Hippy dream comes to life as a haven in woodland

Judy Murphy finds an eco-conscious guesthouse and equestrian centre hidden in a Galway forest Taking a small right-hand turn down a byway on the road from Loughrea to Woodford, about eight miles outside Loughrea,...

Galway In Days Gone By

1913 Man arrested On Saturday night last, or early on Sunday morning, a shooting outrage occurred at Hearnsbrook House, Killimore, the residence of Mr. George McPhail, an extensive land owner in the district and...

Holiday disasters make for compelling viewing

TV Watch with Bernie Ni Fhlatharta The great thing about watching programmes like Holiday Homes from Hell is the comfort of not being directly affected by the problem. However, it was...

Dr Dilis wide awake to the benefits of healing sleep

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy talks to a GP and herbalist who has turned her focus onto sleep problems You know the feeling. You fall in to bed before midnight, eyes heavy with sleep, only...

Galway In Days Gone By

1913 Shop boy fined At the Galway Petty Sessions Court, Sergt. Reilly summoned George Trayers for cycling on the footpath at Lower Salthill. The Sergeant stated that although the road was...

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

1913 Gruesome inquest Coroner Cottingham, of Oughterard, held an inquest at Killian’s public-house, New Docks, Galway, on the dead body of an infant, found under gruesome circumstances in the mill race at the Galway...


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