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The Lion’s Mane can grow to more than 2m wide with tentacles that can reach up to 60m in length. File  photograph:Tom Doyle

Bathers at Sandycove in south Dublin have been advised to swim with extra caution after Lion’s Mane jelly fish were spotted in the bay on Thursday aft(...)

Development land in demand: Sandyford in Dublin 18 had the second-largest deal, for the sale of a site with full planning permission for 459 apartments to Avestus for €38 million

Development land transactions are expected to pick up the pace in the second half of the year, with an estimated €240 million worth of land sale agree(...)

Fred O’Sullivan (right), chairman of the Sliabh Luachra Wind Awareness Group, with Peter and Caroline Cooke at the wind farm at Barna, near Scartaglen in Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Two years ago, former president Mary Robinson narrated a video to mark the 25th anniversary of the Irish Wind Energy Association, pointing out that Ir(...)

Burkeway, primarily active in Galway, now has three new residential developments with a gross development value in excess of €100 million. Photograph: iStock

Galway property development group Burkeway Homes has acquired a seven-acre site in the city on which it plans to build up to 105 homes. The family-r(...)

The  route  of the proposed €600 million Galway city ring road.

First stages have been taken in the planning application for a €600 million ring road for Galway. The application is being made to An Bord Pleanála u(...)

The proposed route involves a new bridge and viaduct over the river Corrib.

A plan for a €600 million ring road around Galway city is to be considered by the Cabinet today. The proposed route involves a new bridge and viaduct(...)

Prof Orla Hardiman, Prof Peter Bede, Sally Lydon and Dr Rangariroyashe Chipika at the launch of the late Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon’s  scholarship.

Funds raised to help Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon who died of motor neurone disease are to be used to support research into the de(...)

Lion’s mane jellyfish  off Newquay, Co Clare earlier this month. Photograph: Tom Doyle

Sea swimmers may know that Lion’s mane jellyfish are the most venomous of the indigenous species in Irish waters, but they may not know that this seas(...)

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“Gridlock Atalia” is both a nickname for a placename, and a condition with which traffic-weary residents of Galway city and county are afflicted. The(...)

Sophie Coll was studying at University of Limerick

A Galway student who was injured in a fall at a house in Limerick four days ago has died. Sophie Coll (19), from Barna, sustained critical injuries a(...)

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