A photograph of the People’s Democracy civil rights march from Belfast to Derry which was attacked at Burntollet Bridge. Photograph from the NUIG Boyle Archive

When a young Co Down student visited Detroit at the height of the US civil rights movement in the early 1970s, he was struck by the treatment of black(...)

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 (...)

Robbie Henshaw has been made available for Connacht’s Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets in Galway this weekend
Henshaw set for Connacht return
  • Pro12
  • November 26, 2014, 20:01

Connacht have been handed a timely boost with Robbie Henshaw being made available for Saturday’s crunch Pro12 clash with Scarlets at the Sportsground.(...)

In the High Court , Mr Justice Kevin Cross approved the €1.78 million settlement for Ms Nicholson, now aged 24, of Milltown.

A young woman who was a school girl when she sustained a severe head injury after falling out the back window of a school bus has settled her High Cou(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country. A campaign to g(...)

RTÉ’s Seán O’Rourke: “I felt almost sense of bereavement when I heard the news.”   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The final edition of the Connacht Sentinel has hit newsstands in Galway city as the tabloid becomes the latest newspaper to fall victim to challengi(...)

Barack Obama being introduced ahead of his immigration speech in Chicago by Galway restaurateur Billy Lawless, who moved to the city 16 years ago and became a US citizen in July. Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has asked President Barack Obama to be “as open and flexible as possible” to allow as many undocumented Irish to visit Ireland un(...)

Beau Willimon: ‘If a scene is 20 minutes long, it all comes down to human behaviour – you can’t rely on effects or close-ups or editing, there’s nowhere to hide.’ Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty

There is no one route in to the deeply competitive world of television drama, but Beau Willimon avoided the most obvious options of media productio(...)

Billy Lawless

The White House has asked Galway businessman Billy Lawless, now a resident of Chicago, to introduce Barack Obama today in the president’s home town in(...)

 Seasonal pop-up: shoppers at the Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke 3:08

There is little evidence of Scrooge-like bad cheer at Dublin’s Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green. As seasonal shoppers strolled among the (...)