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Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh outside Supermac’s at the Galway Plaza. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Supermac’s impresario Pat McDonagh arrives slightly late for our meeting. There was a problem with his phone which caused him to drop in to the Kinneg(...)

A direct provision centre in Foynes, Co. Limerick. The State has issued tender documents to find accommodation for asylum seekers across 26 counties. Photograph: Brian Gavin

The Government has pledged to engage with local communities around the country as it moves to finalise negotiations on the locations of new regional d(...)

Double IPA: Galway Bay has made its 9-per-cent-alcohol Sans Juice with New Realm

As we head into summer, lighter and lower-alcohol craft beers are starting to steal the limelight. But there are still plenty of big, hoppy IPAs to ge(...)

Westmeath senior footballer Boidu Sayeh:  ‘I think by being seen playing the game and talking to people after who might not have been a fan of a black person on the team, you can change minds.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For Boidu Sayeh (23), who came to Ireland from Liberia in 2004, playing Gaelic football was the most natural thing to do. He was eight years old and (...)

Exterior of Eglinton Hostel direct provision centre in Salthill Galway. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A number of commercial hotels in the east of the country are being used as temporary direct provision centres to meet the rise in demand for accommoda(...)

An engineer works on a newly rebranded Circle K service station in Rathfarnham, Dublin, in April. Circle K is set to operate three new motorway service areas. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Three motorway service areas that have cost Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) more than €20 million to build, and for which it is paying almost €(...)

Joe Ward  after he received his silver medal following his AIBA World Boxing Championships final clash with Julio La Cruz. Photograph: Thomas Balke/Inpho/Pixathlon

Joe Ward looks at Hamburg and doesn’t see the ever-moving figure of Julio La Cruz in front of him and then not, but through the prism of the year that(...)

Joseph Fagan (91) from Moate, Co Westmeath,  75 years coming to   the Galway Races. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In 1942, Joe Fagan attended his first Galway Races. It was war-time in Europe, or the Emergency as the second World War was euphemistically called in(...)

Sr Margaret Casey of the Sisters of Mercy: five properties owned by the Sisters of Mercy are yet to be fully transferred to the State. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Properties yet to be fully transferred to the State under the 2002 indemnity agreement with religious congregations include five owned by the Sisters(...)

Michael Peakin, NBRU Branch Secretary Broadstone photographed outside Busarus this morning. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Frustrated commuters took to social media on Friday morning to complain about the potential impact of the Bus Éireann strike and Irish Rail cancellati(...)

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