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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. (...)

 Travellers protest in Ballinasloe: “If we just had a basic upgrade, we’d be happy. But it’s as if the county council has forgotten about us.”Photograph: Galway Bay FM/Galway Traveller Movement

Travellers are at the “bottom of the barrel” in the current housing crisis, participants in a protest in Co Galway have said. Increasing numbers of T(...)

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue has words with Clare boss Davy Fitzgerald during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Thurles.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

As neighbouring counties it’s hardly surprising that there are many links between Tipperary and Galway hurling going back to Tony Reddin, the Mullagh (...)

Emer O’Shea saw this six-spot burnet

Wild orchids are abounding up here in the northwest. At Tramore Beach I took this photo of a wee cinnabar moth on one. Emer O’Shea, Ballyshannon, C(...)

Garda Elite Coxed IV 1976: Christy O’Brien, Willie Ryan, Mick Ryan, Jim Muldoon and Liam Redmond (cox)

When the members of the Garda coxed fours rowing team who represented Ireland in the Montreal Olympics in 1976 reunite at the Garda Boat Club at Islan(...)

Dublin Zoo offers endless entertainment, so consider an annual membership. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

Summer is here. Finally. Or at least it was back when Pricewatch was locked in a basement writing these words and staring sadly out at people walking(...)

BOWL-A-GRANOLA €4.95 for 450g, €11 per kg We are generally well-disposed towards local artisan products. But we would love this Galway-made granola(...)

The Connacht rugby team during their homecoming in Galway. Photograph:  ©INPHO/James Crombie

The Connacht rugby squad and management were given a heroes’ welcome in Galway city centre on Sunday following their victory in the Pro 12 tournament.(...)

Take a jaunt in Killarney For a park for all seasons, you’d be hard pressed to beat Killarney National Park in Co Kerry. You can walk through it, b(...)

The centenary of the 1916 Rising will be long remembered by this generation of school children, mainly because it coincides with a three week break. (...)

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