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Winds batter the coast as Storm Ophelia hits the Co Clare town of Lahinch on Monday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The west coast escaped the worst of Storm Ophelia, with spot flooding and trees felled, but up to 7,300 homes and businesses in parts of Galway and Ma(...)

Fr Paddy Mooney after he administered ashes on a tractor driver outside Glenamaddy Church on Ash Wednesday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A north Galway parish says it is “overwhelmed” by the response to its “drive-though” Ash Wednesday, marking the first day of Lent. “A tremendous succ(...)

St Patrick’s Church in Glenamaddy, Co Galway, will offer a drive-though service for Ash Wednesday. Photograph: Google

What do you think of when you hear the expression, “drive-through service”? Burgers and fries? Tick. A car wash? Tick. Ashes? Hang on, did you say ash(...)