Hard to be hopeful about Galway’s GAA teams in 2014

Inside Track with John McIntyre Even the county’s GAA optimists are struggling to put a positive spin on the championship prospects of the Galway hurlers and footballers for 2014. And it’s hard to blame...

Rock Chick Nuala’s Swinging Sixties sing-song

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Ever since City Councillor Nuala Nolan, after a few Bacardi and cokes, stormed the stage at Mayor Pádraig Conneely’s inauguration bash at O’Connell’s...

Margaret’s goal is to make House a home

City Lives  - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta hears that working in the hospitality business is in Margaret Jenkins’ genes It’s probably ageist to say that Margaret Jenkins looks far too young to be a hotel...

So many questions – but only one Eamonn Dunphy!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley It’s never good when a passion becomes an obsession, so I gave myself a double take the other day. I was reading Eamon Dunphy writing in his recently-released autobiography...

Major overhaul of second level hurling is underway

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon In the history of All-Ireland colleges hurling, St. Raphael’s, Loughrea is the only Galway school to win the coveted Croke Cup. However, following the recent restructuring of second level...

Portumna produce a big display on day it counts

Inside Track with John McIntyre Portumna may be gone past their prime, but it still didn’t stop them from regaining the high ground in Galway club hurling at Pearse Stadium on Monday after an...


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