Corrib Water Polo Club and Ireland U-17 Head Coach Joe Smyth pictured with club-mates Liam Smyth, Jack Mulholland, Cillian Blacoe and Cronan Ward at the EU Nations Cup last month.

Corrib Water Polo Club continues to make a splash

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon After winning the Irish U-17 National Cup for the seventh year running, and with their senior team retaining its Division 1 status following promotion last year to the top flight,...
Three in a line at the County Galway Hunt's Point to Point at Dartfield, Kilreekill, Loughrea.

Losing your money and your mind down back of the couch

A Different View with Dave O’Connell We’ve all done it – gone off on one, accusing the world and its mother (or maybe your own mother or the mother of your children) of losing or...
Taoiseach meets Trudeau...Enda Kenny greets the Canadian Prime Minister last week.

Canny Kenny knocks another chapter out of long goodbye

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Raymond Chandler was one of the greatest exponents of a style of fiction writing known as crime noir. His hero was the gritty detective, Philip Marlow, who...
Galway United manager Shane Keegan: "I think we played better on at least four or five occasions before Friday or Monday but it was just that luck had gone against us time and time again in those previous games."

Keegan hails side’s spirit as wins turn season around

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon They say a week is a long time in politics. It would appear in sport, however, that saying is more applicable to a Bank Holiday Weekend. For in the space of...
Pádraig Ó Céidigh: soft-focus interview.

Déjà vu as Ó Céidigh chats on ‘national treasure’ RTÉ

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley RTÉ is a national treasure. So said Pádraig Ó Céidigh, the Galway senator, in a tweet in November 2015. It appears the feeling is...
Charlie Adley

How can you feel ashamed about giving to charity?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Sitting outside a pub, watching Galway City walk by, happy as a scribbler in a daze when: “Mind if I join you?”       “No, not at all.” “I know you to see...

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