A photo of Galway city centre from the county council's archives

The way we were – Protecting archives of our past

People’s living conditions less than 100 years ago were frightening. We have come a long way. We talk about water charges today, but back then the local District Councils were erecting pumps for local...

No time to sleep as singer Niall lives the dream

Date Published: 03-Apr-2013 Niall Connolly celebrates the launch of Sound, his sixth studio album, with a show at The Crane Bar on Sunday, April 21. The Cork-born, New York-based songwriter recorded the album in...

Big cash boost to help Galway Utd rise from ashes

Date Published: 04-Apr-2013 Keith KellyGalway United is set to rise from the ashes and return to the League of Ireland next year after it emerged this week that a major financial boost – worth in...

Galway U21s rally to shock hosts in a high tempo final

Date Published: 10-Apr-2013 Galway 1-17Roscommon 2-11(after extra-time)Dara Bradley at  Dr Hyde ParkGALWAY outscored Roscommon six points to three in extra-time to win the Connacht U21 football final at Hyde Park on Saturday evening, scooping the...

Dog days in Galway: little enforcement of control laws

Date Published: 12-Apr-2013 By Dara BradleyNew statistics suggest that enforcement of dog control laws in Galway City was non-existent for a second year in a row.The Department of Environment figures show that during a 24...

Thirty years on, IÕm still loath to mention her name!

Date Published: 18-Apr-2013 I tried not to write about her. You’ve all read, heard and seen so much about the woman, you doubtless need a break.But I can’t help it. Thirty years later it still...


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