Jim Browne: who will slip into his gown?

Staff fear brown-noser to succeed Jimmy at NUIG

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley With NUIG President close to completing his term, rumours abound at the Newcastle campus as to what Jimmy Browne will do next and who...
The six GMIT students who are undertaking the sprint triathlon: Rachel Maloney, Adam Curry, Wesley Williams, Niamh Jones, Mark O'Brien, and Stephanie Deegan.

Students preparing to ‘Tri’ their mind and their bodies

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon One of the most remarkable sporting ventures to take part in the West of Ireland is currently cranking up another gear, as six GMIT students, with little or no sporting...
Charlie Adley

Time for a gentle ramble around windy West Clare!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley As I steer the car around Black Head and head south along Clare’s coast, my view turns from Salthill across Galway Bay to the Aran Islands. It’s early on a...
Pictured at the launch of next month's Galway Garda Blue Cycle Challenge from Galway to Croagh Patrick, at Salthill Garda Station, were Inspector Tom Waters, Supt Pat McHugh, Bridie Kinnneavy, Dr Michael Coughlan, Garda Aidan Coughlan, Galway football manager Kevin Walsh, Mary Flanagan, Eamon O'Toole, Mick Staunton, Joe Burke, Margaret Tierney and Padraic Scarry and members of Pieta House and I Can Charities. Photo: Stan Shields.

When did national holiday become homage to drink?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell On one hand, we should be proud as punch that our small country’s national holiday is enjoyed so enthusiastically by at least half the planet. But let’s not lose the...
Michael Noonan...flinty and unflinching.

Commissions perfect for kicking cans down the road

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com ACommission of Investigation into the Project Eagle debacle would bring to 16 the number of commissions or inquiries or investigations ongoing at present – and that’s a...
Deputy Catherine Connolly leaving City Hall last month. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Cheers to Catherine Connolly’s plans for a public house!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley At last, a politician with an issue we can all rally to support. For years, Galway’s citizens have been thirsty for a public representative,...

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