Food & Wine

Claregalway's Arches Hotel launches new delectable dinner menu

Thu, May 25, 2023

A cornerstone of Claregalway for some 50 years, the Arches Hotel, has reinvented its offerings to diners with a shiny new menu, full of delicious dinner options that satisfy all appetites.

Health, Beauty & Fashion

Chez Elaine 50 per cent off summer sale

Thu, May 25, 2023

Chez Elaine at Centrepoint Liosban is hosting a 50 per cent off summer sale on selected courses of treatments this May and June.

Brian Mooney

Education & Training

Preparing for the Leaving Cert

Mon, May 29, 2023

Two weeks to the Exams.
For Leaving Cert students, school days are now over, and the stark reality of sitting English Paper 1 at 9.30am in two weeks’ time is staring you in the face.

Travel & Outdoors

Discover the rich heritage of Gran Canaria

Thu, Jun 01, 2023

Clodagh Connolly from Fahy Travel has recently returned from a trip to Gran Canaria, in conjunction with the Spanish tourist office.

Old Galway

Scoil Íde, seventy years a-growing

Thu, Jun 01, 2023

On this day 70 years ago, June 1 1953, Scoil Íde opened for the first time. In 1952, the Sisters of Jesus and Mary purchased Allen’s Hotel on Dalysfort Road which had been run by John and Angela Allen. It had at one time been known as Daly’s Fort House, a high-class hotel run by a Mrs Galbraith. She sold it to a Mr Miller of Persse’s Distillers who used it as a private house and he sold it on to the Allens. Many will remember it as the place where Bruce Woodcock, the English Heavyweight champion, trained for his famous fight with Máirtín Thornton.

Emily Anderson, Head of the Italian Military section, in Cairo with intelligence officers, Major George Wallace, and Colonel Jacob.

Galway Diary

Reading messages before Hitler saw them

Thu, Jun 01, 2023

Week III
Not only was Emily Anderson regarded as the best codebreaker working at the Government Code and Cypher School (GCCS) at Bletchley Park, she had an instinct for recruitment. She brought several brilliant codebreakers on board. One discovery was the remarkable Patricia Bartley who at 24 years of age, made the surprising breakthrough into the German diplomatic code, known as ‘Floradora’, a sister code to the better-known German military code, Enigma.


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