Former Galway ladies football star and Annaghdown's spiritual leader, Fiona Wynne, who, nine years after retiring from the game, will line out for her club in this Sunday's All-Ireland intermediate club final at Parnell Park.

The comeback women who is Annaghadown’s driving force

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon WHEN Annaghdown native Fiona Wynne retired from club football in 2007, she thought that was it. She had few regrets. As playing careers go, she had achieved more than many,...

Ongoing war between the good, the bad and the ugly

Country Living with Francis Farragher There’s always a ‘draw’ to stories that offer us the possibility of eternal youth, or something as close as you could get to that illusion, but of course we all...
Dave O'Connell

When RTÉ gave us a Sports Stadium all to ourselves!

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It may be hard to fathom in this era of saturated coverage on satellite television but there was a time pre-Sky when even those of us in single channel...
Galway West Junior Minister Seán Kyne

New 30-word job title a mouthful for Seán

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley We thought Pat Breen, the Clare TD, had a long-winded title, and he does – Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market...
Charlie Adley

Providing a sample proves the acid test

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Can I help you?” The brown-haired woman smiles at me through the hatch at the reception of the laboratory at UCH. I pass her the form my doctor gave me....
The recent 100,000 Steps for Cormac – in memory of Cormac Connolly, who died after a courageous battle with cancer – succeeded in its target of raising €100,000 for Pieta House. Pictured at the handover of a cheque for almost €102,000 are Cormac’s family and event organisers (front – from left) Joe Burke, Deirdre Costello, Kieran O'Brien from Pieta House, Cormac’s mother Mary Connolly, Ellen Connolly, Donna Burke and Johnnie Togher from Pieta House, with (back) Martin Connolly, Sean Connolly, Mícheál Connolly, Joe Connolly, Cormac’s father Murt Connolly and James Connolly.

When did we just become another era in history ?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It wasn’t so much that the English Heritage Council conferred a Grade II listing on a concrete skateboard park last week – it was the corollary that 1978 is...


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