Declan Ó Cualain (Folan) appeared at a special sitting of Galway District Court tonight charged  with the murder of his brother Adrian. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

A man tonight apologised to his family after admitting murdering his brother.Declan Ó Cualain (Folan) appeared at a special sitting of Galway District(...)

The judge’s bench in the Interior of Kilronan District Court held in Halla Ronain on the largest of the Aran Islands, Inis Mór. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The

The buses pull up at Ros an Mhíl, disgorging a stream of giddy German tourists onto the pier. Some French schoolchildren join the queue, taking pictur(...)

A woman has been jailed for five months for pulling a waitress’s hair in an unprovoked attack outside a Galway city restaurant. Gemma Ri(...)

Cormac Handy from Clara, Co Offaly, pictured in 2001 at the National Lottery where he collected his winnings £3,320,243. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A £3.3 million (€4.2 million) lottery winner, who acted as a guarantor for an unpaid loan with Ulster Bank, claimed he could only afford to re(...)