Will exiting the bail-out really only amount to another trick of the light?

Will Ireland exit the bailout at the end of next year? In a way it's an academic question because even if the country exits the bailout….it won't exit the bailout.  ...

Time for Galway footballers to circle the wagons

THE National Football League has thrown up more than its fair share of surprise results over the past couple of months with some teams badly beaten one week coming out seven days later and...

Plastic Paddies are authentic Irishman – and they have a cert to prove it

So Tom Cruise is officially an Oirishman – begorrah and bejaysus but don’t that just bate Banagher; we can finally lay claim to a real Irish Hollywood leprechaun in our midst. ...

Maybe the Poll Tax was a good idea after all!

When I was a kid I used to leave the tap running while I brushed my teeth. Living in London in the 1960s, ecology was mere frogspawn struggling to hatch in the raging river...

Versatile Black Fern helping to get Galway into shape

Talking Sport SOME may know this lady as Connacht forward George Naoupu’s wife. However, that creates a false impression of 29-year-old fitness instructor Sene Naoupu as she is very much her own woman. ...

After twenty years Sarah lands dream role in Druid

City Lives - Denise McNamara meets Sarah Lynch, the general manager of Druid Theatre Sarah Lynch has been living and breathing Druid Theatre since she wangled a job as a runner fresh out of...


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