Hundreds of students gather outside the Hole in the Wall pub in Galway city for the annual ’Donegal Tuesday’ event. Photograph: C2 Security

Hundreds of students queued outside a Galway city pub on Tuesday morning ahead of an annual Donegal themed event. Donegal Tuesday, held on the second (...)

 Oliver Daniels,  CEO, Insight Centre for Data Analytics.  Photograph: Aengus McMahon
No limit for data centre

Science Foundation Ireland’s €75 million data analytics research centre has the potential to become a global brand and the Google of Big Data, accord(...)

Studying abroad:   Tilburg University  in the Netherlands

Ultan Hoey was already at rag week at Tilburg University, in the Netherlands, when he received his first-choice CAO offer, of arts at NUI Galway, t(...)

Mark Ferguson, Director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, photographed in the Science Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

More than €1.7 million in funding has been made available to support twenty new high-potenial industry-academia partnerships. The funding, whic(...)

Mark Ferguson, Director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, photographed in the Science Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

More than €1.7 million in funding has been made available to support twenty new high-potenial industry-academia partnerships.The funding, which is bei(...)

Rugby coach Joe Schmidt crowned UCD winners at 2014 Enactus Ireland National Competition for Social Entrepreneurship. Photograph: Colm Mahady / Fennells

A project that seeks to match students who can’t afford to pay rent with elderly people living alone has been named the winner of the prestigious 201(...)

PhD student Girum Azmach inspecting young maize plants in IITA high vitamin A maize field trial in Nigeria

Plant researchers at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) have helped to make a significant contribution to the fight against micronutrien(...)

The overall cost of the tribunal represents an average bill of about €1.9 million per year

The overall cost of the Smithwick Tribunal to the State has been estimated at €15 million. The bulk of that figure, some €12 million, was borne by the(...)

Brendan Cunniffe: “We have launched the product in Europe and we are concentrating on a number of key hospitals in Germany.”

A novel medical device developed by Galway-based Apica Cardiovascular has the potential to revolutionise the delivery of different types of medical de(...)