Joe Shaughs

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Sean-nós dancer Thomas Connolly performs with musician Seamus the Busker in Galway city centre during the Galway Buskers’ Community all-day performance to highlight opposition to new busking regulations. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Early morning sleet and snow and plummeting temperatures did not deter musicians striking up in Galway on Sunday for a “big busk” over proposed new by(...)

Sixth class pupil Leah Glennon giving her opinion on the Apple tax ruling  at Lisheenkyle National School, Co Galway. Also present  is school principal Anne Keary and other 6th class pupils. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

If Apple chief executive Tim Cook had strolled into a classroom in Athenry, Co Galway yesterday, he would have heard mixed views about his company’s €(...)

Sam Field Corbett on the ‘Laura Lucy’: he suggested a ‘floating village’ to the DDDA which would be fully accessible to the public. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

No mortgage, no exorbitant rent, no property tax, no doors to slam. With an overheated rental market and an acute shortage of social housing onshore, (...)

Times past: The original Oireachtas 1913 group photograph outside the Town Hall in Galway

Éamonn Ceannt, Douglas Hyde, Pádraig Pearse and Constance Markievicz were in anything but insurrectional mood when they gathered in Galway for a very (...)

The HSE has shelved plans to relocate a service for disabled children in the Connemara Gaeltacht due to language issues. Photograph:   Brenda Fitzsimons

The Health Service Executive has postponed plans to relocate a service for children with complex disabilities in the Connemara Gaeltacht due to diffi(...)

Multinationals competing to meet global demand for seafood must not displace small-scale fisheries, Dr Rebecca Metzner  said, and new UN voluntary guidelines aim to promote a sustainable approach. File photograph: Getty Images

The strategy of Blue Growth can only be sustainable if it involves and respects the rights of “blue communities” living on coastlines, UN fisheries go(...)

Singer Justine Nantale from Uganda with students Jane Egan and Lea Cutaya, guest speaker Sakhile Heron from South Africa, and student Caroline Okonkwo at  the Afri Conference. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Migrants risking, and losing, their lives on the Mediterranean were remembered on an Atlantic shoreline as Galway secondary school students participa(...)