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Man dies in collision near Ballinasloe

GARDAI in Ballinasloe are investigating a fatal road traffic collision in which a man in his 50s died last night (Saturday).

The male pedestrian was fatally injured when he was struck by a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to University Hospital Galway. The ...

2018-11-11 12:52 open_in_new
Brendan impresses as ten to become eight

Photo: Ray Ryan

Photo: Ray Ryan

Tuam’s Brendan Murray has won back the admiration of head X Factor judge Simon Cowell 

Brendan’s impressive performance of REM’s Everybody Hurts was another golden moment for him in the singing show which won over all four ...

2018-11-11 01:13 open_in_new
X Factor's Brendan makes flying visit home

Brendan Murray with mum Julianne and dad Frank. Photo: Ray Ryan89.jpg

Brendan Murray with mum Julianne and dad Frank. Photo: Ray Ryan89.jpg

TUAM’S X Factor hopeful Brendan made a flying visit to his family and friends in his home town this afternoon (Wednesday).

The ...

2018-11-07 19:58 open_in_new
Appeals board give go-ahead for new bookies in Tuam Square

PLANNING Permission has been granted for a bookmakers on Tuam's Square.

PLANNING Permission has been granted for a bookmakers on Tuam's Square.

THE Planning Appeals Board has given the final go-ahead to plans for a new betting shop to open in Tuam’s town square. Bar One ...

2018-11-07 15:46 open_in_new
WATCH: Documentary on random acts of violence features Shane’s story

Shane and Joe Grogan. Photo: Ray Ryan

Shane and Joe Grogan. Photo: Ray Ryan

TUAM man Shane Grogan is one of a number of high profile cases of unprovoked assault to feature in a powerful TV documentary this week. Foreigean Gan Choine – Random Acts of Violence airs on TG4 ...

2018-11-07 13:40 open_in_new
Tuam to Dunmore Road closed Wednesday

A section of the Tuam to Dunmore road.

A section of the Tuam to Dunmore road.

A SECTION of the N83 Dunmore to Tuam road will be fully closed for a long period of time tomorrow (Wednesday) ahead of a new stop-go system being introduced. Galway County Council say that in order to ...

2018-11-06 19:49 open_in_new
Brendan's got his song for Fright Night

TUAM'S Brendan Murray. Photo: Ray Ryan

TUAM'S Brendan Murray. Photo: Ray Ryan

TONIGHT’S song choices on The X Factor have been revealed and Tuam’s Brendan Murray will come out fighting singing ‘Young Blood’ - the recent hit by 5 Seconds of Summer. ...

2018-11-03 16:13 open_in_new
Athenry teen sings on Nationwide

Jimmy Buckley, Mary Fanning, Claudia Buckley and Jonathan Owens.

Jimmy Buckley, Mary Fanning, Claudia Buckley and Jonathan Owens.

AN Athenry teenager who is getting rave reviews for her current single, It’s Goodbye So Long to You, will be interviewed by former Tuam ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Two brothers, then two brothers at Fallons

John Fallon and his uncle Paddy with Enda Maher and Martina O'Neill.

John Fallon and his uncle Paddy with Enda Maher and Martina O'Neill.

FOES on the football field were very often friends in business over the decades for one of Tuam’s longest-running family ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Made in Dagenham on Tuam stage

Mike Flaherty, Martha O'Toole and Frieda McGrath with (back) Stuart Barrows, Alisha Garvey and Suzanne Garvey Brennan in Made in Dagenham.

Mike Flaherty, Martha O'Toole and Frieda McGrath with (back) Stuart Barrows, Alisha Garvey and Suzanne Garvey Brennan in Made in Dagenham.

Marian ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
53.4 per cent vote for Higgins in Galway East

Re-elected: President Michael D Higgins.

Re-elected: President Michael D Higgins.

TURNOUT in Galway East for last week’s Presidential election was higher than the national average, with 48.5 per cent of the electorate casting their ballot.

The result from the count ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Leo climbs world rankings

Leo Hynes (left) with his guide Dave Tilly.

Leo Hynes (left) with his guide Dave Tilly.

 A TUAM athlete has climbed up the world rankings despite only taking up Paratriathlons competitively seven months ago.

 

 

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2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Headford group selected for Toy Show

Ellie Chapman and Joshua O'Neill with Ryan Tubridy.

Ellie Chapman and Joshua O'Neill with Ryan Tubridy.

HEADFORD drumming group Drumadore has been chosen to perform at this year’s Late Late Toy Show on Nov 30.

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2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Kilkerrin-Clonberne ladies face Carnacon

2017 action: Cora Staunton (Carnacon) ahead of Sarah Gormally.

2017 action: Cora Staunton (Carnacon) ahead of Sarah Gormally.

MODERN day ladies football is awash with dynasties and having maintained local dominance, the heavy hitters in the club game are starting to flex their ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
An Spideal back in senior

Fiontan O Curraoin outfields Padraic Eoin O Curraoin of An Spideal.

Fiontan O Curraoin outfields Padraic Eoin O Curraoin of An Spideal.

IT may have taken over 140 minutes to separate these fierce rivals, but the people of Spiddal this week won’t give one iota if it took ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Replay for Corofin and Mountbellew-Moylough

John Daly retains possession against Corofin's Ronan Steede.

John Daly retains possession against Corofin's Ronan Steede.

In a contest that pitted the reigning All-Ireland champions and red-hot favourites Corofin against a side that had lost by ten, eight and ten points in their ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Drastic steps on Tuam to Dunmore road

BAD bend on the Tuam to Dunmore road.

BAD bend on the Tuam to Dunmore road.

A HIGHLY dangerous stretch on the busy N83 between Tuam and Dunmore is to be reduced to single-lane traffic, which could be in place for up to 18 months.

This drastic step is being taken in the ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Milltown sells €4.5 million ticket

Claire O'Connor and brother John Ryan celebrate.

Claire O'Connor and brother John Ryan celebrate.

SPECULATION is continuing to mount in Milltown as to the identity of the village’s newest millionaire.

A €4.5m winning Lotto ticket was sold in Ryan’s ...

2018-10-31 14:43 open_in_new
Brendan survives tense X Factor sing-off

Brendan and mentor Louis Tomlinson

Brendan and mentor Louis Tomlinson

 

IT was his toughest night on The X Factor so far but Tuam’s Brendan Murray survived a gripping sing-off to make it through to next week’s show.

The 21-year-old gave one of his most ...

2018-10-29 13:22 open_in_new
Corofin march on in rude health

Annaghdown's Damien Comer and Kieran Fitzgerald for Corofin get personal.

Annaghdown's Damien Comer and Kieran Fitzgerald for Corofin get personal.

Corofin 0-12

Annaghdown 0-8

 

FOLLOWING Sunday's impressive show of strength in their semi-final ...

2018-10-24 14:43 open_in_new
Norton's second book is a change of tone

A Keeper by Graham Norton

A Keeper by Graham Norton

By Aoife Burke

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2018-10-24 14:43 open_in_new