Category: CRAICing News

Pride Time Galway

Pride Time!  Galway is getting ready for 2015 Pride Festival, taking place around the city from Thursday 13th until Sunday 16th August. Get ready for the biggest celebration of equality right here in the City of the Tribes!   For details log on to   Advertisements

Feeling Like Calling The Omnibussman!

all i was asking for was a loan like… typical customer servrice these days!! honestly like… where is Ronda Rousey when u need her! — feeling like calling the omnibussman! THE FABULOUS LIFE OF PHYLLIS DALY    

Menlo Village in Galway attracts Mayors from California

Catherine Carlton, Mayor of Menlo Park city in California’s Silicone Valley, paid a visit to Menlo Village in Galway last Saturday morning. Mayor Carlton is currently holidaying in Ireland with her husband and is the 2nd Mayor of Menlo Park city to visit and enjoy the hidden beauty of the village on the shores of the Corrib. In December 2013, the then Mayor Peter Ohtaki also visited. “We’re united by so much more than what divides us,” said Ms. Carlton shortly after she was appointed in Dec of last year. When asked her first impressions of Galway, the Mayor said she loves it but what makes the city so special is the people.  Friday […]

Galway Bay Ocean Observatory Completed

SEAI, the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights deliver Ireland’s latest marine research environment Monday 10th August 2015: A significant piece of ocean research infrastructure was brought to fruition with the completion of the Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory over the weekend.  Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights, the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment.  The observatory is now entering into a commissioning period and is expected to be operational in the coming months. The ocean observatory will enable the […]

@AnPucanGalway – Connacht Bar Of The Year…

Galway’s East Village pub with the best beer garden An Púcán made it to the final of The SKY BAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2015 in the category Connacht Bar Of The Year! Over 70 other properties from around the country have been shortlisted to battle it out for a Sky Bar of the Year Award at An Púcán is our front cover advertiser for recent edition 48 and we believe they well deserve to get the award just after they celebrated 1st year in business in Galway. For a full list of finalists, click here The Sky Bar of the Year Awards have recognised the excellent bars, knowledgeable staff, high […]

Galway’s annual Pride Festival August 13th to16th, is packed to the rafters this year!!

Galway’s annual Pride Festival August 13th to16th, is packed to the rafters this year!!

@GTR_fm Community Radio in Galway got great support at first meeting today…

First of many Galway Tribal Radio @GTR_fm volunteer meet-ups planned in the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture hub took place today! Six dozens of volunteers ready to support the Comunity Radio project showed this evening to discuss possibilities with the project creator Gary Vaughan and others involved and community leaders as Mayor of City Galway Cllr. Frank Fahy. As Gary said “This is the first real step towards the City having a truly free and independent media source run by the Community it serves.” The theme of the meeting was the radio as a non-for-profit, free & independent media, that’s mission is to empower, educate & entertain our culturally diverse […]

Irish Water Safety Warning!

  Last night’s Blue Moon caused extraordinary high tides today. Irish water safety has warned to take extra care when enjoying activities in or around water! 

Megabeat are Back in The Kings Head!

Megabeat, 5 piece formation from Athlone is coming to rock The Kings Head in Galwah again tonight! Covering the best of 90s charts up to today’s hits they will throw out one of the best shows in the town tonight! Check them here: Megabeat   

Galway girl for Miss Supranational!

The CRAIC in Galway 48 cover girl Racheal Carroll is representing Galway on 7th Miss Supranational in October. Racheal is model of Roza Model Agency sponsored by Monroe’s Live on her Supranational venture. She will appear in the final with about 80 delegates from around the world!

35,215 at Ladies Day 2015

KILKENNY BEST DRESSED LADY AT GALWAY RACES   Quick Jack credited Tony Martin with back-to-back victories in Thursday’s Guinness Galway Hurdle in what was a dramatic race. Last year’s winner Thomas Edison (a stable companion of Quick Jack) held every chance when he came down at the last and that left Quick Jack with an unassailable advantage. Max Dynamite and Ted Veale gave chase, but the winner had flown at that stage and Denis O’Regan kept the well backed 9/2 shot up to his work to win by two and a quarter lengths at the finish. “It’s brilliant. He had his ground for the first time in a long time today and […]

Galway Races Summer Festival Tuesday!

PRESS RELEASE    TUESDAY 28th JULY 2015 Hint Of A Tint landed a memorable success for connections after the filly was produced with a perfectly timed run by Wayne Lordan to beat Baraweez in the feature race on the second day of the Galway Festival, The Topaz Mile Handicap. The 5-y-o filly was having her first start for 284 days, but was the subject of a sustained gamble and her price halved from 12/1 in the morning into 6/1 at the off. It was a first victory in the race for Lordan and Wachman and the her trainer said “she was a decent filly at two and was second in a […]

Galway Races Summer Festival Tuesday with @GalwayLatinQtr – Where The Party Continues!

The second day of Galway’s Summer Festival centres around the Topaz Mile Handicap underpinned by a superb prize pot of €120,000 designed to attract the best handicappers in this division in Ireland. Latin Quarter and Caulfield Industrial also provide sponsorship on the card. Racing will be broadcast on RTE and At the Races, with the first getting underway at 5pm – the second evening fixture of the week. A great evening’s entertainment for race goers, families and groups alike! The entertainment just goes on and on with live music on the day. via Tue Jul 28, 2015 | Topaz Mile Handicap | Galway Races. Jacksonlady winning Latin Quarter Handicap 2014 in Pictures! […]

Galway Tribal Radio volunteer meet-up @Galway2020 ECOC offices 05/08/15

Galway Tribal Radio are about to apply for our first trial licence and are delighted to announce the first of many GTR volunteer meet-ups planned in the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture offices. The 2020 Bid and Community Radio project offers a one-off chance for so many people from diverse Communities/Cultures, Organisations, Groups, Schools, Colleges, University, Local Commercial Media/Businesses to all work together and promote Galway as The Culture Capital of Europe. We encourage young and old to get involved with both projects, attend our meetings and please sign up to be part of it. We’re looking for beginners and experienced radio/indie media enthusiasts, multi-cultural community conscious individuals/groups to get […]

Go Racing – Horse Racing Ireland

Modem Winning Connacht Hotel Handicap Trainer Jessica Harrington and daughter Kate teamed up in glorious fashion to take the feature race on day one of the Galway Festival with Modem. The five-year-old was sent off a 5-1 chance at the bottom of the weights for the two-mile Connacht Hotel Qualified Riders’ Handicap and turned in a power-packed display for her proud connections. Wood Breizh held a slight lead off the bend, but the grey was overwhelmed by Ted Veale, Awesome Star and Modem inside the final 250 yards. But it was the latter who held the momentum when it mattered as Kate Harrington kept her companion up to his work to […]