Minister  Joe McHugh says competition for the State’s Aran Islands air-service contract remains ‘live’

Minister for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh said competition for the State’s Aran Islands air-service contract remains “live” as hundreds of islanders cal(...)

Cllr James Charity was being lined up to run in the Galway West constituency for Renua but will now revert to running as an Independent. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Renua Ireland has said it will rerun its selection convention for Galway West following the resignation of the party’s high-profile candidate in the c(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Department of Transport has denied that the Minister for Transport must recommend a selected Galway bypass to Europe before the route applicati(...)

The Apple logo. A group of Galway residents have objected to the planned location of a new Apple data centre near Athenry. File photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Apple has chosen the “wrong site” for its proposed €850 million data centre near Athenry, Co Galway, according to a group of residents who have object(...)

Flowers at St Marys College in Rathmines, Dublin, where late UCD student Niccolai Schuster had previously  studied.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A minute’s silence will be observed during conferring ceremonies at University College Dublin (UCD) in memory of three of its students who died in the(...)

Connemara, west Galway. A Connemara-based community organisation’s action over alleged gerrymandering in Galway County Council’s voting process in choosing a provider of certain services can proceed, the High Court has ruled. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A Connemara-based community organisation’s action over alleged gerrymandering in Galway County Council’s voting process in choosing a provider of cert(...)

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages claimed viruses associated with farmed salmon could have ‘infected’ the bay. File photograph: AlexRaths/Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority is investigating the circumstances surrounding the recent dumping of dead fish off Spiddal beach, Co Galway. A(...)

Hundreds of homes and businesses near Galway city centre were left without a water supply after a mains pipe leaked overnight. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg

Hundreds of homes and businesses near Galway city were left without water yesterday after a road collapsed. A truck driver had to summon help after hi(...)

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. (...)

Scaffolding surrounds the 16th century O’Flaherty Castle on Ballynahinch Lake in Connemara. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Management at the Connemara hotel owned by businessman Denis O’Brien says it has full authorisation for survey work currently being undertaken on a 16(...)