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

1913 Boarding-out kids The suggestion that a ladies’ committee should be elected to supervise and control the boarding-out of poor children, compelled to seek a home at the expense of the rates, was made...

How to put more pep in your step

Lifestyle with Judy Murphy Lions rugby coach Warren Gatland claims it helps him avoid getting flu and jet lag, Tracy Piggott extols its energy-giving properties and says her nails and hair have taken on...

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

1913 Neglected roads At Portumna District Council, Mr. Moran, Co. Surveyor reported: “Very little work has been done in your district during the quarter. The gross quantity of material specified for...

Forgotten showband gems to feature in new CD from Tuam

Back in the early 1960s the Johnny Flynn Showband from Tuam travelled to New York and in an unprecedented move at the time recorded a single in a state-of-the-art studio with the intention that...

Vincent Browne inspires new picture book for kids

Broadcaster Vincent Browne has been an influential figure in Irish political life for many years, but he isn’t exactly associated with children’s entertainment. However,  Spiddal based author Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin has...

Get on the write track to achieve wellbeing

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy hears how penning your thoughts can free pent-up emotions Many adults probably remember keeping a diary during their teenage years, or writing poems or prose to express...


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