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Barnacles Hostel, Dublin

Two highly successful hostels with a total of 289 bed spaces – Barnacles Hostel in Temple Bar, Dublin, and Barnacles Hostel at Quay Street, Galway – a(...)

Hig Court judge Mr Justice Michael Twomey has said the State’s tenancy disputes system ‘defies all logic’. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The fact that a short High Court hearing of a landlord’s appeal over a €910 award by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) to a tenant could cost thou(...)

Two brothers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the theft of an estimated €112,750 from an elderly woman in Galway city over a two-year period. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Two brothers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the theft of an estimated €112,750 from an elderly woman in Galway city over a two-year period. Michael Co(...)

Neurent Medical founders David Townley, chief technology officer and Brian Shields, chief executive: The company hopes to begin the first of two clinical trials next year, possibly in the US. Photograph: Michael Dillon

An Irish company developing a breakthrough therapy for a common nasal condition has raised €9.3 million. Neurent Medical, based in Oranmore, Co Galwa(...)

A group of wheelchair users from Holland enjoy a busker playing in the sunshine in Galway city centre. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Galway-based street performers staged a two-hour “busk-in” on Sunday evening to protest over new bylaws passed by the city council. A large crowd of (...)

Messages are left at a memorial to Savita Halappanavar. Photograph: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Galway’s Indian community has welcomed the result of the referendum, describing it as “heartening” for the women of Ireland and for the family of the (...)

Cormac Breathnach: “My parents tell me that some of my first words were the names of racehorses and stallions in the 1970s, so for some reason horses have always been my thing”

Kentucky is along way from home in Galway, but a love of horses drew Cormac Breathnach from afar. Born in Renmore, Breathnach attended St Joseph’s C(...)

The Pálás arthouse cinema in Galway city. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The trustees of a Galway arthouse cinema which received millions in State funding did not get an independent valuation before transferring its ownersh(...)

The Ceannt railway station in Galway city centre

Property developer Gerry Barrett has been awarded the contract to develop a key site of 8.2 acres beside Ceannt Railway Station in Galway city centre.(...)

Dancer Emma O’Sullivan performs to music from her small amplifier while busking in Galway city centre. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Connemara sean-nós dancer Emma O’Sullivan used to earn a living in Dublin until the threat of fines of between €75 and €1,500 drove her back west. No(...)

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