Irish dancers marching in the St Patrick's Day parade in Galway in 1970.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 The malicious intermeddler Sir, on behalf of the West Galway District Board G.A.A., I find it very essential to offer an explanation about the failure to carry out the fixtures at South Park, Galway, on...
The remains of former Bishop of Galway, Most Rev Dr Eamonn Casey, being carried into the crypt at Galway Cathedral. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Reaction can determine how the story unfolds

 A Different View with Dave O’Connell Sometimes life turns on the head of a pin – and the direction you leap will determine so much of your future path from there to the end of...
Joe and Margaret Bohan: hard at work in their polytunnel. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Tunnel vision sees Galway restaurant step up to the plate

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets Joe and Margaret Bohan who have taken to growing their own food to ensure freshness on table The sound of birdsong fills the air as dusk falls on Joe and...
Martin McGuinness at Ballinasloe Horse Fair during the 2011 Presidential election campaign. Photo: Gerry Stronge.

McGuinness leaves a powerful legacy

World of Politics with Harry McGee – Those video clips of Martin McGuinness taken in early January are still raw. To see a colossus of republicanism reduced by serious illness to such a frail...

No shadow boxing for Galway hurlers against Limerick

AS Galway senior hurlers head to the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday (3pm) for a National League showdown against Limerick, selector Francis Forde has admitted the Tribesmen are keen to win this one if only...

190 jobs safe after receiver appointed to Nestor’s Super Valu

The Musgrave Group has said that three Super Valu and one Centra supermarkets in Galway City will continue to trade, and all 190 jobs are safe, despite the appointment of a receiver. The receiver was...


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