Johnny Geraghty ushered in a new era in terms of goalkeeping in the GAA with his agility and spectacular dives a feature of the three-in-row era.

Innocent days when we felt we’d always be beating Kerry

Country Living with Francis Farragher There was a time, believe it or not, when Galway would normally beat Kerry in the All-Ireland championship but alas it’s from a bygone era, that for me evokes, childhood...

Tips to avoid seafóid talk and morning-after blues

Country Living with Francis Farragher Here we are on the cusp of another Christmas party season and with each passing year my resolve strengthens not to endure even one hangover over the festive season. It’s...

A time maybe when it’s not so bad to be a Doubting Thomas

Country Living with Francis Farragher Technically, I am on Facebook and I do have a Twitter account, but they’ve been slumbering for a long time in the depths of electronic cloud layers without being disturbed,...
Sleep: Never, ever to be taken for granted.

Sandman delivers a lighter sprinkling during Summer

Country Living with Francis Farragher Sleep is a concept that has always fascinated me whether it be the outlandishly bizarre situations I find myself in during my dream periods or the difference between having a...
Free Home & Garden glossy magazine with this week's Connacht Tribune and Galway City Tribune

Home & Garden tips for Spring in Tribune’s free magazine

The Connacht Tribune will publish a Home & Garden glossy magazine this week and it will be available free with  the Galway City Tribune and Connacht Tribune. We have an excellent piece on extending or...
The Galway version of 'Spaghetti Junction where the intersection of the M6 and the M17/M18 takes place.

Coming to terms with a motorway drive to Tuam

Country Living with Francis Farragher There was something vaguely ‘not right’ about a journey I made last Thursday night, following another vain attempt to replicate the strokes of Michael Phelps at the Tuam Swimming Pool....


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