Members of the Public during a memorial service in UCD, Dublin for the six students who died in the balcony collapse tragedy in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More than $300,000 (€264,500) has been donated to a fund providing assistance to families of students killed and others directly affected by the Berke(...)

Carol Hartley, Vicki Landua & Rita Derneha from all from Texas as they sign the book of condolences at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin today, for the the six students who died in a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Fergal Philips

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will celebrate a special Mass in Dublin on Saturday for those affected by the tragedy in Berkeley. Books will also be open(...)

Bríd Cummins, who was found dead in 2004 in the house she was to be evicted from

Julie Grace was just 10 years old when she learned her best lesson about human feelings. She and her cousin Breda were having a giggle about a neig(...)

New bye-laws have been drafted to provide more wide-ranging powers in response to repeated incidents of loutish behaviour and vast numbers of beer cans left behind on beaches and green areas in Galway during the summer months. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Lifeguards, as well as gardaí, may soon have the power to seize alcohol from rowdy crowds on beaches in the west. New bye-laws have been drafted to pr(...)

James (Tex) Callaghan  after receiving details yesterday that his home at Menlo will be seriously affected by the proposed bypass. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

NUI Galway, Ballybrit racecourse and a number of residents have expressed disappointment at the proposed route for a €500 million bypass for Galway. (...)

Project manager Eileen McCarthy speaking at the announcement of the preferred route of the  Galway N6 bypass route. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A €500 million bypass option to relieve traffic congestion in Galway involves a new bridge and viaduct over the river Corrib and two short tunnels on (...)

Targets set under Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly’s Social Housing Strategy 2020 mean that the private sector will supply three-quarters of the new social housing to be supplied in several major local authority areas. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Three-quarters of new social housing to be supplied in several major local authority areas under the Government’s social housing strategy will be sou(...)

Catherine Conneely,  mother of the late  Ronan Conneely (above), told his inquest he was “a very sociable, happy young lad. He was very kind, loyal and had loads of friends. We talk about him half the day, nearly every day. He was just a great son really.”

A student was fatally injured when he fell down a metre-high drop in a dark car park after attending a college ball, an inquest has heard.Ronan Connee(...)

Sentence increased for man who seriously assaulted his fiancée DPP v. McMenamy [2014]IECA 47 (Court of Appeal, Ryan P, December 18th, 2014) Court of A(...)

Investigations are continuing into kerosene contamination of water supplying a Galway city estate, where residents have been told that the water is sa(...)