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Mayo paid penalty to Galway

Tom Flynn holds off Jason Doherty of Mayo.jpg

Tom Flynn holds off Jason Doherty of Mayo.jpg

A BUMPER crowd were certainly given full value for money on Sunday afternoon as Barry McHugh and Maghnus Breathnach proved to be the heroes for Galway, with McHugh’s late late ...

2019-01-16 13:58 open_in_new
Canning's a cut above

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Joe Canning shows his class.jpg

BACK in 2012, when Joe Canning nailed the 73rd minute free that levelled the All-Ireland final, necessitating a replay, Mattie Kenny couldn't have been happier.

A Galway selector at the time, he had a ...

2019-01-16 13:58 open_in_new
Pres beat Mercy in local derby

Leonie Fleming (Mercy) against Laura O'Dea (Pres)y.jpg

Leonie Fleming (Mercy) against Laura O'Dea (Pres)y.jpg

Pres Tuam 1-12

Mercy Tuam 2-7

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2019-01-16 13:58 open_in_new
A Tuam connection in the California desert

Shaun Glynn (in hat) with brother Gerard, niece and nephews..jpg

Shaun Glynn (in hat) with brother Gerard, niece and nephews..jpg

By Mary J Murphy

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2019-01-16 13:58 open_in_new
Richard Mulligan sings

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Richard Mulligan has released an album.jpg

FOR years former Kilkerrin resident Richard Mulligan was breaking Irish and international records as a runner at track and field events but now at 57 he is making Country music ...

2019-01-16 13:58 open_in_new
Hazards of Time Travel

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By Aoife Burke

 

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2019-01-16 13:58 open_in_new
Parents vow to march on Dáil to solve school space crisis

Principal of Tuam Educate Together primary school Nuala Bourke. Photo: Ray Ryan

Principal of Tuam Educate Together primary school Nuala Bourke. Photo: Ray Ryan

TUAM’S Educate Together primary school won’t be able to take in any new junior infant pupils in September unless ...

2019-01-16 12:55 open_in_new
Rubbish left for six months

Photo: Ray Ryan

Photo: Ray Ryan

By David Connors

RUBBISH which was dumped last July along a road in Abbeyknockmoy still hasn’t been cleaned up by Galway County Council despite it being reported soon after it occurred. The issue was raised on Monday by Independent ...

2019-01-16 12:55 open_in_new
Tyres slashed in Headford

GARDAI are investigating an incident in Headford in which two vehicles were vandalised. On Sunday evening January 13 the tyres were slashed on a silver Toyota Avensis and a white Hiace Van. Both vehicles were also keyed.

This took place on Main Street between 6.30pm and 9.30pm.

Any ...

2019-01-16 12:55 open_in_new
Tickets please!

HUNDREDS of passengers taking the train to and from Oranmore to the city may face new parking charges in the future. The estimated 105 spaces in the car park owned by Galway County Council are currently free to use but local councillors have been reminded that it is the policy of the local ...

2019-01-16 12:55 open_in_new
Dunmore and the dawn of the club series

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The 1968 Dunmore MacHales team.jpg

THE Great Northern Hotel in Bundoran was the setting early last month when the footballers of Dunmore MacHales and St Joseph's were joined by clubmates and supporters to celebrate, reminisce and relive ...

2019-01-16 12:55 open_in_new
Final farewell to Fianna Fáil’s Mark Killilea

Photo: Ray Ryan

Photo: Ray Ryan

“WE have lost a much loved and respected public representative who was well-known locally, nationally and internationally. Farewell auld stock.” That was the final tribute paid by former European Commissioner and Finance Minister Ray ...

2019-01-03 17:16 open_in_new
Mountbellew grab League silverware

M-M defender John Daly gets his shot away.

M-M defender John Daly gets his shot away.

M-M 0-10

Annaghdown 0-7

SOME end of season silverware as well as a long overdue Division 1 title were the prizes on offer for Corofin's two closest challengers in their ...

2019-01-02 16:04 open_in_new
Poignant last recordings by Big Tom

Big Tom's final DVD.

Big Tom's final DVD.

THERE is poignancy, yet what seems to be a sense of purpose in the performances by the late Big Tom on his final concert which is now released on DVD and a double CD containing five previously unreleased tracks plus 18 of his best ...

2019-01-02 15:01 open_in_new
The doll's house in Mullaney's window

A doll's house was a dream.

A doll's house was a dream.

THE Editor’s column last week on the delights to be found in the Christmas window toy displays of McCormack’s and Mullaney’s dredged up a memory that was long dormant; but when it ...

2019-01-02 15:01 open_in_new
Phantom dominated College Opera

Tomas Murphy, Mary Sheridan, Daniel Lynch and Shea Fahy in costume for the College Opera.

Tomas Murphy, Mary Sheridan, Daniel Lynch and Shea Fahy in costume for the College Opera.

MURDER and obsessive love are not the usual stuff of school shows, but with a record going back ...

2019-01-02 15:01 open_in_new
Badminton is big in Cortoon

Cortoon Badminton chair Enda Hevering with committee member Kevin Farrell.

Cortoon Badminton chair Enda Hevering with committee member Kevin Farrell.

FOUNDED in 1980 by Sadie Rooney and Phil Kenny along with Mickey and Carmel Gilmore, the Cortoon Badminton Club continues to ...

2019-01-02 15:01 open_in_new
Sean Og de Paor is honoured

Sean Og in his glory.

Sean Og in his glory.

THE recipient of the Hall of Fame honour at the Claregalway Hotel club football awards function on December 7th was the quintessential team player who also reached great heights of individual excellence.

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2019-01-02 15:01 open_in_new
Sadness at death of Mark Killilea

Mark Killilea durin

Mark Killilea durin

FORMER Fianna Fáil TD, Senator and MEP Mark Killilea has died.

The 79-year-old was one of the leading figures in politics in Co Galway from the late 1960s.

He retired from political life at the 1999 European Parliament ...

2019-01-01 00:10 open_in_new
Appeal for blood donors in Tuam

PEOPLE in Tuam and surrounding areas are being urged to give blood at the donation clinics being held in the town over the coming days. During Christmas and into the early New Year the IBTS notices a drop in supplies and they are appealling to people to take the time and make a blood ...

2018-12-28 13:21 open_in_new