Stephen Hamilton and Róisín Hanley are among the performers taking part in the Galway Bailando documentary that highlights the city’s dance culture.

French writer Baudelaire once described dancing as “poetry with arms and legs”, and its popularity is one of Galway’s best-kept secrets.Now 77 dancers(...)

 Galway Bahá’i  community member Sahar Rahmani (right), who spoke at the screening of the documentary ‘To Light a Candle’,  with her daughter Amelia Chah and her mother Mitra Rahmani. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Irish universities could provide moral support to the persecuted Bahá’i community in Iran through recognising their third-level qualifications, a mee(...)

Bank of Ireland: ‘We never ask for personal banking details such as account numbers and pins’

Paul Horan has a gripe with Bank of Ireland, where he has an account. “I have provided the bank with my mobile phone number and I have, from time t(...)

Madge Fanning celebrated being  100 years-old at her home in Skerries in May last year. She is holding a photograph of her with her siblings.Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Joe Clarke was born in 1901, 13 years before his sister Madge.In between, there were another three brothers and, collectively, they would become the l(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly and Tánaiste Joan Burton at the Labour Party conference at Killarney at the weekend: he aims to bring “rent certainty” until housing supply catches up with demand.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

FIACH KELLYPolitical Correspondent Tenants would have their rents fixed for three years and linked to the rate of inflation until housing supply catch(...)

Residents whose houses could be demolished during construction of the proposed Galway city bypass never received notification about the plans, according to local homeowners.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Residents whose houses could be demolished during construction of the proposed Galway city bypass never received notification about the plans, accordi(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly and Tanaiste Joan Burton at the Labour Party conference at Killarney on Saturday morning . Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times 3:01

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said he is not ruling out introducing legislation to deal with the high cost of rental accommodation.“We n(...)

NUI Galway  said on Friday  the occupational health questionnaire for  prospective employees was not an employment form and that its use was in line with standard practice in many companies.

NUI Galway (NUIG) has said that it will review its pre-employment health screening, following an accusation that a question relating to an applicant’s(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Scenes like this are NOT expected in Ireland in the coming days. This picture taken on February 26th,shows Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers training in the snow in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Don’t get carried away with the joys of spring just yet. With March around the corner more snow, hail and sleet is on the way for next week. Wi(...)