Tom Kenny during one of his chemo sessions in UCHG with nurses Sheila Hurley, Nicola Crowe, Claire Davey, Annmarie Bohan, Niamh Morrisey, Ann Wilson and Christina Farrell. Photograph: Karen Golden

I was offered a free bowel screen test by the Health Service Executive. The test results revealed tiny traces of blood, invisible to the naked eye, so(...)

An outing to Daingean in 1911

Coláiste Iognáid, or the Jes, has been an institution in Galway City for 150 years, since when the Jesuits opened a school on Sea Road near the city c(...)

Galway poet Rita Ann Higgins photographed at an Spiddéal. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

Tributes were paid to the work of Galway poet Rita Ann Higgins in her native city yesterday when a bronze casting of one of her poems was unvei(...)

Seamus Heaney: teamed up with Des Kavanagh as a boarder at St Columb’s College

Louis MacNeice on Nimmo’s pier head, Moya Cannon on the banks of the Corrib, Mairtín Ó Direáín east of Arainn ... wherever you walk in Galway, (...)

The Cork hurling squad will miss the experience of former All-Ireland winner and All Star Brian Murphy, who has conformed his intercounty retirement. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And then there were none. The retirement of former All Star defender Brian Murphy means Cork hurlers now face into a new era without (...)

Cork hurler Tom Kenny has retired from intercounty hurling. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
Cork hurler Tom Kenny retires

Cork’s Tom Kenny has announced his retirement from the inter-county hurling after 10 years on the panel and two All-Ireland winners’ medals.The Grena(...)

The 100-year-old Galway town hall photograph, which  presents  a ‘who’s who’ of the 1916 Rising

A “who’s who” of Irish revolutionaries is captured in a 1913 photograph taken in Galway – and found in a family attic almost a century later.Half of t(...)

Veteran Cork wing back Tom Kenny could come into consideration for selection for Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling final replay. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA has confirmed a full house for Saturday evening’s All Ireland hurling final replay between Cork and Clare. Just like last year’s second act be(...)

Clare’s Darach Honan holds off Stephen McDonnell of Cork during the Munster SHC semi-final, a game where the Clare forward threatened to rule the roost. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The same old clichés keep recurring: hurling-wise, it’s been a fantastic championship, reminiscent of 1995, and weather-wise it hasn’t been too bad ei(...)

Brian Murphy, pictured here challenging Clare’s Shane O’Donnell, has been named in the Cork side for Sunday’s All-Ireland Final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Brian Murphy returns from injury to take his place in the Cork side for Sunday’s All-Ireland Hurling Final against Clare at Croke Park.Murphy broke a (...)