Galway football manager Kevin Walsh who faces into a defining season in 2018.

A defining year ahead for Walsh and Galway’s seasoned players

Inside Track with John McIntyre WHEN Galway footballers overcame Mayo for the second year running in the Connacht championship at Pearse Stadium last June, you’d have taken some convincing at the time that the Tribesmen...
Under pressure ... Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe with Cllr Padraig Conneely on his visit to Galway last Friday to update local business interests on Budget 2018.

Banks display little sign of learning lessons from past

World of Politics with Harry McGee – Afew years ago the Green Party had a good idea about changing the culture of banks. It wasn’t about reform and modernization; indeed, it was about undoing...

Don’t feel sick when you’re given a clean bill of health

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Did you ever go to a doctor, not feeling great, and come out after you were told there was really nothing much wrong with you? Did you then feel huge...
Charlie Adley

Feels good to be back writing unleashed!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley By god it feels good to be working on something. Not just anything but something that requires creativity; something that I can describe as ‘my work.’ Nothing gives a writer...

Why is it we just love watching other people buying a house?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell In any other context, the notion of living in a place that’s ‘light and airy’ would mean that your perfect home is actually a transparent tent. But not for the...
Brewing up a storm....the diving tower at Blackrock on the Prom at the height of Monday's Hurricane Ophelia. Photo: Michael O'Meara.

Politicians can also tumble to those winds of change

World of Politics with Harry McGee  - It’s not just trees that can be felled by extreme weather. Political reputations can also be toppled by the winds – the real ones, not just those...


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