Oranmore native Claire Rockall, seen here in action for her side, Ambassador UCC Glanmire, has already picked up the 'Player of the Month' award twice this season. Photo: INPHO/Tommy Dickson.

Top basketballer still putting opponents through the hoops

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Oranmore native Claire Rockall is a basketballer on top of her game right now. This was reinforced just last week when she was awarded the ‘Player of the Month’ award...
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 back in 2002 at a thank you night to Bobby Molloy for 37 of service as both a local and national representative in the Galway Bay Hotel Salthill, were, from left: Noel Grealish; Tom Parlon, Mary Harney, her husband Brian Geoghegan, and Terry O'Flaherty.

Tom thumbs nose at city houseless and homeless

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley ‘’The last war was housing,” said Tom Parlon. “The war we’re in now is around infrastructure,” added the director general of Construction Industry Federation. It’d...
GALWAY DOUBLE: Hurler of the Year, Joe Canning, and Young Hurler of the Year, Conor Whelan, at the PwC All Stars banquet in the Convention Centre, Dublin on Friday night.

Galway’s ‘magnificent seven’ but Harte unlucky not to make team

Inside Track with John McIntyre Ahead of last week’s announcement of the 2017 hurling All Stars, I was concerned that David Burke mightn’t make the line-up. After all, he had been left out of the...
Galway defender Liam Silke can't prevent Donegal's Michael Murphy from setting up an attack during Saturday evening's All-Ireland football qualifier at Markievicz Park.

Galway footballers get mad to show what they are made of

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT was an evening when the Galway footballers got mad and reaped a spectacular reward for having the fire in their bellies which was conspicuous by its absence in the...

Where would we be without the influence of grandparents?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell They used to say that the best thing about grandchildren is that you can hand them back when you’re finished; the best thing about grandparents is that they rarely...


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