Lord Scoundrel winner of the Galway Plate 2016

The social event of the year for race goers is almost upon us, so it’s time to dust off the hat and get ready for a week in the west at the 148th Galw(...)

Palestinian Ambassador Ahmad Abdelrazek and his wife Rania Abdallah with Lisa Nolan from Kinvara during their visit to the farmers’ market in the Co Galway village, where a ban on Israeli goods is in place in opposition to the killing of children in Gaza. Photograph:Joe O’Shaughnessy

Palestinian ambassador to Ireland Ahmed Abdelrazek visited the south Galway village of Kinvara yesterday to thank the community for their boycott o(...)