Staff and postgraduates from the Department of Earth and Ocean Science in  NUI Galway in 2005 moving the canoe into a specially constructed storage crate, under the watchful guidance of consultant collections manager James Reynolds (who is now with the Galway City Museum).

World’s oldest birchbark canoe a ‘spiritual and cultural artefact’

Michael Kilgannon having his last meal at Gullane’s Hotel Ballinasloe, Co Galway, before starting a hunger strike to protest against the closure of Cappataggle Post Office. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

East Galway community seeks a year’s reprieve from An Post

Gardaí are investigating are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire in a mobile home which claimed the life of a man in Connemara
, Galway,
 over the weekend. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí investigation into fatal blaze in Inverin

 Exiles player James Acton who is now living in France, pictured with his sister Denise Acton who now lives in Australia, after The Exiles v Tuam Stars charity game in Tuam. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Hundreds turn out to watch Tuam Stars beat the Exiles 4-13 to 3-11 in Galway

Inishturk islanders say they have no idea when the vacant nurse’s post will be filled permanently. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Call comes days after islanders highlighted concerns about lack of nurse over Christmas

Islanders say they have no idea when the vacant nurse’s post will be filled permanently. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Irish Islands Federation says problem reflects wider issue of cutbacks

Marian Ryan on her graduation day in October. Photograph: Peggy Ryan

Successful NUI Galway project modelled on inclusive education in Canada

John and Mary Geoghegan on their land overlooking the Owenriff River and Lough Graffard.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

National Parks and Wildlife Service correspondence reveals ‘major concerns’ in upgrade of N59 from Maam Cross to Clifden, which h(...)

Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney: new measures.

Inshore fishery leader says Minister ‘displaying no scientific understanding’

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