Comórtas draws the crowds to Galway

The action wasn’t just on the pitch at Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta in Moycullen over the weekend as more than 5,000 flocked to the Galway village to enjoy the sporting and musical entertainment over...

Garda warning after Galway Ecstasy haul

A batch of Ecstasy-type pills which have been linked to three deaths in recent weeks, with a further four fatalities under investigation, was seized by Gardaí in Galway. The Western Regional Task Force has issued...
Sarah McQuaid

Eclectic Sarah McQuaid keeps folk music fresh

Cornwall-based American songwriter Sarah McQuaid, whose voice has echoes of Joni Mitchell, will play Monroe’s Live on Sunday, June 8. Sarah has three albums to her name and plans to release a new record in...

€10k for Galway rescue choppers – when Aer Arann would have cost €400

The scrambling of two separate Coast Guard helicopters to bring a patient with a broken ankle from Inis Mór to University Hospital Galway – at an estimated cost of around €10,000 – has been...

Coursing enthusiasts snare hares on Galway Bay island

Animal rights campaigners are claiming that the wild hare population of a small island on the eastern shores of Galway Bay could be decimated by coursing enthusiasts who snare them for events on the...

Old enemies to do power deal on Galway County Council

Civil war politics will be swept aside as Fine Gael prepares to do a deal with Fianna Fail that will see them control power on Galway County Council following last weekend’s local elections. That’s after...


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