Galway 2020’s Croatian ‘twin city’ goes green for St Patrick’s Day

Landmarks on the skyline of Rijeka will turn green on St. Patrick’s Day this year for the first time ever as Croatia’s third largest city celebrates its new relationship with Galway city and county. Thirteenth...
James McCarthy. Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

Ireland needs a rollout of EV charging infrastructure

Ireland is facing EU fines of up to €6 billion for failing to reduce carbon emissions and to put a coherent strategy into place to achieve its target of having 50,000 electric vehicles on...
Cnoc na Greine

Light spills into beautiful country home close to Barna village

Enjoy an abundance of space and natural light in this well-designed and fitted family home situated between Barna and Furbo villages. The house at Cnoc na Gréine – on a half-acre site – was built...
Peadar King, nearest camera, and Eamonn Day Lavelle, founders of the new Black Gate Cultural Centre: “It’s a building that’s ready for anything,” says Peadar. Photo: Iain McDonald.

Black Gate opens a portal to culture

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy talks to the men behind an innovative new creative space on the Galway scene We want to do stuff to engage the brain,” says Peadar King, “presentations, discussions, run a place...
Singer-songwriter Keith Plunkett.

Keith makes his mark by being true to himself

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – Up-and-coming singer/songwriter Keith Plunkett comes to Monroe’s Live on Thursday, February 23. He is now based in Dundalk, where he’s studying music production, but Keith grew up in Ballyhaunis....
An Irish Air Corp Helicopter landed at UHG with a big cheque for local Heart & Stroke Charity Croi – because of their own crews’ experience in airlifting heart attack patients. The majority of Air Corp landings at UHG have patients from the west who are in need of emergency specialist cardiac care – and that’s why crew members decided to support Croi with a recent fundraising event they participated in. Pictured are (from left) Maeve Frawley CNM 11 Coronary Care Unit GUH; Airman Paul Mackey EMT; Sarah Burke, Croi; Comdt. Phil Bonner Irish Air Corp and Edwina Treacy, Croi.

Global cures to ease the pain of the morning after

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It would be very wrong to encourage drinking to excess – partly because this is Rag Week/Mayo Monday/Donegal Tuesday or whatever you’ve having yourself, but mainly because some of...


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