Heatwave leads to real crisis for lone naturist and sweaty travellers

A Different View with Dave O’Connell There were few downsides to the summer heatwave – unless of course you’re not mad about the sun – but one negative for many was that it gave rise...

One last look back at an awful night but time now to move on

It’s the time of year and that type of weather when I can scarcely remember the last time I sat down to premeditatedly watch a programme on television . . . that is until...
Galway's substitute Patrick Sweeney takes on Kildare's Peter Kelly during Sunday's Super 8s encounnter in Newbridge. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Big double is on but some tough hurdles ahead of Galway teams

Inside Track with John McIntyre WHISPER it . . . the odds on an historic Galway All-Ireland hurling and football double continue to tumble. With both the county’s flagship GAA teams through to the semi-finals...
Charlie Adley

Does Galway need to be Capital of Culture?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley I was updating my friend Whispering Blue on the latest predictable controversy raging around Galway City’s 2020 award. “Ah don’t talk to me! Didn’t we lose the run of ourselves?” muttered...

Whiff of prejudice not paint as Travellers left out of Council

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column by Dara Bradley  Around 20 Travellers decamped to City Hall on Monday to register a protest about housing for their community, or rather the lack of it. Led...
Kilconly native Paul Ryder (far left) who is the tournament organiser for the World Deaf Golf Championships which will take place at Carton House next week. He is pictured with members of Deaf Golf Ireland.

Galwayman is chief organiser of World Deaf Golf Championships

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon THE World Deaf Golf Championships will take place at Carton House Golf Course, Maynooth next week and the man charged with the smooth running of the tournament is chief organiser...


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