Corofin’s Cathal Silke breaking out of defence against Mountbellew/ Moylough’s Ger Donoghue during Sunday's Galway Senior Football Final at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Enda Noone.

Awful Galway football final leaves the purists in state of depression

Inside Track with John McIntyre GALWAY’S club football’s biggest game of the year at Pearse Stadium last Sunday proved a major letdown . . . despite champions Corofin being forced to scramble for their lives...

Vote validity uncertain as Council chaos reigns

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column with Dara Bradley  The latest Galway City Council meeting ended in such chaos that a question mark hangs over decisions taken at the end of proceedings. The meeting,...

Go far quickly and creep back home!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley It’s that utterly soul-destroying moment when you’ve far to go, yet find yourself stuck behind a car that brakes as each car passes on the other side of the road. I...

Speeches leave you speechless – by droning on and on forever

A Different View with Dave O’Connell re people boring because they drone on and on forever – or does it just seem like they go on forever because what they’re saying is utterly, mind-numbingly duller...
Peter Casey...Chance the Gardener or changing face of politics?

Peter Casey is just Chance the Gardener for a new generation

World of Politics with Harry McGee There’s a classic comedy called ‘Being There’ starring Peter Sellers. It’s about a slow-witted gardener called Chance who has worked all his life for a very rich man. When...

Councillors’ Christmas cheer after vote to top up expenses

Bradley Bytes - a sort of political column by Dara Bradley It’s only the Halloween Bank Holiday weekend but there was a certain amount of Christmas cheer evident at City Hall last Monday. A vote was...


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