Martin Ward

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Julia O’Reilly: wants one of Longford municipal district’s seven seats on May 24th. Photograph: Shelley Corcoran

Next week’s local and European elections may well throw up the odd surprise, perhaps none more so than in Co Longford where a young woman is bidding t(...)

Historically, the postal vote was the only option for people with disabilities. Official designated polling stations were not accessible. Photograph: iStock

The American mid-term elections last November saw a powerful surge in the number of women elected. Within this cohort, an unprecedented number of Nati(...)

Galway Traveller Movement members Anne Ward and Annie McDonagh. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Do people have positive experiences of Traveller culture? Why has an 18-year-old promise to update hate crime legislation not been updated? And should(...)

“For the majority, this guy seemed to speak a common person’s language,” says Independent Cllr Shaun Cunniffe of Peter Casey. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Watching the election results as they came in Saturday evening, Tuam resident Martin Ward was not surprised to see the strong showing by Peter Casey i(...)

Mayor of Galway Neil McNelis

A 26-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with an alleged assault on the Mayor of Galway in the city last week. Martin Ward, of n(...)

 Republic of Ireland midfielder James McClean won the main award at the RTÉ Sport Awards on Saturday night. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

You kind of had this vision of the lady on the switchboard at RTE heaving the largest sigh of relief when ‘Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment’ conclud(...)