Members of Seven Springs Cycling Club (Loughrea) which took part in the 'Westportif' event in Mayo last year. Left to right: Dave Sexton, Andrew Davies, Enda Burke, Colm Riordan (Seven Springs CC PRO) Andy Conaghy (Seven Springs CC Chairman), Brian Duane, Annette Minou, Ann Burke, Johnny Mannion.

Pedal to the metal for group of cycling fans in Loughrea

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT has been seven years since Seven Springs Cycling Club was founded and since then it would be rare a day goes by without one of their members not to...
City councillors discuss how they would spend an additional grand each if they are deemed worthy of a payrise. Photo: Stan Shields.

What would Galway City Cllrs buy with extra €1k?

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Councillors are getting a pay rise of a grand. Well, some of them are. Every councillor in the country, outside of the city districts,...
Charlie Adley

I’m all over the place – but I’m going nowhere!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Sometimes, looking after your body feels like such hard work. After over two years on a waiting list for physio for my back, I’m eventually awarded an appointment at a...
An Irish Air Corp Helicopter landed at UHG with a big cheque for local Heart & Stroke Charity Croi – because of their own crews’ experience in airlifting heart attack patients. The majority of Air Corp landings at UHG have patients from the west who are in need of emergency specialist cardiac care – and that’s why crew members decided to support Croi with a recent fundraising event they participated in. Pictured are (from left) Maeve Frawley CNM 11 Coronary Care Unit GUH; Airman Paul Mackey EMT; Sarah Burke, Croi; Comdt. Phil Bonner Irish Air Corp and Edwina Treacy, Croi.

Global cures to ease the pain of the morning after

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It would be very wrong to encourage drinking to excess – partly because this is Rag Week/Mayo Monday/Donegal Tuesday or whatever you’ve having yourself, but mainly because some of...
Corofin substitute Greg Higgins secures possession ahead of Dr. Crokes' Johnny Buckley during Saturday's All-Ireland Club football semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photo: Enda Noone.

Corofin’s title gallop runs badly aground in semi-final

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT’S not something this Corofin team are used to. . . running around in their opponents’ slipstream and chasing shadows. The final two minutes of action before half time in...
Eye of the storm...Sgt Maurice McCabe.

McCabe debacle speeds up clock on Kenny departure

World of Politics with Harry McGee – The “golden rule” for political survival in the face of a media frenzy was supposedly conceived by Tony Blair’s spin-meister Alastair Campbell – and it’s the premise...


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