Different directions...Hillary Clinton leaves the stage as Donald Trump moves into the spotlight.

Trump tops Brexit in year of unprecedented shocks

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com How do you explain Donald Trump’s victory? How do you explain Brexit? How do you explain what’s happened to Libya after Muammar Gaddafi was taken out? How...
A dry night . . . Not a drink in sight as City Councillor Pádraig Conneely celebrates with mayor Noel Larkin at the Gaillimh le Gaeilge pre-Christmas get-together.

Pádraig’s sobering sermon puts a lip on colleagues!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley As you just about begin to recover from the 12 pubs of Christmas, and the alcohol binge and horrors of drink associated with the...
Charlie Adley

Shock awards cancellation as Team DV opts to go Wexit!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley In a bizarrely-worded statement released yesterday morning, Team DV announced they had taken the unprecedented step of leaving the planet: “That’s all folks. We’re out of here. Stopped the world and...
Ladies Day...Hildegarde Naughton and Catherine Connolly after they were both elected for Galway West, joining the elite team of female TDs from the county.

Political year that will live long in the memory

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com What kind of political year was 2016 – and will we remember it in a decade?  What do we remember from 2006, for example, off the top...
The 54th Infantry Group, made up mainly of troops from Dun Ui Maoliosa in Renmore and led by Lt Col Mary Carroll from Oranmore, pictured serving with the UN in the Golan Heights over the Christmas period.

Show some real resolve with New Year promises

A Different View with Dave O’Connell New Year, New You – or so they say. But unless you’ve access to your own cosmetic surgeon, the chances are it will be hard to tell the difference...

Taxi customer counts the cost of Garda Christmas campaign!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Garda clampdown on drunk drivers in the city this Christmas was universally welcomed by members of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee (JPC). Chief...


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