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Ciara Kelly: Shows a  good bedside manner but keeps a firm hand on proceedings

If the slang is anything to go by, radio is a lethal business. Dead air, killer show, dying on air: the terminology used by professionals can suggest (...)

President Michael D Higgins addresses an Irish diaspora reception in Warwick, Queensland, that some of his relatives attended. Photographs: Maxwells

An emotional President Michael D Higgins apologised to Irish emigrants in Australia for the “broken connection” with family at home in Ireland and for(...)

Some of the people who took part in the protest at the Cúl Trá halting site at Lower Salthill in Galway on Tuesday. Ten families have received notice to leave the site. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Travellers and neighbours in Galway’s Salthill area have called on the Catholic diocese in Galway to “honour the memory” of the late bishop Eamon Case(...)

The “shared space between words and land” is the theme of an exhibition by visual artist Dolores Lyne in the Black Gate cultural centre. Photograph: Getty Images

The response of authors to threats to ecosystems and indigenous cultures and the impact of climate change is one of several themes of this year’s Cúir(...)

 The site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home, Galway. Marian Bridget Mulryan is believed to be among 796 children recorded as having died there between 1925-1961. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A solicitor for an elderly man described as “extremely ill” with cancer has urged the High Court to help him find out what happened to his infant sist(...)

Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor scores a point during the Allianz Football League Division one match against Roscommon at  MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph:  Tom Beary/Inpho

Mayo 1-19 Roscommon 0-14 Mayo claimed back-to-back wins to go top of Division One of the Allianz Football League, running out eight-point winners ov(...)

Páraic Duffy: the GAA director general said at Tuesday’s launch of his annual report that the motions down for discussionat Annual Congress should benefit club players. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The GAA has said it is looking forward to engaging with the Club Players Association as part of ongoing efforts to address the fixtures’ crisis within(...)

Patrick de Witt is one of the guest speakers at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke

Galway gears up for Cúirt 2016 Some great pairings at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature include Jennifer Johnston and Belinda (...)

Historian Catherine Corless says minutes of a 1979 Galway County Council meeting refer to a “children’s burial ground”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Government’s mother- and-baby home commission of inquiry must ensure that families of victims are involved in all aspects of its work, a leading h(...)

Armagh’s Jamie Clarke celebrates scoring a point against Roscommon. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Roscommon 1-12 Armagh 1-17: Armagh were always in control in seeing off Roscommon’s challenge at Dr Hyde Park in the third round of the football quali(...)

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