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The road has now been sealed off for a technical examination. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A 23-year-old man has died in Galway after the car he was driving hit a wall in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The deceased man was the sole o(...)

A team of up to 20 gardaí from across the Galway division were joined by fire service units to search for the boy. Photograph: Getty Images

A two-year-old child who went missing at night from his home in south Galway over the weekend sparked a major alert involving the Irish Coast Guard, G(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning: ‘It is hard to think of any GAA player who is so central to the conversation and ambitions of his team and county.’ Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

So the years slide by into decades and still Galway wait on. Thirty years will have vanished this September since the maroon hurlers gate-crashed the (...)

Burren boreen. Photograph: David Kavanagh

No matter what way you look at it, cycling is booming. Encouraged by the Cycle to Work Scheme, more and more people are realising the benefits of comm(...)

Loretta McKeigue (56) was the sole occupant of the car

The woman who died after the car she was driving left the road and struck a tree in Co Galway, on Sunday morning has been named as Loretta McKeigue. (...)

 Travellers protest in Ballinasloe: “If we just had a basic upgrade, we’d be happy. But it’s as if the county council has forgotten about us.”Photograph: Galway Bay FM/Galway Traveller Movement

Travellers are at the “bottom of the barrel” in the current housing crisis, participants in a protest in Co Galway have said. Increasing numbers of T(...)

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue has words with Clare boss Davy Fitzgerald during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Thurles.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

As neighbouring counties it’s hardly surprising that there are many links between Tipperary and Galway hurling going back to Tony Reddin, the Mullagh (...)

Emer O’Shea saw this six-spot burnet

Wild orchids are abounding up here in the northwest. At Tramore Beach I took this photo of a wee cinnabar moth on one. Emer O’Shea, Ballyshannon, C(...)

Garda Elite Coxed IV 1976: Christy O’Brien, Willie Ryan, Mick Ryan, Jim Muldoon and Liam Redmond (cox)

When the members of the Garda coxed fours rowing team who represented Ireland in the Montreal Olympics in 1976 reunite at the Garda Boat Club at Islan(...)

Dublin Zoo offers endless entertainment, so consider an annual membership. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

Summer is here. Finally. Or at least it was back when Pricewatch was locked in a basement writing these words and staring sadly out at people walking(...)

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