Galway’s cead míle failte – just not if you’re a Syrian

When Galway was voted the world’s friendliest city, in a travel survey last year, we all patted ourselves on the back and tweeted how great we are. Isn’t it a great little country all the...
The last of his species? Cllr Padraig Conneely: a proponent of snail mail.

Hard times for hard copies as Pádraig stamps his foot

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Efforts by Galway City Council to save money on postage have been frustrated. Officials at City Hall are trying to introduce new protocols that...
Spot the difference: Senator Hildegarde Naughton’s ‘entitlements’ leaflet on the left, and party colleague’s, Deputy John O’Mahony’s, on the right.

Galway’s culture – you won’t find it in fancy 2020 bid books

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Now that Galway has been short-listed for the European Capital of Culture 2020 – well done Galway, ya ride ya – it is perhaps...
Jim Browne: who will slip into his gown?

Staff fear brown-noser to succeed Jimmy at NUIG

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley With NUIG President close to completing his term, rumours abound at the Newcastle campus as to what Jimmy Browne will do next and who...
Niall O Tuathiall is all smiles with his team at NUI Galway during the counting of votes for Galway West in the 2016 general election.

Eager beaver Smiler Nialler cries at election false dawn

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley It was an election nobody wanted, they said, even the political junkies. But ‘they’ clearly never heard of Niall Ó Tuathail. A bit like...
Cllr Padraig Conneely was the top earner on Galway City Council in 2014 when he served as Mayor

Market Grinch spoils Padraig’s Christmas

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley City Councillor Pádraig Conneely feels like a bold child who’s been struck off Santa Claus’s Christmas presents list. Poor Pádraig is not feeling the...

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