Repossession protest outside court
A protest against home repossessions took place outside Galway courthouse as 84 cases for repossession were heard inside.
A protest against home repossessions took place outside Galway courthouse as 84 cases for repossession were heard inside.
A normalisation of homelessness is the reason such low numbers turned out for an awareness concert in Dublin, according to musician Glen Hansard.
THE trial of a Galway man charged with threatening to kill or cause serious harm to his neighbour, has been adjourned and the jury...
Giant boulder deposits off the west coast were not caused by a tsunami but the sheer force of Atlantic storms.
Sinn Féin has insisted it will not carry out a review of the party after it was dealt a further blow with the resignation of yet another councillor.
SINN Féin has been dealt a further blow with the resignation of yet another councillor.
Older Irish farmers must be incentivised to retire and pass the farm over to younger generations, a farm safety conference has heard.
Black Friday sales started in Ireland last week, but ahead of the main day tomorrow we have our picks of the best deals
They are two of the most famous Irish women, who hit the heights of very different careers - now the personal items of former President Mary Robinson and actress Maureen O'Hara are set to go under the hammer here.
AN incident in Galway which led to armed gardai surrounding a house in the city has ended.
Funding for Traveller accommodation around the country dropped by 90pc in seven years from €40m in 2008 to just €4.3m in 2015.
The son of a husband and wife who died in a murder-suicide in Co Mayo last year has no memory of the tragic incident, a coroner's court has heard.
An inquest into the deaths of a husband and wife who died in a murder suicide in Mayo last year has concluded, with the verdict of homicide and...
A rural TD is seeking exemptions for elderly people to keep pepper spray and taser guns in their bedrooms.
It is the biggest shopping day of the year, overtaking Christmas, and with Black Friday set to get consumers buying with gusto, retailers are already offering massive discounts.
UP to 20 people had to be rescued from the Big Wheel in Galway this evening after becoming trapped on the amusement ride.
Farming is the most hazardous occupation in Ireland, a farm safety conference has heard.
Gardai in Galway trying to identify a young man who is believed to have jumped into the River Corrib, are appealing for people to check in on flatmates and friends.
A couple who lost two baby girls at Portiuncula hospital have criticised the HSE as "insensitive and thoughtless" after it emerged that a review into their deaths would be released just before Christmas.
A GALWAY community has rallied around the family of a young hurling fan who sustained devastating injuries as he celebrated his county’s All Ireland appearance - raising over €40,000 for his care.
A MAN has died in a house fire in Co Mayo overnight.
A Church of Ireland church that was severely damaged by vandals last month has had over €20,000 raised to help with with repairs.
It started with a love affair and now the 17th century Adare Manor has been restored in the same vein.
A SECOND investigation has been launched into the death of a hotel guest in Connemara.
An investigation into the death of a guest at a Connemara hotel is looking at whether carbon monoxide played a part.
An investigation in underway into the death of a hotel guest at a Connemara hotel.
A Church of Ireland church in the West of Ireland has been completely destroyed in an act of “utter vandalism”.
As businesses opened their doors in Athenry yesterday most were breathing a sigh of relief.
The director general of RTÉ has admitted the station is going to lose some top staff in the ongoing redundancy scheme.
FORMER Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be awarded an honorary doctorate by NUI Galway later this month.
RTE staff who take the redundancy package from the national broadcaster will leave the station by the end of this year.
The increase in the vacant sites levy could result in at least an additional €16m for the State if property owners fail to develop the sites after the first year.
Tributes have been paid to a prominent journalist who passed away suddenly at his home.
A young man who was killed in a road crash that left four other people injured had been due to get married next year.
Tributes have been paid to a prominent West of Ireland journalist who passed away suddenly at his home last night.
A young man who died in a car crash in Galway last night was due to get married next year.
Up to 300 people turned out in Athenry today to show their support for the €850m Apple datacentre earmarked for the town.
Hollywood star Johnny Depp has been accused of libelling Limerick after referring to it as "Stab City".
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed the ‘movement’ and negotiations to resolve the ongoing Ryanair crisis.
The future of the native Irish oyster is in jeopardy and it could disappear if action is not taken to restore its natural habitat and improve fishing habits.
The remains of a man found washed up on a beach on Inis Meain have been identified as those of Andrey Maltsev, who fell into the sea off the coast of Clare last month.
