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.
Elizabeth Coppin was forced to work without pay under cruel conditions in three different Magdalene Laundries.
Paul Kelly was found dead in his home just days after authorities decided to bring charges against the disgraced charity boss.
Four dissident republicans arrested over murder of a 29-year-old woman in April 2019, a crime that sparked international headlines.
Nine-year-old Galway boy Sean Cribbin interviews elderly Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental about his life aims to teach Irish children about the terrible consequences of hatred and racism.
Newly released documents bring huge breakthrough in the Miami Showband case, which saw three killed, confirms Captain Robert Nairac's involvement.
Language used by President Donald Trump in the United States has emboldened far-right racist remarks among some politicians in Ireland.
Thousands have signed a petition to oppose the proposed deportation of a young African musician who has become a popular figure on the Galway music scene.
For a country that has had such a long and painful history of emigration, the growth in racism and hate crimes over the past couple of years has been unprecedented.
Given the recent controversy over the RIC commemorations, it's hard to understand the complete obsession with Megan and Harry in Ireland.