Oughterard

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High Island or Ardoilean lies off the west coast of Connemara, close to Claddaghduff and Inishbofin.

A deserted island off the west coast with a history of human settlement stretching back up to 3,000 years has gone on sale with an asking price of €1.(...)

Publican John Kenny was found dead in his bar in  Oughterard

A 24-year-old man was found guilty on Thursday of the manslaughter of an Oughterard publican seven years ago, following a three-week trial in Galway. (...)

Marian Lingurar jnr outside Galway Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

The daughter of a Galway publican and teacher who was found dead in his bar seven years ago has told a jury she believes a group of Romanian men kille(...)

The teenager was taken to Beaumont hospital where he was treated for head injuries.

A teenage boy who died after he collided with a car while cycling has been named as Shane Duggan (16) from Straffan, Co Kildare. The boy was cycling(...)

 Presiding Officer Carmel McBride and Garda Alan Gallagher carry the polling box for the abortion referendum on Inishbofin. Photograph: Photograph: Reuters

The Galway West constituency including four offshore islands has recorded a 65.9 per cent vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment. Supporter(...)

A social media depiction of the  Cárna-Caiseal GAA team   of 2005. Over half the players have left the area and their faces  are  blanked out – two further team members have left since those blank-outs were made. Photograph: Sportsfile

If a photograph can tell 1,000 words an image on social media can reflect the story of a whole lost generation from a western region. A photo of a s(...)

 Betty Harrington from Cork who was found dead in a room of the Connemara Lake Hotel in Oughterard, Co Galway.

The woman found dead in a hotel room in Co Galway earlier this week has been named as Betty Harrington, a mother of five from Cork . Her body was dis(...)

Firemen at the Connemara Lake Hotel, Oughterard, Co Galway, following the death of a woman. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) are awaiting the results of a postmortem carried out on Tuesday on the body of a 64-year-old woman w(...)

SSE and Coilte estimate that in a typical year, the green energy produced at Galway Wind Park will offset over 220,000 tonnes of harmful CO2 emissions

The State’s largest wind farm, which is expected to generate enough renewable energy to power more than 140,000 homes, has entered commercial operatio(...)

Prof Aongus Curran’s widow described her husband (above) as a wonderful father and husband who “adored life ... he lived life to the full” and loved nothing more than being out on the lake

A verdict of drowning by misadventure has been returned at an inquest into the death of leading Dublin cancer surgeon Prof Aongus Curran. The inquest(...)

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