A former newspaper journalist, Ciaran was a staff reporter with the Connacht Tribune group in Galway for over 22 years. He has regularly contributed to The Irish Times and Hot Press magazine, as well as a number of travel and political publications. Ciaran has a keen interest in Irish culture, music, politics, and travel, and is seeking new challenges in the digital age.
Given how badly the Catholic Church has dealt with its litany of scandals in Ireland does Pope Francis owe Ireland a full apology?
Corless says Irish authorities are more concerned with saving money than justice, calls for pressure to perform full forensic excavation.
Dublin man Tom Griffin is the owner of O’Shea’s, the only Irish bar in the beautiful Nicaraguan city of Granada, which he opened at 61 years of age.
Some say the Irish famine was not a genocide but a natural disaster, other heavily criticize the British response. We look at the facts of the famine in Ireland and on the different terms used to describe 1845 and beyond.
Senator Billy Lawless admits there will be no special treatment for Irish “illegal” living in the US for decades.
Michael Blanch has campaigned since 2003 for Ireland to hold a National Famine Commemoration on the same weekend each year to remember the million who died.
The online #YouIrish reaction to a Twitter outburst by Sky News presenter Adam Boulton has been huge.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar came through his Brexit baptism of fire with his reputation greatly enhanced.
How the rape and murder of Manuela Riedo forever changed Galway City.
The City of the Tribe’s busking community has long been regarded as one of the best things about the city, but could new laws see the tourist attraction diminished?