Galway

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 14 March 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The world is often a troubled place, and sometimes world leaders need to not just be strong, but also look strong to inspire confidence. At least that must be the rationale David Cameron was using, otherwise he's simply a vain lunatic with the presence of mind of a sloshed uncle at a wedding...

Boy, Three, Killed In Lift Accident

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A three-year-old boy has died after a lift accident. Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating how the youngster died after beco...

Escape to Sizzling September Food Festivals

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Summer is almost over, and the nights are looming ever nearer: when September rolls round, many of us are already seeking to escape the onslaught of a British autumn. But whether you're in the mood for a short city break, or fancy a longer, luxurious getaway, why not make the most of the September harvest while on holiday?

Widower 'Forgives' Midwife Over Pregnant Wife's Death

PA | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

The widower of an Indian woman who died following a miscarriage in hospital in Ireland said he forgives a midwife who said a termination was not possi...

We Shouldn't Need Martyrs for Abortion Reform in Ireland

Genevieve Shanahan | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Genevieve Shanahan

It is abhorrent that it should come to this. That we should need a martyr - Savita Halappanavar. Are the Irish people not smart enough that we might have heeded the warnings and stopped this tragedy before it happened?

Irish President Gives Youth Their Voice

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Politics
Scott De Buitléir

Using the tagline 'Take Charge of Change,' Being Young and Irish is a series of seminars organised by President Higgins whereby people aged between 17 and 26 can have their say on where Ireland is going.

Feeling Connected: A Journey With My Irish Ancestors

Michaela Lydon | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK
Michaela Lydon

It was after my Granddad died in July 2010 that I began to become interested in researching my family history. One day I just realised that, even though I had lived with him for 20 years, I had never asked him about his parents or grandparents or what it was like growing up in Ireland in the 1930s.

'Ghost Of 19th Century Claddagh Nun' Photographed In Galway

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK

A photographer has captured a snap that appears to show the ghost of a 19th century nun in a historic Irish beauty spot. The image, published in t...

Murder Hunt For Irishman Who Faked His Death

PA | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK

Investigators are offering a "substantial" reward for help to track down an Irishman who faked his own death after the murder of a young art student. ...

Irish Man Dies Of Spontaneous Combustion, Coroner Rules

Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

A man who died near a fire had "spontaneously combusted", a coroner in Ireland has ruled. Michael Faherty, a 76-year-old pensioner in Galway, died ...

Irish Man Dies Of Spontaneous Combustion, Coroner Rules

Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

A man who died near a fire had "spontaneously combusted", a coroner in Ireland has ruled. Michael Faherty, a 76-year-old pensioner in Galway, died ...