GALWAY

Latest stories

2h
Irish Examiner
Tom Parlon: Fixing housing crisis not just about building housesquarter of 2016 saw more than €160m worth of development land sales close acros
Tom Parlon: Fixing housing crisis not just about building houses
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
quarter of 2016 saw more than €160m worth of development land sales close across 34 sites in the greater Dublin area, Galway and Cork, according to DTZ Sherry FitzGerald. The same period in 2015 saw only €92m transacted across 27... Read more
3h
RTE News
Connacht swoop for Leinster starlet Cian Kelleherhave been playing, I was really excited by the opportunity Pat presented to me.
Connacht swoop for Leinster starlet Cian Kelleher
RTE News / Posted 3 hours ago
have been playing, I was really excited by the opportunity Pat presented to me. "I cannot wait to get started down in Galway this summer where I'll have to compete with a very talented and competitive back line for a starting spot." User... Read more
5h
Irish Central
The swallows are back to Irelandword sentence. I only get to write it once every year wherever I am located at
The swallows are back to Ireland
Irish Central / Posted 5 hours ago
word sentence. I only get to write it once every year wherever I am located at the time, be it in Connemara on the edge of Galway Bay, close to Shannon Airport, or today on the edge of the silvered Shannon on the Tipperary border. So I write it... Read more
5h
The Irish Times
SL Controls to add 20 jobs as it eyes Europe expansionnew jobs will be spread out across the firm’s five operating centres in Sligo,
SL Controls to add 20 jobs as it eyes Europe expansion
The Irish Times / Posted 5 hours ago
new jobs will be spread out across the firm’s five operating centres in Sligo, where it has its headquarters, Limerick, Galway, Dublin and Birmingham. “The geographic spread of our business has been one of our biggest and best investments... Read more
5h
Irish Examiner
McGrath injury scare for TipperaryMay. Also in 2015, McGrath made a big impact in his breakthrough Allianz Hurli
McGrath injury scare for Tipperary
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
May. Also in 2015, McGrath made a big impact in his breakthrough Allianz Hurling League games, scoring two points against Galway on his debut before slotting over five against Clare at Cusack Park. A Fitzgibbon Cup medallist with University of... Read more
7h
RTE News
Laois boss Lillis backs Cunningham to make impact| Updated: Tuesday, 03 May 2016 07:47 | Comments Laois senior football team ma
Laois boss Lillis backs Cunningham to make impact
RTE News / Posted 7 hours ago
| Updated: Tuesday, 03 May 2016 07:47 | Comments Laois senior football team manager Mick Lillis believes that former Galway hurling boss Anthony Cunningham will bring a “freshness” to the O’Moore County set-up following his appointment as... Read more
7h
Football365
The Wenger/Arsenal love story in full– and whatever you do, don’t leave early to beat the traffic! John (Best to si
The Wenger/Arsenal love story in full
Football365 / Posted 7 hours ago
– and whatever you do, don’t leave early to beat the traffic! John (Best to sign your name to these things I suppose), Galway Those protests, eh? No denying that the protest was small fry, but what I think Saturday’s game really achieved was... Read more
21h
The Leader-Herald
Lioness club plans meetingWest, a wish granter from the Make A Wish Foundation. There will be a collecti
Lioness club plans meeting
The Leader-Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
West, a wish granter from the Make A Wish Foundation. There will be a collection basket for donations for the Greater Galway Community Services Association Food Pantry. The Lioness Club May board meeting will be held immediately after the... Read more
1d
Brisbane Times
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddlerCompany and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddler
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Company and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have been won by a simple willow one woven by Co Galway basketmaker Ciaran Hogan, which was given to the Prince of Wales for his granddaughter. Birthday girl: Princess... Read more
234 related stories
1d
WA Today
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddlerCompany and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddler
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Company and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have been won by a simple willow one woven by Co Galway basketmaker Ciaran Hogan, which was given to the Prince of Wales for his granddaughter. Birthday girl: Princess... Read more
234 related stories
1d
RTE News
Irish Abroad: Injury fears ease for Martin O'NeillLeague One this season with a lovely flick, having already contributed nine goa
Irish Abroad: Injury fears ease for Martin O'Neill
RTE News / Posted yesterday
League One this season with a lovely flick, having already contributed nine goals this campaign. Former Bray Wanderers and Galway United midfielder Jay O’Shea was involved in all three of Chesterfield’s goals against Bury – providing two assists on... Read more
7 related stories
1d
GAA Football & Hurling
Galway SHC: Canning marks Portumna return with winner02 May 2016 Joe Canning returned from injury to fire Portumna to victory over
Galway SHC: Canning marks Portumna return with winner
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted yesterday
