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# nuig - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland
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# Bless You

Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 14,297 Views 15 Comments

Got chills, aches and a fever? If you’re suffering with the flu right now, it might just help to know that you’re not alone.

# nuig - Friday 6 December, 2013

When Nelson Mandela danced to The Corrs in Galway (video)
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From The Daily Edge
# RIP

When Nelson Mandela danced to The Corrs in Galway (video)

Dec 6th 2013, 3:59 PM 15,197 Views 17 Comments

He got up and held the floor on a visit in 2003. Watch here.

# nuig - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls
# Accident And Injury
# Accident And Injury

NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls

Nov 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,930 Views 13 Comments

The portable fall detector incorporates accelerometers which are capable of running complex falls detection algorithms.

# nuig - Thursday 31 October, 2013

People with a genetic history of stress feel more pain - study
# Ouch
# Ouch

People with a genetic history of stress feel more pain - study

Oct 31st 2013, 6:00 AM 5,603 Views 7 Comments

A genetic predisposition to stress, anxiety or depression can hurt you physically, a new report says.

# nuig - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Debunked: Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button more than once make any difference?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button more than once make any difference?

Sep 29th 2013, 10:30 AM 22,405 Views 59 Comments

And why do we feel the need to press it over and over again?

# nuig - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Study: Better for women to be cared for by midwives than doctors when giving birth
# Giving Birth
# Giving Birth

Study: Better for women to be cared for by midwives than doctors when giving birth

Aug 21st 2013, 7:05 AM 16,539 Views 98 Comments

Women who had midwife-led care had fewer epidurals, fewer episiotomies and were less likely to give birth early.

# nuig - Monday 25 March, 2013

NUIG receives €1 million donation for scholarship and access programme
# Donation
# Donation

NUIG receives €1 million donation for scholarship and access programme

Mar 25th 2013, 1:50 PM 5,024 Views 4 Comments

NUIG’s president says the funding will mean that “talented students facing financial challenges” will be able to receive education.

# nuig - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds

Mar 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,501 Views 17 Comments

Foot ulceration will affect up to 25 per cent of people with diabetes and may result in amputation.

# nuig - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Fitzgibbon Cup Group A: Draws the order of the day
# Deadlocked
From The42
# Deadlocked

Fitzgibbon Cup Group A: Draws the order of the day

Feb 7th 2013, 6:32 PM 3,402 Views 0 Comments

It finished all square in Limerick between Mary Immaculate College and UCC, and in Galway between NUIG and GMIT.

# nuig - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Sigerson Cup: DIT escape from the wild west
# Sigerson Cup
From The42
# Sigerson Cup

Sigerson Cup: DIT escape from the wild west

Feb 5th 2013, 4:25 PM 4,173 Views 0 Comments

DIT, one of the favourites for the Sigerson Cup, survived a tricky test to claim a narrow win.

# nuig - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser
# Debt
# Debt

Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser

Feb 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 6,638 Views 50 Comments

Professor John McHale, the chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, said Ireland has made huge progress – but is not out of the woods yet.

# nuig - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Fitzgibbon Cup round-up
# Hurling
From The42
# Hurling

Fitzgibbon Cup round-up

Jan 31st 2013, 4:04 PM 3,591 Views 1 Comment

Victories for UCD, UCC, UL and WIT in the opening round of Fitzgibbon Cup action this afternoon while Mary Immaculate College and NUI Galway finished all square.

# nuig - Monday 21 January, 2013

Waterford Crystal Cup and Walsh Cup round-up
# Hurling
From The42
# Hurling

Waterford Crystal Cup and Walsh Cup round-up

Jan 21st 2013, 7:35 AM 989 Views 0 Comments

There were victories for UL, Kerry, Wexford, UCD, NUI Galway and Carlow in the pre-season hurling action yesterday.

# nuig - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Hurling stars set for college action
# Hectic
From The42
# Hectic

Hurling stars set for college action

Jan 16th 2013, 10:45 AM 2,021 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary’s Noel McGrath and Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh are amongst several inter-county hurlers who will be in action for third-level sides in the pre-season provincial competitions.

# nuig - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Six students arrested after sit-in at Taoiseach’s constituency office
# Occupy Enda
# Occupy Enda

Six students arrested after sit-in at Taoiseach’s constituency office

Dec 12th 2012, 3:02 PM 18,892 Views 112 Comments

The students were protesting over the qualifying income threshold for the student maintenance grant being raised by 3 per cent.

# nuig - Monday 26 November, 2012

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy
# Galway City
# Galway City

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy

Nov 26th 2012, 1:15 PM 5,122 Views 13 Comments

Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.

# nuig - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Students in pre-budget protest against fee increases and grant cuts
# Galway
# Galway

Students in pre-budget protest against fee increases and grant cuts

Nov 14th 2012, 5:47 PM 5,033 Views 26 Comments

Between 1,500 and 2,000 students protested in Galway today in the run up to next month’s budget.

# nuig - Friday 17 August, 2012

Affording college the biggest worry for 40 per cent of students
# Students
# Students

Affording college the biggest worry for 40 per cent of students

Aug 17th 2012, 3:24 PM 6,076 Views 26 Comments

Over a third drink at least once a week while Limerick offers the best value for money in accommodation, says survey of 1500 students.

# nuig - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Column: ‘The treaty is risky and dangerously experimental’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘The treaty is risky and dangerously experimental’

May 12th 2012, 8:00 AM 20 Views 52 Comments

On a ‘No’ vote: Economist Terrence McDonough says evoking fear in people over the recession is not an appropriate move by government.

# nuig - Friday 13 April, 2012

Gilmore tells conference: We face great challenges - but Labour is up for the challenge
# Labour
# Labour

Gilmore tells conference: We face great challenges - but Labour is up for the challenge

Apr 13th 2012, 7:34 PM 2,231 Views 41 Comments

The Tánaiste said that the Labour movement had been written out of history “by those who prefer to take a simple Celtic-Rangers view of Irish history”.

# nuig - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

€4 million transport funding for Galway city
# Galway
# Galway

€4 million transport funding for Galway city

Mar 6th 2012, 11:21 AM 2,817 Views 13 Comments

The new programme will fund improvements to the city’s public transport and traffic flow systems.

# nuig - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Enda Kenny hails Irish 'resilience' through crisis
# Recession
# Recession

Enda Kenny hails Irish 'resilience' through crisis

Mar 4th 2012, 11:09 AM 3,382 Views 66 Comments

The Taoiseach acknowledged many people are concerned for the future, but said Ireland has “great potential”.

# nuig - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,637 Views 1 Comment

The findings are not a cure for the degenerative disease, but they could point to new ways to stop its progression.

# nuig - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

More bad news for Harte as O'Neill handed 12-week ban.
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

More bad news for Harte as O'Neill handed 12-week ban.

Feb 8th 2012, 10:40 AM 310 Views 0 Comments

Tyrone man was part of the St Mary’s Belfast side which lost out to NUIG in a recent controversial Sigerson Cup tie.

# nuig - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Irish universities fall in latest international rankings
# Universities
# Universities

Irish universities fall in latest international rankings

Oct 6th 2011, 10:30 AM 1,536 Views 9 Comments

Department of Education says it still draws encouragement from the fact that two are in the top 200.

# nuig - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Galway students organise Ireland's first ever 'SlutWalk'
# SlutWalk
# SlutWalk

Galway students organise Ireland's first ever 'SlutWalk'

Sep 8th 2011, 12:25 PM 5,044 Views 85 Comments

Ireland’s first ever “SlutWalk” will be held next month in Galway. Similar marches have been held across the globe this year to call for a change in attitude towards rape victims.