A book chronicling the story of Connacht’s survival battles to become Pro12 champions last season has been added to the library at Áras an Uachtaráin. ‘Connacht – The Team That Refused To Die’ is written by John Fallon of Media West (Ireland) in conjunction with Inpho Photography. Pictured at the presentation of the book to President Michael D Higgins at a reception at Áras an Uachtaráin is Billy Stickland of Inpho Photography and his wife Lisa Pereira (left), and John Fallon and his wife Clare.

Letting nature give your body clock a helping hand

A Different View with Dave O’Connell I’ve often had a theory that, if you wanted teenagers to function like the rest of us, you’d need to move their clock forward by about three hours so...
Charlie Adley

Time for a gentle ramble around windy West Clare!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley As I steer the car around Black Head and head south along Clare’s coast, my view turns from Salthill across Galway Bay to the Aran Islands. It’s early on a...
Outgoing Duggan Park Committee Chairman Christy Browne who has maintained the Ballinasloe stadium could be upgraded for less than €200,000.

Eager to develop Duggan Park into top modern-day GAA venue

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon OUTGOING Duggan Park Committee (Ballinasloe) Chairman Christy Browne believed the report commissioned following his resignation and that of his committee, which highlighted breaches of governance in Galway GAA, can bring...
Galway midfielder Peter Cooke tries to halt the progress of Mayo's Mikey Murray during the Connacht U-21 football final at Tuam Stadium on Saturday evening. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

If local GAA on the ball over 10,000 should land in Salthill

Inside Track with John McIntyre IF the GAA in Galway gets its act together, there is a glorious opportunity at Pearse Stadium on Sunday to pull off a public relations bonanza for the county’s hurlers...
Pictured are Galway County Councillor, Mary Hoade, and Galway City Councillor, Padraig Conneely, who met with RTÉ' Marty Morrissey at the national awards ceremony for local Councils and Communities in the Crowne Plaza Hotel recently.

GMIT’s good news stories but staff leak like sieve

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley NUI Galway isn’t the only third level institution paranoid about its media image. Another city college, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), is also...
Galway referee Alan Kelly consulting with his umpires before awarding Tipperary a controversial goal in Sunday's Munster hurling championship clash with Waterford at the Gaelic Grounds.

Galway officials unwittingly throw lucky Tipp a championship lifeline

Inside Track with John McIntyre When some bookmakers – not the most charitable of creatures – are paying out on a Waterford ‘win’ in last Sunday’s Munster hurling championship encounter, you know something extraordinary must...


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