Mary Gauthier – an expert on the hard art of ‘writing simple’

Mary Gauthier writes songs that are both unflinching and uplifting. The New Orleans-born singer, whose fans include Bob Dylan and Tom Waits, plays Monroe’s Live on Friday, May 3. After releasing seven studio albums,...

Teenage patients explore their creativity in hospital art project

Teenage patients at University College Hospital are being offered a respite from their illness courtesy of a new art project called Cloudlands. Under the project, the teenagers, many of whom have...

Brotherly love is a life saver for Mattie

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy hears of the impact of living donors for people in need of a transplant ''I could spend all evening and the most of the weekend explaining what this transplant means...

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

1913 600 strikeOn Saturday morning last, as a result of the failure of the Galway Branch (No. 20) of the National Union of Dock Labourers to come to an agreement with the City Branch...

Hearty meals that help you eat your way to good health

A beautifully produced cookbook and lifestyle guide offering 100 tasty recipes, which are designed to help reduce weight, cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure has just been published by the West of Ireland Cardiology Foundation,...

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

1913 Killed by runaway horseOn Monday, a young man named J. Egan attended the fair at Castlerea to sell a saddle horse. He failed to sell it, and when about to return home, the...


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