Brian Ward

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Model of a pedestrianised entrance to Phoenix Park by Denis Byrne Architects.

Imagining a better Dublin in the future by looking at its history In Dublin by Design, a new book exploring the origins and future of Ireland’s (...)

Sinn Féin leaders at the first Dáil Éireann in 1919 include Éamon de Valera, Michael Collins, Cathal Brugha, Arthur Griffith, William Cosgrave, Terence MacSwiney and Richard Mulcahy. Photograph: Hulton Archive

The revolution of 1916-1923 is usually presented in our history books as part of the physical-force tradition of Irish nationalism, but in reality it (...)

A family living in a caravan without basic services have succeeded in reversing Donegal County Council’s decision to defer offering them social housing support. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A family living without basic services including running water have succeeded in reversing Donegal County Council’s decision to defer offering them so(...)

The Ward family’s barrister said the council’s decision was taken without any input from the Wards, who had been unaware that the process was even taking place

A High Court challenge has been launched against Donegal County Council’s decision to defer offering housing support to a Traveller family of seven li(...)

Exploring Ireland’s postcolonial archictural identity: architect John McLaughlin and academic Gary Boyd. Photograph: Alice Clancy

While a Modernist revival arose during the Tiger’s cub years, fostered by the new breed of architecture, Ireland is not often associated with the ori(...)

Dr Dick Feely, senior scientist with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

A global expert on ocean acidification has urged Ireland to become involved in monitoring its potential impact on the State’s multimillion-euro seaf(...)

Irish Naval vessel LÉ Niamh with the NUIG sensors attached at the bow to measure ocean surface information. Photograph: Brian Ward

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh is not only rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean. It is also gathering information for a marine research pr(...)

Rising global temperatures may not pose the only threat to polar ice caps. Research involving an Irish scientist is exploring how warmer and more tur(...)

Some workers, nervous in their position, even keep a watchful eye on their colleagues in case they begin to show signs of being slightly too capable

Despite evidence to the contrary, many of us like to imagine that the world would stop turning without us in it. In the workplace, in particular, few (...)

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 (...)