Footballers must get bitter for big test against Mayo

THERE was no hope a month ago, but there is some hope now – and, ironically, the change of mood among the local football fraternity has nothing to do with the Galway senior team...

Politicians will drive you to drink faster than advertising ever could

We’re a great nation to use a sledgehammer to crack a nut – an approach clearly illustrated in the latest effort by some politicians to take drink sponsorship out of sport. ...

Reaching out to the elderly of Westside

City Lives - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta meets the m anager of Westside Age Inclusion, Nichola Tierney The loneliness and isolation of elderly, incapacitated people living alone is something Nichola Tierney comes across every day...

Life is so easy when everyone else is wrong!

Dear Mum, I know it's a while ago now, but I’m sorry that I argued with you. I felt terrible as soon as I put the phone down, and even though we speak nearly...

Top Galway road runner is still pounding out the miles

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon THIS Sunday, the ‘prodigal son’ of Connacht athletics will make its return when the resurrected AAI Connacht 10km Road Race Championships takes place around Ballybrit Racecourse – service road...

Walsh shows depth of his convictions – but what price will he pay...

Brian Walsh is under absolutely no illusion about the repercussions of the political bombshell he delivered on Monday morning when he became the first TD to state in public that he will not support...


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