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NUI Galway is considering rebranding to ‘University of Galway’ in a bid to emphasise its status as a university to an international audience. Photograph: Patrick Henehan

It was formerly known as Queen’s College Galway and University College Galway. Now, NUI Galway looks set to change its name once again. College autho(...)

Trinity College Dublin is one a number of universities that said it was seeking to accommodate students who might face difficulties with exams given the worsening Covid-19 situation. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Students are demanding more online exams amid concerns over the safety of reopening exam halls due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Most universities ar(...)

Patients with limited health literacy are less likely to attend appointments and more likely to struggle taking medicines. Photograph: iStock

A new international health literacy survey has found that about one in four people (28 per cent) in Ireland have “limited” health literacy and strugg(...)

Barriers to universal screening include not only the cost but also the fact that currently the testing is done in already overcrowded hospitals, which would struggle to cope with the additional workload.

Screening of all pregnant women for gestational diabetes is advocated by consultant endocrinologist Prof Fidelma Dunne, a nationally and international(...)

Sarah Cooke-O’Neill with her son Christopher at home in Wicklow. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A diagnosis of gestational diabetes usually comes out of the blue for the estimated 7,000-plus mothers-to-be in Ireland affected every year by this co(...)

More than 35,700 tonnes, or 7.2kg per person, of snack bars and biscuits were sold in Ireland last year. If a packet of Digestive biscuits is 400g, that’s 18 packs, for everyone. Photograph: Adam Petto/iStock

In an opinion piece in the London Times a few months ago, the managing director of Haribo in Britain and Ireland, writing in opposition to restriction(...)

Dominic Haugh, a history teacher at St Patrick’s Comprehensive in Shannon, Co Clare: his photgraph is being used without his consent on an online ‘essay mill’. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Not so long ago the biggest threat to academic integrity on campus was plagiarism. These days, contract cheating services – which provide essays and (...)

Catherine Corless at the site of the former Tuam mother and baby home in 2019. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Catherine Corless has received a lifetime achievement award from the Irish Red Cross for her investigations into the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home (...)

Alan Esslemont, outside TG4’s headquarters in Baile na hAbhann, Co Galway. Photograph: TG4

“It’s only since the pandemic and only since the new Minister that I’ve really been able to say what I think,” says Alan Esslemont, ard stiúrthóir (di(...)

Eoin Keane  took a role as sales director for Rolls-Royce solutions in Berlin

Before our changing climate became indisputable and the call to replace fossil fuels unyielding, business and engineering professional Eoin Keane deci(...)

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