It’s all systems go for upcoming Galway Summer Stages Rally

There are a number of events that define a Galway Summer, including the journey of the county’s Gaelic games sides, the Arts Festival, the Galway Races, the Streets of Galway 8km and, last but...
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Ghosts in Galway pubs are yours and mine!

Ghosts come in many forms and some of mine are pubs. Sometimes you can’t see or feel the ghosts, but they are there. When you’re pumped up for an exciting night out, filled with...

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...

It was terrific game to win but Galway men are not there yet

We have no desire to be a killjoy after Galway’s thrilling triumph in Sunday’s tumultuous All-Ireland hurling semi-final, but the job of ending the county’s nearly 30-year championship famine isn’t done yet and whether...

When it comes to being lucky sometimes it’s all in the name

Unfortunately the secret to gambling success comes too late for those who are now shirtless after a barren week in Ballybrit – but now it turns out that they probably failed, not because they...

Resurgent Ireland still falls well short on housing crisis

The history and literature of Ireland is replete with stories of homelessness and dispossession – from the Vikings sacking the monasteries to Cromwell’s cry of ‘to Hell or to Connacht’; to the great Irish...


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