Galway ex-pat to the fore in fighting Trump

The Mayor of Boston, an Irish American of Connemara descent, issued a strong rebuke to Donald Trump over the incoming President’s new immigration policies. Marty Walsh, the son of parents from Ros Muc and Carna,...

Councillors call for improved measures at rural crossroads

There are renewed demands for improved safety measures at a junction in a rural part of East Galway has seen a number of lives over the past few years. The junction at Nutfield Cross claimed...

Council reports progress on Aran ferry

Galway County Council has already met with one operator in an effort to secure a permanent ferry service to Inis Moir – and talks will take place with two others in the near future. This...

Beanz breaks down the barriers

Did you hear the one about the gay Traveller from Tuam who walked into a bar in Galway city? He’s the stand-up comedian. No, seriously, it’s no joke, he is. Martin ‘Beanz’ Warde is a...

Anglers fear invasive species will damage west’s lakes

An angling website claims there are covert plans by fishermen from the UK and Ireland to introduce three species of non-native fish into western waterways that have been designated wild brown trout fisheries. The post...

Eleven year old donates her long hair to aid two charities

An inspirational eleven year old Galway girl has donated 14 inches of her beautiful hair to the Rapunzel Foundation, which will now be used to provide wigs for children who have suffered hair loss...


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