Galway researcher creates device to prevent heart failure

A Galway bioengineer has designed a robotic heart pumping device that can help overcome heart failure. Dr Ellen Roche from Salthill, who's currently based at NUI Galway, is pioneering a specialised sleeve for placing around...

Shocking, scandalous, dehumanising, degrading – report pulls no punches on UHG

The Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway has been branded “shocking and disturbing” – with staff trying their best to manage a “chaotic situation” – in an independent review commissioned by the Saolta Hospital...

Super Bowl guru’s Galway roots!

The marketing guru for one of the biggest sporting events on the planet this year – the American football Super Bowl – hails from a well-known Galway family. Emma Newell is the Executive Vice-President of...

Ignition get ready for lift-off

An emerging Galway band will officially launch their debut EP with a night of live music at the Loft Venue in the city next Wednesday. Galway city five-piece Ignition recorded their five-track If It Hurts...

Animal instinct turns into art with a twist!

Loughrea artist Barbara Daniels was munching on cooked chicken when she came up with the idea for one of her artworks, Happy Farms. It depicts an abattoir where the roles of chickens and humans have...

Taoiseach challenged in Dáil over UHG crisis

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been challenged in the Dáil over his 'failure' to grasp the full extent of the crisis facing University Hospital Galway. Galway West Deputy Catherine Connolly told the chamber that ‘the abnormal...


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