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Smoke breathing dragons roaming through Eyre Square in Galway for the opening of the Galway Arts Festival. Dragons is presented by one of Europe’s most exciting outdoor theatre companies, the world famous Sarruga from Barcelona. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Demonic dragons, flying trapeze and trampoline artists and a “dream engine” heliosphere envelope the streets of Galway over the next fortnight as the (...)

The many children who are fans of the TV series Glee have been talking about the death in Vancouver on Saturday of Canadian actor Cory Monteith (31), (...)

Software technology adopted by an NUI Galway campus company may help people with head injury, disease or other central nervous system disorders to “re(...)

Dormice have only recently been recorded in Ireland, this one was pictured in Co Kildare by Hugh Clark.

Ireland has a new invasive species, although you would hardly notice given the invader spends three quarters of its life asleep. Sightings of the comm(...)

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(...)

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