Cllr  Colette Connolly   was elected Mayor of Galway.

Three new mayors have been elected in Dublin, Cork and Galway on Friday evening. In Fingal, north county Dublin, Labour councillor Seána Ó Rodaigh wa(...)

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(...)

Brendan Howlin: said nobody would have solved the crisis in a fairer way than Labour had in the last three years.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The most resistant people to change and reform during the economic crisis have been the most privileged, Mini(...)