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Government inaction has allowed ‘compo culture’ to flourish
Longford/Westmeath Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Deputy Robert Troy, has said that Government inaction and a lack of appetite to tackle insurance fraud has led to a culture whereby people are incentivised to take claims.
Charity Irish trad concert for Gavin Ralston
MUSICIANS FROM the West Kerry Gaeltacht, and others, are coming to Galway to perform at a concert in An Taibhdhearc to raise funds for Gavin Ralston, who has been has been battling cancer since 2014.
Father, daughter, and blindness
THE DYSFUNCTIONAL relationship between a blind father and his sighted daughter is at the heart of the award winning, irreverent, comedy, My Dad’s Blind, which comes to the Town Hall Theatre next month.
Wild Atlantic Words short story competition
A short story competition to be judged by award-winning writers, Thomas Morris and Wendy Erskine, is part of this year’s Wild Atlantic Words Festival.
Heuston, we’ve got a problem — woman gives birth to daughter on stalled Galway to Dublin train
A doctor and several nurses were the heroes of the hour when he helped deliver a baby girl on board a train travelling from Galway to Dublin on Tuesday evening.
Sofa retailer DFS expands to Connaught
Sofa manufacturer and retailer DFS is to open a new store this Saturday 23rd of March, in the Well Park Retail Park on the Dublin Road, creating ten new jobs in a stunning space brimming with design inspiration and amazing value.
Seanie Vaughan - new single, Galway gig
'I CAN And I Will', the new single from Connemara singer-songwriter Seanie Vaughan, is out today, with all proceeds from the single, as well as from his upcoming gigs, going to Down Syndrome Ireland.
Lord Patten to open Maurice Hayes Archive at NUIG
Chris Patten, the final British Governor of Hong Kong, and who chaired the Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland, will officially open the archive of Maurice Hayes at NUI Galway, at an official event next month.
Druid Theatre Company set to perform ‘Furniture’ at Roscommon Arts Centre
'Furniture is not sentimental. You can love it, but it won't remember who you are.'
Three women go Over The Edge
THE NOVELIST Claire Hennessy, the short story writer Aisling Keogh, and the poet Pauline McNamee, will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library.