The Galway League which overcame the Carlow League in the FAI Youth Interleague tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Front row, left to right: Ruairi McSweeney, Dara O'Connor, Calum Brown, David Dheridan and Cian Hernon. Back row: Ryan Gallagher, Hakeem Ryan, Alan Fahy, Ethan Fahy, Alan Greene, Ethan Flaherty and Leigh Nolan.

Loughrea are sent packing as Athenry Cup tie is abandoned

THOUGH Loughrea exited the FAI Junior Cup at the weekend and Mervue United advanced with ease, Athenry had a frustrating outing as their game with Tramore was abandoned at half time by the match...
Euro candidate?...former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh.

European elections offer little prospect of a Galway winner

World of Politics with Harry McGee – The European elections may be six months away but they’re front and centre for the political parties who have been thinking – nay obsessing – about them...
Johnny Óg Connolly and his father Johnny who is credited with reviving the melodeon.

Son’s album in honour of melodeon maestro

Arts Week with Judy Murphy “My father used to say to me, “play the melodeon, take it up”, but I always preferred the two-row accordion because there was so much more you could do with...
Michael Creed

Sheep money set to arrive on time

SHEEP farmers across the country last week began receiving their advance payment under the Sheep Welfare Scheme with the rate of the advance payment again set at 85%, the Dept. of Agriculture has confirmed. The...

Green Ó Cúiv plans to come off grid

By Tim Ryan A Galway TD is proving his green credentials – by coming off-grid, at home and on the road. Deputy Eamon Ó Cúiv reveals details of how he planned to make his own home...
Sinéad Burke of Galway is presented with her TG4 All Star award by Ard Stiúrthóir TG4, Alan Esslemont and President of LGFA Marie Hickey during the TG4 Ladies Football All Stars Awards, in association with Lidl, at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile.

Schmidt’s legacy will stand the test of time after extraordinary success

Inside Track with John McIntyre NO manager or coach is irreplaceable, but Joe Schmidt is as close as it gets. The popular New Zealander’s decision to return to home shores after next year’s World Cup...


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