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Connacht’s Bundee Aki has turned down some big offers from abroad to stay with the Irish province. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht probably thought they struck gold when they first signed Bundee Aki in 2014, but in truth little did they know. It’s hard to credit, but desp(...)

Fr Peter Daly: his bishop complained to Rome that Fr Daly was “totally deficient” in the two ingredients essential for good character – “truth and honesty”

That one of Galway city’s foremost tourist attractions is doubly-false makes it a fitting monument to the man who erected it. “On this spot”, says the(...)

The Gaiety Theatre: was due to host The Little Mermaid Pantomime. Photograph: Tom Honan

All remaining performances of the Little Mermaid at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin have been cancelled because of Covid-related absences among the cast (...)

 Aladdin at  The National Stadium. Rob Murphy as panto Dame Buffy and Alan Hughes as Sammy Sausages.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The cast and crew of the pantomime Aladdin had no choice but to cancel it because of the rising Covid-19 numbers, Alan Hughes has said. Mr Hughes, t(...)

Photograph for Keith Duggan feature. Twin sisters Emma (left) and Kate Slevin on the grounds of Claregalway Friary. Photograph: Joe O Shaughnessy. 29 November 2021

Because they were twins – double trouble and all of that – the Slevin family held the reasonable expectation that Emma and Kate would grow up doing ev(...)

A screenshot from a video on the TikTok account.

The Bishop of Galway Brendan Kelly has addressed the controversy surrounding the so called “TikTok priest” Fr Michael King who is on indefinite leave (...)

Galway-based  pensioner Alice Waring: ‘Everything is going up and up.’

Facing into the autumn, 77-year-old Galway-based pensioner Alice Waring now thinks about how many radiators she can afford to put on, given rocketing (...)

Bernard Birkett: ‘If you keep developing yourself and keep your eyes and ears open, opportunity is out there and you just have to go and take it.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Despite having moved to the United States in 2015, Bernard Birkett makes sure he catches an RTÉ news bulletin every evening. “It’s always going to be (...)

Cannabis seized in seizure

A man has been arrested after gardaí seized cannabis herb and cash worth €125,000 at a house in Galway on Tuesday evening. The Divisional Drugs Unit (...)

An image from Twitter showing large numbers of students gathering in Galway on Monday night.  Photograph: Cllr Eddie Hoare via Twitter account

Large gatherings of young people in Galway city centre and at multiple house parties last night have been condemned as an “insanity” by local represen(...)

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