party’s candidate in the upcoming Údarás na Gaeltachta elections. Trevor, now a member of Sinn Féin, has had a cut in the past week at Catherine, now an Independent TD, about her role in representing banks in repossession orders.

NUIG’s paranoia doesn’t mean they aren’t after it!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley It can get lonely in the ivory towers of academia. So lonely, in fact, that lecturers and professors, and management at third level institutes...

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...
Fianna Fáil's three amigos didn't care too much for the fact that Brendan McGrath got out of his sick bed to outline details of the propsoed city budget for 2017.

HSE-style democracy: ‘Our way or highway’

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The HSE West Regional Health Forum is supposed to be a place where democratically elected representatives from counties right across the West, from Donegal...

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