Children & Parenting

School of Rock returns

Thu, Jun 13, 2024

Galway’s famous School of Rock returns on July 1, 2024.

Home & Garden

The importance of teaching the adults of tomorrow to respect animals

Thu, Jul 04, 2024

Local animal rescues and charities are looking to the adults and leaders of tomorrow to revolutionise how we treat, communicate and understand animals as part of groundbreaking pilot and education schemes.

Photo: David O'Shea.

Health, Beauty & Fashion

Meet your surgeon — Dr Kevin McDonald of Tir na nOg Clinic

Thu, Jul 11, 2024

Tir na nOg Clinic is a family run clinic specialising in hair transplant surgery, led by Dr Kevin McDonald. A dedicated surgeon from Baldoyle, Dublin, Dr Kevin completed his medical education at the University of Galway in 1999, initially specialising in cardiothoracic surgery.

Dep Seán Canney; Cllr Michael ‘Moegie’ Maher, -resident of Education and Training Boards Ireland and chairperson of Galway and Roscommon ETB; Dep Mairead Farrell; Nicola Kerrigan, communications officer, Galway and Roscommon ETB; Sen Sean Kyne; and David Leahy, chief executive of Galway & Roscommon ETB. Photo: Marc O’Sullivan.

Education & Training

GRETB calls on Government to tackle inequalities in education sector

Thu, Jul 18, 2024

Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) is calling on the Government to commit to tackling inequalities in the education sector by supporting the priorities laid out in the #SupportYourLocalETB campaign. Representatives from Galway and Roscommon ETB met with members of the Oireachtas at a briefing event in Buswells Hotel, Dublin, recently where they expressed their concerns.

Travel & Outdoors

Galway City Museum wins TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Thu, Jul 18, 2024

Galway City Museum has been recognized in Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2024. The award honours businesses that consistently earn great reviews, placing them among the top 10 per cent of listings around the world on Tripadvisor.

Food & Wine

Galway Hooker Secret Sessions kick off tomorrow in Galway city

Thu, Jul 18, 2024

Galway city is abuzz with excitement as the highly anticipated Galway Hooker Secret Sessions series of events begin today, Thursday, July 18. This unique event, nestled in a top-secret location in the heart of the city, promises a blend of excellent brews, lively entertainment, and an unforgettable atmosphere.

Old Galway

Seawater baths in Salthill

Thu, Jul 18, 2024

At the beginning of the 19th century, Salthill began to develop as a tourist destination. People found the salt air invigorating and the sea was a huge attraction, not just for swimming or paddling, but also for its curative powers. It was thought to have medicinal powers, and so local people began to take advantage of this wonderful asset beside them to possibly make some money.


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