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Speed limit to increase at notorious ‘trap’

The speed limit will be increased at a notorious ‘speed trap’ on a main artery into the city. Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII, formerly NRA) has proposed to increase the speed limit on the N17 at...
Cian Nugent.

Cian Nugent marks fine new album with free Róisín gig

‘Highly recommended’ and ‘free’ are not words you always hear together these days, but they can be applied to Cian Nugent’s gig in Róisín Dubh next Thursday, June 29. Night Fiction is Nugent’s third album...
Galway manager Micheál Donoghue pointing the way forward against Offaly in Sunday's Leinster semi-final in Portlaoise.

Mannion’s injury mars Galway’s landslide win in one-sided Leinster semi-final

BEFORE throw-in of the Leinster senior hurling championship semi-final, and just prior to Amhrán na bhFiann, Offaly legend Brian Whelahan was introduced to the crowd of 6,292 at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. The two-times senior All-Ireland...
Fine Gael Party leader Enda Kenny drumming up support while on a General Election walkabout in Eyre Square in April 2007

Kenny’s fondness for Galway – and the city’s golden girls

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Like many ‘Mayos’, perhaps bored with the back of beyond, Enda Kenny was drawn to Galway. And, as the first West of Ireland Taoiseach,...
Galway attacker Conor Whelan is about to pick off one of his seven points despite the best efforts of Offaly's Ben Conneely during Sunday's Leinster semi-final in Portlaoise. Photos: Seb Daly/Sportsfile.

Tribesmen’s huge points haul buries hapless Offaly in mis-match

Galway 0-33 Offaly  1-11 SO, what did we learn from Galway’s 19-points win over Offaly in the Leinster senior hurling championship semi-final in O’Moore Park last Sunday? Not a whole pile, if truth be known. Galway were...
Mike O'Connor.

Mike aims to hook new fans with Market Plaice

Galway-based singer-songwriter Michael O’Connor will be in Galway’s Town Hall Theatre Studio next Thursday, June 29, launching his third album, Market Plaice. Mayo-born Mike left school aged 16 and spent 20 years as a butcher,...


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