NUIG initiated a task force in January in response to an Equality Tribunal finding in favour of scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington late last year

Four female lecturers at NUI Galway (NUIG) have secured trade union backing for two court challenges which they are pursuing over lack of promotion.Th(...)

 Capt Derek Furniss (32) (l) and Cadet David Jevens (22), who were killed when their training plane crashed at Cornamona, Co Galway. Mr Jevens’s parents have won the right to amend a military court report into the incident. Photograph: Billy Doyle/Defence Forces/PA Wire

The parents of an Air Corps cadet, who died after his training aircraft crashed near Cornamona, Co Galway, more than five years ago, have won their ba(...)

 HSBC Private Bank in Geneva, which held an account belonging to Tralee businessman John Cashell. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

A Co Kerry businessman who was prosecuted by the Revenue Commissioners last year was assured by HSBC Private Banking in Switzerland in 2005 that infor(...)

Ambulance driver Grzegorz Kolek (34) had pleaded not guilty  to dangerous driving on November 8th, 2012.

A jury took just over two hours today to acquit a ambulance driver of a charge of dangerous driving causing death.Polish national, Grzegorz Kolek (34)(...)

Ambulance driver Grzegorz Kolek (34) pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving on November 8th, 2012, claiming a fox ran out in front of him causing him to lose control and crash.

A ambulance driver charged with dangerous driving which caused the death of an elderly patient, claims a fox ran out in front of him causing him to lo(...)

The funeral cortege of Air Corps Cadet David Jevens at St Alphonsus Church Barntown, Co Wexford, in October 2009. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Minister for Defence Alan Shatter has said that no further investigation is warranted into the Air Corps training crash on the Galway-Mayo bord(...)

The High Court has rejected a man’s claims of squatters’ rights to a ruined 13th century castle in Co Galway. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins.

The High Court has rejected a man’s claims of squatters’ rights to a ruined 13th century castle in Co Galway. Philip Jones, who lives in(...)

A man who drove off after seriously injuring a student at a pedestrian crossing and claimed he had hit a dog when having his car repaired the n(...)