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A good day’s work done — says retiring Marine Institute chief as Renville voyage ends

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The man who grew the Marine Institute from just one person to now, a staff of more than 200, retired last Saturday after 26 years of service — and when I called out to chat with Dr Peter Heffernan for one last time before he stepped down, I met him at the front door, being helped to load boxes into his car. Twenty six years in one office amasses a lot of material.

NUI Galway academic launches book on the consequences of whistleblowing in organisations

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Kate Kenny, Professor of Business and Society at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway has just launched her new book, Whistleblowing: Toward a New Theory (Harvard University Press). An introduction to the book is provided by Dr Tom Clonan and Professor Ricca Edmondson.

MojoFest - The smartphone content creators festival - 6th - 8th June!

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Mojofest, the longest running international smartphone content creators festival, returns to Galway. Glen Mulcahy, the director of Mojofest has announced that the festival will return to the Bailey Allen Hall in NUI Galway from 6th-8th June this year. Speaking at the launch he said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be able to bring the conference back to Galway again. Having lived in Galway for 15 years myself I know what a wonderful, vibrant and creative community there is here and feedback from the delegates last year was fantastic. It simply would not have been possible to do this without the support and partnership of NUI Galway”

Newly-found sharks to feature at Galway Science and Tech Exhibition

The Marine Institute, based in Oranmore, hit the media headlines internationally, featuring in The Guardian, The Times, SKY News, BBC and Fox News, after about the incredible discovery of Ireland’s very own rare deep-water shark nursery in Irish waters, 200 miles off the west coast of Ireland. The find is being hailed as a “eureka” moment — the biggest shark nursery ever found in Irish waters.

After a week looking on, West finally feels the force of the blizzard

Like fading divas on an operatic stage, it has been a strange, although welcome, feeling this week not be the default centre of attention when it comes to adverse weather in this country. For the best part of two decades now, the west has been the owner of the weather monopoly.

West feels left out being an onlooker on national weather drama

Like fading divas on an operatic stage, it has been a strange, although welcome, feeling this week not be the default centre of attention when it comes to adverse weather in this country. For the best part of two decades now, the west has been the owner of the weather monopoly.

Death and carnage in France, Turkey, and the US

What an awful few days there has been again in this world in which we live.

Irish Times security analyst Tom Clonan to speak in Galway

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Tom Clonan, The Irish Times security analyst, will address a public meeting in Galway city next week, on the issue of Ireland and the arms trade. The meeting, organised by The Galway Alliance Against War, takes place on Wednesday November 4 at 8pm in Richardson’s, Eyre Square.

 

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