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.

Local News

€500,000 blow as cruise liner departs early

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Calls for Galway Harbour Company’s port extension plans to be expediated grew yesterday after the cruise liner, Crystal Symphony, departed Galway Bay earlier than planned due to problems bringing passengers safely ashore resulting in an estimated €500,000 loss to the local economy.

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.

‘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.

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