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Sylva Tukula, the transgender woman living in direct provision who died last August.

There will be no repeat of the breakdown in communication which led to a woman, who died while in direct provision, being buried without her friends a(...)

The grave where Sylva Tukula is buried at Bohermore Cemetery in Galway.

A “breakdown in communication” between An Garda Síochána, the coroner’s office, and the Departments of Justice and Social Protection resulted in a wom(...)

A shrine in the corner of part of the site of the former mother-and-baby home where the remains of an unknown number of infants were found buried, in Tuam. Photograph: Reuters

Survivors and family members of the 796 ‘Tuam babies’ warned on Sunday that the Irish authorities can expect public protests if they fail to carry out(...)

Late Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan’s mother, Eileen and daughters, Molly and Dakota follow behind as her coffin  is carried at her  funeral  at the Church of St Ailbe, Ballybricken, Limerick. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

In the week since her death, the people of Limerick got plenty of time to celebrate the life and mourn the passing of Dolores O’Riordan, their interna(...)

Josie Colí Óg Ó Cualáin  and Padraig Willie Ó Fatharta prepare the plaque for fitting at the new memorial at Lochán Beag, Indreabhán, in Connemara. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When several south Connemara fishermen spotted a “strange object” floating in Galway Bay almost a century ago, they were sure it would bring them som(...)

Nichols accepts that spending thousands of euro on a coffin is probably unnecessary

“We lost our mother a few weeks ago and were in a funeral home hours after she died to go through the arrangements,” began an email sent to us earlier(...)

Galway City Councillors form a guard of honour as the remains of Bobby Molloy are taken to the New Cemetery in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Former Cabinet minister Bobby Molloy was a politician imbued with “personal warmth, intelligence” and “humility” during his “long -filled life”, mourn(...)

Grace Kenneally (centre), who has died after suffering from Neuroblastoma, a rare and aggressive children’s cancer, singing Christmas carols with  school friends from Gaelscoil Dara at the live crib outside Galway Cathedral in late 2014. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Tributes have been paid to Grace Kenneally, a 10-year-old Galway girl who died on Monday evening after a long-term fight with cancer. Her family conf(...)

Kieran Marmion touches down to score Connacht’s try during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Leinster at the  Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 7 Leinster 6 The Sportsground has possibly never heard a roar like the one which greeted Caolin Blade kicking the ball dead from his own i(...)

Former residents of Magdalene laundries lay a wreath on the mass unmarked graves of residents of Magdalene laundries in Glasnevin Cemetery in 2014. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Members of the public are invited to visit graves of Magdalene women around Ireland on Sunday. March 6th will mark the the fifth annual Flowers for (...)