Local News

Homelessness problem the worst it has ever been in the city

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Homelessness in Galway city is the worst in 20 years, according to assistant CEO of Cope Galway, Martin O'Connor, his comments come in the wake of this week's death of young man in the grounds of City Hall.

Old Galway

OBITUARY - The death of Monivea’s Msgr. James J. Loughnane PA. VF. in Los Angeles.

Mon, Oct 15, 2018

Monivea native Monsignor James J. Loughnane Protonotary Apostolic, Vicar Forane & pastor of St. Denis in Diamond Bar, passed away at the age of 81 at St. Jude Hospital in Fullerton on Monday evening the 17th of September following complications post emergency surgery.


Wilfrid Scawen Blunt in his 20’s - ‘the most handsomest man I have ever met’

Galway Diary

The Awaking of Augusta - The affair

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

The affair between Augusta Lady Gregory and Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, the romantic traveller, poet and a somewhat eccentric man addicted to political causes, lasted one year. It carried on almost under the eyes of her husband Sir William. He did not notice it, or if he did, he chose not to notice it.

The new Government chief whip, Galway West TD Seán Kyne, pictured in 2017 with Yunhe Chang and Jun Yan, at an event at the Galway Education Centre. Photo:- Andrew Downes  xposure


Seán Kyne - the most powerful TD in Galway West?

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Galway is back at the Cabinet table for the first time since the early noughties, following the weekend's appointment of Galway West TD Seán Kyne as Minister for the Gaeltacht and Government Chief Whip.

Presidential candidate Joan Freeman. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Shooting The Breeze

'We’ve been so focused on building our economy we have forgotten to build up the people'

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The procession of presidential hopefuls through Galway continued last Friday with the visit of Joan Freeman, founder of Pieta House, the annual Darkness into Light walk and, since 2016, a member of Seanad Éireann.


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