A total of 14,000 young people,  including hundreds of Irish,  are taking part in education and training programmes in the UK under the Erasmus+ programme Photograph: iStock

Hundreds of Irish students who are participating in the Erasmus+ programme in the UK will be able to complete their stay in the event of a no-deal Bre(...)

 The Derry Civil Rights march moving off from Waterside railway station, heading towards Duke street. Leading the marchers are  Eddie McAteer, the Nationalist leader,  Gerry Fitt, Republican Labour MP, and  Ivan Cooper, chairman of the Derry branch of the Labour Party.

As a child, Caitriona Walsh’s biggest fear was going through the Bogside. Now a 16-year-old student at St Mary’s College in Derry, she remembers how (...)

Michael McLoughlin, in front of the former police station in Dungannon, Co Tyrone,  where he went to hand in the notice applying for the march.

Fifty years ago, on the evening of August 24th, 1968, crowds began to gather in the square in Coalisland, Co Tyrone. Men, women and children, they ca(...)

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(...)

A tribute to the late Tony Keady before the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final at Croke Park, Dublin, on the day of his funeral.   Photograph:  ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Tony Keady’s white helmet was brought to the altar by former teammate Gerry McInerney at his funeral mass on Sunday as Galway hurling said goodbye to (...)

Handout photo of damage to windows caused by stone throwers at the Masjid Maryam mosque in Galway as about 100 people gathered for prayers for Ramadan at 11pm on Monday. Photograph: Masjid Maryam mosque/PA Wire

Church leaders in Ireland have offered support to Muslims in the country after stone-throwers attacked a mosque. One window in the Masjid Maryam mosq(...)

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(...)

Teresa McDonagh: family devastated after her death due to dog bites

Calls have been made for a full review of dog-control legislation following the death of a Co Galway woman from serious bite injuries at the weekend. (...)

The cast and crew of the next Landmark/Galway International Arts Festival production, Arlington,  opening on February 13th. The Abbey, like other Irish theatre companies, is concerned about the far-reaching effects  of Brexit on its bottom line.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Freezing rain whipped against the windows of the Hotel Kilmore in Cavan last Monday as Heather Humphreys welcomed an audience of politicians, local wo(...)

Untitled Gauze Painting by Kohei Nakata

Four perspectives on contemporary Irish art, as selected by Brian Duggan, Sarah Glennie, Jenny Haughton and Declan Long. Pallas Projects Gallery, 115-(...)

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