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People of the Tribes: Meet Robin.
''Hi I'm Robin. I'm originally from the Netherlands. I'm a busker in Galway, Kilkenny, Sligo & Letterkenny. I'm travelling all over the country playing great Irish ballads. I'm a big fan of the Dubliners and I'm currently writing my own material....'' ...
yesterday 12:43 open_in_new
Chain gang — City mayors declare support for Galway 2020
The surviving mayors of Galway city have this week stated their committment to becoming ambassadors for the embattled Galway 2020 project. With less than 50 weeks until the city becomes the official European Capital of Culture, the group of mayors have promised to do all they can to ensure that the project is a resounding success. ...
yesterday 08:31 open_in_new
COLD AND FLU SEASON IS UPON US - HOW TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY AND GET READY TO FACE THE WINTER
With the change in season it is a good time to be thinking about boosting your immunity. Vulnerable people such as children and the elderly, people with low immunity and other susceptible people including asthmatics or people with chronic sinusitis and chronic obstructive airway diseases (COAD ) need to pay particular attention to their immunity. ...
2019-01-18 15:10 open_in_new
Galway City Council agrees loan for domestic violence refuge accommodation
The Galway City Council has agreed to raise a Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS ) loan for the construction of nine units for housing for women and children as a domestic violence refuge run by COPE Galway. ...
2019-01-17 09:46 open_in_new
Pro-life advocate feels surgery protests are counter-productive
I have been pro-life all my life. In fact, the very first time I voted was in 1983 in favour of bringing in the Eighth Amendment to the constitution, giving an equal right to life of the unborn with the mother carrying the child. To me it was a no brainer. The amendment was giving protection to the most vulnerable members of society. ...
2019-01-17 02:25 open_in_new
Nasty women, corrupt men, wedding disasters, and war
A POSSESSIVE woman, a screwball crime comedy, French workers versus capitalism, Finnish soldiers in WWII, corrupt politicians, and the bad tempered boss of a catering company - the Subtitle - European Film Festival is coming to town. ...
2019-01-17 02:25 open_in_new
VW renews EcoGrant offer for next two months
Volkswagen Ireland is encouraging the uptake of the latest generation, lower-emission new cars hand-in-hand with the removal of older Euro 1-4 emissions standard vehicles by relaunching its attractive EcoGrant offer. ...
2019-01-17 02:25 open_in_new
Galway leave it late, but pip Mayo on penalties to advance to final

For the second week in a row Mayo faded out in the second half and were brought to penalties, but this time they were the ones to lose out, going down 4-2 to the Tribesmen on penalties.

Diarmuid O’Connor was the first to take a spot kick, but his effort was easily saved by Maghnus ...

2019-01-17 02:25 open_in_new
New Year's resolution: Learn Spanish with Sol Y Luna Language School

Why not take the challenge of learning Spanish for the New Year?

Sol y Luna Language School in Galway has been serving students’ needs for the past number of years and the testimonials from both parents and students speak for themselves of how successful it is.

Sol Y Luna ...

2019-01-17 02:25 open_in_new
The Noel Group — delivering excellence in recruitment
The Noel Group is Ireland’s premier hospitality, industrial and healthcare recruitment brand with a proud reputation earned by consistently delivering excellence to clients and candidates. Its team of specialist consultants combine a hospitality, industrial and healthcare background with in-depth sectoral knowledge. ...
2019-01-17 02:25 open_in_new
Elegant Wedding Showcase, January 20th at The Galmont Hotel

Your love story begins at The Galmont, come join us...

Visit our beautiful venues, meet the team and start planning your wedding ceremony while enjoying Prosecco & canapes.

The Galmont Hotel's elegant wedding showcase will take place from 10am - 6pm.

Prospective brides and ...

2019-01-16 16:58 open_in_new
Sinn Féin candidate calls for Government decisions to be 'rural proofed'

Before any decision is finalised by the Government it should be 'rural proofed', with its potential effects on rural communities analysed and considered before implementation.

This is the view of Sinn Féin Connemara candidate Kevin O’Hara, who said the concept of 'rural ...

2019-01-14 13:31 open_in_new
The Evil Within series - do you have the stamina to outrun Laura?
FOREWARNED IS forearmed as they say, and if you are about to enter nightmare worlds which are the creation of a violent sociopath, or a corrupt corporation, or possibly both, an 'It'll be alright on the night' attitude is not advised. ...
2019-01-14 11:25 open_in_new
Gardai confirm €650,000 worth of drugs seized in city last year

Drugs with an estimated street value of more than €650,000 were seized by gardaí in Galway city for the whole of 2018; while the number of rapes reported increased by 15 per cent.

The statistics which were disclosed by Chief Superintendent Tom Curley at Monday’s JPC ...

2019-01-14 01:58 open_in_new
An ideal home in Lurgan Park
O'Donnellan & Joyce is offering for sale a three bed semidetached residence at Lurgan Park, Renmore, a popular development is on the east side of Galway city which has long being considered a premier residential family estate. ...
2019-01-10 12:55 open_in_new
Pending review of rail line is ‘a major stumbling block’ to outdoor recreation, says Cannon
The pending review of the Western Rail Corridor north of Athenry is a “major stumbling block” to the development of outdoor recreation facilities in east Galway, and it is “high time” it was commenced, Minister Ciaran Cannon said this week. ...
2019-01-10 09:46 open_in_new
Kilcornan walking trail receives Government funding
Funding of almost €200,000 has been approved for the development of a walking trail in Kilcornan, which is expected to transform the area's woodland into a leading attraction for locals and tourists. ...
2019-01-10 02:25 open_in_new
Who is coming to the Róisín Dubh Comedy in 2019?
IF COMEDY was a religion, Róisín Dubh would be Mecca, the Vatican, or Jerusalem. OK, maybe it is more like Knock, but one thing for sure, it is arguably the home of comedy in the west of Ireland. ...
2019-01-10 02:25 open_in_new
Stunning new BMW 8 Series convertible on the way
The new BMW 8 Series convertible combines open-top, four-seater luxury with sportscar performance and handling, a spacious interior, and a superb soundtrack to match. It goes on sale from April, with on-the-road prices starting from €128,565. ...
2019-01-10 02:25 open_in_new
Watch the gap – and go for it
Q: I felt the questions didn’t suit me, as Larry Gogan was fond of saying on the Just-a-Minute quiz many moons ago. They didn’t really ask me what I’d bring to the role – they were totally fixated on what I thought about the position. How could I have handled the interview differently? (TH, email ). ...
2019-01-10 02:25 open_in_new
Local derby gets new season up and running for Walsh's Galway

Galway's season gets underway in the country's traditional home of football on Sunday against their most traditional of rivals.

Sunday's meeting with Mayo in the FBD League in Tuam Stadium will be Kevin Walsh's side's first outing since last year's All Ireland semi-final defeat to Dublin ...

2019-01-10 02:25 open_in_new