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

1913 Church roof set to collapse The Church of St. Cummin, Oughterard, which is nearly 100 years old, situated in a very poor district in Connemara, is in immediate need of substantial renovation and...

Baboró creates a world of wonder for kids of all ages

Shows from Scotland, France, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, the USA and Ireland will be staged in Galway city and county as part of the 17th annual Baboró Arts Festival for children, running from October...

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

1913 Beating a donkey At the Children’s Court, a young lad, the son of a Newcastle farmer, was prosecuted by Mr. Heard, D.I., with unlawfully ill-treating a donkey on the 4th inst. Mrs. Shewell,...

Festival that really has something for everyone

 In a world full of arts festivals, Shorelines in Portumna’s is a breath of fresh air. This community based event, which runs from next Thursday, September 19 to Sunday, September 22, draws on the...

Brave Brogan basks in life of normality after cancer battle

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets a family whose lives were turned upside down by child’s diagnosis People would say to me ‘I don’t know how you coped, but the fact is you have no...

Wilde weekend to focus on Oscar’s lasting legacy

Arts Week with Judy Murphy – Playwright, poet and wit Oscar Wilde is the subject of a new festival kicking off in Galway city this weekend. The two-day event, taking place this Saturday...


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