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Alan Esslemont, outside TG4’s headquarters in Baile na hAbhann, Co Galway. Photograph: TG4

“It’s only since the pandemic and only since the new Minister that I’ve really been able to say what I think,” says Alan Esslemont, ard stiúrthóir (di(...)

Lori Mitchell and Ana Nic Dhonncha  at Blathanna Tí Mhistéil in Carraroe, Co Galway. Photograph : Mike Finnerty

With a two-year-old daughter and another child expected imminently, raising children through Irish is a family affair for Katie Bán Breathnach, a prim(...)

A crash between the motorbike and the car took place on the R336 between Inverin and Spiddal on Saturday about 8pm. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A man in his 30s, who was driving a motorbike, has died following a crash in Co Galway on Saturday evening. A Garda spokesman said the collision bet(...)

Peter Mulrooney, chief executive of  Aran Biomedical, with Mark De Faoite, director of Enterprise, Employment and Property, Údarás na Gaeltachta. Photograph: Aran Biomedical website

Galway-based Aran Biomedical is to create 150 new jobs “in response to growing business demand”. The company, which manufactures medical implants, ha(...)

Gardaí have appealed to anyone  who may   be aware of a vehicle matching the  description given which has sustained damage in the past 24 hours, to please come forward. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information about a hit and run in the Furbo area of Co Galway on Wednesday in which a woman in her mid 50s was k(...)

Members of An Spidal community cast of fire bearers getting ready for their fire lighting ceremony. Photograph: Andrew Downes, XPOSURE.

The opening ceremony of Galway 2020, which was due to take place on Saturday evening, has been cancelled due to bad weather. The organisers said on S(...)

App developer Daragh Molloy, who established Tadco, a company based at the gteic hub overlooking Galway Bay in Furbo. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Daragh Molloy might work in Ireland’s most spectacular office. Looking out from his desk in Furbo, Connemara, you can see Galway Bay stretched out, wi(...)

 Irish Red Cross nurse Vivien Lusted who is being awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal on Thursday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The battle for Mosul was still in full flow when Irish Red Cross nurse, Vivien Lusted, began her work with the humanitarian mission in the city in ear(...)

The imposing ruins of Tyrone House, near the village of Kilcolgan, Co Galway, January 1968. The house was destroyed by the local IRA unit during the War of Independence. Photograph: RDImages/Epics/Getty Images

The Revolution Files is a collection of articles detailing one incident in each of Ireland’s 32 counties during the revolutionary years, from 1916 to (...)

On one day alone last year more than 300,000 tickets for Sheeran’s initial seven Irish shows were sold, making history. Photograph: Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Ed Sheeran fans in Ireland contributed in no small way to help the singer’s main firm clock up revenues of more than €100,000 a day last year. “Ed-ma(...)

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