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Garda Commissioner Drew  Harris sought to allay fears that the divisional changes will see decision-making and resources concentrated in the new divisional headquarters. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

South Dublin city, Cork city and Galway are among the first five divisions to face amalgamation in the Garda’s new divisional policing model. The mod(...)

Joe Canning: has graced the All-Ireland final on four occasions since Galway entered the Leinster championship, with the Tribesmen triumphant in 2017.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s only when you write this stuff down that you realise the words are laughing back at you. On April 20th 2008, Galway played out a riotous league (...)

Mayo senior football manager James Horan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

James Horan and Terry Hyland will return to the sideline and to familiar game day routines when they convene in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday for a low(...)

‘Out of the Wild Sky’ passes by Galway Cathedral on Sunday evening. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Lightning struck and demonic drums banished blues across Galway city on Sunday night as a winged prophet was pursued by an illuminated mannequin named(...)

Fine Gael think-in: Minister of State for Housing Damien English and Leo Varadkar on Friday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Common Travel Area between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom will remain in place even in the event of a no-deal Brexit next year, th(...)

Bishop Kelly is himself a priest of Galway diocese and his appointment as Bishop there represents a break with the practise established  of appointing outsiders as bishop of any particular diocese.

A new Bishop of Galway was appointed this morning with the translation there of Bishop Brendan Kelly from Achonry, where he has served since 2008. It(...)

 Enda Kenny  with first-year students Seán Reynolds and Ellen Healy at NUI Galway where he received an honorary doctorate in laws. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

“Do you like my cap?” beamed Enda Kenny as he stepped out on to NUI Galway’s quadrangle in university robes. Unrelenting Atlantic rain had cleared, a(...)

John Williams, a school principal who has tackled his problem with obesity with a three-pronged approach of diet, exercise and psychology. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland has one of the highest rates of obesity in Europe, with one in four adults classed as obese and one in four children already overweight. The (...)

Galway’s Damien Comer  at  the announce of EirGrid as the official GAA timing sponsor. The Tribesman toppled Mayo and, subsequently, claimed a first county title since 2008 after a Connacht final replay victory over Roscommon. The reward is a trip to Croke Park on Sunday where they face Tipperary Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Damien Comer outlined how the Galway footballers drew a positive reaction from a negative charge, utilising disparaging remarks from sections of the (...)

Traditional sailboats off Long Walk in the Claddagh Basin in Galway city. The city has been named European City of Culture 2020.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Galway has been named European Capital of Culture 2020. It saw off competition from Limerick and the Three Sisters cities of Kilkenny, Waterford and(...)