Lauded Star of Sea returns for new run

One of Galway’s most innovative companies, Moonfish Theatre, wowed audiences during last year’s Arts Festival with their adaptation of Joseph O’Connor’s hit novel, Star of the Sea. The Moonfish co-production with An Taibhdhearc Theatre was...

Fancy your own Dragon’s Den off the Galway coast?

Dragon’s Den investor and technology entrepreneur Barry O’Sullivan has said “I’m out” of his luxury six-bed holiday home overlooking a beach on Inis Mór. The 4,250 square foot ‘Beach House’ – which boasts it’s a...

Reverse mission as African priests solve Galway shortage

For the first time in its history, the Galway Diocese of Clonfert is to get two priests from Africa to minister in its parishes – because of a decline in vocations. In a dramatic u-turn...

Galway minors provide ray of hope in muted return

Emotions were mixed at the Galway hurling teams’ homecomings in Ballinasloe and Galway City on Monday. The victorious minor hurlers received a heroes’ welcome from the thousands of Galway supporters who turned out at the...
Delight....Rosaleen Rafter at her home in Killeeneen. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

HSE change of heart gives Galway MS patients new lease of life

The HSE’s about-turn to belatedly cover the cost of a superdrug for Multiple Sclerosis sufferers has been described by the Galway woman who led the fight for funding as ‘life-changing on every front’. Rosaleen Rafter from...

Brazilian back home for the hurling – in Galway!

Most people chasing All-Ireland final tickets this week will proclaim to be Galway’s No. 1 supporter – but they’d do well to surpass former Gort hurler Leonardo Gomes, who has flown over 9,000km ‘home’...


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