Place: NUI Galway
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Legal experts have said the Attorney General's advice to the Government that it is unconstitutional to give adopted people unrestricted access to their birth information is "incorrect".
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Survivors of abuse, along with legal experts and academics have lined up in opposition to controversial legislation to seal millions of child abuse records for 75 years.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
Venari Medical is testing a device that could help millions with varicose veins, writes
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
Tympany Medical is using technology to help in surgical ear procedures, writes
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
Wednesday lunch-time and Eamon O’Shea is back at his desk. Has been back at work since early in the week. There was no homecoming for him.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
John Fogarty Outnumbered they might have been but Tipperary supporters were not outshouted at last month’s All-Ireland semi-final.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
During my Leaving Certificate, I changed my mind every week about what I wanted to do in college, eventually I decided that Engineering in NUI Galway was the course for me.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
The dangers of side impacts to the head such those from football headers or boxing hooks have been uncovered in a new Irish study.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Silence from the global community on a “direct assault” on the international criminal justice system by “ill-wishers” is not tactical and sends the wrong signal, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor has warned.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
A clinical trial involving Irish patients newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma has found that a new treatment option is highly effective.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said An Garda Síochána will “absolutely” help Europol, the EU police agency, in setting up a specialist unit to target the finances of European crime bosses.
Sun, 28 Apr, 2019
Ireland’s new intelligence oversight chief must have “full access” to classified material and be “wholly independent” of Government, the former British oversight boss has said.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
The trauma of marriage break-up for Irish gay fathers who come out after having children during a heterosexual marriage has been revealed in a study.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
The State body says it is deeply aware that many inequities still exist within the arts in Ireland, and a substantial number of people "continue to experience barriers to engaging with and participating in the arts”.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
The waiting times for appeals to be heard before the Supreme Court have been slashed from five years to one year despite appeals being on the rise.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
NUI Galway has hosted a public event with members from the Tuam Home Survivors Network and featuring a range of speakers, including historian Catherine Corless, Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley of the Department of History, NUI Galway, and Irish Examiner reporter Conall Ó Fátharta.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
Failure to tackle climate change in a speedy and effective way could lead to financial instability in Ireland, according to the governor of the Central Bank.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
The Government’s proposed 12-week access abortion law that it wants to introduce if the Eighth Amendment is removed could be changed to take account of new medical breakthroughs in years to come, an expert has said.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Communications Minister Denis Naughten have broken their silence on the alleged data breach scandal at Independent News and Media (INM), saying it is very “concerning”.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Communications Minster Denis Naughten have broken their silence on the data breach scandal at Independent News and Media, saying it is very “concerning”.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Tipperary's Liam Casey emerged as UCD's last action hero at Santry Avenue where the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup final favourites eventually edged an epic encounter.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
NUI Galway manager Maurice Sheridan is hopeful that his side can now go all the way and claim their 23rd Sigerson Cup crown after qualifying for the final after a tough contest at the St Loman’s club in Mullingar.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
Acclaimed actor, Cillian Murphy, has concerns for his children in the era of smartphones and social media.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
The IRFU Women’s Interprovincial Championship goes down to the wire this afternoon when Munster host champions Leinster in a top of the table clash at Thomond Park (2.30pm).
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
As a society, we need to talk less about the victims of rape and what they should have done differently, and more about the crime and its perpetrators, suggests
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Scientists have found that microplastic pollution is increasing on the Irish continental shelf, one of the largest seabed territories in Europe.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017
As the Irish assault in Racice last Friday began, another positive development for Irish rowing was emerging at home; it was announced that Antonio Maurogiovanni had been confirmed as Rowing Ireland’s new High Performance Director, succeeding Morten Espersen who resigned earlier this year.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Sergeant Maurice McCabe finds it hard to believe false claims made against him arose from an honest mistake in how the case was processed, but social work experts have not ruled out the possibility that this week’s revelations simply highlight systemic issues in how such cases are handled.
Sun, 12 Feb, 2017
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
If you received a brain-training device in your Christmas stocking, enjoy it — but don’t expect it to cut your risk of getting dementia, despite what the marketing of such devices might lead us to believe.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Nearly 4,400 family homes could be freed up for the rental market by 2020 under proposals by universities to add 10,000 student bed spaces to those already in the pipeline.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2016
College students continue to be hit by the housing crisis with a major hike in the cost of on-campus accommodation.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
Groundbreaking research into the social phenomenon of the selfie is being carried out in Ireland. And it’s showing there’s a lot more to selfies than meets the eye.
Sun, 03 Jul, 2016
A leading US academic is to address aspiring entrepreneurs in NUI Galway as part of a week-long series of events at the newly established Atlantic Centre for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
ALL OF the headlines mentioned a “breakthrough”, but there wasn’t one at all. The story first appeared in the Irish Times on Wednesday, June 1. “Heart cell breakthrough at NUI Galway”.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
Ireland’s first autism registry was launched last night by Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
A stem-cell research breakthrough has brought Irish scientists a step closer to developing treatments for heart disease and sudden death in young children.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
Ireland’s 15,000 farmers in hill areas have been “framed”, destocked, inspected, designated, and will be “converged” between now and 2019.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
A study from NUI Galway has found that older people are more likely to get an emotional and psychological boost from listening to music than younger adults, says
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
The GAA are satisfied there is greater awareness of concussion protocols amongst managers and players.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016