Hovering: Deputy Hildegarde Naughton with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at SeaFest last weekend.

Peter’s Mayo gamble falls over constituency review

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The runners and riders in the Galway West constituency have been keeping a close eye on the Fianna Fáil stable’s newest jockey, Peter Keane. He...
Charlie Adley

Best way of travelling is to stop and stand still

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Holidays are notorious tests of relationships, but thankfully the Snapper and I enjoy them together. We use most of our spare time visiting family and life-long friends in England, but...
Joe Canning celebrates with young fans Oscar Fitzpatrick, Jack Deely and Michael Fallon, all from Clarinbridge, after Galway's Leinster Final victory over Wexford at Croke Park on Sunday. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile.

Galway must be on red alert for visit of dangerous Rossies

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT’S 2003 since Galway footballers last retained the Connacht title, but Kevin Walsh’s improving squad are expected to bridge that gap when hosting Roscommon at Pearse Stadium on Sunday in...
Leading the charge...Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, with Cllr Padraig Conneely, Dr. Peter Heffernan, CEO of the Marine Institute, and Hildegarde Naughton TD, at SeaFest last weekend. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Bin charges won’t trigger our winter of discontent

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com The Winter of Discontent – when not in its original context of Shakespeare’s Richard III – is usually take to refer to a turbulent period in British...
Dave O'Connell

Rough sleepers in doorways on a rainy night in Galway

A Different View with Dave O’Connell On a torrentially wet night that had more in common with winter than summer, just after midnight they bedded down in doorways in a vain effort to find shelter...
Happier times...Marie Whelan receives her seal of office from President Michael D Higgins.

Kyne takes hump over Leo’s Gaeltacht snub

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley There was very little celebrating in the Seán Kyne camp, following the reshuffle by new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. “Sore” was how one supporter summed up...

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