One of the glass fragments found during the excavation had a 1952 date printed on it. Photograph: Eric Luke

Syringes and glass unearthed during excavation at University Hospital Galway

Peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy arriving at Mill Street Garda station in Galway today.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Artist jailed for second time over opposition to US military use of Shannon airport

 The marina at Dún Laoghaire Harbour. A lapse in invoicing occurred during transfer of responsibilities between Government departments. Photograph: Eric Luke

Comptroller and Auditor General finds dues billed retrospectively due to ‘variety of weaknesses and errors’

Edward Kilcullen collects seaweed for the Kilcullen Seaweed baths. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

No advance deal on harvesting rights, Oireachtas committee told

Denis Naughten, Independent TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, said “People need to see that community resources are up and working, and are effective, before there can be any closures or changes to existing provision.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Report highlights failure to implement new Government strategy in two counties

Nonviolent resistance programme is a ‘brief, systemic and cognitive behavioural response’ to child-to-parent violence. Photograph: Thinkstock

Child-to-parent violence, the last taboo, can be tackled without reciprocal violence, a new programme contends

 Gardaí at the scene where a body of Adrian Folan was found  at a quarry just a few hundred meters from the Cliffs of Moher.  Photograph:  Noel Gavin/Press 22

Gardaí discover body of computer programmer near Cliffs of Moher

The 19th-century building in Baltimore, Co Cork, which housed Ireland’s oldest international sailing school, the Glenans Irish Sailing Club, from 1969 until its closure last year

19th-century Baltimore building housed Glenans sailing school

Former UN assistant secretary general Denis Halliday and journalist Gemma O’Doherty at the “Airing Erris”  seminar in Co Mayo yesterday. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Journalist says attempts still being made to ‘blacken’ whistleblowers

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