Hard to be hopeful about Galway’s GAA teams in 2014

Inside Track with John McIntyre Even the county’s GAA optimists are struggling to put a positive spin on the championship prospects of the Galway hurlers and footballers for 2014. And it’s hard to blame...

Musical poets mangle words to make it all fit

A Different View with Dave O'Connell Music fans of a certain vintage only have to hear the first few notes of Toto’s classic smoothie, Africa, to be swept back to some glitter balled disco...

Anger over property tax compounded by our national pastime for whingeing

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com It could be 15 years ago that I was on a train from Galway to Dublin on a Sunday night – and somewhere between Clara and...

Rock Chick Nuala’s Swinging Sixties sing-song

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Ever since City Councillor Nuala Nolan, after a few Bacardi and cokes, stormed the stage at Mayor Pádraig Conneely’s inauguration bash at O’Connell’s...

So many questions – but only one Eamonn Dunphy!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley It’s never good when a passion becomes an obsession, so I gave myself a double take the other day. I was reading Eamon Dunphy writing in his recently-released autobiography...

Margaret’s goal is to make House a home

City Lives  - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta hears that working in the hospitality business is in Margaret Jenkins’ genes It’s probably ageist to say that Margaret Jenkins looks far too young to be a hotel...


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