Brian Wilson — playing Galway this summer.

Local News

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson to perform iconic album at Galway International Arts Festival

Fri, Feb 24, 2017

He is revered by Beatles and rock royalty, the main creative force behind some of the most cherished recordings in rock history and one of the most influential composers of the last century.

Ernie Deacy. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Shooting The Breeze

'The west end is a lovely area, like a village in the middle of the city'

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

One of Galway’s best loved businesses is Ernie’s Fruit and Veg in Sea Road, which has been a central fixture in the west end community for more than 40 years. The shop was founded and is still run by Ernie Deacy, ably assisted by his son Ernest jr and daughter Annemarie, while his other son, Paul, owns Bell, Book and Candle just around the corner.


Old Galway

The Galway Gas Company

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

The Galway Board of the Town Commissioners was established in the early 1830s and one of its first objectives was the provision of gas lighting in the city. In December 1836, the commissioners invited a Mr Lyddle from Glasgow to do a survey of the town and he recommended the establishment of a Galway Gas Company. His advice was taken. Shares were snapped up, an agreement was reached between the company and the town commission, and the Rev D’Arcy was appointed company secretary.

Yesterday's men - Bill Clinton and Tony Blair. Time has run out on the centrist ideology they created in the 1990s. Photo:- Mike Segar


The centre that is not holding

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Insider notes with amusement that the past three years have been catastrophic times for what, in the fantastic place that is the mind of the average Irish Times or Guardian journalist, passes for the 'the political centre'.

Merry Christmas from the Golan Heights.

National News

Christmas Greetings Galway from the troops of 54th Infantry Group in Golan

Thu, Dec 22, 2016

While you and your family are tucking into your festive dinner in the warmth and comfort of your homes and family circles, worrying about last-minute gifts, and whether or not to put an extra bottle of wine into the fridge, spare a thought for the troops of the 54th Infantry Group who will be at democracy’s outpost as part of the UNDOF mission on the Golan Heights throughout the holiday period.

Naturopathic nutritionist and College of Naturopathic Medicine lecturer, Claire Grady.


'Is there an easy way to eat healthy?'

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Said simply, kick beige foods out of your diet. Fruits and vegetables fall into five different colour categories: red, purple/blue, orange, green, and white/brown. Each colour carries its own set of unique disease fighting chemicals called phytochemicals. Each of these distinct colours has antioxidants that protect our cells from oxidative stress, some contain enzymes that can aid us in digesting our foods, and some play a key role in detoxification, helping us to eliminate waste and toxins from our bodies.


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