The exterior of the homes at Maoilín, Knocknacarra.

Strong demand sees new homes snapped up over a single weekend

Burkeway Homes have had a hugely-successful final phase launch of twenty nine new homes at Maoilín, Ballymoneen Road, Knocknacarra, Galway. Demand proved so strong that there were a number of interested buyers who arrived early...
Paul Von Mertens plays saxophone and a variety of other instruments in Brian Wilson’s band. They will perform at the Galway International Arts Festival on July 23.

Life on the road with ‘gentle’ legend Brian

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Brian Wilson’s show is the easily the most exciting gig coming to Galway this summer. As a member of The Beach Boys, Wilson wrote hits like Good Vibrations,...
The Great Wall of China: Truly, one of the great wonders of the world.

History always leaves its own indelible mark

Country Living with Francis Farragher Make no mistake about it, if you’re a country boy (or girl), a visit to China and in particular a heaving city like Beijing, will leave you with a huge...
In full voice: at the Aeríocht in Rosmuc in 1967.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Galway Races protest At the meeting of the Galway Urban Council on Thursday, Mr. M.T. Donnellan, presiding. Mr. M.J. Crowley referred to the stoppage of racing in Ireland, and said there was every danger that...
Aaron Monaghan in The Second Violinst, a new opera by Enda Walsh and Donnacha Dennehy that will premiere at the festival.

Arts Festival features mix of the new and familiar

Playwright Enda Walsh, a regular at Galway International Arts Festival in recent times, has two shows in this year’s event, which runs from July 17-30. The first is an opera, The Second Violinist, from Landmark...
The downside of Point-to-Pointing as horse and jockey part company during the recent meeting in Dartfield, Loughrea.

Heartfelt plea on cancer sun risk

THE widow of a popular Galway farmer and Dept. of Agricultural official who battled for over 14 years with skin cancer has pleaded with all outdoor workers to take precautions with the sun –...


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