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No more peeing on your friend’s feet — New study prompts changes to Irish jellyfish sting advice

For nearly a decade, the standard practice in Ireland for treating stings by the Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish (Physalia physalis) is to rinse with seawater and then apply ice, however, in a new study published last week, scientists from NUI Galway have found those measures are actually among the worst things to do if stung.

Nine-day festival keeps bogs at top of agenda

Only a small amount of blanket bog exists in the world and Ireland possesses eight per cent of the world’s blanket bog and is the most important country in Europe for this type of habitat. As a result, Conamara Bog Week will celebrate its 33rd year this May, with a nine-day festival packed with walks, talks, music and poetry, all in honour of the rugged landscape that surround Letterfrack.

New film on a patient’s perspective of the live-saving research

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A new film has been produced, with the support of the Huston School of Film & Digital Media at NUI Galway, featuring the extraordinary work of the Blood Cancer Network Ireland (BCNI). Clinical Trials – A Patient’s Perspective brings viewers, from the perspective of a current patient, Christopher McEvilly from Oughterard in Co. Galway, into the life-saving research and work carried out by the BCNI.

It must be in the genes - Athlone family’s enduring screen presence

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Innovative family business aims to change the world for children with autism

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Enda and Valerie Dodd’s innovative software solution ‘ALL’, named after their company, Animated Language Learning, is driven by the belief that they can change the world for children with autism and their families.

GMIT students to hold gourmet evening for Galway RNLI Lifeboat

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Students in the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts will host a very special culinary dining experience on Monday next, March 27, in aid of the RNLI Galway Lifeboat, the charity that saves lives at sea.

NUI Galway to host analysis and discussion event on first 60 days of Trump presidency

The Moore and Whitaker Institutes and the School of Law at NUI Galway will host an event on Wednesday, 22 March, entitled “President Donald Trump: The First Sixty Days and Beyond”. The event will take place in the Emily Anderson Concert Hall (Upper Aula Maxima) at 5.30pm in the University’s Quadrangle.

NUIG students to stage rarely seen play Machinal

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NUI GALWAY'S O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance is about to stage its first production, the classic 1928 American expressionist drama Machinal, by Sophie Treadwell.

Think Left - a socialist conference in Galway

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In 1930, Italian socialist Antonio Gramsci wrote, “The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born. Now is the time of monsters.” In this era of Trump, Brexit, ISIS, and the alt-right, many will feel 2017 is very similar to the time Gramsci wrote about.

NUI Galway announces 2017 Alumni Award winners

NUI Galway has announced the winners of the 2017 Alumni Awards to be presented at the 17th annual Alumni Awards gala banquet on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the Bailey Allen Hall located in Áras na Mac Léinn on campus.

 

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