02 May 2016 Joe Canning returned from injury to fire Portumna to victory over Liam Mellows in the Galway SHC yesterday. The county star scored the winning point as the 2014 All-Ireland club... Read more
1d
The Irish Times
To demand one person embody academic, sexual and social achievement is a dangerous fantasyWalking recently along those Galway streets that seem to buzz every night of th
To demand one person embody academic, sexual and social achievement is a dangerous fantasy
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Walking recently along those Galway streets that seem to buzz every night of the week, I felt completely out of place. If you are not drinking, as I am not at the moment, you can walk along High Street at night and feel like you are the only person... Read more
1d
The Age
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddlerCompany and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddler
The Age / Posted yesterday
Company and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have been won by a simple willow one woven by Co Galway basketmaker Ciaran Hogan, which was given to the Prince of Wales for his granddaughter. The President of China, Xi... Read more
234 related stories
1d
Sydney Morning Herald
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddlerCompany and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddler
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Company and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have been won by a simple willow one woven by Co Galway basketmaker Ciaran Hogan, which was given to the Prince of Wales for his granddaughter. The President of China, Xi... Read more
234 related stories
1d
Canberra Times
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddlerCompany and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have
Princess Charlotte's first birthday: $57,500 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddler
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Company and valued at $57,500, but the battle of the rattles is likely to have been won by a simple willow one woven by Co Galway basketmaker Ciaran Hogan, which was given to the Prince of Wales for his granddaughter. The Natural Sapphire Company... Read more
234 related stories
1d
GAA Football & Hurling
Connacht SFC: Rossies survive huge NY scaretheir first ever Connacht SFC victory. It was without doubt their best perform
Connacht SFC: Rossies survive huge NY scare
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted yesterday
their first ever Connacht SFC victory. It was without doubt their best performance in the championship since they gave Galway the fright of their lives in 2010 and atoned for the heavy defeats suffered at the hands of Galway, Mayo and Leitrim... Read more
4 related stories
1d
GAA Football & Hurling
Camogie: Cats dominate Galway to claim Division 1 honours01 May 2016 Galway's Ann Marie Strarr and Ann Dalton of Kilkenny Kilkenny 2-7
Camogie: Cats dominate Galway to claim Division 1 honours
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted yesterday
01 May 2016 Galway's Ann Marie Strarr and Ann Dalton of Kilkenny Kilkenny 2-7 Galway 0-7 by Daragh Ó Conchúir Kilkenny confirmed their liking for Semple Stadium by repeating their final... Read more
1d
The Irish Times
Going out: the best of what’s on this weeklook to “the relationships between imagery and its meanings, matter and its tra
Going out: the best of what’s on this week
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
look to “the relationships between imagery and its meanings, matter and its transformations, history, memory and fact”. Galway Theatre Festival Various venues until May 7 galwaytheatrefestival.com There are nine days of this year’s festival.... Read more
2d
GAA Football & Hurling
Cunningham links up with Laois01 May 2016 Galway manager Anthony Cunningham with his players on All-Ireland
Cunningham links up with Laois
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
01 May 2016 Galway manager Anthony Cunningham with his players on All-Ireland final day 2015 ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne Anthony Cunningham has returned to the inter-county scene less than six months after he stepped down as... Read more
2d
Irish Central
Remembering Peter Tyrrell’s writings and death over Christian Brother abusehe was successfully identified. His name, the authorities discovered, was Pete
Remembering Peter Tyrrell’s writings and death over Christian Brother abuse
Irish Central / Posted 2 days ago
he was successfully identified. His name, the authorities discovered, was Peter Tyrrell. A native of Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, he was one of 10 children raised in chaotic poverty. In his memoir he recalls how “six of us slept on the kitchen... Read more
2d
Irish Examiner
Make your mind up time for the Independentsthe lack of housing and a coherent plan for construction are a concern among so
Make your mind up time for the Independents
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
the lack of housing and a coherent plan for construction are a concern among some, including the Alliance’s Galway TD Sean Canney, who is being tipped as being in line for a ministry. A compact deal on mortgages and how to reduce... Read more
314 related stories
2d
GAA Football & Hurling
Camogie: Royals eke out famous victory01 May 2016 Meath's Sinead Hackett in action against Lorraine Coen of Galway.