Children forced to live in emergency accommodation are being deprived of their human rights, a Government appointed child expert has warned.
From fresh seafood to Michelin Stars, the ferry to France is a ticket to foodie paradise, says Caroline Crawford.
A Dublin-based priest will be hoping for divine intervention to help his beloved Mayo finally break their All-Ireland curse.
A test excavation is set to take place at the site of a children’s burial ground in Tuam, Co Galway.
THE MINISTER for Children Katherine Zappone said she makes “no apology” for focusing on low income families for the upcoming Budget.
The daughter of one of Mayo's goal-scorers from the winning 1951 team is praying she will finally see her beloved county put 65 years of heartache behind them - along with the "bull***t" curse.
A €68m research centre developing medical devices which mimic the body’s biology, will be officially opened in Galway today.
Housing Minister Simon Coveney wants to see other local authorities raise local property taxes after Limerick voted to do so.
Any scheme to reduce the cost of childcare for families must not forget middle-income earners, the Minister for Social Protection has said.
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into the death of an elderly woman who died on a trolley in a Galway emergency department last week.
An Irish teenager who has developed a laser technology which could help millions of Parkinson's sufferers around the world, has launched a Fund It campaign to raise €20,000 to bring her invention to fruition.
A man who died after his car left the road and plunged into a river has been remembered as a dedicated family man.
Moments of pure dejection were scattered with ones of utter elation for Mayo fans who were left dazed and delighted after securing a draw with reigning champions Dublin.
AMID a sea of red and green flags around Croagh Patrick in Westport Co Mayo, a lone blue banner stands out.
One of the last surviving members of the Mayo team, who brought the county to glory in 1951, will miss out on this year's All-Ireland after suffering a fall.
A LEGAL case being taken by a Roscommon nurse against Volkswagen has been adjourned until next year after the car manufacturer secured a judicial review in the matter.
Sixty-thousand students across the country breathed a deep sigh of relief as they picked up their Junior Cert results.
A young man at the centre of a major search and recovery operation in Clare, which claimed the life of a local volunteer, has been remembered as an "absolutely brilliant young man" and a role model for everyone in his community.
One of Europe's oldest horse fairs is being forced to downsize this year amid fears that angry protests over a ban on sulky racing seen at last year's event will reoccur.
Heroic volunteer Caitriona Lucas lost her life at sea during a search and rescue operation in Co Clare.
Heroic mother-of-two Caitriona Lucas, who tragically died during a search and recovery mission, was remembered for her devotion and selfless dedication to others.
Seaside towns dotted along the coast of Clare are in a state of profound grief following the tragic death of mother-of-two and coast guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas.
Doolin coastguard volunteer Caitriona Lucas, who tragically died during a search and recovery mission has been remembered today for her dedication to others.
The more women on the staff of universities and other third-level colleges in Ireland the more efficient they are, according to a new study.
John Twomey has represented Ireland in 11 Paralympic Games, but the highlight of his illustrious career was leading the Irish team out at the Rio opening ceremony.
Ireland secured its first gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games with sprinter Jason Smyth blitzing the field in the 100m final.
Orla Barry may be one of Ireland's great hopes for a gold medal at the Paralympics but the 26-year-old Cork woman is staying grounded about her chances.
Dublin is one of the most dominant cities in the developed world and risks sprawling across much of the eastern part of Ireland.
Winter took hold of the west for a spell yesterday after strong winds and lashing rain bashed the coast.
Declan Slevin (47) from Kilcatherina, near Moate, Co Westmeath, never imagine he would be representing Ireland in sport but next week he will vie for a Paralympic medal in handcycling.
Serious overcrowding at University Hospital Galway has resulted in the cancellation of a number of non urgent elective surgeries on Thursday.
A District court judge said the actions of Volkswagen's legal team who walked out of court this week was "probably one of the most unusual things" she has seen in court.
THE body of a fisherman has been recovered from the sea in Galway after a major air and sea rescue operation.
A COUPLE who claimed to have fallen in love after they were charged in relation to a sham marriage plot may not have found true love after all when a court heard today the would be groom was having second thoughts.
A boil water notice which has been in place for over six months has been lifted for thousands of residents in Loughrea Co Galway.
