This year Galentine's Day lands on Saturday, 13th February and Valentine's Day on Sunday, 14th February 2021


Make the best out of 'Lockdown' Valentine's Day!

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

It's that time of the year again when couples get all loved up and splash out on romantic gifts and treats to express their passion for one another. That's right Valentine's Day is on Sunday but with the country in lockdown, coming up with ideas to celebrate the day may prove difficult. This year and last have been tough for everyone and we thought we ALL deserve a bit of love.


Listen to Paul Wallace on life touring with Ireland and the Lions

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.

JP McMahon, chef patron at the Michelin-starred Aniar Restaurant in Galway, with daughters Heather and Martha.

Food & Wine

Virtual cookery school for children launched

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

JP McMahon, owner and chef at Michelin-starred Aniar Restaurant, will host an eight-week cookery course for children aged eight to 15 years starting April 10. The course will teach children to make some crowd-pleasing and family-friendly foods such as lasagna, pancakes, bread, and even roast chicken. The classes will be held virtually via Zoom each Saturday morning.

Student nurses (l-r): Roisin McMahon from Ennis, Co Clare; Tara Slattery from Kilcolgan; Hannah O’Donnell from Letterkenny; Rachel Darcy from Loughrea; Ciarán Freeman from Cabra; and Jenny O’Neill from Ennis, Co Clare.

Education & Training

NUI Galway student nurses raise €2,000 in homeless appeal

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

NUI Galway student nurses have put their best feet forward and raised more than €2,000 for homeless services after clocking more than 500km on the roads.

Hannah and Rachel Healy.

Health & Beauty

Yoga Mara now available online

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Yoga Mara aims to bring balance and calm back into the hectic lives of guests through yoga, meditation, nutrition, mindful art, and inspiring conversations. The Yoga Mara philosophy is simple… take time. Time to relax, refresh, and revitalise.

Spring is in the air at Slemon's Fuel Centre Furbo, which has a wide variety of garden plants and compost in stock. The company offers free home delivery of fuel and garden supplies, covering Knocknacarra, Salthill, Barna, Furbo, Spiddal, Inverin, and surrounding areas. Call today on 091 867 433.

Home & Garden

Productive container growing within your homely indoor setting

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

With a little bit of imagination, gardeners can grow great vegetables on decks, patios, terraces, flat roofs, balconies, conservatories or even on a kitchen shelf or windowsill.


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