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A Different View with Dave O’Connell BBC Radio 4’s flagship current affairs programme is celebrating 70 years on air this year – its big anniversary celebration took place last weekend – and, on the back...
Connacht prop Finlay Bealham, who is pictured taking on Munster's Dave Kilcoyne at the Sportsground last Friday, is also on Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt's cold list.

Schmidt’s treatment of Zebo and O’Halloran leaves very bad taste

Inside Track with John McIntyre JOE Schmidt is in the dock on two counts this week. It’s bad enough that the Irish Head Coach has seemingly consigned the French-bound Simon Zebo to the international wilderness,...
Former Mayor of Baltimore Martin O'Malley with his Galway jersey on stage with the Saw Doctors.

Directly elected Mayors would bring us into line with the rest

World of Politics with Harry McGee Acouple of weeks ago I interviewed Martin O’Malley, the former Mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland who was also a candidate in the Democratic primaries for the US...
Former Galway hurler and Chairperson of Galway GAA’s Health & Wellbeing Committee, Iggy Clarke, is to the forefront in organising a seminar, at which Tyrone manager Mickey Harte will be the keynote speaker, in the Lough Rea Hotel on Tuesday, November 14.

Former Galway players leading new health and welfare initiative

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon BÁIREOIRÍ na Gaillimhe – the former Galway hurlers’ association – is to hold a Health & Wellness seminar in the Lough Rea Hotel on Tuesday, November 14, at which Tyrone...
Charlie Adley

Hang onto your quirks – now more than ever!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Soon after I first dated the Snapper, I was cringing in my car as she carefully, systematically and very crinkly-crunkly-noisily folded up her empty crisp packet, tucking in the final...
Jimmy Kilbane (centre), who has retired from Galway City Council after 30 years' service, pictured with councillors Padraig Conneely and Terry O'Flaherty.

Who will bury Conneely now Jimmy has retired?

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Jimmy Kilbane has retired after 30 years’ service working with Galway City Council. Formerly of Achill in Mayo, and now living in Mervue, Jimmy...


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