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1,700 cries for help to Galway shelter from abuse victims

A women’s refuge in Galway receives more than four cries for help every day of the year from domestic abuse victims. COPE Galway confirmed it answered over 1,700 calls to its 24-hour helpline in 2016...
Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta.

Mícheál returns with An Rithim Réidh

Connemara melodeon player, Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta, is back on the music scene following a 17-year absence and has just released his new album, An Rithim Réidh. The title, roughly translates as ‘the steady...
Mairéad Folan of No Ropes Theatre, who is co-ordinating the Flash Theatre event.

Dramatic 24-hour Flash Theatre seeks range of talent

NoRopes Theatre Company are looking for participants to take part in Flash Theatre – a 24-hour event being presented as part of next month’s Galway Theatre Festival. Flash Theatre is designed to showcase the...
Deputy Catherine Connolly leaving City Hall last month. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Cheers to Catherine Connolly’s plans for a public house!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley At last, a politician with an issue we can all rally to support. For years, Galway’s citizens have been thirsty for a public representative,...
Glasgow duo Huneyblood.

Serious message and catchy songs from punk-infused Honeyblood

The lo-fi and punk-infused Honeyblood play a free show in Róisín Dubh on Thursday, April 6. Hailing from Glasgow and on the go since 2012, the band are Stina Tweeddale and (vocals/guitar) and Cat...
Galway U-21 football team manager Gerry Fahy.

Galway U-21 boss is no longer a slave to winning silverware

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon SOME people live in a black and white world but not Glinsk native and current Galway U-21 football manager Gerry Fahy. For sport and indeed life don’t always operate within...


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