Something to Sing About Galway members, front, from left: Sean Monaghan, Catriona Curran, Ann Donohue, Una Carroll, Geraldine Gilchreest, Rose Cogan and Seamus Murphy, with (back) Carmel Folan, Anna Roche, Betty O'Flaherty, Mary Forde and Pat Flynn, at the launch of their night of music and song on Saturday, January 21, in the Salthill Hotel, where they will be joined by musical guests such as Marc Roberts, Emma Langford, Richie Byrne and Maria and Kenny Fahy. Tickets are €15 and can be purchased in Duggan's Renmore, and McCambridges in Shop Street. Funds raised will be donated to Galway Hospice, Hand in Hand and Comfort Fund Oncology Ward at UHG.

We’re much better off biting life in small bits

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Sometimes it really doesn’t help to think too much; we’re better off as worker ants, heads down, pushing the stone up the hill, rather than wondering just how futile...
Taoiseach Enda Kenny: his words bear repeating . . . over and over again . . . by FG minions.

Plagiarising Enda Kenny who plagiarises himself

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Fine Gael in Galway West is on an election footing. In fairness, with Government relying on the support of flaky eccentrics like Finian McGrath,...
Charlie Adley

Be aware of darkness and give thanks for the rest!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley What now? What now for us, as we emerge from the blur and rush, to face once again the normality we so eagerly tried to escape over the last weeks? How...
Fiona Slevin and Carol Galvin of Supermac’s with toys from the Supermac’s Annual Toy Appeal. All toys were safely delivered to St Bernadette's Paediatric Ward in UHG.

Are we ever to blame for our misfortune?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell If someone burgles your house because you left the window or back door unlocked, do you at least have to share a portion of the blame? The thought occurs on...
Different directions...Hillary Clinton leaves the stage as Donald Trump moves into the spotlight.

Trump tops Brexit in year of unprecedented shocks

World of Politics with Harry McGee – How do you explain Donald Trump’s victory? How do you explain Brexit? How do you explain what’s happened to Libya after Muammar Gaddafi was taken out? How...
A dry night . . . Not a drink in sight as City Councillor Pádraig Conneely celebrates with mayor Noel Larkin at the Gaillimh le Gaeilge pre-Christmas get-together.

Pádraig’s sobering sermon puts a lip on colleagues!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley As you just about begin to recover from the 12 pubs of Christmas, and the alcohol binge and horrors of drink associated with the...


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