All-rounder Brassil aims for Tokyo after European team silver medal

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon After securing a silver medal with the Irish women's pentathlon team at the European Senior Championships in Hungary recently, Sive Brassil's dream of representing Ireland at the 2020 Olympic Games...

Writing is on the wall for the humble letter and pen

A Different View with Dave O'Connell Two thirds of young British adults say that they use a pen less than five times a week – and more than a quarter prefer emojis to words when...

Careless Galway dice with danger as title defence gets complicated

Inside Track with John McIntyre Perhaps, the sweeper in hurling isn’t dead after all. Only for Clare shifting Colm Galvin into the role midway through the opening half of Saturday’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final, the Banner...

My water use built a pyramid of empty bottles

The most astonishing thing about this long hot summer is how well the rest of the natural world has survived, compared to us. How puny we have become in our First World complacency, struggling...

Galway 2020 could drive you to drink but not Galway Gold!

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column Back in June 2017, Galwegians were still ‘tipsy’ at Galway having been designated as the European Capital of Culture in 2020, just 12 months previously. The mood was...

Big honour for Craughwell AC as club’s top girls bound for Europe

CRAUGHWELL AC underlined its status as one of the top juvenile athletics clubs in the country after it was confirmed last week that the club’s U20 female team has been selected to represent Ireland...


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