Oughterard

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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(...)

Limerick-to-Dublin rail commuter John Maguire, from Monaleen, Limerick,  in Limerick Junction, where he catches the 6.45am train to Dublin. Photograph Liam Burke Press 22

It is 5.45am on Tuesday and still dark out. There are just four people sitting in the waiting area of Colbert Station in Limerick ahead of the departu(...)

Michael Meehan: back on the Galway squad afte a hellish four years of struggle with injury. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Galway football pilgrims were already well-sated by the feast of scoring provided by a shimmering forward line against Donegal when Kevin Walsh de(...)

A view from the summit of Mullach Glas. A rocky gully providing a route to the top

There is no doubt that the Maamturks Ridge at its fullest extent from Maam Cross to Leenaun in Co Galway, is the most significant mountain challenge i(...)

The start: Park at St Patrick’s College Maynooth, Co Kildare.

This is a really pleasant route, rich in history and interesting places, incorporating two short cycles along canal towpaths, two historical houses (t(...)

The issues involving St Anthony’s and Claddagh credit union is the third report of credit union financial irregularities in the last 7 days. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A credit union in Galway has refunded €87,000 to 31 accounts after it discovered “unauthorised transactions” involving a staff member. St Anthony’s a(...)

Bandon scouts  at the fishing forum on River Blackwater

Bandon scouts in Co Cork attended a fishing tuition day at the River Blackwater organised by the local angling club and supported by Inland Fisheries (...)

Neil Lucey looks across the lake at Gougane Barra in Co Cork, where a fire engulfed the slopes on April 23rd. “We were lucky we didn’t end up with a Connemara-type event.”

Neil Lucey is in reflective mood as he looks across the lake at Gougane Barra towards the blackened rocky mountainside and recalls how the blaze that (...)

Defence Forces supporting fire-fighting efforts in the vicinity of Oughterard, Co Galway, as gorse fires continue to burn.

Crews battling a fire at one of the biggest forests in the country are hopeful favourable weather conditions which allowed them get the blaze under co(...)

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