Fixer Fergal relishes his role behind the scenes

City Lives - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta meets new Town Hall theatre manager Fergal McGrath  There’s very little going on in the arts world in Galway City that Fergal McGrath hasn’t been involved in and...

Portumna Golf Club going strong for one hundred years

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon PORTUMNA Golf Club will mark its centenary year by launching a comprehensive history of the club – penned by well-known local historian John Joe Conwell – at the course’s...

Galway need to drive on after finally stopping the rot

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT really didn’t matter if the opposition had comprised of just a set of well known cartoon characters headed by Mickey Mouse, Daffy Duck and The Pink Panther, the...

The unwelcome return of Ann D’Another Thing!

Back in Galway at the end of a recent marathon of trips to England, and I’m tired. Dripping dribble tired. Deflated-balloon-sculpture-held-together-by-chewing-gum tired. When I’m like this, I don’t trust myself with...

Political polls fail to reflect true impact of Dail’s growing band of Independents

World of Politics with Harry McGee – Finian McGrath has three claims to fame. One is that he was born and reared in Tuam and is a true sham. The second is that...

Customers the only casualties in great insurance rip-off

I recently renewed my car insurance – a not inconsiderable sum to find at the beginning of the summer. But given that I’ve been with the same insurance company, through its...


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