Aibha Conroy (6), from Gowla, Connemara, Co Galway died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin on December 14th, 2011.

A coroner has returned a verdict of medical misadventure in the case of a girl who died four days after she was admitted to hospital suffering from hy(...)

The new contract will cost the Department €1.62 million 4:26

Aer Arann will provide an air service to the Aran Islands until September 30th 2016, the Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHughhas announced. (...)

Delphi Adventure Resort and Spa, which is on 300 acres of forest in Leenane, Co Galway, was established to serve local kids looking for adventure. The(...)

President Michael D Higgins signs a Book of Condolence  at The Mansion House, in  Dublin for those who died in the   Carrickmines fire. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:02

President Michael D Higgins has signed a book of condolence which was opened at the Mansion House, Dublin on Monday for the victims of the Carrickm(...)

Denmark is now generating close to 40% of annual electricity needs from wind and on some days production reaches as high as 120% of needs. Photograph: PA

Comparisons have often been drawn between Ireland and Denmark because of our similar size and strong agricultural heritage, amongst other things. One (...)

Bord na Móna  will stop harvesting peat and  will complete its move to a sustainable business within 15 years. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/

When Gabriel Claffey joined Bord na Móna 60 years ago, he couldn’t have been happier. Just out of school, the 17-year-old from Ferbane, Co Offaly, got(...)

Terri McVeigh (29), a doctor in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin and a researcher at NUI Galway with Breast Cancer Research, was at a classm(...)

Tony Martin has a busy weekend ahead with runners at Newmarket today as well as three of the four weekend fixtures at home. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Just three Irish-trained horses have ever won the English Cesarewitch in its 175-year history. Tony Martin throws a trio at today’s marathon renewal(...)

 Aran Islander photographed in 1955. Photograph: George Pickow/Three Lions/Getty Images

Purist Irish-language practitioners who frown on phrases such as “mo bhicycle” and “mo mhobile fón” are a “pain in the neck”, according to a Californi(...)

Anthony Cunningham: GAA sources in Galway now  say players never demanded his resignation when they met him. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Anthony Cunningham offered his resignation as Galway hurling manager when he was approached by a delegation of players prior to his reappointment, it(...)