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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(...)

A rare clear day on NUI Galway’s impressive campus that is currently seeing a ¤0.75 million weekly infrastructure spend.
Why change to NUI Galway?

Tell me about NUI Galway– More than 17,000 students and more than 60 academic disciplines on a 105 hectare, leafy campus along the banks of the River (...)

Caoimhe McGuire: “Repeating is not the only option, so make . . . good second and third choices.”
Why I changed my mind

I was never completely clear. I was in sixth year at the Crescent College Comprehensive, Limerick, when I put medicine at NUI Galway as my first choic(...)

The sixth biannual EuroNanoForum – which takes place in Dublin this week – is set to “showcase Ireland as a hotbed of nanotechnology research, innovat(...)

Scales of Justice: The task of settling on an appropriate punishment, taking into account the unique circumstances of a given case and of the people involved, can be complex and difficult

Sentencing is not an exact science. The task of settling on an appropriate punishment, taking into account the unique circumstances of a given case an(...)

We benefit much more from clean air, pure water, good food, exercise and strong communities than we do from hospitals, medicines and clinics. Yet dis(...)

How assured can anyone be that a written will ultimately expresses the intention of the deceased? Wills may be written with legal advice on sheets of(...)

Judicial researchers with the Courts Service (from left) Jane Murphy, Michelle Lynch, Katharine O Cathaoir and Lisa Scott picutred in the Judges Library in Dublin.photograph: aidan crawley

Amid the lofty stacks of files and folders that judges are forever rifling through on the bench, there’s one that many of them hold especially dear. I(...)

Tim Willoughby: "We didn't have the money we used to have and saw open-source packages could do the job of proprietary software at a fraction of the cost."

There is an argument that budget cuts and reduced resources inspire fresh ideas; that austerity can actually drive innovation. Sceptics, however, migh(...)

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