AN APPLICATION for further discovery is set to be made against Volkswagen after a court was told the information provided by the car manufacturer was “inadequate”.
Lawyers for Volkswagen walked out of court in Mayo yesterday after labelling an ongoing case regarding emissions as "entirely inappropriate and unfair".
Legal representatives for Volkswagen walked out of court in Mayo today after labelling an ongoing court case regarding emissions as “entirely inappropriate and unfair”.
A DANCE show set in Iraq depicting how children rely on the ability to dream in order to survive war zones will form part of this year’s Baboró children’s festival.
Apple's €850m data centre is not now expected to open for business until early 2019 due to delays caused by the planning process.
TECH giant Apple has been given the green-light to build an €850m data centre in Co Galway.
A young man left in a vegetative state after he was hit in the head with a brick has been forced to live in a nursing home and has had to go to the UK for treatment.
The family of a 92-year-old woman who has been in hospital for almost 300 days have hit out at the HSE for failing to provide a home care package which would allow her go home.
Irish people are living an average of 15 years longer compared to the 1970s - leading to a rise in chronic illnesses.
Power has been restored to the Aran Islands with the help of a generator last night.
The family of a little girl who died tragically in a farm accident have told how she would have hugged every person at her funeral Mass if she had had the chance.
Mourners at the funeral of eight-year-old Jessica Needham today heard how she had been a miracle child who "radiated innocence and love for everybody".
The owner of a Michelin- starred restaurant who hit out at the behaviour of drunks following the Galway Races has revealed he has faced a backlash after speaking his mind.
A shop owner who was grabbed by the throat during a violent attempted robbery has said the incident left her wary of being alone in the store. The culprit has now been jailed for the attack.
These are the faces of some of the country's latest tragic road crash victims.
Friends of a Galway teen who died tragically following a swimming accident in Germany will gather to remember their friend today.
JT McNamara has been remembered as a jockey who broke the mould, and broke records others didn't think possible - but above all, as a man "unique both in and out of the saddle".
AN IRISH teenager has died in Germany as a result of a swimming accident.
Schoolmates of a teenager who died alongside his mother when their car hit a tree gathered to remember their friend yesterday as tributes were paid to the young family.
This is the Galway mum and her teenage son who were killed in a horrific road crash last night.
A GALWAY community is reeling this morning after the death of a young mum and her teenage son.
A woman who collapsed at her home was left waiting two and a half hours for an ambulance - despite living less than 3km from the hospital.
Fine Gael TDs who publicly criticise Taoiseach Enda Kenny are "unpatriotic" and are undermining his ability to negotiate with other EU leaders, a Cabinet minister has said.
As the cryptosporidium outbreak took hold in Galway in 2007, one of the industries hardest hit was the hospitality sector which bore a cost of €50,000 per day.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he has "no intention of being diverted" from the task of running the Government.
Two thirds of Irish junior doctors fail to seek help when they fall ill with many self-prescribing instead of seeing a GP, a study has found.
The Irish film industry could benefit significantly from Britain's vote to leave the EU, according to director Jim Sheridan.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is racing to the Dáil's recess in the hope that the questions hanging over his leadership will be diffused over the break.
IRISH playwright Enda Walsh who lives in London has criticised sections of the UK media for ‘lying’ to a public about Brexit.
A former Console ambassador in Galway has told of his shock at the sudden closure of the suicide prevention charity, describing it as being "like a bereavement".
A HOLLYWOOD screenwriter who has penned a number of hit movies, has revealed she is considering setting her next film script in Ireland.
The air service for the Aran Islands is once again in jeopardy after the Department of the Gaeltacht failed to reach an agreement with the owners of na Minna airport in Connemara to use the site.
The parents of a little boy who died tragically at his Galway home this week were being comforted by family members as the entire community remains blanketed in grief.
A rural community in Galway is rallying around the heartbroken family of a toddler who was killed in the driveway of his home yesterday.
A British comedian who is wowing audiences for her role in the BBC sitcom 'Boy Meets Girl' has revealed she is applying for an Irish passport following the Brexit vote.
Housing Minister Simon Coveney has raised the prospect of allowing members of the Independent Alliance a free vote on a controversial bill on fatal foetal abnormalities.
Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has hit out at the Mick Wallace’s private members’ bill proposing access to abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities, insisting it was “raising false expectations for people”.