Fine Gael Galway City West councillor, Clodagh Higgins. Photo:- Brian Harding

Local News

Progress on lighting for pitches at Cappagh Park

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

By the end of this year, members of Knocknacarra Football Club will be able to look forward to training and games under permanent floodlights at the 3G pitch at Cappagh Park.

The Trans Pride flag. Blue represents men; pink represents women; and white is for non-binary and intersex people, and for those who are transitioning.

Politics

Trans rights now! What Ireland - and Galway - can do

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

Trans rights are human rights. You may or may not have come across this slogan before, but are you unsure of what it means? Then Insider is here to help by sharing her knowledge as a trans woman living in Galway.

Old Galway

The Savoy Cinema

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

In 1933, plans had been completed and passed by the Galway Urban District Council for a new cinema to be built on Eglinton Street by the famous baritone, Mr Walter McNally. “The building will be beautiful and imposing, designed on the most up-to-date lines. The theatre will have seating for over 800 on the ground floor while the balcony will be capable of holding over 300.”

Galway Diary

Treachery at Aughrim

Thu, Jul 09, 2020

The last conventional battle in Irish history was fought on Sunday July 12 1691 at Aughrim, Co Galway. It was by far the bloodiest. In less than 8 hours approximately 8,000 men were killed. Six thousand of them were Irish Jacobites.

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