Newly elected Independent TD for Galway West Catherine Connolly has said she will not return to the Labour Party which she quit a decade ago, and says(...)

Following a two-day appeal hearing last month the Certified Public Accountants reversed its findings against its former president  Tom Keane.

The Certified Public Accountants (CPA) institute has overturned two findings of professional misconduct against its former president following an app(...)

The Coast Guard’s helicopters are equipped with infrared low-light cameras and “night sun” searchlights.

For the first time since it was set up in 1991, the Coast Guard’s helicopter service has completed 1,000 missions in a single year. The figure was re(...)

 Ferry services in the west of Ireland. File photograph: Frank Miller

Aran islanders face losing the sole ferry service to and from Inis Mór from mid-January, following a Supreme Court ruling on harbour charges. Residen(...)

An attempt by Mr Keane to have the Certified Public Accountants institute’s findings overturned was struck out by the High Court in October. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Certified Public Accountants (CPA) institute has begun a two-day appeal hearing into findings of professional misconduct against its former(...)

 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(...)

Tom Keane, a senior partner in Dublin accountancy firm BKRM, is seeking a court order to have the findings of a CPA disciplinary panel overturned. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A former president of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) institute is engaged in a High Court action with the organisation over findings of profe(...)

An Aer Arann Islands plane at Inverin airport, Co Galway. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Aran Islands residents are to meet Minister for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh on Thursday morning to discuss the ongoing controversy over the islands’ air (...)

The protest in the Connemara Coast Hotel in Furbo, Co Galway, against the helicopter replacement of the plane service to the Aran Islands. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

“That’s where you get weighed,” says the woman at the desk at Aerfort na Minne, pointing to a scales on the floor. “It tells us where we have to put y(...)

Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh will meet an Aran Islands delegation on Tuesday over his decision to award the State’s air service cont(...)