Local News

Tiny Traders Makes a Return Just in Time For Christmas!

Mon, Dec 09, 2019

Much loved local market to host Christmas Gift Fairs this and next weekend. Galway's established local artisan market Tiny Traders Village is set to make a comeback this weekend for the first time in 2 and a half months for their Christmas Gift Fair. The event which is to be held in the downstairs area of Tribeton on Merchant's Road will run this Saturday and Sunday from 11am-6pm and again on the 21st and 22nd.

TDs Hildegarde Naughton and Sean Kyne celebrating their election victory in 2016. Will they be returned in 2020? Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy


FG v FF - who will dominate Galway West after Election 2020?

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

There are 15 days to the UK general election, and as much of a feast as it is for political anoraks like Insider, and as much as he will enjoy binge-watching the coverage on BBC and Channel 4, it is at the front of his mind that the Irish General Election is itself, only months away.


Brazilian juggler and artist in residence with Galway Community Circus, Davi Hora. Photos by Mike Shaughnessy

Shooting The Breeze

'Juggling props are my tongue and brain'

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

For the past three years, São Paulo's Davi Hora has been artist in residence with Galway Community Circus. In this interview, he tells of how he made the move from the samba and sunshine of Brazil to cloudy and rainy Galway, and his no-less remarkable shift from studying philosophy to the world of circus.

Old Galway

Father Griffin Road

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

This view of part of Father Griffin Road was taken from Father Burke Road c1955. In the foreground you can see the land being levelled and prepared for the building of the Technical School.

Local Success Stories

Colleran’s Family Butchers, Estd., 1935 – Now Online!!

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

For more than 85 years, Colleran’s Family Butchers has been the butcher of choice for Galwegians looking for the best of Irish meat and poultry.


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