Chris Baldwin, who was appointed to the €110,000 post last July, leaves the organisation ‘by mutual agreement’, Galway 2020 said. Photograph: Galway City of Culture 2020

The British theatre director appointed as creative director for Galway’s European Capital of Culture in 2020 has resigned less than a year into his co(...)

Galway 2020 chief executive Hannah Kiely was invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday of Galway City Council’s strategic policy committee with responsibility for the arts but was unavailable.

A former Galway city mayor has said that there is a “confidence crisis” over the future of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture project. Fine (...)

Sinead Barrett, a primary school teacher based in Ennistymon, Co Clare.

A teacher caught in “unprecedented” flooding in Galway city during the week has suggested that sirens could be used to warn the public to get out of t(...)

A  car driving through flood water in Salthill, Galway, as Storm Eleanor lashed the west coast. Photograph: PA Wire

Home and business owners in Galway are counting the cost of the devastation caused by flooding during Storm Eleanor, which is expected to run into mil(...)

Historian Catherine Corless: wants an archeological dig on the site of the 19th-century castle, which was run as an orphange by the Sisters of Mercy. “We need to establish if children were buried there.” Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Galway historian Catherine Corless has called for a full investigation into the buildings and land around a former Sisters of Mercy orphanage before i(...)

Former Galway city mayor Pádraig Conneely said he understood that EU funding of some €1.7 million may also be drawn down for the centre. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Arts groups and politicians in Galway have given a mixed reaction to a decision by the Sisters of Mercy to hand a former orphanage and industrial scho(...)

Barbara Delaney with her son Miley, who has cystic fibrosis, at the halting site. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ten young Traveller families, including 23 children aged under 11, face homelessness as Galway City Council moves to evict them from a severely overcr(...)

Hannah Kiely is a  former president of Galway Chamber of Commerce and former board member of the Galway Arts Centre.  “I’m hoping Galway will set the gold standard for this title in Europe.”

Waterford-born businesswoman Hannah Kiely has been appointed chief executive of Galway’s 2020 European Capital of Culture team. Ms Kiely (57), a lead(...)

Former Galway city mayor  Pádraig Conneely: “I don’t think any decent, hardworking people  should have to endure unacceptable behaviour.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Galway Traveller Movement has said it is “appalled” at the negative approach taken by some Galway city councillors towards resolving serious acco(...)

A circus performance on Eyre Square during Galway Arts Festival. Photograph: Colm Hogan

A masterplan for Galway city centre’s “eastern rim” incorporates proposals for a new “city quarter” spearheaded by the Comer/McHale consortium. Lands(...)

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