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Mary Cronin: ‘To say it was a bombshell is putting it mildly.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Mary Cronin was 70 when she discovered she had spent the first six years of her life in the mother and baby home in Tuam, Co Galway. She was contacte(...)

Mr Justice Birmingham said the grounds of appeal that had been lodged had little chance of success.

The daughter of a publican who was killed during a burglary has asked the Court of Appeal not to allow her father’s killer to appeal his conviction. (...)

Two people have been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a taxi in Co Galway. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Two people have been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a taxi in Co Galway, during which the taxi driver was thrown onto a motorway. The h(...)

A status yellow wind warning has been issued for a number of western counties. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A status yellow wind warning has been issued for a number of western counties until Tuesday morning. The latest warning comes as hundreds of homes an(...)

Fans look on from outside the ground during the Waterford SHC quarter-final, at Fraher Field, Dungarvan, on Sunday, before new restrictions on attendance. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA, like other sports bodies, is trying to finalise the impact of this week’s coronavirus restrictions by the Government on their activities. Tha(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh is likely to formally announce that the Leaving Cert will begin on Wednesday, July 29th.

When will the Leaving Cert begin, exactly? Minister for Education Joe McHugh is likely to formally announce that it will begin on Wednesday, July 29th(...)

 Coláiste Bhaile Chláir said the Junior Certificate was a milestone in a student’s education, but students had missed them before and it did not hinder their ability to sit the Leaving Certificate. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A secondary school in Co Galway has become the first in the State to reject the proposal to hold the equivalent of the Junior Certificate in the next (...)

Michael Herron at Blackrock in Salthill, Galway. ‘You do feel the general anxiety. Personally, I feel I am dealing with it okay.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

For years, city planners fretted over how to solve Galway’s absurd traffic problem, one which sees cars and trucks grinding slowly through narrow(...)

A report, on behalf of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and published this year, highlights how important it is for people with dementia to feel connected to their local community. File photograph: Getty Images

The lack of a national network of services and supports to enable people to live well with dementia in Ireland is well recognised, but there are local(...)

Feed The Pulse co-owner Owen McArdle with Aisling Ainsworth, Glen McArdle and Daniel McArdle. Photograph: Martina Regan

When he lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup at Croke Park in 2017, Galway Senior Hurling captain David Burke had a special tribute to make to the business t(...)

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