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Amid the antagonism of Twitter, photographer Chaosheng Zhang is a reassuringly soothing presence. A simple caption accompanied by a glorious picture o(...)

The Chieftains in 1971

Claddagh Records, the iconic Irish record label founded by the late Garech Browne in 1959, has been relaunched along with a new webstore for enthusias(...)

Claddagh Watch Patrol runs volunteer patrols aiming to prevent deaths by accident and suicide on Galway’s waterways. Image: Facebook

The 2020 Christine Buckley Volunteer of the Year award has been given to a Galway couple. Arthur and Deborah Carr are responsible for the mental hea(...)

An image from Twitter showing large numbers of students gathering in Galway on Monday night.  Photograph: Cllr Eddie Hoare via Twitter account

Large gatherings of young people in Galway city centre and at multiple house parties last night have been condemned as an “insanity” by local represen(...)

The Chieftains in 1971.

Claddagh Records has agreed to license a back catalogue that includes the Chieftains and Sean Ó Riada to music giant Universal. Founded by friends Ga(...)

Safe and sound: Ellen Glynn is expected to be discharged from University Hospital Galway this weekend.

The families of the two cousins rescued on Galway Bay are to launch a fundraising drive to help the RNLI. They want to give something back in recogni(...)

Spectacular view of Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo. Many politicians are heading for the Wild Atlantic Way during their time off. Photograph: iStock

Flare-ups between politicians in the final hours before Dáil Éireann rises for the summer recess are par for the course, but there was an edge to exch(...)

One of the two women rescued in Galway Bay being taken off the Coast Guard helicopter at University Hospital Galway. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

The fisherman who rescued two young women clinging to the buoy of a lobster pot off Inis Oirr after 15 hours in the water has said they were “fairly s(...)

Jonathan Margetts of  Thomas Dillon’s Gold Jewellery on Quay Street, Galway:  80 per cent of the summer sales have been lost due to the fall in US tourist numbers. Photograph: Amy Blaney

Jonathan Margetts, who owns Thomas Dillon’s Claddagh Gold Jewellers on Galway’s Quay Street, has sold Claddagh rings to generations of American touris(...)

Galway City Council decided to act after large crowds were observed congregating at the beaches in Salthill and around the Claddagh to celebrate the good weather and the end of the school year.

Galway City Council is closing many of its best known attractions because of fears over the breach of social distancing guidelines. Spanish Arch, th(...)

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