Mairead Ni Ghabhai

Connemara native makes partner

A Connemara native is one of ten new partners appointed at top legal firm, Matheson, in the latest expansion at the practice. Mairéad Ní Ghabháin has been appointed Partner in the area of Commercial Litigation...
The new Ford Focus ST.

Ford reveals new Focus ST

Ford has revealed the all-new Focus ST to add the traits of a nimble hot-hatchback to the thrill of driving to a practical family car. Designed by Ford Performance, the new Focus ST is available...
Jack Lee

Time spent perfecting his craft pays off for Galway tunesmith

Groove Tube with Cian O’Connell - Jack Lee writes songs that stay in your head days after you hear them. The folk/pop singer/songwriter’s music blends intricate acoustic guitar with powerful, infectious vocal hooks –...
Minister Michael Creed

It’s BEEP time for suckler farmers

SUCKLER farmers in the West of Ireland have been reminded this week that the deadline for application in the Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP) – worth up to €40 per calf – is this...
IE Domain Registry CEO David Curtin

Web registrations sign of confidence in local economy

Galway registered 2,369 new .ie domains in 2018 – up over 31% year-on-year, in a development that is seen as a positive indicator of regional economic growth. That’s according to the biannual .ie Domain Profile...
Rita Ann Higgins during the launch of her book of essays and poems, ‘Our Killer City: isms, chisms, chasms and schisms’, in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop.

Our Killer City – a fine mix of anger and wit

Arts Week with Judy Murphy In another life, Galway poet and writer Rita Ann Higgins might have been a revolutionary. But just a weekend one, she observes with a laugh, because she’d never “have enough...


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