Eavan Murray Western Correspondent
  • Galway
  • Irish Independent

Eavan Murray is a Western Correspondent for the Irish Independent.

365 Articles
2 days ago
independent.ie

Time to wrap up – as hard-pressed consumers set to count cost of cold spell as heating bills soar

The cost of the coming cold snap could see hard-pressed householders pay out hundreds of euro just to keep warm as th...

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2 days ago
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How to weatherproof your home and save money ahead of the cold snap

Consumers have been urged to weatherproof their homes and adopt strategies to conserve heat ahead of the cold snap th...

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7 days ago
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25 years later, the killer of Eileen Costello O’Shaughnessy is still evading justice

It is 25 years since mother-of-two Eileen Costello O’Shaughnessy was brutally murdered in Galway.

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7 days ago
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The Quinn children’s financial fall: From €100,000 wedding cakes to accounting for every cent spe...

The spectacular downfall of the Seán Quinn empire upturned his children's lives and financial futures.

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8 days ago
independent.ie

'You get flashbacks. I believe she is at peace, but I’ll never be at peace' - brother of missing ...

Ellen Coss Brown disappeared without a trace 23 years ago.

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12 days ago
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Company linked to billionaire John Magnier seeks to build hotel on southern slope of The Rock of ...

A planning application to build a hotel on the southern slope of The Rock of Cashel has been roundly condemned.

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17 days ago
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Beloved Patrick Kavanagh bench inspires seated Virginia Woolf statue by River Thames

THE statue of Patrick Kavanagh sitting thoughtfully on a bench by the Grand Canal has offered a sympathetic, non-judg...

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17 days ago
independent.ie

More than half of nine-year-olds now own a phone – and they play and read less

A national survey has found 54pc of nine-year-olds have their own mobile phone, a significant increase in the last de...

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21 days ago
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‘Rude’ and ‘aggressive’ nurse kicked colleague in her back, fitness-to-practise inquiry told

A nurse accused of kicking a senior colleague in the small of her back during work in a major hospital is facing a fi...

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about 1 month ago
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Nursing director told boss he needed time off to look after ill dad ‘but instead went to Saudi Ar...

A former senior nursing director is before a fitness-to-practice inquiry over claims he forged a reference and falsel...

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about 1 month ago
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‘Everything was over in a moment’: friends grieve for Kurdish family killed in Galway motorway tr...

The deaths of a Kurdish couple and their baby in a horrific motorway crash in Co Galway last year has cast a long sha...

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about 1 month ago
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Family wiped out after mentally ill man drove wrong way down motorway, inquest hears

Lina Sabah was born the week before Christmas in 2020.

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