A senior AIB official said was not given a reason at the time of his suspension from the bank in 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A senior official in AIB’s Galway business centre was given ten minutes to clear his desk and “frog-marched” from the building, the Employment Appeals(...)

Brendan James with his wife, Moya: ‘It was that real kiss... when two people know they are meant for each other

A kiss can change your life. In that arresting second your heart can soar with joy, race with passion, sear with pain, exhale forgiveness and sing wi(...)

Pictured  in Loughrea, Co Galway is  Michael Burke (MD, Chanelle Group). Photograph: Michael Dillon

There’s no mistaking Michael Burke’s Loughrea roots. The vet who has built the largest indigenous pharmaceuticals manufacturing group in Ireland has t(...)

Crossmaglen Rangers’ Tony Kernan: “We thought maybe the amount of Ulster clubs and All-Irelands we had, that was going to be our lot.” Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

On Saturday night in Breffni Park the AIB All-Ireland semi-final between Crossmaglen and Castlebar is expected to produce the club that will win this (...)

Margaret (Mags) Berry, originally from Co Mayo, was last seen on February 3rd in Galway city.

The remains of a woman who went missing in Galway have been located by gardaí. Margaret ‘Mags’ Berry (35) was last seen on February 3rd and a public(...)

Chanelle Group, founded by Michael Burke, is to create  175 jobs in a major expansion of its operations.

Chanelle Group, the largest Irish-owned manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, will create 175 jobs in a major expansion of its operations. Taoiseach Enda(...)

Bridge House, Bridge Street, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Address: Apartment 81 Cornmarket, Bertram Court, Lamb Alley, Christchurch, Dublin 8 Agent: REA Orchard Near the city centre with two cathedrals c(...)

Athenry, Co Galway: frustration within the school community is now at “boiling point”  over halted construction of a new Presentation College secondary school. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

IDA Ireland has been accused of putting undue pressure on the Department of Education to halt construction of a new secondary school in Athenry, Co G(...)

Sheep and their lambs at Feighcullen, Rathangan, Co Kildare. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Farmers are urging dog owners to control their pets as new figures show as many as 4,000 sheep die in attacks each year. Figures compiled by the Iris(...)

Firm friends: Robel Shiferaw, Mesay Tekalign and Wendm Niku at Kimmage Development Studies Centre in Kimmage. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Wendm Niku first met Robel Shiferaw at an English- language exam in the British Council in Addis Ababa. Both men had applied for an Irish Aid scholar(...)