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Do you struggle to get good Broadband in your area? Imagine Broadband is the solution you are looking for!
Lack of availability of broadband in rural Ireland is a front and centre issue. It’s gaining particular attention in the run up to the local elections with candidates on doorsteps listing it as a key concern - that is where Imagine comes in. ...
today 11:19 open_in_new
Audi A4 celebrates its 25th birthday

A quarter of a century after its birth, demand is unabated for the Audi A4, now in its fifth generation.

Twenty-five years ago the first Audi A4 drove off the assembly line in Germany. Since then, the premium car brand has produced more than 7.5 million units of the model. With 344,586 ...

yesterday 13:16 open_in_new
Tremendous variety of properties at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction
O’Donnellan & Joyce has an exceptional number of residential investments going under the hammer in its forthcoming auction. The properties, which have been marketed for the last two weeks, have attracted enormous interest not only locally but also nationally with a number of viewings from people throughout the country. ...
yesterday 12:13 open_in_new
Who will be returned as MEPs for Midlands-North-West?
Former tánaiste Michael McDowell recently described the European elections as a mad dash where household names strive to become household names. There is more than an element of truth to this; high profile politicians such as Gerry Collins, Jim Higgins, and Brian Hayes went largely off the radar after relocating to Brussels. ...
yesterday 01:43 open_in_new
Chinese thriller at the Pálás

SET IN an industrial city, Qiao, a young dancer, falls in love with the mobster Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years.

This is Ash Is The Purest White, which will be screened by the Galway Film Society in the ...

yesterday 01:43 open_in_new
Volvo crowned most dependable premium brand

The success of Volvo's transformation as a car manufacturer has been recognised with the award for the most dependable premium brand in the JD Power 2019 UK vehicle dependability study.

The study's findings put Volvo ahead of all its market competitors, according to the opinions expressed ...

yesterday 01:43 open_in_new
Galway hurlers need a convincing win when Wexford visit on Sunday
The hurlers of Galway and Wexford will go head to head for the sixth time in just over two years on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium (4pm ) with a lot on the line for both counties as the Leinster championship round robin series begins to heat up. ...
yesterday 01:43 open_in_new
NUI Galway launches two new postgraduate programmes in artificial intelligence
The Minister of State with responsibility for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, visited NUI Galway this week to launch two new master's programmes in computer science - artificial intelligence. ...
yesterday 01:43 open_in_new
PAIN AFTER SHINGLES CAN LAST FOR YEARS – STUDIES SHOW MICRO-IMMUNOTHERAPY CAN HELP

The most common complication of Shingles is pain, also known as Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN ) and is due to damage to the skin and nerves after the acute stage of this disease.

Shingles is the result of the reactivation of the Chicken Pox virus in the body, affecting nerves, the reasons ...

2019-05-22 11:59 open_in_new
INDEPENDENT COUNCILLOR NOEL LARKIN - YOUR VOICE!

I am seeking your Number 1 Vote on Friday 24th May so that I can continue to:

· To curb anti-social behaviour

· Highlight the scourge of illegal dumping

· Ensure the elderly and vulnerable citizens of our community are adequately protected

· ...

2019-05-22 11:59 open_in_new
The ‘blue moonlight’ of Galway 1893
Our Swedish journalist Hugo Vallentin arrived in Galway in the late summer of 1893. He had spent the previous weeks travelling through Dublin, Cork, Killarney and Limerick, assessing people’s reactions to the progress of Gladstone’s Second Home Rule act, which he believed was a question of interest to the whole ‘civilised world’. ...
2019-05-22 03:25 open_in_new
Top of the Pots

They are the first introduction for many of us, a sort of gateway drug that lures you in and hooks you, so you keep wanting more of them, then different ones, then something else altogether.

I’ll bet you’ve never thought of a simple terracotta pot in quite that way ...

2019-05-21 11:40 open_in_new
Report will recommend elective hospital for Merlin Park within weeks, says Naughton

An independent report on the need for a new elective hospital in Galway will be completed and provided to the Minister for Health by the end of next month, it emerged this week.

The report, which was commissioned by the Saolta University Health Care Group, is expected to recommend the ...

2019-05-20 15:43 open_in_new
Strong turnout at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction launch
O’Donnellan & Joyce reported a strong attendance at each of its Galway city properties at the weekend. Alan McKenna, senior sales negotiator at O’Donnellan & Joyce, said: “Open viewings commenced on Saturday last and will continue every Wednesday and Saturday up to the auction day. Galway city homes have been particularly busy, with a strong turnout at the open viewings launch. There is great value in the June auction with a nice variety of homes to suit families looking to upsize.” ...
2019-05-16 13:01 open_in_new
Councillors support exclusion zones at health care facilities providing abortion services

Exclusion zones to prevent protestors intimidating or harassing a person outside health care facility that provides pregnancy terminations, have received majority support from Galway City Councillors.

At Monday's city council meeting, Independent councillor Colette Connolly, put forward a ...

2019-05-16 09:52 open_in_new
Network Galway awards to be presented this weekend
Patricia Lohan has been confirmed as the key note speaker at the 2019 Network Galway Business Women of the Year Awards, being held this Saturday May 18 in the Hotel Meyrick, Galway. Patricia, originally from Salthill but now based in Bali, is a feng shui expert, speaker, serial entrepreneur and author of The Happy Home, your guide to creating a happy, healthy wealthy life. ...
2019-05-16 03:34 open_in_new
Miskella produces fast 5k in Craughwell

Jack Miskella of Craughwell AC was first man home as the 2019 Galway 5km series continued in Craughwell AC.

Miskella produced a fast 16.37 to beat off last week's winner Cathal O Reilly of Loughrea AC, who was second in 16.42, and David Richardson of South Galway AC who came in third in ...

2019-05-16 03:34 open_in_new
Energy health screening open day with medical herbalist Patrick Murphy

Medical herbalist Patrick Murphy will be hosting his energy health screening open day at The Clayton Hotel, Galway, on Sunday May 19 from 9am to 6pm using the Supertronic health screening device.

An energy health screening session with the Supertronic device which is used throughout ...

2019-05-16 03:34 open_in_new
Ain't no mountain high enough
For most people, retirement brings thoughts of putting one’s feet up and forgetting the stresses and strains of work. Not so retired rugby player Damian Browne. Since hanging up his boots four years ago the Galwayman has taken on a series of extreme endurance challenges that make the bruising world of professional rugby seem like a walk in the park. ...
2019-05-16 03:34 open_in_new
Andrew Ryan for the Comedy KARLnival
ANDREW RYAN delivers "an hour of hilarious comedy”, according to the Edinburgh Festival magazine, and is "going to be a huge star”, says Timeout. He is also coming to the Róisín Dubh's Comedy KARLnival next week. ...
2019-05-16 03:34 open_in_new
Volkswagen shows its first electric ID model

Volkswagen has announced the name of the first model of the new ID family, the ID.3, months before its official world premiere at the Frankfurt international motor show in September.

Volkswagen described the announcement as the future of electromobility, with customers across Europe, and ...

2019-05-16 03:34 open_in_new