Aran Islander photographed in 1955. Photograph: George Pickow/Three Lions/Getty Images

Purist Irish-language practitioners who frown on phrases such as “mo bhicycle” and “mo mhobile fón” are a “pain in the neck”, according to a Californi(...)

Tommy Furey of the Marine Institute onboard the Celtic Explorer with maps of mountains in the Atlantic Ocean. Ireland is leading the world in deep-sea mapping. Photograph: Andrew Downes/XPOSURE

The Earth’s oceans cover about 70 per cent of the surface of the planet. Human beings have explored only 10 per cent. The deepest oceans are largel(...)

Josephine Walsh: “Get the bones of your CV in order, and then, when you see a job you like, tailor it”

Employers may get about 80 CVs for every job. The recruiter’s first job is clear: get rid of the vast majority of them. “First up, don’t have misspel(...)

The gap between Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) has narrowed to just 16 places in the latest Times Higher Educatio(...)

Block 2, Altan apartments: comprises three four-storey apartment blocks

CBRE is quoting €3.5 million for a fully-rented block of apartments about 4km from NUI Galway. Block 2 at the Altan Apartments complex in Knocknacarr(...)

Dr Dick Feely, senior scientist with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

A global expert on ocean acidification has urged Ireland to become involved in monitoring its potential impact on the State’s multimillion-euro seaf(...)

A group of Galway coders are spearheading the first Africa Code Week. Photograph: Africa Code Week

Galway coders are spearheading the first Africa Code Week, which will involve thousands of students in 17 African countries over the next week. Up to (...)

Helena Wood, far left, of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra; Tanya Massey; Ronan Timmins; and leader of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Mia Cooper at the launch of this year’s Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards

NUI Galway’s reputation has suffered somewhat from recent gender equality controversies, but it’s promising to turn a new leaf. More precisely,(...)

Prof Mark Ferguson: “The fact that Ireland has been in the top 20 for a few years and has now improved to 16th place is a tremendous achievement for the country.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

While Ireland may have had some mixed results in the latest international university rankings the country overall is doing very well indeed when it co(...)

A teenager was severely injured in Galway after a fall from a third floor balcony

A teenager was severely injured in Galway after a fall from a third floor balcony. The incident happened at the Dun na Coiribe apartment complex on th(...)