A file photograph of Republican Pearse McAuley who has been in remanded in custody for a further two weeks after appearing in court in Co Roscommon.

Republican Pearse McAuley has been in remanded in custody for a further two weeks after appearing in court in Co Roscommon. Mr McAuley (50) is facing (...)

The post office in Cappataggle, Co Galway, had been run by three generations of the Dooley family for 100 years. Photograph: Thinkstock

A rural community saw out the old year in sadness yesterday as their post office closed for the final time after 100 years.Three generations of the Do(...)

The institution with the highest bill for prescription drugs was Wheatfield Place of Detention in Dublin, which spent over €2 million on meds for its prisoners since 2009

Prescription drugs provided to convicted criminals serving time in Irish jails have cost the taxpayer almost €14 million in the past five years.Figure(...)

John Connors (24), who plays the part of pipe-bomb maker Patrick in  RTE TV series Love/Hate, was abused on social media last week after speaking out against racism towards Travellers.

A Love/Hate actor has been on the receiving end of a torrent of abuse after speaking out against racism towards Travellers, a conference on equality(...)

 Nina Carberry (left) and Jane Mangan after they were presented with the Mary Hyde cup having tied  as leading women rider for the national hunt season, on day one of the Galway Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

In the grander scheme of things, the only tip that mattered on the first evening of Galway’s Race Week was to be found in the blue and gold colours i(...)

A mother who sexually exploited her young daughter has been handed a 14-year sentence. The west of Ireland woman (47), who cannot be named to prote(...)

Cathal O’Malley was rushed to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore where he was pronounced dead. Image: Google Street View

Tributes were paid today to father of two Cathal O’Malley (45) from Co Galway, killed when his horse fell on him during a competitive hunter tr(...)

A file image of the scene outside Longford Court House last October where a 30-year-old man  was charged with serious sexual assult on two young girls in Athlone. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The man who repeatedly raped two little girls in Athlone has started an appeal against his life sentence. The 30-year-old father of two (...)

Joe McCaul and his sister Donna had shot to stardom  when they were chosen to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Former Eurovision star Joe McCaul has revealed he has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.The 25-year-old singer spoke today of receiving the shock(...)

Solomon Soremekun, who died from injuries sustained in a lift shaft in an office building in Galway on Monday afternoon, was buried yesterday.

The mother of the three-year-old boy who was killed in a lift shaft in Galway last week was too distraught to attend his funeral.Omolara Alibi grieved(...)