Natasha’s career is showing real sparkle

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets Galway jewellery designer Natasha Heaslip whose work has adorned both royalty and film stars For a young person, meeting the right teacher at the right time...

Greek tragedy is NUIG hit – and there’s more to come

Ancient Greek drama, with its emphasis on blood and guts and references to a myriad of pagan gods might seem light years away from our modern, technology-driven world, but a new production of Sophocles’...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Dastardly attack A terrible outrage was perpetrated on Friday week at the establishment of Mr. P. Varden, merchant, Anbally, Tuam. About 8pm on that evening, several shots were fired in through the windows...

Taking a proactive attitude to retirement

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy hears of the wisdom of planning for retirement at a time when people are living years longer Planning for retirement is something many people put on the long finger, but...
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Fine Cúirt programme caters for all tastes

A balance of “youth and enthusiasm with maturity” is how  NUI Galway Professor of Drama and Theatre Patrick Lonergan described this year’s Cúirt Festival of Literature when he launched the 2014 programme on Tuesday...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Bailiff ‘dipped’ The unpleasant experiences of a water bailiff named John Rooney were mentioned at Oranmore Petty Sessions on Tuesday when Peter Duggan (Heavey), Thomas Duggan and Mary Duggan, were charged with allegedly...


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