Cllr Pearce Flannery (centre). If he gets support for his motion fellow councillors like Niall McNelis (left) and Peter Keane (right) will no longer be alble to erect posters during elections. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy.

Politics

Galway to ban the election poster?

Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Airbrushed and grinning politicians beaming benevolently from election posters, stuck to every available lamp-post in the city, may about to be banned, but only if the politicians themselves vote for it.

Local News

Central Bank issues commemorative coin in honour of Irish inventor John Philip Holland

Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The Central Bank of Ireland will launch today (1 September 2014) a €15 limited edition Silver Proof collector coin to commemorate John Philip Holland [1841 - 1914], the Irish born inventor of the modern submarine.

Education

New courses in beauty therapy at Georgina Price

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The Georgina Price College of Beauty Galway is currently enrolling for its new 2014 schedule of classes.

Old Galway

The Lough Athalia railway bridge

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The coming of the railway line from Dublin to Galway was one of the most significant events in the history of our city in the 19th century. It opened up the city and its environs in a commercial and in a tourist sense, making Galway accessible to the rest of the world. It was a major engineering achievement, regarded as the first indication of Galway’s future greatness both as a mercantile and manufacturing city.

John Connell, remembering the
stories of his youth.

Galway Diary

‘The people who made us what we are today’

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Imust admit that I have driven through Kiloughter village probably only half a dozen times in my life. It is located just off the Headford Road, at the start of the Curraghline, about four old miles from Eyre Square. Bordering the Ballydooley village, there cannot be more than a dozen houses there, but it is not an insignificant place.

Fullback Willie Ruane - Ballina, Galwegians, Connacht and the Barbarians - in action with Galwegians in the All Ireland League in 2001.

Shooting The Breeze

Willie Ruane - from fullback to Connacht CEO

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

New Connacht CEO Willie Ruane’s career might be steeped in making tough financial decisions necessary for his new role, but he is distinctly nostalgic when recalling his playing time with the province.

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