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City has potential for €10 million conventions windfall

Convention business in the city could increase by at least threefold – potentially delivering a €10m annual tourism windfall – with the setting up of a dedicated and staffed bureau, it was claimed this...

Council to seek €10k per roundabout under sponsorship scheme

For a minimum of €10,000 per annum, businesses in Galway will soon be able to sponsor the upkeep of roundabouts in the city. The City Council has invited expressions of interest from private organisations and...
Iain Glen as the boozy ex-Garda, Jack Taylor.

Jack Taylor returns on new TV channel

Three episodes of the popular TV series Jack Taylor will be screened on the new Irish TV channel be3 (formerly UTV Ireland), starting this Saturday, January 14, at 9pm. This crime drama series centres on...
The winner of Hospitals Arts Trust poetry award will have their work displayed on UHG's Arts Corridor as part of the long-running series, Poems for Patience, which in the past has included Seamus Heaney among others.

Poems for Patience annual competition

Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries again for its annual poetry competition. Poems entered in the competition should be no more than 30 lines long and they must be the original work of...
Crowd figures you can believe in - a section of the crowd at the summer racing festival at Ballybrit.

PR people’s numbers don’t necessarily always add up

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Mathematics wasn’t many people’s favourite subject at school. But the way organisations – and their PR people in particular – exaggerate headcounts of the...
The new management team at Galway WFC. From left: Maz Sweeney, assistant manager, Billy Clery, manager, and Susie Cunningham, strength and performance coach.

Clery is appointed the new manager of Galway WFC

By Francis Kennedy FORMER Galway United captain Billy Clery has been appointed manager of Galway WFC, succeeding his former boss at United, Don O’Riordan who left the club in December 2016 following a season of...


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