Milk and Money -by thereluctantemigrant Denise Hession.

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  Beautiful Baladna in Qatar, the Land of Milk and Money Despite being squeezed from every angle, Qatar are holding their own when it comes to the blockade. Six months ago, Qatar were fully reliant Saudi for their fresh food supplies, Saudi being it’s only bordering country it was the only option for the tiny… Read more »

About J.P. McMahon – restaurateur, chef and educator.

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  P McMahon was born in Dublin and moved Galway city in 1999. He is a restaurateur, chef and educator. He has three popular restaurants under the brand Eat Galway – Aniar Restaurant, Cava Bodega and Eat Gastropub. As Culinary Director, Jp manages all aspects of the food side of the business. He chefs, teaches,… Read more »

Galway historian Catherine Corless receives Human Rights Awar

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Children’s bodies found at Tuam mother and baby home should be exhumed, says Corless Thu, Oct 26, 2017, 19:52 Olivia Kelly Catherine Corless after receiving the Bar of Ireland’s Human Rights Award in recognition of her work in relation to the Tuam mother and baby homes. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA   Galway-based historian, Catherine Corless has called for… Read more »

Public Participation Network (PPN) – Galway

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 Galway County Council is required by legislation to establish a new framework for public engagement and participation which is called the County Galway Public Participation Network (PPN).  The PPN will be the main link through which the local authority connects with communities and is the official platform for representation on policy making boards… Read more »

On the Night Orient – by thereluctantemigrant Denise Hession

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On the Night Orient by thereluctantemigrant People generally have a hazy understanding of the availability of alcohol in Qatar.   For certain there is no availability of alcohol without a liquor licence. Even then it is only available in one windowless outlet in the whole of Qatar. Queue cans be long, prices can be double what they are… Read more »

Inspiring you in real life to make life simply inspiring.

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BY THE INSPIRING YOUR TEAM    The InspiringYouIRL group, from left: Orla Finnegan, Orla Fitzpatrick, Philip Cribbin, Anne Marie Doyle, and Kamil Krolak. InspiringYouIRL (IYIRL ) was created by a group of like minded friends who have backgrounds in teaching, film, media, charity projects, PR and parenting The team at IYIRL believe that social media… Read more »

‘Retirement just bored me to death!’

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By Bernie Ní Fhlatharta, Connacht Tribune WHILE many look forward to retirement, not everyone adjusts to the slower pace of life – like Liam Madden, who got so bored with the lack of purpose that he has decided it just wasn’t for him. After forty years running the family business that started three generations ago… Read more »

IRISH historian Catherine Corless is to receive The Bar of Ireland Human Rights Award 2017 for her work on uncovering the Tuam Babies scandal. 

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Irish historian Catherine Corless is set to receive an award for her work uncovering the Tuam Babies scandal in Ireland. (Picture: Laura Hutton/RollingNews.ie) IRISH historian Catherine Corless is to receive The Bar of Ireland Human Rights Award 2017 for her work on uncovering the Tuam Babies scandal.  In 2012 Tuam historian Catherine Corless was working… Read more »

Lackagh Men’s Shed

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Lackagh Museum and Community Development Association will shortly be launching their Men’s Shed project.  The Association has recently erected and equipped a steel shed workshop adjacent to the New Parish Centre whilst other activities will take place in the Parish Centre, the It Room and the Knockdoe Room. Initial activities will include antique farm machinery… Read more »

R.I.P. Baby Emily LEONARD, Knockdoe, Claregalway.

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The death has occurred of Baby Emily LEONARD Knockdoe, Claregalway, Galway Predeceased by her sister Eva, daughter of Samantha Devaney and Michael Leonard. Sister to Chloe, Ryan and Kayla.   Mass of the Angels at 3pm in Our ladies Chapel adjacent to Lackagh Church this Thursday afternoon. Burial afterwards in Lackagh New Cemetery. House private… Read more »