Cllr Catherine Connolly celebrates her birthday next week . . . . .while Cllr Billy Cameron will mark his 60th on November 10. The two Socialist councillors are both feisty Scorpios.

Bitter bypass debate to drive TDs round the bend

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Galway City Outer Bypass, once again, will be a hot topic of debate in another general election in Galway West. The controversial ring-road...
Photographer Bob Quinn with his work which is now on permanent display in Ros a Mhíl. Pic: Seán Ó Mainnín.

Helping to keep the art of letter writing alive

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Time was when a letter home would involve getting out the old Basildon Bond stationary for an hour’s thought and writing, finding an envelope and a stamp and a...
Students from Scoil an Linbh Íosa, Galway experienced the musical magic of the Gamelan – a traditional Indonesian orchestral instrument – at the Galway Gamelan Experience at the Rowning Club where Mayor of Galway, Cllr Frank Fahy,tried his hand. Photo: Andrew Downes, xposure.

Talk to actual friends – not imaginary, electronic ones

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Imagine you’re having lunch with someone and, in the middle of their story – boring or riveting – you produced a book from your pocket and started to read...
ON OPPOSITE SIDES: Galway captain David Collins and team manager Anthony Cunningham are disconsolate in the immediate aftermath of last month's All-Ireland defeat to Kilkenny.

The game looks over for Cunningham as team boss

Inside Track with John McIntyre SPORTING unrest in the West stands on the brink of claiming two inter-county GAA management teams which featured at the business end of their respective championships. Pat Holmes and Noel...

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