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Unrest among Galway senior hurlers

Outgoing Galway manager Micheal Donoghue. Photo: Ray Ryan

Outgoing Galway manager Micheal Donoghue. Photo: Ray Ryan

By David Connors

GALWAY senior hurlers are due to meet tonight (Friday) to decide on their attitude to the resignation of manager Micheál Donoghue and his ...

2019-08-23 19:49 open_in_new
All-Ireland champions fall in epic semi-final

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** EDITORIAL USE ONLY Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Semi-Final, LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 17/8/2019 Cork vs Galway Cork's Orla Cotter and Hannah Looney with Niamh Kilkenny of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan ...

2019-08-21 18:28 open_in_new
Bid to build homes on Weir Road continues

DEVELOPERS of a proposed new residential project in Tuam that was turned down by Galway County Council are now asking An Bord Pleanala to grant permission for the development. The proposed development was earmarked for a site off the Weir Road in the Killaloonty area and was reduced in size ...

2019-08-21 17:25 open_in_new
Corrandulla twins snuggle up in new special care cots

Dr Johannes Letshwiti, Consultant Neonatologist; Brid O’Brien, Clinical Nurse Manager with Lorraine and Karl Darcy from Corrandulla with their babies Briain and Caoimhe in one of the twin cots in the Neonatal Unit at UHG.

Dr Johannes Letshwiti, Consultant Neonatologist; Brid O’Brien, ...

2019-08-21 17:25 open_in_new
Living in a world of painting and shape

Joan Finnegan with some of her art.

Joan Finnegan with some of her art.

By Mary Ryan

NO MATTER what the day is presenting, hail, rain or snow, if you have the good luck to bump into Joan Finnegan, your day fills up with sunshine because Joan is full of life, full of love and ...

2019-08-21 17:25 open_in_new
Who will be the next Galway hurling team manager?

Micheal Donoghue with family members in Croke Park. Photo: Ray Ryan

Micheal Donoghue with family members in Croke Park. Photo: Ray Ryan

By David Connors

SPECULATION is already rife around Co. Galway as to the potential replacement of Micheál Donoghue following the ...

2019-08-21 16:22 open_in_new
Event planned for former Tuam Mother and Baby Home site

Photo: Ray Ryan

Photo: Ray Ryan

THE delay in progressing legislation to allow for the excavation of the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home site will be highlighted at an event there this Sunday afternoon. It’s been a year since a vigil was held at the burial site on Dublin Road ...

2019-08-21 15:19 open_in_new
Public urged to Vote Galway in bid for Foodie Destination title

PRODUCERS, chefs and members of the Discover Galway Food Experience team at the showcase to judges in the Woolstore at Brownes Restaurant in Tuam. Photo: Ray Ryan

PRODUCERS, chefs and members of the Discover Galway Food Experience team at the showcase to judges in the Woolstore at Brownes ...

2019-08-19 16:04 open_in_new
Minors toppled the Kingdom

Galway stars Nathan Grainger and goalie Donie Halleran.

Galway stars Nathan Grainger and goalie Donie Halleran.

FRESH from halting Kerry's dominance, the Galway minor footballers will now set their sights on ending the county's 12-year wait for an All-Ireland title at ...

2019-08-14 14:16 open_in_new
Sean guards relics of a steamy past

Sean Browne in his Railway Museum.

Sean Browne in his Railway Museum.

WHERE will you find an original enamel sign for Ballyglunin Railway Station, a fireplace from Tuam Station, the metal staff for the Tuam to Ballyglunin section, a telephone exchange from the signal box in ...

2019-08-14 14:16 open_in_new
Old comrades fell out in pension rows

Town Hall Tuam after it was burned in July 1920.

Town Hall Tuam after it was burned in July 1920.

By Mary Burke

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2019-08-14 14:16 open_in_new
Military records throw new light on the past

Athenry's Dominican Abbey where Julia Morrissey is buried.

Athenry's Dominican Abbey where Julia Morrissey is buried.

By Mary Burke

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2019-08-14 14:16 open_in_new
Kathleen celebrates 103rd birthday

Kathleen Lowery cuts her 103rd birthday cake.

Kathleen Lowery cuts her 103rd birthday cake.

ONE OF Tuam’s super-centenarians, Mrs Kathleen Lowery, Old Road, celebrated her 103rd birthday last month with a party for family and friends.

Born on July 19, 1916, she ...

2019-08-14 13:13 open_in_new
Danger of flooding in Athenry

Floodwaters at the bridge in Athenry

Floodwaters at the bridge in Athenry

ATHENRY could experience further and more serious flooding if steps are not taken to solve issues associated with the Clarin River.

That is according to Cllr Gabe Cronnelly, who was speaking ...

2019-08-14 13:13 open_in_new
Heritage Week in many places

Tea on the platform at Ballyglunin Station.

Tea on the platform at Ballyglunin Station.

FROM pop up cafes in railway stations to internationally acclaimed medieval historians, north and east Galway is offering a fantastic line up of events throughout Heritage Week which kicks ...

2019-08-14 13:13 open_in_new
Tuam held off late Leitir Mor rally

Ben O'Connell was in fine form for Tuam Stars.

Ben O'Connell was in fine form for Tuam Stars.

TUAM STARS were put to the pin of their collar and faced a late onslaught from Naomh Anna, Leitir Móir before recording their second Group B win in Clonbur on ...

2019-08-14 13:13 open_in_new
Milltown ground out a valuable win

Jack Kirrane (right) played a starring role for Milltown.

Jack Kirrane (right) played a starring role for Milltown.

Milltown 1-9

Barna 0-10

AN Eoin Mannion goal in first half stoppage time proved the decisive moment as Milltown picked up two precious points and climbed ...

2019-08-14 13:13 open_in_new
Dunmore take quarter-final berth

Paul Varley of Cortoon and Dunmore's Thomas Gleeson.

Paul Varley of Cortoon and Dunmore's Thomas Gleeson.

THE annual festival was in full flow in the public houses of Dunmore on Friday night, and the parish’s footballers provided locals with more ammunition to be ...

2019-08-14 13:13 open_in_new
Top marks in local Leaving Certs

David Banks with his parents Nancy and Michael.

David Banks with his parents Nancy and Michael.

THE results are in as Leaving Cert students across Co Galway received their results yesterday (Tuesday) in a break from tradition which previously saw the characteristic brown ...

2019-08-14 13:13 open_in_new
Divilly wary of improved Waterford

Galway star Olivia Divilly in action against Cork.

Galway star Olivia Divilly in action against Cork.

THERE’S been something of an evolution in this Galway ladies football side over the past 12 months or so.

Going forward, they have been among the best in the ...

2019-08-07 14:16 open_in_new
Minors aim to topple Kingdom

Tomo Culhane for Galway in last year's final against Kerry.

Tomo Culhane for Galway in last year's final against Kerry.

CROKE PARK on All-Ireland semi-final weekend: it's exactly where the Galway minor footballers wanted and planned to be following a six-match run ...

2019-08-07 14:16 open_in_new