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NUI Galway third year medical student Roberts Woods with six-year-old Aoibhin Farren. NUI Galway’s Sláinte Society are now accepting applications from primary schools for the 15th annual Teddy Bear Hospital event, which will take place on Thursday and Friday, January 16th and 17th. The event, aims to help children, aged 3-8, feel more comfortable around doctors and hospitals. To apply, see  https://forms.gle/FNDBRrSmao1aeMnQA by Friday, November 15th. Photograph: Aengus McMahon.

1) Blackrock Clinic in Dublin will host a “Masterclass in Heart Health” on Monday, November 11th at 7pm in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Stillorgan. Speak(...)

Parknasilla, Sneem, Co Kerry

Winter is setting in, but that doesn’t mean shutting yourself up at home and hibernating every weekend. From the comfort of your car, you can enjoy so(...)

Maria Symonds-Gooding: a green-painted wooden crane for pots and kettles to be heated over an open fire came from the house of Peig Sayers.

There is an important piece of social history in a stone cottage near Dunquin in west Kerry; a cottage that appears modest in size on first entering, (...)

Other Voices 2019: the  rising Irish hip-hop artist Jafaris plays this year’s Dingle festival

Whitney, Jafaris, Soak, The Murder Capital and Angie McMahon have been announced for this year’s Other Voices festival, which returns to Dingle, in Co(...)

Lebanese women take part in a yoga class as security forces stand guard during anti-government demonstrations in the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon. Photograph: Mahmoud ZAYYAT/AFP

1) Researchers from the School of Psychology at NUI Galway are currently recruiting participants from ages 16-35 in the Galway area to participate in (...)

Maureen MacEvily cottage AirBnB

Who ever would have thought that an air mattress would have the power to change the world? Airbnb was born in San Francisco when two of its founders, (...)

The Summer Isles author Philip Marsden on board his wooden boat. Philip sailed over from Cornwall to Dingle, the starting point of his adventure for his book

My first on-board visitor was Danny Sheehy. Poet, boat-builder, fisherman and farmer, Danny was also the veteran of several epic sea voyages. When I’d(...)

Lesley Kehoe and her partner, Gordon Bond, spent six months on the Blaskets. Photograph: E+/Getty

LESLEY KEHOE LOOKS BACK ON A DREAM JOB LIVING AND WORKING ON KERRY’S GREAT BLASKET ISLAND “It was kind of a magnetic sense that brought me there(...)

The British microbiologist Alexander Fleming, who received the Nobel Prize in 1945 for his  discovery of penicillin in 1928. Photograph: Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

The discovery of penicillin instigated one of history’s greatest medical advances, and our archives reveal that Irish scientists, seaweed harvesters, (...)

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All charged up for a change

With the climate marches in recent weeks, it’s obvious that people are more and more aware of the impact of human activity on the planet, but the chal(...)

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