Gangs behind rise in robberies from cars

There was a 43% hike in thefts from vehicles with work tools the main target for thieves across the county. The number of vehicles robbed...

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Gangs behind rise in robberies from cars

There was a 43% hike in thefts from vehicles with work tools the main target for thieves across the county. The number of vehicles robbed...

Tenders open for €30m cancer treatment centre in Galway

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is advancing plans for a new €30 million cancer treatment centre in Galway City. The HSE has invited tenders for...

Marking 100th birthday with a night on the dancefloor

A sprightly centenarian enjoyed the party of a lifetime to mark her milestone birthday – tripping the light fantastic on the dancefloor with all...

Giant jellyfish on Kinvara beach

One of Galway’s most popular beaches is the latest to attract an influx of stinging jellyfish – this one in particular dwarfing the owner’s...

Strong show by Galway’s relay teams at juvenile track & field

DAY two of the National Juvenile Track and Field championship was held in Tullamore on Sunday last, and featured the relays at U12 to...

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GCH's 4x400m U17 relay gold medalists at the National Juvenile Track & Field finals in Tullamore, from left: Samuel Madden, Jonathan McGrath, Robert McDonnell and Eoghan Jennings.

Strong show by Galway’s relay teams at juvenile track & field

DAY two of the National Juvenile Track and Field championship was held in Tullamore on Sunday last, and featured the relays at U12 to...
Galway's Tom Flynn who will be a key figure in their bid to topple Kerry in the first round of the Super 8s at Croke Park on Sunday

Tribesmen bidding to record first championship win over Kerry since 1965

IT’S now close on 53 years since Galway last beat Kerry in the senior football championship when they lowered the colours of the Kingdom...

Emirates calling!

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is looking for Irish candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team and the Dubai-based airline is holding...

BUSINESS

Emirates calling!

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is looking for Irish candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team and the Dubai-based airline is holding...

Galway homeowners offered sustainable heating solution

Homeowners in Galway can now benefit from a new grant of up to €3,500 recently announced recently by the Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland to...

Show puts spotlight on Irish craft and design

Irish Design Works, an exhibition of crafts by locally based designers and makers will run from next Wednesday, July 18, to Sunday, July 29,...

ENTERTAINMENT

Some of the beautiful ceramics made by Tatianna Dobos.

Show puts spotlight on Irish craft and design

Irish Design Works, an exhibition of crafts by locally based designers and makers will run from next Wednesday, July 18, to Sunday, July 29,...
Local man John Feeley has gained an international reputation as a classical guitarist.

Diversity and quality reign in Ballinasloe Strings Festival

Headline performers at the second annual Ballinasloe Strings Festival, which takes place this Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, include internationally-renowned guitarist John...

Galway 2020 board member’s censure over ‘free wine’ barb

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column  As if Galway 2020 hasn’t enough on its plate, what with RTÉ Prime Time on the case...

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Fine Gael Galway City Councillor Pádraig Conneely, pictured here proudly displaying a Galway 2020 badge on his suit jacket, was wrongly accused of indulging in the plentiful free wine that was on offer at the recent Pálás cinema opening reception

Galway 2020 board member’s censure over ‘free wine’ barb

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column  As if Galway 2020 hasn’t enough on its plate, what with RTÉ Prime Time on the case...
Members of East Galway Hunt Pony Club in Ballinasloe enjoying their training at the local Showgrounds

Galway Pony Clubs on the rise again after period in doldrums

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Ater a fall-off in numbers participating in pony clubs during the economic downturn, the sport has begun to grow again...

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Disaster fund Up to a few days ago, the Carna Disaster Fund had reached the total of £700. This includes a sum of £100 contributed...

