Seamus Quinn, co-founder of Retail Solutions: Tuam-based firm plans to focus on Australia over next few years

Tuam in Co Galway is more readily associated with being the birthplace of the band, The Saw Doctors than anything else. But this small town in the wes(...)

A 59-year-old bank official pleaded guilty yesterday to the theft of more than €61,000 from 14 client accounts at a branch of Allied Irish Banks, in T(...)

Three people have lost their separate High Court challenges aimed at overturning their convictions for speeding. Mr Justice Michael White ruled none o(...)

In 2000, Kathleen Snavely donated $1 million to Syracuse University’s school of management in memory of her first husband. Photograph: Syracuse University archives

Kathleen Snavely February 16th, 1902 - July 6th, 2015 113 years, 140 days Kathleen Snavely (née Hayes) was born in Feakle, Co Clare. Her father was (...)

Patrick Anderson McQuaid, Derek Leinster and Noleen Belton, members of the Bethany Survivors Group, at the burial site of children from the Bethany Home in Harold’s Cross, Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation would like to hear from anyone who was resident in, or who worked, in any of the 14 homes it is(...)

Dr Elaine Dunleavy of NUI Galway: “I am trying to find out the genes that are important for fertility in males”

A Galway-based researcher who studies the genetics of fruit flies as a way to understand human health has been awarded the President of Ireland Youn(...)

Noel and Stephen Larkin, general manager of  Larkin Engineering in Tuam, Co Galway: ‘The recession taught us to be more focused on turning quotes into proper sales and we benefited from that’

Many of us think long and hard about what type of furniture we want in our homes, but few of us give much thought about what is placed outside on our (...)

The IFA and Crimestoppers have launched a campaign to help prevent livestock theft. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

David Hall’s young daughter still asks when the cattle are coming back.Cattle rustlers stole 17 animals from his field in Newbliss, Co Monaghan last J(...)

 Fine Gael TD Jim Daly:  “That is how society taught that young woman and her extended family to react to probably one of the greatest and most exciting and brilliant times in people’s lives, when they discover they are pregnant and will create a life.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Cork South West Fine Gael TD Jim Daly said he was “haunted” by the story of a woman who had carried a sack of potatoes on her back in an attempt to en(...)

Hallelujah: the singing Co Meath priest Fr Ray Kelly, in the video that went viral

The list of most-read stories of 2014 on tells us a little about what our readers like to consume, but it tells us more about media,(...)