Fleet-footed Clare leave neighbours chasing shadows

Inside Track with John McIntyre IF you can’t run fast – and run hard, inter-county hurling is no longer the place for you. Once more, Clare’s youthful hurlers, brimming with pace and mobility, ran...

The drama of Deadline Day – when reason goes out the window

Sky Sports viewers will be very familiar with a man called Jim White, who is about to come into his own for the one day of the year that his station turns him into...

Gerry, Galway is out west not sunny south east

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column Gerry Adams raised the plight of a “Galway man” in Dáil Éireann recently. The Sinn Féin leader claimed the 102-years old deaf and...

Theatre fan Patrick set for biggest role to date

Patrick Lonergan was just 16 when he arrived into Galway, tired and hungry after finishing a charity walk from Dublin, and first laid eyes on the Galway Arts Festival. It was a sight for...

Look at Wayne Rooney! Oh no, do I have to

My good friend The Body takes much pleasure in trying to wind me up about the Irish names of English celebrities. “Take a look at your so-called English rock ‘n’ roll...

The difference between looking at something and actually seeing it

A Different View with Dave O'Connell It’s a thought that crosses my mind every time I see a group of tourists stopping in their tracks in the middle of town – does anyone actually...


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