A woman looks at flowers and messages placed in tribute to the victims of the deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice. Photograph: Getty Images

Victims of conflicts all over the world, from the Philippines and Pakistan to Iran and Turkey, were remembered by Galway’s French honorary consul Cath(...)

Traditional sailboats off Long Walk in the Claddagh Basin in Galway city. The city has been named European City of Culture 2020.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Galway has been named European Capital of Culture 2020. It saw off competition from Limerick and the Three Sisters cities of Kilkenny, Waterford and(...)