LIFESTYLE

The St. Patricks National School Confirmation class of 1960. Front row, from left: Peter Salmon, Pete Molloy, Christy O'Connor Junior, Noel Lane, Johnny McCormack, and John Heaney. Second row: Teacher Tom Walsh, John Finn, Gerard Condon, Anthony McDonagh, Pete O Brennáin, Frank Kavanagh, Gerard Tierney, Eamon Howard, Tommy Morris, Pat Moloney, John Mills, .... Coleman, Austin Molloy and Martin Folan. Third row: Desmond Grant, Maurice Ward, Eddie McCormack, Seamus Furey, Joe Molloy John Shaw, Colm Flaherty, Joe Cleary, Gerard Burke, Tom Broderick, Joseph Healy, Michael Forde, and Seamus Harlowe. Fouth row: Tom Cantwell, Tom Farragher, Macdara Glynn, Arthur Quinn, James Heffernan, Willie Connell, Francis Hickey, Ollie Ryan, Michael Talbot, Kevin Duffy, Tommy Lally, Kieran Mannion and Ronnie Howard. Fifth row: Pat Walsh, Gerard Costello, Gerald McCarthy, Michael Condon, Sean Kelly, Noel Walsh, Colm O’Brien, Domnick Healy, Patsy Murphy, Tommy Jordan, Frederick Ryan and Ronnie Murphy.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Disaster fund Up to a few days ago, the Carna Disaster Fund had reached the total of £700. This includes a sum of £100 contributed...
Front view of St Brigid's Hospital, Ballinasloe. In 1951, Ballinasloe had a population of 5,600 people, 2,100 of whom were patients of St Brigid’s Psychiatric Hospital. Photo: Gerry Stronge.

Unhappy history

Lifestyle –  How state asylums like St Brigid’s in Ballinasloe defined psychiatry in Ireland for generations and became an intrinsic part of the country...

New Nissan Leaf continues to drive the popularity of electric vehicles

Debates about the demise of diesel, the rising popularity of small petrol engines, the benefits of hybrids, and the obvious savings you get from...

MOTORS

The new Nissan Leaf.

New Nissan Leaf continues to drive the popularity of electric vehicles

Debates about the demise of diesel, the rising popularity of small petrol engines, the benefits of hybrids, and the obvious savings you get from...
The Suzuki Jimny.

Suzuki dares to be different with wonderful new Jimny

Ridiculously cute and surprisingly practical, the new Suzuki Jimny demonstrates just how clever the guys at Suzuki are when it comes to tugging the...
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Gangs behind rise in robberies from cars

There was a 43% hike in thefts from vehicles with work tools the main target for thieves across the county. The number of vehicles robbed...

SPORT

Strong show by Galway’s relay teams at juvenile track & field

DAY two of the National Juvenile Track and Field championship was held in Tullamore on Sunday last, and featured the relays at U12 to...

Tribesmen bidding to record first championship win over Kerry since 1965

IT’S now close on 53 years since Galway last beat Kerry in the senior football championship when they lowered the colours of the Kingdom...

BUSINESS

Emirates calling!

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is looking for Irish candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team and the Dubai-based airline is holding...

Galway homeowners offered sustainable heating solution

Homeowners in Galway can now benefit from a new grant of up to €3,500 recently announced recently by the Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland to...

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Galway In Days Gone By

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LIFESTYLE

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Disaster fund Up to a few days ago, the Carna Disaster Fund had reached the total of £700. This includes a sum of £100 contributed...

Unhappy history

Lifestyle –  How state asylums like St Brigid’s in Ballinasloe defined psychiatry in Ireland for generations and became an intrinsic part of the country...

FARMING

Trying to bridge gap in fodder needs

FARMERS facing into a Winter shortfall of fodder have been advised by Teagasc to consider bridging any gaps through the purchase of concentrate feeds. With...

Drought costing €1,750 a week

THE ongoing heatwave conditions across the country is costing some dairy farmers in the region of €1,750 per week in extra feed costs and...

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New Nissan Leaf continues to drive the popularity of electric vehicles

Debates about the demise of diesel, the rising popularity of small petrol engines, the benefits of hybrids, and the obvious savings you get from...

Suzuki dares to be different with wonderful new Jimny

Ridiculously cute and surprisingly practical, the new Suzuki Jimny demonstrates just how clever the guys at Suzuki are when it comes to tugging the...
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