Castle set to come alive to the sounds of summer music

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy finds a school where the teachers are classical performers from all over the world The sound of music will echo through every nook and cranny of Claregalway Castle from August...

Galway In Days Gone By

1913 Salthill improvement Sir, While awaiting the much-needed improvements in Salthill which all hope may be able to be carried out as a result of the forthcoming Bazaar, there are a few matters which...

Bias over balance is key to covering sport on the box

TV Watch with Dave O’Connell Apocryphal though it may be, it is said that RTE’s legendary soccer commentator and self-professed Shamrock Rovers die-hard Philip Greene who once famously handed back to studio from a...

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...


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