Liam Gavin

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Lester Cassidy with RTÉ’s Fergal Keane and  Irish Times angling correspondent Derek Evans at the new facility on the river Moy

“This new facility is going to be a life-changer for me,” declared Lester Cassidy following the opening of the East Mayo Anglers’ Association (EMAA) d(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross opts for a 1959 Rover 100   to try out the new motorway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Wishing you were on that N17 is a feeling that will likely linger for those making the journey on the main carriageway from north to south Co Galway i(...)

What could go wrong?

Joseph Solomon (Steve Oram), is an experienced occultist with all the charm of a wounded loan shark. Having received a gobsmacking amount of money fro(...)

Liam Gavin: October 29th, 1958-November 26th, 2016. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy
Obituary: Liam Gavin
  • People
  • December 10, 2016, 01:00

Liam Gavin, who has died at the age of 58, was a highly effective, committed and popular public servant who played a key role in the State’s response (...)

Seána Kerslake is incandescent in A Date For Mad Mary

If you craved a sense of occasion on Saturday then the Galway Film Fleadh was the place to be. The organisers of the 28th event pulled off a coup by (...)

A mudslide of hundreds of tonnes of peat has closed the N59 Galway-Clifden road, some 8km  east of Clifden town in Connemara. Source: Google maps

A mudslide of hundreds of tonnes of peat has closed the N59 Galway-Clifden road, some 8km (five miles) east of Clifden town in Connemara. No one was (...)

The National Co-ordination Group met  on Monday to review the flooding crisis around the country and the response of the emergency services to it.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Water levels on the lower River Shannon are now 500mm lower than they were at their peak during the Christmas period, Clare County Council confirmed o(...)

Lough Derg RNLI go to assist a horse stranded in flood water. A bucket of oats was used  to coax the animal in.

A young horse which slipped into a flooded river on New Year’s Day has been rescued from Lough Derg by the RNLI lifeboat. The animal was spotted stru(...)

 BEFORE: Ann Connolly’s house  at Ballinastague, Co Galway,  on Monday of this   week with sandbags  in place in a bid to stem floodwaters.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

South Galway and parts of Mayo are once again bearing the brunt of this winter’s sixth storm, with river gauges set to continue rising over coming day(...)

During Easter Week Liam Gavin's local Tesco in Rush, Co Dublin had a special offer on Cadbury's Crème Chocolate Egg Easter Eggs. “At just € 1.5(...)