Camogie: Royals eke out famous victory
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
01 May 2016 Meath's Sinead Hackett in action against Lorraine Coen of Galway. Meath 1-10 Galway 2-3 Meath will get a taste of top tier camogie next year after outlasting Galway to be crowned Irish Daily Star... Read more
2d
GAA Football & Hurling
Camogie: Tipp make no mistake second time aroundTipp make no mistake second time around01 May 2016 Tipperary's Caoimhe Purdue
Camogie: Tipp make no mistake second time around
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
Tipp make no mistake second time around01 May 2016 Tipperary's Caoimhe Purdue in action against Siobhan Skehill of Galway. Tipperary 4-9 Galway 2-6 Having been nabbed at the death in last week’s drawn encounter, Tipperary made sure to... Read more
2d
GAA Football & Hurling
GAA club for Irish speakers formed in Galway01 May 2016 A new GAA club whose chief aim is to promote the Irish language ha
GAA club for Irish speakers formed in Galway
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
01 May 2016 A new GAA club whose chief aim is to promote the Irish language has been formed in Galway city. Gaeil na Gallimhe made their competitive debut in Division 7 of the West board league last... Read more
2d
RTE News
Sand, Sea and Smugglersin the reception centre for asylum seekers in the town of Ballyhaunis waiting t
Sand, Sea and Smugglers
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
in the reception centre for asylum seekers in the town of Ballyhaunis waiting to get refugee status and have just moved to Galway where they are trying to start studying - and a new life. The journey to Ireland was not easy. It was dangerous and... Read more
2d
Irish Examiner
Meath secure Division 2 Camogie title in tougher-than-expected clash with Galway | Irish Examiner Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 08:02 pm Meath 1-10 Galway 2-3
Meath secure Division 2 Camogie title in tougher-than-expected clash with Galway
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 08:02 pm Meath 1-10 Galway 2-3 Meath... Read more
2d
RTE News
Mayo burst to pulsating All-Ireland U21 crowninjury time, Mayo’s first U-21 All-Ireland crown since 2006, and they became th
Mayo burst to pulsating All-Ireland U21 crown
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
injury time, Mayo’s first U-21 All-Ireland crown since 2006, and they became the first team from Connacht to win it, since Galway did three years ago. Michael Solan had a strong panel to pick from even with the omission of star forward Brian... Read more
2 related stories
3d
GAA Football & Hurling
Duane hoping to make history30 April 2016 Galway's Johnny Duane and Darren Freeman of New York. New York
Duane hoping to make history
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
30 April 2016 Galway's Johnny Duane and Darren Freeman of New York. New York captain Johnny Duane hopes his fellow Galway man Jonathan Glynn can ruffle a few Roscommon feathers in Gaelic Park tomorrow. Tribe hurling... Read more
3d
GAA Football & Hurling
Dalton hoping that tough league will stand to Kilkennywas a sense that they suffered from never being tested. That certainly isn’t th
Dalton hoping that tough league will stand to Kilkenny
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
was a sense that they suffered from never being tested. That certainly isn’t the case ahead of Sunday’s clash with Galway, having had to go the extra yard against Tipp. “This year with the League was the toughest year I can remember. We... Read more
3d
Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIESwith a variety of instruments, including harp and Irish penny whistles. Club m
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted 3 days ago
with a variety of instruments, including harp and Irish penny whistles. Club member Peggy Elliott's composition, "Swans of Galway," was recently awarded first place in the adult division of the Ohio Federation of Music Club's composition contest.... Read more
3d
Lisbon Morning Journal
COUNTY BRIEFINGPerformers will include local Celtic artists Allison Miller and Maggie Miller,
COUNTY BRIEFING
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Performers will include local Celtic artists Allison Miller and Maggie Miller, member Peggy Elliott's composition, Swans of Galway and instrumentalists Imogen Corrigan, Anna Marshalek, Tessa Young, Oscar Garrett and Spencer Crosser. The program is... Read more
3d
The East Liverpool Review
