Things are either good or bad in Trump’s land of black and white

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The most astonishing story of last week wasn’t the Ryanair debacle or Brexit or Leo Varadkar lobbing abuse at Mary Lou McDonald across the floor of the Dáil; by...
The Mayor of Galway City, Cllr Donal Lyons launching Galway Hospice Sunflower Day, which takes place on Friday, June 5. He is joined by (from left) Neil McKinnon, Fiona McKinnon of Galway Hospice Ronan McKinnon, Michael Craig of Galway Hospice and Derri McKinnon. The Hospice is looking for volunteers to help sell Sunflowers on the day across the city and county. If you are interested in helping please contact the Hospice fundraising department on 091-770868 or e-mail

Referendum proves it is time for next generation to lead

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Despite popular – and populist – conception, it wasn’t just the youth vote that delivered the Yes verdict in the Marriage Equality Referendum…but it definitely unleashed a new generation...
James Charity and Lucinda Creighton in happier times, before he rained on her parade

No staying power: Fianna Fail have moment of glory stolen

World of Politics with Harry McGee – What ever happens in the Dáil this week, for most it will feel like the club fixtures in a county the weekend after it wins the All...
Charlie Adley

Will the Snapper’s new car compare to Damo the Demio?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley It’s a bit ugly!” complained the Snapper, looking at the Mazda Demio. Up to that point I’d barely considered the aesthetics of the car. All I knew was that Paddy...
Taoiseach Enda Kenny: his words bear repeating . . . over and over again . . . by FG minions.

Plagiarising Enda Kenny who plagiarises himself

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Fine Gael in Galway West is on an election footing. In fairness, with Government relying on the support of flaky eccentrics like Finian McGrath,...
Ronan Elwood of Liam Mellows and Cuala's Darragh O'Connell in action during Saturday's All-Ireland Club hurling semi-final at Semple Stadium. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Mellows defensive mindset does them few favours against Cuala

Inside Track with John McIntyre LIAM Mellows travelled to Thurles last Saturday with a plan, but it was the wrong one. The Galway champions operated a sweeper system in a bid to restrict the scoring...


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