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Galway captain David Burke lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup alongside minor captain Darren Morrissey with the Irish Press Cup at Galway’s triumphant homecoming in Ballinasloe last September. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Over the years Galway’s underage and club pedigree on the national hurling scene became a stick to beat them with. The question became constant: what (...)

The Shannon near Athlone: the OPW and local authorities have completed 12 flood relief schemes protecting towns in the wider Shannon catchment, including Athlone. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are some 20 State agencies from the ESB to Waterways Ireland charged with protecting aspects of the Shannon river. In addition, a number of ot(...)

The State Pathologist has been notified and is expected on Saturday morning. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A woman has been killed after being hit by a vehicle on a farm in Co Galway. The deceased, aged in her mid 70s, was struck by an agricultural vehicle(...)

Owen O'Riordan, Commissioner of Public Works for the City of Cambridge, in front of Harvard University

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Owen O'Riordan, origina(...)

Cars in the flooded car park near the Galway Atlantaquaria in Salthill during Storm Eleanor. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Met Éireann has issued a wind warning for parts of the country for the early hours of Thursday after Storm Eleanor brought heavy winds, rain and flood(...)

The road has now been sealed off for a technical examination. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A 23-year-old man has died in Galway after the car he was driving hit a wall in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The deceased man was the sole o(...)

A team of up to 20 gardaí from across the Galway division were joined by fire service units to search for the boy. Photograph: Getty Images

A two-year-old child who went missing at night from his home in south Galway over the weekend sparked a major alert involving the Irish Coast Guard, G(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning: ‘It is hard to think of any GAA player who is so central to the conversation and ambitions of his team and county.’ Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

So the years slide by into decades and still Galway wait on. Thirty years will have vanished this September since the maroon hurlers gate-crashed the (...)

Burren boreen. Photograph: David Kavanagh

No matter what way you look at it, cycling is booming. Encouraged by the Cycle to Work Scheme, more and more people are realising the benefits of comm(...)

Loretta McKeigue (56) was the sole occupant of the car

The woman who died after the car she was driving left the road and struck a tree in Co Galway, on Sunday morning has been named as Loretta McKeigue. (...)

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