Out and Aboutwith a variety of instruments, including harp and Irish penny whistles. Club m
Out and About
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 3 days ago
with a variety of instruments, including harp and Irish penny whistles. Club member Peggy Elliott's composition, "Swans of Galway," was recently awarded first place in the adult division of the OFMC Composition Contest. The number will be performed... Read more
3d
The Irish Times
Barbecues: best places to cook out around the countrynicest – and most responsible – beachside barbecue experiences, check out Acton
Barbecues: best places to cook out around the country
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
nicest – and most responsible – beachside barbecue experiences, check out Acton’s Beachside Camping, outside Clifden, Co Galway (actonsbeachsidecamping.com). Guests at this eco campsite can camp in their own private sand dunes with braziers and... Read more
3d
The Irish Times
Check-in: Deals and breaks in Ireland and abroadyer bike This year’s Tour de Connemara cycling spectacular takes place on May 2
Check-in: Deals and breaks in Ireland and abroad
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
yer bike This year’s Tour de Connemara cycling spectacular takes place on May 28th, beginning and finishing in Clifden,Co Galway. It’s set to be the biggest and best race yet. See tourdeconamara.ie for more. Film4 at Somerset House: Every August... Read more
3d
Irish Examiner
Airtricity League round- Daryl Horgan’s double helps Dundalk go four clear as Cork City move into secondgot their title bid back on-track with a 2-0 win over Bray Wanderers. Killian B
Airtricity League round- Daryl Horgan’s double helps Dundalk go four clear as Cork City move into second
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
got their title bid back on-track with a 2-0 win over Bray Wanderers. Killian Brennan and Dean Clarke got the goals there. Galway United and Longford Town played-out a 2-2 draw. After Vinny Faherty scored after just two minutes, Enda Curran doubled... Read more
3d
Scotsman
Glasgow 70 - 10 Zebre: Ten-try Warriors go top of Pro12ten conversions and a try of his own at the end. Connacht’s shock loss in Trev
Glasgow 70 - 10 Zebre: Ten-try Warriors go top of Pro12
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
ten conversions and a try of his own at the end. Connacht’s shock loss in Treviso means that Glasgow now need only draw in Galway next Saturday for a top-two finish and a home semi-final. The Warriors’ stay at the top of the heap may be temporary... Read more
14 related stories
3d
Irish Examiner
Girls steal the show as star mares shine on Punchestown Ladies' Daywas a good performance for a novice to carry top weight in a handicap," said Mu
Girls steal the show as star mares shine on Punchestown Ladies' Day
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
was a good performance for a novice to carry top weight in a handicap," said Mullins. "It possibly looked a Galway Plate performance, to me, and we might aim him at that now." Mullins and Townend were also on the mark with Irish... Read more
3d
GAA Football & Hurling
Glynn named at midfield for New YorkTeam news: 29 April 2016 Galway hurling star Johnny Glynn will line out midfie
Glynn named at midfield for New York
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
Team news: 29 April 2016 Galway hurling star Johnny Glynn will line out midfield for New York in Sunday's Connacht SFC clash against Roscommon. Glynn, a key man as the Tribesmen reached last year's All-Ireland... Read more
3d
RTE News
At a glance: Friday's SSE Airtricity LeagueHarry Monaghan and Gareth McGlynn are out, while Aaron Barry is a doubt. Dean J
At a glance: Friday's SSE Airtricity League
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
Harry Monaghan and Gareth McGlynn are out, while Aaron Barry is a doubt. Dean Jarvis could come back into the squad. Galway United v Longford Town, Eamonn Deacy Park, 7.45pm Galway United boss Tommy Dunne will not underestimate... Read more
3d
The Irish Times
Wild Geese: Patrick Kirby on adjusting to life in New Yorkbusiness. His parents own an oil distribution company as well as a pub, a shop
Wild Geese: Patrick Kirby on adjusting to life in New York
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
business. His parents own an oil distribution company as well as a pub, a shop and a farm. Kirby studied marketing in NUI Galway, graduating in 2013. Looking at post-grad options, Kirby chose Cairns School of Business in Galway where, he recalls,... Read more
