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(...)

Candles are lit by the public at the vigil at Eyre Square in Galway city last evening to mark the first anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

About 100 people braved the cold and wet conditions in Eyre Square, Galway yesterday evening to pay their respects to Savita Halappanavar on the first(...)

Niall Donoghue’s coffin is carried by fellow hurlers through Kilbeacanty, Co Galway, yesterday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Long before Niall Donohue’s hurl hit the soil of Semple Stadium and Croke Park, he had played his first “All-Ireland final” on the lawn of his Ball(...)

The remains of Niall Donoghue are carried by friends and team mates through Kilbeacanty today. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

Moving tributes were paid to Galway hurler Niall Donohue by family, friends and leading GAA figures at his funeral in south Galway earlier today.Over (...)

Prof Sabaratnam Arulkatumaran (left) , chairperson, and Dr Philip Crowler, National Director for Quality and Patient Safety, at the publication of the Health Service Executive (HSE) clinical review report into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Dublin in June. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The findings of all three investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar (31) at University Hospital Galway (UHG) a year ago are to discussed at(...)

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