American entrepreneur Chuck Feeney (centre) signs papers to dissolve his Atlantic Philanthropies foundation at his office in San Francisco. The signing was witnessed by Christopher Oechsli, president and chief executive of the foundation, and Mr Feeney’s wife Helga.

Veteran American entrepreneur Chuck Feeney has signed the papers to dissolve his Atlantic Philanthropies foundation that provided more than $8 billion(...)

Blackbaud, a company Galway University Foundation uses to manage its database of contacts, was the target of a ransomware hack

Personal information of NUI Galway alumni was breached in a recent cyber-attack targeting a company linked to the university’s fundraising foundation.(...)

Minister of State for higher education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has criticised a ‘lack of transparency’ around spending by a NUI Galway fundraising charity. File photograph : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times .

Minister of State for higher education Mary Mitchell O’Connor has criticised a charity linked to NUI Galway for its “lack of transparency and oversig(...)

The report found over €48,000 had been spent by Galway University Foundation on business class flights between 2015 and 2017. Photograph: NUIG website

An investigation by the Charities Regulator into the National University of Ireland Galway’s (NUIG) fundraising charity found spending on luxury 5-sta(...)

The consent workshops, developed by researchers at NUI Galway, will be offered to transition-year students

Transition year schools will have access to sexual consent workshops and classes under a new national initiative. NUI Galway researchers, who were th(...)

Galway businessman John McNamara (Doctor of Laws), Fintan O’Toole of the Irish Times (Doctor of Laws), Dr Kristina M. Johnson and Prof Jane Grimson. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

THE work of Irish Times journalist Fintan O’Toole has long demonstrated how power functions through the creation of “alternative facts” and how art a(...)

First-year students gather in the quad at NUI Galway for a group photograph, in a new tradition for the college. Photograph: Patrick Heneghan, NUIG

Universities are “not Premier League football clubs, who invest in star players to deliver a ‘quick bounce’ ”. When NUI Galway president Dr Jim Bro(...)

Child Care Law Reporting Project director Dr Carol Coulter. Photograph: Frank Miller

NUI Galway has appointed Child Care Law Reporting Project director Dr Carol Coulter as honorary adjunct professor at its school of law. Dr Coulter, a(...)

NUIG’s Prof Pat Dolan: “It can be easily argued that while we have given forensic attention to the economic recovery, we have not yet given enough focus to the human cost and or recovery.”  Photograph: Aengus McMahon

Researchers need to “wake up” to the “lived experience of citizens” and produce work that is relevant now to families and communities, an NUI Galway ((...)

Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Tim Robinson is leaving Connemara. Not physically, not emotionally, but after several decades of roaming, recording and interpreting the Atlantic seas(...)