St Mary’s mother and baby home in  Tuam: fifth interim report says the burial locations of hundreds of children who died in the State’s homes remain unknown. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/New York Times

Galway County Council has insisted it is fully co-operating with the investigation into the Tuam mother-and-baby home, despite criticism by the commis(...)

The scene of the Ballinasloe crash in which two women were killed. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

The east Galway town of Ballinasloe is in mourning on Friday after the death of two close friends and well-known local women after they were hit by a (...)

The collision  happened at  Station Road, Ballinasloe, shortly before 6pm on Thursday. Photograph: Google Street View

Two women have died after they were hit by a car in Ballinasloe, Co Galway on Thursday evening. The pedestrians, both in their 50s, were fatally inj(...)

Manager of Ballinasloe’s local enterprise centre, Lyn Donnelly, who has called for more support for start-up businesses, said: “I’d be in favour of any supports for start-ups and helping existing businesses.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Budget 2017 has been met with mixed reaction in Ballinasloe in east Galway - a town showing little signs of a return to pre-recessionary times. The t(...)

Dublin’s Denis Bastick scores the first goal of Dublin’s demolition of Mayo in Castlebar in March. Photograph: NPHO/Donall Farmer

It took just four minutes for Mayo’s worst fears to come to fruition last Sunday. The ease with which Paul Flynn hot-knifed it through their defence t(...)

John Perry TD: Stepped down as minister of State for small business in July of last year in a Government reshuffle. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fine Gael TD John Perry is one of dozens of TDs who have appointed relations to positions during the lifetime of this Dáil. Mr Perry appointed his wif(...)

Galway East Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney has called for an investigation into the leaking. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Politicians in east Galway have expressed dismay at the leaking of a report into “apparent deficiencies” in maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital(...)