Donncha Foley, development manager, Volunteer Galway; Fintan Loftus, manager, Clybaun Hotel; and Labour city councillor Niall McNelis.

Local News

Galway City Volunteer Recruitment Fair returns this month

Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Galwegians interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend the annual Galway City Volunteer Recruitment Fair, which is being described as an "opportunity for the public to find out what is happening in their community and see how they can get involved".

US president elect Donald Trump and Mr Brexit himself - Nigel Farage.


What we can expect from politics 2017

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

The festive period is behind us and already people’s thoughts are turning to what the political year ahead will bring, and already we have drama in the North and the usual post-Christmas crisis in the hospitals.


Johnnie Mullins. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Shooting The Breeze

The musical life of an ‘auld stock’ Galwegian

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Anyone strolling near Tig Cóilí pub or around the top of High Street, might one day encounter the inimitable Johnny Mullins playing guitar or accordion, and beguiling the passers-by with his sweet sounds. A true ‘auld stock’ Galwegian and fine multi-instrumentalist, Mullins has been a familiar and popular figure within the city’s music community for many years now.

Old Galway

Bailey’s Hotel, Eyre Square

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

When Bailey’s Hotel was being sold it was advertised as being “Fifty Yards from the Railway Station. One hundred and fifty yards from the docks. Frontage; Fifty Feet. Depth: one hundred feet. Eigheen bedrooms, four reception rooms. One additional large room sixty feet by twenty six feet. Bath rooms, lavatories, Kitchen, Pantry, Yard etc. Electric light throughout. Very fine bar, seven day licence. Premises held under lease of 99 years from March 1904, at yearly rent of £4.”

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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