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(...)

Caitriona Moorish (above) eported the water contamination last week at Moyola Park in Newcastle, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Irish Water’s handling of a domestic water contamination issue in Galway has been criticised by affected residents who have questioned why it took so (...)

Waves crash against the Kerry coast in Dingle. Photograph: Gerald Horgan

Violent south-westerly winds battered towns and cities across the State throughout the night, with reports of fallen trees, spot flooding and structur(...)

 The promenade from the Claddagh to the lighthouse on Mutton Island is one of the few places left in Galway city where citizens can walk without being deafened by traffic noise. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

It can be hard to be physically active at this time of year but walking by the sea in Galway is an easily made health choice. The promenade from the C(...)

Seven appeals have been lodged against a decision by Galway City Council to grant permission for the erection of floodlights at Pearse Stadium in Salthill.

A second GAA stadium being earmarked as a potential 2023 Rugby World Cup venue could be ruled out of contention, depending on a decision by An Bord P(...)