Flooding at Springfield, Co Clare: Minister for Agriculture and the Marine Simon Coveney on a fact-finding mission. Photograph: Gareth Williams/Press 22

The Government will tomorrow approve a substantial increase in funding for flood relief and a new flood forecasting service as it intensifies efforts (...)

My boyfriend, who’s a minimalist when it comes to skincare, recently told me that a toiletry should feel like “a treat”. “Occasionally after a (...)

A 31-year-old man died in a crash near Ballinasloe Co Galway on Tuesday evening.

The man killed in the single vehicle crash in Co Galway has been named locally as 31-year-old David Finnerty. The crashoccured at about 10.37pm on T(...)

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Those of us from the West and familiar with the word Portiuncula all of our lives, not least as we have had relatives born at that hospital in Ballina(...)

Photographs of the Gallipoli campaign which have never been made public have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland in Collins Barracks. Th(...)

Inis Aoibhinn, Cancer Care West’s hostel, provided accommodation for 324 people undergoing hospital treatment last year

Community-based charity Cancer Care West is to extend support for cancer patients and their families across four western counties from next year.The (...)

Enda Brien’s settlement is without admission of liability. Photograph: Reuters

A teenage boy who is brain damaged and confined to a wheelchair has secured €2.5m settlement of his High Court action against a doctor over alleged n(...)

A man in his 30s was killed yesterday evening in a traffic collision in Ballinasloe, Co Galway.

A man in his 30s has died in a traffic collision in Ballinasloe, Co Galway. Gardaí are investigating the two vehicle fatal road crash which took place(...)

Helen Battigan with one of her displays made from flowers in her Bunclody garden. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Take gazillions of rare, beautiful and exotic blooms (among them spiky strelitzias, rare orchids, peacock-blue delphiniums, tropical heliconias, co(...)

Two men have been rescused but a third man is missing after a boat capsized on Lough Ree in Co Roscommon. A group of fishermen set off (...)