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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(...)

Marine temperature records continue to show an overall upward trend, with Arctic sea-ice retreating and becoming thinner between 2007 and 2013.

European and Asian shipping may be using ice-free northern polar routes by the 2030s due to climate change, while anchovies, Chilean oysters, little e(...)

If you feel threatened by your teen's aggression, it's time to do something about it. Photograph: Getty Images
Living in fear of your child

It’s domestic violence but you won’t find it recorded in Ireland, nor mentioned in legislation. Yet professionals working with families report that ch(...)

Bernard Kirk, director of the Galway Education Centre. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

W hen Bernard Kirk was growing up in Cork, he never dreamed a set of Danish interactive plastic bricks in the toybox might become his second name. To(...)

The Centre for Climate Change and Air Pollution Studies  service aims to provide warnings up to three days in advance of air quality deterioration from such incidents as   the massive smoke plume from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano eruption in  Iceland in  April  2010.  Photograph: Arni Saeberg/Bloomberg

Volcanic ash clouds, heat waves and other air pollution incidents across Ireland and Europe can now be predicted several days in advance by a new fore(...)

Dr Marion Broderick, general practitioner for the Aran Islands, was conferred yesterday with the Honorary Degree of Master of Health Sciences at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

By currach, lifeboat and helicopter, Aran island doctor Marion Broderick has saved as many lives at sea as on land over the past 32 years.The general (...)

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