Louise returned to Flirt FM, her first gig in radio, as part of iGoHome. She raided the archives and found audio of Michael D Higgins from way back in 2010, before he was elected President. She was there the day he popped into Flirt and read one of his own poems.
As part of iGoHome, Louise spoke to Charlene Hurley, Director of Fundraising and Communications with Galway Hospice, to talk about the free services the hospice provides and the donations it depends on to keep these services running.
When music lover Louise Clarke found out she was returning to Galway as part of iGoHome, the first thing she wanted to do was showcase the city’s busking talent. With the help of the iRadio Peugot iTeam, she searched the streets looking for Galway’s best buskers. And live from Flirt FM in NUI Galway, Louise’s […]
Louise took The Hub on the road as part of iGoHome and returned to Galway City, where she’s lived for over a decade. She visited one of her favourite food joints, Dough Bros. If you’ve visited Galway, you’ll more than likely know it. There’s often queues outside Dough Bros’ restaurant on Middle Street and it’s […]
The group organised a census in the county earlier this month. Concern is being raised over an increase in homeless figures for County Galway. A one-day census by Cope Galway this month found a 20% increase on last year. It follows the publication of national homeless figures for May showing 10,000 people homeless, for […]
It’s easy to see why! Handsome Burger in Galway officially have the best burgers in the country. Kepak, the sponsor of National Burger Day, today declared the Galway spot to have the best burger in Ireland. Elsewhere in Connacht, Cafolla’s in Castlebar, County Mayo won Best Burger at an Independent Takeaway while Blue Thunder in Claremorris, […]
Six Irish stores are set to close as a result of restructuring at the Arcadia group. The UK retailers creditors have today approved a plan to save the company following declining sales and high rents. Four stores in Dublin including Evans on Henry St, Topshop at Jervis St, Wallis at Liffey Valley and Topshop on […]
Miss Selfridge in Galway is at risk of closure. A meeting is currently underway in London to decide the future of the company behind stores such as Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Topshop, and Wallis. The meeting will decide whether Arcadia Group’s creditors will accept or reject its restructuring plans. Under the proposals at […]
Any jobs goin, lads? An Irish company has introduced a four day week for its employees. The ICE Group has committed to paying its staff the same rate for fewer days. Their headquarters are in Galway but they also have a number of offices around the country including bases in Sligo, Limerick and Dublin. It […]
And Instagram is never wrong! Four Galway pubs have made the list of the best pubs in Ireland, according to Instagram. The research by Overland Ireland looked at the number of photos geotagged at each pub to determine the results. An Pucan rated highest coming in at number ten on the list while The Skeff, […]