Marguerite Tonery

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Lifestyle - There is a saying that everyone has at least one book in them, but very few people know how to go about getting that book published. Award-winning author, Marguerite Tonery, tells Bernie...
Sean Nós dancer Emma O'Sullivan: One of the real Summer treats in the heart of Galway city . . . to be 'banned' by the local Council from next year.

Glimpses of happiness should be nurtured and not knocked

Country Living with Francis Farragher There are times that we might bemoan slightly the fact that our place of employment is in the city centre, given the traffic woes that Galway has experienced over the...
Members of the organising committee at the Castlegar parish social. Standing: John Carr, Kevin Shaughnessy, Stephen Francis, Patrick Shaughnessy, Mark Heneghan. Seated: Matthew Hackett, Fr. Bernard Duffy and John Molloy.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Exciting Claddagh scene The Claddagh on Friday week, was the scene of an exciting encounter between Dominick-street Police and a resident named Thomas Tynan, who is about 35 years of age. On that morning, he...
Mr. Michael O'Hehir, R.T.E. Sports Chief with the Galway Sports Stars of the Year after he presented them with their awards at the banquet in the Great Southern Hotel, Galway. Seated (l. to r.): Patricia Regan (Lawn Tennis), Katherine Small (Swimming); Mr. O'Hehir, Colette Heaney, who received it on behalf of her brother Frank for Boxing; Patricia Kelly (Table Tennis). Standing: Joehn Keenan (Gaelic Football), Mick Molloy (Athletics), Sean Hosty (Golf), Sean Duggan (Hall of Fame), Ciarán Keys (Soccer), Gerry O'Mahoney (Hurling) and Mick Glynn (Badminron).

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Daylight robbery A daring robbery is reported to have occurred near Rahoon on Monday. Mrs. Mary Codyre, who resides in the village, was returning home on a donkey and cart from the city and overtook...
Changed times: The late Bishop Eamon Casey and Fr. Michael Cleary 'on stage' in Ballybrit on September 30, 1979 for the visit of John Paul II to Galway.

The winds of change have blown strongly since 1979

Country Living with Francis Farragher I'm of an age where I should be able to recollect from the nostalgia reservoir, memories of being in Ballybrit when Pope John Paul II celebrated his historic Youth Mass...
Flight, adapted from the novel by Caroline Brothers, will see audience members seated in individual booths as they follow two brothers on a journey to find freedom and safety.

Blooming magic!

Lifestyle - This year’s Galway International Arts Festival includes a new Garden Space in Eyre Square with many free events as well as a strong drama and visual arts programme. Judy Murphy meets Artistic...


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