No honeymoon Sinn Fein Leader Mary Lou McDonald.

Language is key to successful fudge on Northern intractability

World of Politics with Harry McGee – Patrick Kavanagh wrote the amazing ‘Epic’ in 1938, three decades before violence erupted – but, for me, the poem has always ‘explained’ the whys and wherefores of...
Charlie Adley

Tonight I’m going to let Galway lead me astray!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley I’m going out tonight. It’s time for my staff Christmas party, and seeing as I’m a one-man band, that’ll be me, happy-out and alone, on another of my organic Galway...
Corofin defender Kieran Molloy fends off St. Brigid's Garvan Dolan during the Connacht Club Football Final at Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday. Photo: Enda Noone.

Corofin reach new neights in blitzing a hapless St. Brigid’s

Inside Track with John McIntyre YOU’D swear that this great Corofin team had virtually won nothing before such was their high levels of application and hunger in Sunday’s hopelessly one-sided Connacht Club football final in...
Taoiseach Enda Kenny: his words bear repeating . . . over and over again . . . by FG minions.

Plagiarising Enda Kenny who plagiarises himself

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Fine Gael in Galway West is on an election footing. In fairness, with Government relying on the support of flaky eccentrics like Finian McGrath,...
Charlie Adley

Time to get over Thierry Henry’s hand ball!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Let’s make a deal, in an attempt to live in the present: if I don’t mention England’s World Cup victory in 1966, you’ll move on from Ireland’s Euro 88 victory...
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...


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