The unwelcome return of Ann D’Another Thing!

Back in Galway at the end of a recent marathon of trips to England, and I’m tired. Dripping dribble tired. Deflated-balloon-sculpture-held-together-by-chewing-gum tired. When I’m like this, I don’t trust myself with...

Political polls fail to reflect true impact of Dail’s growing band of Independents

World of Politics with Harry McGee – Finian McGrath has three claims to fame. One is that he was born and reared in Tuam and is a true sham. The second is that...

Customers the only casualties in great insurance rip-off

I recently renewed my car insurance – a not inconsiderable sum to find at the beginning of the summer. But given that I’ve been with the same insurance company, through its...

Praying for divine intervention – to pick up bar tab

Bradley Bytes with Dara Bradley Though the invite was very late arriving by fax, we thought it rude not to attend the new mayor’s party last week. We, like most attendees, went out of...

High-flying Ray keeps worshippers fine tuned

City Lives - Cathedral organist and hobby pilot, Ray O’Donnell talks to Bernie Ní Fhlatharta There aren’t many full-time jobs for organists in Ireland which makes Ray O’Donnell, the resident organist at Galway Cathedral,...

Teenage trio getting their kicks from love of karate

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Three Galway teenagers from West Karate Club are to represent Ireland at the World Karate Championships in Bulgaria in July and, according to their chief instructor, their involvement in...


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