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(...)

Three swimming clubs and two water polo clubs involving over 1,000 young swimmers have expressed opposition to a plan to increase charges at Leisureland in Salthill, Galway, from January 1st. File photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images

Mayor of Galway Donal Lyons (Independent) says he is taking advice over “threatening emails” sent to him in response to increased charges for the c(...)

Billy Lawless

The White House has asked Galway businessman Billy Lawless, now a resident of Chicago, to introduce Barack Obama today in the president’s home town in(...)

Mayor of Galway City  Donal Lyons and Minister for Transport Paschal O’Donohoe at Eyre Square, Galway,  as  Coca-Cola Zero Bike scheme rolls out in the city. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The first bike rental scheme outside of Dublin has been rolled out in Galway. When the scheme is fully operational in the western capital, there will (...)

Garry Hynes, artistic director of Druid Theatre, which is said to be looking at expanding its premises in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

As Galway prepares a European city of culture bid, Druid theatre company is seeking to expand its performance space in the city.The theatre company, w(...)

Enda Kenny: travelled to Galway for a number of engagements

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the creation of 90 new jobs in the technology sector in Galway. Mr Kenny, who travelled to Galway yesterday for a (...)

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett of the Right2water campaign. The Government is “continuing to allow Irish Water to act in an outrageous manner, allowing them to attempt to secure the personal details of tens of thousands of households’ information”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish Water has written to every local authority in the State seeking the names and addresses of all their council tenants. They have not asked for t(...)