Tom Welby

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Defence Forces supporting fire-fighting efforts in the vicinity of Oughterard, Co Galway, as gorse fires continue to burn.

Crews battling a fire at one of the biggest forests in the country are hopeful favourable weather conditions which allowed them get the blaze under co(...)

Aran islanders on Inis Mór face a second day without a passenger ferry. File photograph: Getty Images

Aran islanders on Inis Mór face a second day without a passenger ferry on Friday as efforts continue to resolve a row over levies. Three-way talks in(...)

Galway City Councillors form a guard of honour as the remains of Bobby Molloy are taken to the New Cemetery in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Former Cabinet minister Bobby Molloy was a politician imbued with “personal warmth, intelligence” and “humility” during his “long -filled life”, mourn(...)

People gather to pay their respects at the removal of Bobby Molloy at his home, St Mary’s, at Rockbarton Road in Salthill, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Former EU Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn and former Tánaiste Mary Harney were among hundreds of people who paid sympathies to the family of former(...)

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney: has extended the deadline for public consultation several times. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A community in south Connemara has expressed “serious concerns” about the Marine Institute’s handling of its application to develop its renewable ener(...)

Labour Party Galway West TD Derek Nolan claimed yesterday  a proposed 15,000-tonne “organic” fish farm in Galway Bay “carries too many risks”. File photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Marine Simon Coveney has come under increased pressure to refuse a licence for the proposed 15,000-tonne “organic” fish farm in Galway Ba(...)

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