Local News

Man has jaw broken following late night attack in Woodquay

Tue, Nov 24, 2015

The brother of a well-known businessman in Galway was the subject of a serious assault over the weekend. Ronan Greaney, whose brother Eugene runs Dough Bros pizza parlour on Abbeygate Street, had his jaw broken in the incident.


In the wake of Paris, all human lives matter

Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Insider was going to write an article examining the electoral prospects of some of the politicians in Galway West who will be fighting for the constituency's last two seats, but in the wake of the Paris massacre, writing about an election that is still months away, seems, just now, a little frivolous.

Artist Rhona Byrne with her artwork It's All Up In The Air.

Shooting The Breeze

'I’m always fascinated by how people group and connect'

Thu, Nov 19, 2015

The TULCA Festival of the Visual Arts is currently in full swing across the city and among the participating artists is Dubliner Rhona Byrne, whose It’s All Up in the Air can be seen floating in the foyer of University Hospital Galway.

Old Galway

The Athy Doorway

Thu, Nov 19, 2015

The Athy family are of great antiquity in Galway. They were originally Anglo-Norman, but on coming here, they quickly became one of the original Tribes. Their estates were mainly in the Oranmore area, they owned the Rinville Estate. They are credited with being the first family to erect a stone building in the city in the 13th century. Castles associated with the family through the years are Ballylee, Carrigín, Glinsk, Castletown, Rinville, Claregalway, Ardmullivan, De Bermingham’s, Aughnanure, and Castledaly.

John Behan at work in his studio at Lr Canal Road, Galway.

Galway Diary

The Bull of Sheriff Street

Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Artists can be very awkward at times. They don’t always conform to decisions made on their behalf. They rarely behave nicely if they disagree with authority.

Donna Walsh, nutritional therapist and College of Naturopathic Medicine graduate.


How to get your toddler to eat more vegetables

Thu, Nov 12, 2015

It can be a daily struggle trying to get your toddler to eat vegetables, and for some a nightmare. Do you know that your toddler (age one to three years) needs up to four portions fruit and veg a day (one portion is one banana, or 2tbsp cooked veg). 

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