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Olwen Fouéré

In Sydney, Australia on June 16th, 2011, I agreed to perform a reading from James Joyce’s Ulysses for the Irish Consulate, “in honour of the day that (...)

Lorna SigginsWestern CorrespondentTEENAGERS of women with breast cancer are being invited to participate in a study at NUI Galway (NUIG) which aims to(...)

It was late October 2000, and opinion was split around the cabinet table. In a landmark ruling a few weeks previously, the High Court had decided that(...)

Kate O’Toole of the Irish Film Board,  Lelia Doolan of Picture Palace and Ros Na Rún actor Máire Uí Dhroighneáin at the launch of Galway’s  bid to become Unesco city of film. Photograph: Andrew Downes

The Irish Film Board is backing Galway’s ambition to become Ireland’s first – and the world’s third – Unesco city of film.Newly appointed film board c(...)

Refugee: a less horseshoe bat. Illustration: Michael Viney

A clear night in June never quite manages the final fade to black, and a trip to the loo at 4am found the sky above the ridge a lovely deep denim blue(...)

Using a remotely operated vehicle, the 14 scientists on the Celtic Explorer came across a giant hydroid that was more than half a metre in diameter.

A rare giant hydroid, a deepwater rough shark and 200-year-old clams and oysters are among specimens collected by a research team during a deep-sea bi(...)

  Irish honeybee populations may be restored to the wild under a new research project led by NUI Galway

The native Irish honeybee may be returned to the wild for the first time if plans for a dedicated research centre at NUI Galway (NUIG) bear fruit.Ther(...)

Saoirse Ronan at the Ifta awards. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

On the eve of its annual film fleadh, Galway is set to bid to become Ireland’s first dedicated Unesco city of film.Details of the bid to join the Unes(...)

Maxime Bourdon and Sébastien Bruas from French company Les Philébulistes performing on giant moving wheels during their acrobatic show Arcane at Eyre Square during the Galway Arts Festival in 2011. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Pick a city where the proposed ban on alcoholic sponsorship of sporting events could have the most significant economic and social impact and that mig(...)

Siobhan ni Shuilleabhain

Siobhán Ní Shúilleabháin, who has died aged 84, was a short story writer, novelist, scriptwriter and playwright. Awarded the Irish Life award for play(...)

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