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 – 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...
Charlie Adley

Sleeps helps – if you know you’ve actually had some!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Here I am, wide awake in bed. Is it Tuesday? Which bed is this? How does water break? Was I ever well? Where am I? Oh yeh, I’m visiting my mother....
Paula Radcliffe

War on doping is being won believes ex marathon hero

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon There are not too many sportspeople who have inspired and captured the hearts and minds of the world like marathon queen Paula Radcliffe did over her glittering career. Be it...
Connacht Rugby has joined forces with Pieta House as its official charity partner for 2017 and pictured at the launch are, from left: Eoin Griffin, Stacey Ili, Eric Elwood, Brian Higgins, Pieta House CEO, and Cian Kelleher. INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Lionhearted Connacht come so close to making history

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT is a measure of how far Connacht have progressed over the past 18 months, in particular, that there is genuine disappointment that the province hasn’t secured qualification for the...
City councillors discuss how they would spend an additional grand each if they are deemed worthy of a payrise. Photo: Stan Shields.

What would Galway City Cllrs buy with extra €1k?

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Councillors are getting a pay rise of a grand. Well, some of them are. Every councillor in the country, outside of the city districts,...
St. Brigid's College students, Loughrea, who will be competing at the 'F1 in Schools' World Finals in Kuala Lumpur later this year. Left to right: Sean Brien, Ronan Mitchell, Ruth Conway, Sinéad Kennedy, Alannah Curley and Seán Fahey.

Loughrea students aiming to conquer world with miniature Formula 1 speedster

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon A group of Transition Year secondary school students from St. Brigid’s College, Loughrea, who have successfully turned their hands to designing Formula 1 cars, will compete with the brightest young...


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