In a pinch: a crab, part of the big planetary recycle. Illustration: Michael Viney

For every grain of mineral sand that whispers across the dunes as a fragment of a ground-down Irish mountain, another wind-blown particle began in (...)

Students from Coláiste Chomáin, Rossport, Co Mayo, working on creating an exhibition around the buoy – left to right are Aaron Flannery, Keith Naughton, Darragh Murphy and James Murray. Photograph: Fergus Sweeney

Film-maker Fergus Sweeney was walking the shoreline of Blacksod in north Mayo after Atlantic storms, when he had an unexpected encounter with an unide(...)

Dr Brian Ward (centre) with PhD students Graig Sutherland and Anneke ten Doeschate aboard research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa

A piece of marine technology designed by NUI Galway scientists has been deployed in the saltiest part of the world’s oceans this month as part (...)