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...
An Irish Air Corp Helicopter landed at UHG with a big cheque for local Heart & Stroke Charity Croi – because of their own crews’ experience in airlifting heart attack patients. The majority of Air Corp landings at UHG have patients from the west who are in need of emergency specialist cardiac care – and that’s why crew members decided to support Croi with a recent fundraising event they participated in. Pictured are (from left) Maeve Frawley CNM 11 Coronary Care Unit GUH; Airman Paul Mackey EMT; Sarah Burke, Croi; Comdt. Phil Bonner Irish Air Corp and Edwina Treacy, Croi.

Global cures to ease the pain of the morning after

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It would be very wrong to encourage drinking to excess – partly because this is Rag Week/Mayo Monday/Donegal Tuesday or whatever you’ve having yourself, but mainly because some of...
The likely lads...Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney at Aras an Uachtarain back when they received their seals of office.

FG hopefuls offer loads of noise – but little sound

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Uno Duce. Una Voce. It was the late PJ Mara who coined the famous phrase about Charlie J Haughey after one of the many heaves against him....
Charlie Adley

The Academy Award for best exposed bum goes …. to me!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Rather than dwelling on an imbecilic cock-up concerning envelopes and selfie-obsessed idiots at last week’s Academy Awards, I prefer to remember the fantastic films nominated in 1995. Both ‘Pulp Fiction’...
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 Paul Conroy on the move against Derry in Sunday's National Football League clash at Tuam Stadium. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Good and bad are on display as Galway finish in blaze of glory

Inside Track with John McIntyre ANY day a team trails by six points on the brink of-half-time and ends up carrying the day by three goals is a revealing and rewarding afternoon by most standards....


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