Emmanuelle Lydon  (right) is pictured leaving the container. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times 1:20

When artists Yvonne Casburn and Derval Leahy released eight people from voluntary 24-hour incarceration in a shipping container in Galway city centre (...)

Noise pollution  can transmit across thousands of square kilometres of ocean, causing physical injury, disorientation and death to whales and dolphins. Photograph: Simon Duggan/Provision

Whale and dolphin activity on Ireland’s continental shelf is being measured off the west coast this week by a 21-metre yacht known to be one of the (...)

Our perception of food and drink involves all of our senses in one way or another. Taste, smell, texture, colour, shape, feel, even the sound somethin(...)

Dr Anne Moore of UCC’s School of Pharmacy

Communication is, arguably, the biggest problem facing science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem). It’s not always easy to grasp the complex(...)

Guide to business courses

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE Higher Certificate in Business and Accounting (Level 6) IT Tallaght Two years full-time (with part-time options) T(...)

Jojo Hynes: ‘If it wasn’t for the support and encouragement of peers, friends, family and my community, I don’t think there is any way I would still be an artist.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When Galway artist Jojo Hynes and several accomplices were caught trying to break into the Bank of England for a crowdfunding video, the security offi(...)

Dagmara Dopierala with her two children, Ian (3) and Aidan (4), and her mother Iwona making some Polish food.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Dagmara Dopierala: ‘I don’t like being Polish, to be honest’ Dagmara Dopierala intended to stay in Ireland for only a year, to save a deposit f(...)

Three days of searches for Jason McNulty (25) ended on Saturday.

The family of a missing student have thanked gardaí and teams of volunteer helpers for their search efforts. Three days of searches for Jason McNult(...)

Water pollution: a plastic bag and a lionfish. Photograph: Thinkstock

Scientists recovered tiny plastic fibres in edible mussels taken from the wild and from supermarket shelves in Belgium last summer. The shellfish f(...)

Mark Campbell developed multimedia content and software for the doctor to show still images and video to the patient

A Galway entrepreneur has come up with an effective way to improve the clarity of doctor-patient discussions and he is about to embark on a crowdfund(...)