Micheál Donoghue receives the Manager of the Year award from Tony Neary, Medtronic, sponsors, and Henry Shefflin, Special Guest, at the Medtronic Galway Sports Stars of the Year presentation banquet in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday night.

Big boost for Galway footballers as hurlers survive a close shave

Inside Track with John McIntyre WITH both National League competitions starting on the same weekend, it was something of a strain to keep track of all that was happening, but the one thing the first...
Charlie Adley

If you’re feeling confused, read despots for dummies!

We all might be dead by the time you read this.  “Aha!” you say, “You’re wrong there, because if I’m dead I can’t be reading anything at all!” That just shows you’re confused. Anything is...
Dave O'Connell

When RTÉ gave us a Sports Stadium all to ourselves!

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It may be hard to fathom in this era of saturated coverage on satellite television but there was a time pre-Sky when even those of us in single channel...
Galway West Junior Minister Seán Kyne

New 30-word job title a mouthful for Seán

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley We thought Pat Breen, the Clare TD, had a long-winded title, and he does – Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market...
Happier times: Catherine Connolly, TD, (second right) on a walkabout in Shop Street in 2005 with Deputy Michael D.Higgins, then Labour Party Chairman, Leader Pat Rabbitte, and candidates Colette Connolly, Derek Nolan, Hughie Baxter, Cllr Tom Costello, and Trevor O Clochartaigh.

Don’t bank on Catherine and Labour reconciling

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Catherine Connolly, the Independent TD for Galway West, has had a tumultuous relationship with the Labour Party. Catherine was originally a Labour member and elected...
Charlie Adley

Hang onto your quirks – now more than ever!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Soon after I first dated the Snapper, I was cringing in my car as she carefully, systematically and very crinkly-crunkly-noisily folded up her empty crisp packet, tucking in the final...


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