3d
The Irish Times
Epic Ireland digital museum to tell story of Irish diasporaroots are less familiar, including the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevara, w
Epic Ireland digital museum to tell story of Irish diaspora
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
roots are less familiar, including the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevara, whose ancestors have been traced back to Co Galway in the early 18th century. Did you know that the captain of the first All Blacks rugby team, in 1905, was Dave... Read more
3d
The Irish Times
Anne Enright lecture on Maeve Brennancelebrated Dublin stories, The Springs of Affection. Enright’s first Laureate
Anne Enright lecture on Maeve Brennan
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
celebrated Dublin stories, The Springs of Affection. Enright’s first Laureate for Irish Fiction Lecture, Antigone in Galway, was delivered in Dublin and in Cork last year and later published in the London Review of Books. A third lecture is... Read more
3d
The Irish Times
An Irish expat’s epic endeavourroots are less familiar, including the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevara, w
An Irish expat’s epic endeavour
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
roots are less familiar, including the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevara, whose ancestors have been traced back to Co Galway in the early 18th century. Did you know that the captain of the first All Blacks rugby team, in 1905, was Dave... Read more
3d
Irish Examiner
Where the Independents stand on mooted new coalitionof the Independent Alliance accept an FG deal. Maybe the lure of power will cha
Where the Independents stand on mooted new coalition
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
of the Independent Alliance accept an FG deal. Maybe the lure of power will change his mind. Will accept a deal. The Galway East TD is competing for the position of Minister for Rural Affairs. Tipped for the role of Minister for Rural... Read more
314 related stories
4d
GAA Football & Hurling
Johnston: hurling transfer system is unfaira result in the Leinster championship, will there be a backlash from the strong
Johnston: hurling transfer system is unfair
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
a result in the Leinster championship, will there be a backlash from the stronger counties to say this can't happen anymore?" He added: "Roscommon are the same, they have Galway men playing with them and Mayo have Galway men playing wi... Read more
4d
Irish Examiner
Speed a factor in one in three fatal crashesspeed featured most as a contributory factor in collisions were Donegal (8.4%),
Speed a factor in one in three fatal crashes
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
speed featured most as a contributory factor in collisions were Donegal (8.4%), Cork (8%), Wexford (8%), Cavan (7%), and Galway (7%). Weekends were found to be a high-risk period for speed-related collisions. Nine out 10 of the culpable drivers... Read more
4d
Limerick Post
It costs a lot more to live in LimerickLimerickTHE COST of living in Limerick is significantly higher than Dublin, Cor
It costs a lot more to live in Limerick
Limerick Post / Posted 4 days ago
LimerickTHE COST of living in Limerick is significantly higher than Dublin, Cork or Galway, according to the latest cost of living index. And shoppers in the Treaty City pay almost one-third more for their groceries than people living in Dublin or... Read more
4d
GAA Football & Hurling
Injury concerns mount for Galway29 April 2016 Kilkenny's Eoin Larkin tackles Padraig Mannion of Galway. Galwa
Injury concerns mount for Galway
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
29 April 2016 Kilkenny's Eoin Larkin tackles Padraig Mannion of Galway. Galway hurlers’ injury list extended following last weekend’s club senior hurling championship matches. Even before a ball was thrown in, Joe... Read more
4d
GAA Football & Hurling
Waterford are "up there" with Cats, says Kellyfor, 2013 was all about building momentum," he said. “Once we got going after
Waterford are "up there" with Cats, says Kelly
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
for, 2013 was all about building momentum," he said. “Once we got going after the Wexford game (final qualifier) and then Galway (All-Ireland quarter-final), we really drove on. It’s all about timing and we timed our run well back then. "When... Read more
4 related stories
More

People in this news