Evie Gaughan draws on Irish folklore for her new novel, The Story Collector.

Magic is centre stage in Evie’s latest novel

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Galway-born novelist Evie Gaughan was doing research for a book she intended writing when she came across a character by the name of Walter Evan-Wentz. She had known nothing about...
Galway households believe they are paying more than enough in taxation.

Average household in the county now coughs up nearly €15,000 a year to Revenue

Galway ranks eighth in Income Tax League tables with the average household in the county paying €14,919 a year – according to the latest instalment of the Taxback.com Taxpayer Sentiment Survey Series 2018 The survey...
Tommy Spender and Danielle Caruana. The Australian duo perform under the banner Mama Kin Spender.

Oz’s Mama Kin Spender for two Galway shows

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – tribunegroove@gmail.com Playing songs that combine the raw power of rock ‘n’ roll with a knack for melody, Mama Kin Spender play the city’s Black Gate on Saturday, September 15...
Over 90% of the energy used in Ireland is delivered by burning fuels.

Burning issue of fuel comes under the microscope

Researchers from NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin hosted the largest and most important scientific gathering on alternative fuels and fuel efficiency, when the 37th International Symposium on Combustion was held in Dublin last...
Galway's Eoghan Tinney takes on Cathal Hickey of Meath during the All-Ireland minor football semi-final at Croke Park on Saturday. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile.

Galway’s goal blitz helps to turns tables on Meath boys

Galway 3-13 Meath 2-9 THE Galway minor footballers did it again! Seven points down in the first-half against Clare in late July, they bounced back to win the All-Ireland quarter-final by seven points. And it was...
Unrestrained glee greeted Galway's 1980 All-Ireland hurling win as the fans cast off the shackles of a half-century of failures by invading the Croke Park pitch in a show of sheer delight.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Farmer’s guns saved Sensational details are to hand regarding a raid for arms at Kinvara, and the pluck of a farmer’s daughter, who held the raiders at bay with a sweeping twig, until her parents...


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