Shaun Cunniffe

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St Mary’s mother and baby home in  Tuam: fifth interim report says the burial locations of hundreds of children who died in the State’s homes remain unknown. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/New York Times

Galway County Council has insisted it is fully co-operating with the investigation into the Tuam mother-and-baby home, despite criticism by the commis(...)

“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(...)

Councillors in the Tuam area of Co Galway have opted not to remove a memorials to Confederate soldier Richard ’Dick’ Dowling. Image: Wikipedia.

Councillors in the Tuam area of Co Galway have opted not to remove one of the few memorials to a Confederate soldier in Ireland. Cllr Shaun Cunniffe(...)

The plaque to Major Richard ‘Dick’ Dowling which was erected in Tuam Town Hall in 1998. Photograph: Wiki Commons

A man has been arrested in Houston, Texas after attempting to blow up a statue to an Irish-born commander who is also the subject of the only Confeder(...)

Fianna Fáil frontbench spokesman on sport Robert Troy said the “party has great reservations” about the GAA-Sky broadcasting deal. Photographs: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil is opposed to a renewal of the GAA deal with Sky Sports, its frontbench spokesman on sport Robert Troy has told The Irish Times. “Our pa(...)

Changes to the availability of the Eir Sport TV package will impact on the potential live viewership of the 2017 Allianz Leagues, with further implica(...)

Dublins James McCarthy and Mayo’s Aiden O’Shea during last Sunday’s All Ireland final in Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Galway Co Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on the GAA to return to its position of ensuring all championship Gaelic games were shown on(...)

Of the seven games Mayo played on their way to next Sunday’s All Ireland final with Dublin, just two were shown on RTÉ or any terrestrial channel in the Republic. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A call for an end to the GAA deal with Sky Sports for broadcast of Gaelic games is to be discussed at next week’s meeting of Galway County Council. (...)

Full list of candidates Storm damage, flooding, farming policy, wind turbines and fish farms might seem like potential local election issues in Ga(...)

Restore Our Palace Road Group members (from front) Leo Moran Tom Niland, Cllr Shaun Cunniffe, Connie Goss, Steve Lane, Eleanor Joyce and Andy Newman beside the car park at O’Toole’s SupeValu in Tuam. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Leo Moran never quite thought of himself as a latter-day Woody Guthrie. Musician with the Saw Doctors and, lately, the Cabin Collective, he has(...)