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Harris overlooking Hildegarde was another FG snub to Galway

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley There was a small rump in Fine Gael in Galway last week secretly celebrating the new...

19.04.2024 10

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No mention of Gaza or Ukraine in Galway ‘peace flag’ gesture

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley A peace flag was hoisted at Browne Doorway in Eyre Square last week. Mayor of Galway,...

05.04.2024 10

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Liam Carroll shafted by FG HQ in Galway County Council race

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley What is going on in Fine Gael? No, not all the fuss about a new leader. And not the...

29.03.2024 10

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Noeleen rebuffs overtures from new party Independent Ireland                

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley Noel Grealish has rebuffed overtures to join the country’s newest party, Independent...

22.03.2024 10

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Two-faced Lisa Chambers’ cynicism debases politics

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley The decision by yes campaigner, and Fianna Fáil leader in the Seanad, Lisa Chambers,...

15.03.2024 6

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Galway Active Travel schemes becoming a byword for waste

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley The publication of Galway’s Active Travel funding allocation would send shivers down...

08.03.2024 10

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HSE managers attacked as Bree brings Health Forum back with a bang

The Health Service Executive West Regional Health Forum met for the first time in five months this week, in Galway – and it came back with a bang as...

01.03.2024 10

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Galway traffic system silence highlights Council’s contempt

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley It was a simple question. ‘How many junctions in Galway are connected to the...

23.02.2024 10

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Galway housing the ‘political football’ for Civil War parties

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley “Apologies for the mishap,” mumbled Mayor Eddie Hoare (FG) as he struggled to...

16.02.2024 10

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Getting elected to Galway City Council is not ‘easy’

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley First-time local election candidates often underestimate the task ahead of them. Maybe...

09.02.2024 10

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Access to new city bridge a deathtrap on foot and bikes

Bradley Bytes- a sort of political column with Dara Bradley How long before a pedestrian or cyclist is mowed down and maimed – or worse – metres...

02.02.2024 10

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Galway City Council staff ‘healthiest’ in Ireland

Maybe it’s the sea air, but staff at Galway City Council are the healthiest of any local authority workers in the country – and that’s official....

26.01.2024 9

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Galway Council’s €750k smart signs are stupid

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Real time ‘smart’ signs on Galway City Council car parks are anything but smart....

19.01.2024 9

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Lucky Cubbard ‘fairly shook’ after Galway City car collision

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley One Galway City Councillor lucky to reach the New Year in one piece was former Mayor of...

12.01.2024 10

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Ireland needs to show America moral bankruptcy of Gaza war

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley Our politicians love to strut on the international stage. As popular as Covid at...

05.01.2024 10

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Women are grounded for Galway Airport gigs

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Last year we pointed out a complaint from a fan of Bradley Bytes, who lamented the lack...

29.12.2023 9

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Galway’s welcoming reputation damaged by a few arson attacks

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley There are an estimated 7,000 Irish pubs across the globe. Some are ‘plastic’,...

22.12.2023 10

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Back-to-the-future vibe to Sinn Féin’s safe selection

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley After months of speculation, Sinn Féin finally unveiled its local election team, those...

15.12.2023 10

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Culture community conspicuous by their absence at book launch

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley There was a huge turnout at the launch of a new book by economic geographer and...

08.12.2023 10

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Staff ‘tackled’ Galway City councillor on Crown Square move

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley Cheer is in short supply at City Hall as we edge towards Christmas. With the vacant...

01.12.2023 7

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Gender equality remains an issue at University of Galway

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington last month launched a new book, written by journalist...

24.11.2023 10

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SIPO warns election hopefuls on crowdfunding campaigns

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley Local election candidates hoping to win seats on Galway City and County Councils next...

17.11.2023 10

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Galway City Council’s interim boss is a woman of few words 

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley In his last speech as Chief Executive at a Galway City Council meeting, Brendan McGrath...

03.11.2023 20

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University of Galway ‘cancelled’ Russian Uni over Ukraine War

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Coimbra Group of universities – of which University of Galway is a member – has...

27.10.2023 40

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Ministers are only interested in photo ops when in Galway

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley A Fine Gael City councillor gave a withering assessment of two Government ministers...

20.10.2023 10

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Sinister targeting of councillors souring local politics in Galway

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley It would be easy to dismiss it as just incoherent ráméis. But when an anti-refugee...

13.10.2023 10

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Cars king of the footpath on ‘Make Way Day’ in Galway

Bradley Bytes, a sort of political column with Dara Bradley Make Way Day in Galway was no different to any other day – the city’s footpaths...

29.09.2023 9

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Social Democrats to expand to county – just not yet!

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley City East proved fertile ground for the Social Democrats at the 2019 local election...

22.09.2023 10

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Government ministers hiding as Galway violence escalates

Simon Harris, the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, was due in Galway on Tuesday of this week, to make a...

15.09.2023 20

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Galway, capital of culture, gets zero after dark cultural funding 

Bradley Bytes – a sort of political column with Dara Bradley Bed early down the country, lads. That’s the message from the Dublin-centric...

08.09.2023 10

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