Nun's Island

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Garry Hynes: ‘You have to have one actor up close with another actor up close with an audience. And all of a sudden that is just blown away.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

By the end of February, the Druid Theatre Company felt quietly and justifiably thrilled. Galway’s midwinter weather had been dismal, but a production (...)

 Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh: “What defines a university is the quality of its students, the quality of its staff and the quality of the student experience. Some rankings measure those and some don’t.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh is looking to make his mark. The 13th president of NUI Galway (National University of Ireland, Galway) has a legacy to leave in th(...)

Gerry Barrett is seeking the public’s view on a proposed new urban quarter at Ceannt station off   Eyre Square (pictured) in Galway,   at an estimated cost of about €450 million.

Developer Gerry Barrett, whose fortunes changed dramatically in the 2008 economic crash, is seeking the Galway public’s view on a new urban quarter ea(...)

The whiskey was distilled at the long-gone Bandon Distillery in west Cork

A bottle of 1916 whiskey with a blessing from a priest and bottled on Nun’s Island is expected to sell for more than €15,000 when it goes under the ha(...)