Accumulated profits at the Schoolhouse Hotel Ltd rose to €571,070, from €285,622 at the end of the previous year. EJ King Bar Ltd is the holding company for a group that includes the hotel.

The holding company for the Clifden, Co Galway-based EJ King group, owned by Terry Sweeney and family, had accumulated losses of €4.5 million at the e(...)

Peter O’Toole with his colt, Dr Slattery, at the Connemara Pony Show in Clifden, in 1985. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Several decades ago, a man walked into Foyle’s Bar in Clifden, Co Galway. Few heads turned. After an interval, the man declared in apparent frustra(...)