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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# West of Ireland

This year
West of Ireland 'forgotten about' and left to suffer with higher cancer rates, says expert
The head of Saolta Hospital Group’s cancer network told The Journal that cancer care in Ireland is an ‘eircode lottery’ that allows some groups to suffer.
Last year
Garda suspended over investigation into claim he hired a man to sexually assault a colleague
The investigation is centred around a garda in the west of the country.
All time
Elderly Connemara man had to wait 57 minutes on roadside for an ambulance
“Why doesn’t the HSE pull the finger out and give us the means to contribute fully,” Galway GP Peter Sloane said.
25,000 new jobs planned for Galway, Mayo and Roscommon
Almost 27,500 jobs were lost across the three counties from 2008 to 2011.
No plans for Culture Night yet? Here's what's happening in the WEST this Friday
It’s Culture Night on Friday – and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.
Sisters abused and neglected by parents before toddler sexually assaulted by paedophile babysitter
Michael O’Brien was today sentenced to three and a half years for sexually assaulting the youngest sibling.
Here's how much Princes Charles' visit to Ireland cost the taxpayer
The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall paid us a visit in May.
5 properties to view this week... in the West of Ireland
Here are the 5 best properties in the west of Ireland on view this weekend.
13 of the hardest things about being from the West of Ireland
11 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the West of Ireland
Going lushin’ tonight, lad?
Extreme weather conditions haven't put people off visiting the Cliffs of Moher
A total of 177,878 people visited the site between 1 January and 30 April this year.
Galway FC invited to apply for League of Ireland licence
If successful in their application, home games will be played at Terryland Park next year.
Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise
More than 60,000 passengers travelled through the airport last month.
Ryanair announces four new routes from Knock Airport
The airline will be running 14 routes out of Ireland West Airport from April of next year.