Ardrahan

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The driver of the 4x4 was uninjured after the incident. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A woman in her 70s has died after being hit by a 4x4 in Co Galway on Friday night. The driver of the 4x4 was uninjured after the incident, which happ(...)

Fr Tony Coote was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in March 2018.

It affects talking, walking, eating, breathing and many more functions that most people take for granted. It can leave some with feelings of isolation(...)

Adrian Nestor from Kilcolgan, Co Galway, outside Galway Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

A drunk driver, who killed an elderly pedestrian and injured two gardaí – one of them seriously – has been given 240 hours community service in lieu o(...)

The Belmond Grand Hibernian, Ireland’s new luxury train.  This year the deficit at Iarnród Éireann will be about €11 million, according to a rail review. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There’s always been a certain romance to rail travel. In the days before jet airlines allowed us to whizz around the world for the price of a decent j(...)

Farmer Michael Kelly on his land near Ardrahan village in South Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

South Galway farmer Michael Kelly won’t be ordering an extra hair shirt any time soon and senses “relief” that Budget 2017 is “not punitive”. “We wer(...)

Farmer Michael Kelly on his land near Ardrahan village in South Galway.  ‘We don’t need any increase in the price of excise duty on farm diesel, and there has to be some measure to help cash flow, such as bringing forward the areas of natural constraint  payments which the Government had committed to for 2018,’ he says.Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

South Galway farmer Michael Kelly is well attuned to the issues of isolation, emigration and dislocation as skilfully depicted by Pat Shortt and fello(...)

The New York skyline in the backround during a game at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Ed Mulholland/Inpho

Johnny Glynn, past-and-future Galway hurler, said he’d meet us on Randall’s Island. At 22, Glynn has already played in three All-Ireland hurling final(...)

A 47-year-old man has died after being injured in a collision near Ardrahan in Co Galway on Wednesday morning.

A man has died after being hit by a truck while walking in Co Galway. The 47-year-old was injured in the collision at Labane in Ardrahan at about 4.30(...)