The Galway Races: immoral and magnificent at the same time!

What’s a fella to do, as the song says. The thunder clouds roll in and it’s sweaty and the flies are out and it’s been another Race Week. To be honest,...

Artist who is inspired by toys of childhood

What are you going to be when you grow up? It’s the perennial questions that never perturbed Rosemary Fallon. She always knew she would be an artist. In the last year...

Vote of confidence in Perry is a sure sign of the high jump!

I will be surprised if John Perry is still a Minister of State when the Dáil resumes on September 18.   While all the public pronouncements of Government Ministers – including...

Passing of broadcasting legend who brought joy to all who knew him

It’s hard to believe that Colm Murray is dead – because if ever a man epitomised what he himself would call the joie de vivre, it was the broadcaster from Moate who could light...

Cool head crucial for lifesaver Andrew

City Lives - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta meets dentist and lifeguard trainer Andrew Lally Not since the short heat wave of 1995 have we seen as much activity on our beaches, making this summer one...

It’s time to celebrate my Annual HeadFest!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Drowning in Galway’s annual torrent of festivals celebrating film, the arts, poker and horse racing, I pack Blue Bag and head northwest, to celebrate Charlie’s Annual HeadFest. ...


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