At the launch of the new River Annalee Angling Guide were (from left): Ted Sweeney, IFI, Peter O’Reilly, trout angling expert, and Joanne Hayes, tourism officer, Cavan County Council

The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI) has announced the hosting of the world youth angling championships on Inniscarra Lake in Co (...)

Judge Mary Fahy said an address at Sylvan Avenue, Newcastle, Galway, had been given by countless people from Lithuania who came before her accused of selling drugs.

A house in Newcastle, Co Galway, has become “like a new embassy” for Lithuanian drug sellers, and it is “very, very serious for Galway”, a District C(...)

Visiting a pub is the number on reason people come to Ireland while listening to music in a pub is the number one reason they would return. File photograph: Frank Miller

Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo transatlantic flight in the Spirit of St Louis. Leon Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party as Jos(...)

Registered Sex Offender, Sean Johnson, from Derbyshire, was renting rooms in Cork and Galway to hold bogus video auditions for children, some as young as seven. Photograph: Andrew Downe

A convicted British paedophile was running talent competitions for children as young as seven in Galway and Cork for over a year before being tracked (...)

A 22-year-old  man has been charged with raping a woman twice at knifepoint in Galway city over a year ago.

A 22-year-old Co Galway man has been charged with raping a woman twice at knifepoint in the city. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appe(...)

When asked by Judge Mary Fahy where the money had gone, Noel Murray pointed to the crook of his left arm and said, “I put it in me veins judge, in me veins.”

A heroin user from Dublin used his free travel pass to make his way to Inis Mór here he robbed the parochial house while the priest was saying Sunday(...)

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(...)