Local News

Councillors urged to condemn Israeli attacks on Gaza

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

With the death toll in Gaza rising to more than 450 civilians, a motion before today’s meeting of the Galway City Council will demand an “immediate end” to Israeli attacks on the besieged region.

Ambra Porcedda

Shooting The Breeze

The Sardinian who loves the Galway rain

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

“I decided to be a proper writer because of Galway. It gave me the power and belief to do things. I hope to move here and spend more time in the city. There is nothing like Galway - I even love when it rains here.”

Old Galway

The Corrib Club, one hundred and fifty years

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

The Corrib Club was founded in July 1864, 150 years ago this month. Unfortunately the minutes of the club for that year and 1865 are nowhere to be found, but the late Maurice Semple, having access to minutes for most other years, produced a book entitled A Century of Minutes, the Story of the Corrib Club 1864-1966, from which we publish extracts today.

Abbot Patrick Hederman: ‘	We need to create the balance necessary to provide a lifestyle that will be total.’

Galway Diary

The First Holy Communion dress did not fit everyone

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

If there isn’t some dramatic change, and matters as they stand are allowed to drift, it is easy to see that the impact of the child abuse scandals within the Catholic church have had a very negative impact on the present and future generations in Ireland. Despite being one of the most generous generations ever when it comes to helping others, young people today are quite indifferent to the church. In fact many are openly hostile.

‘There will be much fanfare over Joan Burton’s leadership, the Cabinet reshuffle, and an opportunity to loosen the purse strings as the budgetary position improves - but much of the damage has already been done.’

Politics

As FG/Labour support falls, is re-election plausible?

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Last Friday saw much fanfare in the USA, and among Irish-based Americans, for the Independence Day celebrations, but in Ireland a dominant theme of political discourse - even close to two months after the local the European elections - is more of Independents’ Day.

We would like to wish good luck to the full time CIDESCO students who will be undergoing their CIDESCO examinations at the end of this month.

Education

Georgina Price College of Beauty Therapy courses commencing summer 2014

Thu, May 15, 2014

The Georgina Price College of Beauty, Galway is currently enrolling for its summer 2014 schedule of classes. The college received a 100 per cent CIDESCO success rate in the examinations held at the college last June.

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