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A new study has found the pine marten population in the midlands is proportionately higher than in other parts of Europe. Photograph: Getty

Some people might think Ireland’s most elusive mammal is the tiger, but if you are a zoologist you will know it is the pine marten. Now, a new study h(...)

Lorna Siggins and Michael Murphy at their conferral yesterday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Irish Times Western correspondent Lorna Siggins and RTÉ newsreader Michael Murphy were both awarded honorary master of arts degrees by NUI Galway yes(...)

Children’s violent abuse of their parents is a “growing and under-researched problem” a conference in Dublin was told today.

Children’s violent abuse of their parents is a “growing and under-researched problem” a conference in Dublin heard today. Declan Coogan, a social wor(...)

The Eglinton hostel in Salthill, Galway. Yesterday’s tour, by Senators and academics, of the Great Western hostel in the city centre and the Eglinton was facilitated by the Reception and Integration Agency.

Ireland’s handling of asylum seekers is costing 73 times that of Portugal, due to “inhumane” delays in refugee application decisions, according to a g(...)

Voting taking place at aConvention on the Constitution meeting in Malahide, Co  Dublin.

The Convention on the Constitution is to hold eight public meetings throughout Ireland later this month and in November. It is intended that these wil(...)

NUI Galway (NUIG) and Galway-based manufacturing company M&M Qualtech are among 11 partners across Europe involved in the “personal health device for the remote and autonomous management of Parkinson’s disease” project, or “Rempark” for short.

GALWAY neurologists, physiologists, engineers and biomedical scientists are developing a “wearable” device which helps to manage motor fluctuations in(...)

Ionia and Mairéad Ní Chróinín of Moonfish. Photograph: Eric Luke

When Mairéad and Ionia Ní Chróinín were small, their father, Dáibhí, would read them the tale of Pinocchio, which had been translated into Irish direc(...)

The Irish Society for European Law (ISEL) is hosting a seminar entitled Understanding EU Citizens’ Rights as part of the Department of the Taoiseach’s(...)

Julia Babikova created an edible model of  Galway Cathedral.

When Julia Babikova (37) first saw Galway Cathedral in all its splendour on the banks of the river Corrib, she wanted to bake it. And so the Russian p(...)

International Mushroom Festival 2013 - Killegar Estate, Co Leitrim, today and tomorrow.
Going out

International Mushroom Festival 2013 - Killegar Estate, Co Leitrim A focus on all things fungi, the festival (today and tomorrow) will see mushroom ex(...)

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