Inishbofin Bay

Living in the moment on Inishbofin

Lifestyle - Yoga teacher Christine Stewart has close ties with Inishbofin and organises regular retreats on the scenic Connemara island, aimed at helping people to relax and re-energise. She tells Judy Murphy what’s involved...
Youths who competed in the County Galway Cross-Country Championships at Ballybrit in march 1965. Front row (from left): Maurice Ward, John Wade, Joe Ryan (winner), Noel Burke and Tommy Moorse. Back row (from left): Alan Conneely, Michael Cummins, Jimmy Parslow and Owen Higgins.

Galway In Days Gone By

Case building James Connolly sued Peter Kelly for £27 13s. due for work carried to defendant’s house – Mr. Hogan, solr., appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Mulcair defended. Mr. Hogan said the plaintiff was a...
Billy and Patrick Mulvihill of Amicitia Social Hub pictured with Vision Arch Club members, managers, tutors and volunteers. Photos: EIREFOTO

Inclusivity the key to success of unique partnership

Lifestyle - A special relationship between Athenry-based social enterprise Amicitia and Vision Arch Club, which provides a social outlet for people with special needs as well as their families and friends is proving a...
The flu pandemic of 1918 sent millions to their graves.

A time when flu claimed more casualties than the Great War

Country Living with Francis Farragher I hope that I’m not tempting fate . . . and I did get the flu jab a couple of months back (a sign of growing caution with the passing...

An ode of sorts to horn honkers and undertakers

Country Living with Francis Farragher As we move through second week of January and at last there’s an extra chink of light returning to the mornings and the evenings, it’s time to Part 2 of...
John Kinsella will be the special guest at this year's Music for Galway Mid-Winter Festival, Swansong.

Forging a musical career against the odds

Lifestyle - Composer John Kinsella grew up in Dublin where his working-class father instilled a love of the arts in his sons. The former Head of Music at RTÉ and special guest at Music...


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