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Galway man runs 256km across the Sahara Desert for charity!

From the Craggy Hills of Connemara to the Sands of the Sahara, Galway man Brian Keane has been through it all. Starting off with...

Darren’s Diary – Kicking The Habit (Week 10) – Tuesday, 1st May 

Even writing the heading today gives me goosebumps as this diary brings some reality to what I've achieved since the 20th February.  Week 10!  Jez,...

Teresa Mannion immortalised in Salthill mural

Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Teresa Mannion has been immortalised through art here in Galway. Some local artists painted an electric box in Salthill with her portrait...

Avengers Infinity War review – Thanos takes on the Marvel Universe

10 years after Robert Downey Junior stepped onto the screen as Iron Man, and six years since it was first teased in Avengers, Marvel is...

Music and Coffee on a Saturday Morning

In Galway City, there are a plethora of choices for Saturday morning activities: the market, a walk in South Park, breakfast in town, seeing...

Darren’s Diary – Kicking The Habit (Week 9) – Tuesday, 24th April 

It's not the biggest secret in Galway but in case anyone reading this didn't know, my sport (and it is a sport before anyone...

We don’t hate the Irish language – We loathe it as a school subject

The question of the Irish language has been spoken about for a long time with many people talking about it as though it is...

Lost In Space review – From the 60s with wholesome, family love

Netflix has been having one hell of a run of original sci-fi offerings lately, with shows like Stranger Things and Altered Carbon.  Though their latest offering doesn't...

Global food and tourism forum touRRoir to begin on Monday

The wait for touRRoir 18 is almost over, as the eagerly-awaited cross-sector Global Forum on Food, Tourism and Culture comes to Galway early next week. The Good...

The Fashion Revolution comes to Galway

An exhibition of upcycled clothes taking place during Fashion Revolution Week will encourage Galwegians to recycle, upcycle and choose ‘slow fashion’ when it comes...

Darren’s Diary – Kicking The Habit (Week 8) – Tuesday, 17th April 

I was leaving Costcutters in Ballinasloe on Monday and I had a strange feeling seeing a woman standing at the doorway smoking a cigarette.  It was...

Catherine Corless honoured at People of the Year awards

Local historian Catherine Corless was among those honoured at the 43rd Rehab People of the Year awards yesterday. Catherine Corless received her award for her...
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Micil Distillery to reopen its doors tomorrow for tours and tastings

Galway's only operating distillery will join hairdressers and pubs in reopening its doors during Phase 3, as the country slowly regains some degree of...

Boots unveils brand-new store at Knocknacarra retail park

The new Boots store is now open at the Gateway Retail Park in Knocknacarra. As part of Boots’ continued investment into the growth and expansion...

42 charities across Galway receive donations from AIB

A total of 42 charities in Galway have received donations from AIB, as part of the bank's community investment programme. Galway Rape Crisis Centre and...

Water restrictions lifted on two of the Aran Islands

Water restrictions which have been in place on the Aran Islands since late April have been lifted on Inis Mór and Inis Meain after...
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