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There has been a significant fall in activity in established areas such as shipping, maritime transport, marine tourism and marine manufacturing

Ireland’s “ocean economy” has been valued at €1.2 billion in a report published today.Emerging marine industries have grown, while there has been a si(...)

 A Luas train / tram on Benburb Street in North inner city Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times.

Luas operator Transdev celebrated the 30millionth Luas passenger this morning, with the award of an annual pass to a 19-year-old Co Tipperary woman, a(...)

University College Dublin had a busy and extremely productive week in China last week. The headline event of the visit was signing a deal to set up UC(...)

Overall winner James Curry, a PhD history student,answers a question from the audience at the THREESIS competition final at An Taibhdhearc Theatre in Galway. Looking on are finalists Dr Su-Ming Khoo, a lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology, NUIG, and Joanne Kennedy, a PhD student. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times.

Who won the newspaper cartoon war in 1913? What are “orphaned” public goods? These and other compelling questions were the focus of an unusual contes(...)

Plum-sized: the lesser horseshoe bat. Illustration: Michael Viney

Some old mineshafts in the west feel much more like caves: they are adits driven into rocky hillsides in the hope of striking silver or lead. One I re(...)

UCD’s Professor Barry Smyth will lead the new Insight research centre

The establishment of a new national data analytics research centre, Insight, will lead to the creation of 300 new jobs. The centre, which was formally(...)

The 100-year-old Galway town hall photograph, which  presents  a ‘who’s who’ of the 1916 Rising

A “who’s who” of Irish revolutionaries is captured in a 1913 photograph taken in Galway – and found in a family attic almost a century later.Half of t(...)

Ivana Bacik
What Mandela meant to me
  • Africa
  • December 6, 2013, 13:50

Ivana Bacik Senator and academicI think Nelson Mandela has had an immense impact on the world. He has been a shining example of the power of forgivene(...)

The offending poster attributed to the “Courage Community”.

The Legion of Mary says it “knows nothing about” a poster distributed at NUI Galway which has led to the suspension of the group’s branch at the unive(...)

Nelson Rolihlala Mandela was arguably the most respected statesman the world has seen since the end of the second World War. His dignity, his determin(...)

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