Karzan Sabah Ahmed, Shahen Qasm and their daughter Lina.Image courtesy of the Kurdish Irish Society. Over €100,000 has been raised on a Go-Fund Me page to bring home the bodies of a former NUI Galway PhD student and his family to their home country of Iraq. Karzan Sabah Ahmed was one of the three victims of a fatal collision just outside of Ballinasloe, County Galway … [Read more...] about €100,000 raised to repatriate remains of NUI Galway car crash victim
As the regular hallmarks of summer come into clearer effect and plans for a return to normal life post Covid-19 pandemic seem all the clearer, the sense of optimism in gaelic games circles has been sharpened in recent weeks by the prospect of a return to competitive action. The GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association have begun to release their plans for the commencement and format … [Read more...] about Fresh scope for optimism as gaelic games dates revealed
“Here we go again” was the main sentiment that was no doubt echoed in households across the country, as Taoiseach Micheal Martin confirmed that Level 5 restrictions were to be imposed for a six-week period nationwide. And once again, for a lot of businesses here in Galway, a forced temporary closure. Some businesses deemed as “non-essential retail” may find this second lockdown … [Read more...] about Bookshops in the age of Covid-19 – A conversation with Bell, Book and Candle.
By Paris Ediagbonya CÚRAM Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre for Medical Devices at NUI Galway have presented a research agenda to European Union policymakers and Medtech industry leaders. The aim is to put forward a centralised research agenda for the development of medical device technologies. Researchers with CÚRAM are working alongside industry partners … [Read more...] about CÚRAM Present Research Agenda for Medical Devices in the EU
By Harry King On Friday 15 March thousands of Irish school children up and down the country took to the streets to protest about what they believe is the government’s inaction with regard to climate change. This was part of a global movement started by Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg who recently spoke in Davos at an economic forum. She first protested outside the … [Read more...] about No planet B: secondary school students organise national climate change protest