Three swimming clubs and two water polo clubs involving over 1,000 young swimmers have expressed opposition to a plan to increase charges at Leisureland in Salthill, Galway, from January 1st. File photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images

Mayor of Galway Donal Lyons (Independent) says he is taking advice over “threatening emails” sent to him in response to increased charges for the c(...)

Feeling the pinch: Macnas performers Maighread Ní Chonaigh and Hillary Kavanagh in 2002. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Couples conversing in four parked vehicles in Neil LaBute’s Autobahn. Diarmuid de Faoite interacting with wheelie bins in Colm Corless’s The Fairgreen(...)

The Irish Refugee Council has said the new Minister for Justice had previously expressed concern in her role as Minister for Children about the welfare of young people living in direct provision.

The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) says it is seriously concerned about the welfare of three young people from asylum seeking families in direct provisio(...)

Full list of candidates Galway may be the State’s most ethnically diverse city, with several “new Irish” candidates standing in 2005 and 2009, (...)

Solomon Suremekun who was killed in a lift shaft in  Galway last week. Photograph: Joe Shaughnessy

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is to facilitate an independent inspection of the lift in which a three-year-old boy died in Galway last week.An(...)

Mourners leave lighted candles following the funeral service  Solomon Soremekun. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A grieving mother is to travel home to her family in Nigeria to mourn her three-year-old son who died in Galway last week. Omolara Alibi is making pla(...)

Solomon Suremekun, who died of crush injuries after he got trapped in a lift in Galway city last Monday .

The mother of the three-year- old boy who died after he became trapped in a lift in Galway city has called for the investigation to be made public whe(...)

A postmortem took place at Galway University Hospital. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Nigerian ambassador to Ireland has appointed a diplomat to liaise with the family of the three-year-old boy who died after he became trapped in a (...)

Postmortem was scheduled for University Hospital Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke

As investigations continue into the death of a young boy caught in a lift shaft in Galway, the city mayor has visited the child’s mother to convey the(...)

A former Galway mayor has accused the city’s new manager of lack of consultation with elected representatives over the local authority’s decision to make a joint purchase of the Galway Airport site for ¤1.1 million

A former Galway mayor has accused the city’s new manager of lack of consultation with elected representatives over the local authority’s decision to m(...)