The scene of the crash  at Ardrahan, Co Galway where a man in his sixties died and two gardaíwere injured. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has said it is satisfied that there was no evidence of Garda misconduct after a Co Galway incident in w(...)

Witnesses to a crash near the Galway-Mayo border on Monday are asked to contact Tuam Garda station on 093 70840, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

A young man died and six people were injured in a multi-car collision near the Galway-Mayo border on Monday. Gardaí say a 20-year-old man suffered fa(...)

The Martin Roundabout on the east of Galway city where a car containing the body of a man was discovered obscured by bushes. File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after the body of man was found in a car obscured by bushes in a roundabout. The discovery was made after a passeng(...)

Galway hospital group Saolta said the 30-bed ward is an urgent requirement as patients are obliged to spend long periods on trolleys. Photograph: Getty Images

Physiotherapists and social workers at the west’s largest regional hospital have voted in favour of industrial action in protest over the use of dedic(...)

University Hospital Galway has one of the busiest emergency departments in the State. Photograph: Eric Luke

Management at the west’s largest public hospital aims to resolve overcrowding in the emergency department by acquiring a purpose-built physiotherap(...)

Galway GP Dr Mary Rogan  has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hospitals. File photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

A north Galway GP has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hosp(...)

A Galway fertility doctor who clipped both of a woman’s fallopian tubes when he had consent to clip one has said he faced an “ethical dilemma” when wo(...)

University Hospital Galway: management confirmed that lack of privacy is an issue, and that some patients have experienced “difficulties”. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Terminally ill patients and their families are being deprived of dignity and privacy in the emergency department of the west’s largest hospital, pr(...)

Savita Halappanavar (31),  who was 17 weeks pregnant, died of sepsis in University Hospital Galway in October 2012 following a miscarriage. A subsequent Hiqa report  said staff failed to recognise and act upon signs of her clinical deterioration in a timely and appropriate manner.

Advice to hospitals on the management of pregnant women with suspected sepsis has been updated in the light of the lessons learned from the death of(...)

The Health Information and Quality Authority raised concerns around the management of blood monitoring equipment in Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has raised concerns around the management of blood monitoring equipment in Portiuncula Hospital in(...)