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# Maynooth University

Last month
October 2023
New research finds climate change is 'evident' in Ireland's weather records
Average temperatures and rainfall intensity have increased over decades, researchers at Maynooth University have found.
This year
What would the collapse of an important Atlantic Ocean current mean for Ireland?
A Maynooth oceanographer said the collapse of this important ocean current would transform the climate of Ireland into one more akin to that of Iceland.
‘Fundamentally unhealthy’: No, you wouldn't choose 40 degrees over a rainy day in Ireland
‘Forty degrees makes it uncomfortable just to sit or lie down, let alone to do anything meaningful,’ said climatologist Peter Thorne.
The Explainer: What does Ireland’s ‘unprecedented’ marine heatwave tell us about our climate?
Presenter Laura Byrne is joined on this week’s episode by Lauren Boland, reporter with The Journal, and Maynooth University’s Dr Gerard McCarthy They examine the impact of the heatwave, what it means for marine life, and look at wider oceanic climate trends impacting Ireland, such as an increasingly unstable Gulf Stream.
Last year
Expert says yesterday may be hottest ever reliably recorded as doubt cast on 1887 figure
Professor Peter Thorne told The Journal that he believes yesterday may have been the hottest day ever reliably recorded in Ireland.
'The saddest journey of my life': Asylum seekers on navigating Ireland's immigration process
Asylum seekers who spoke to researchers praised supports such as counselling but said their treatment in some situations made integration difficult.
Sea levels in Dublin Bay have risen at nearly double global rate since 1997, research shows
The research was led by the Hamilton Institute and ICARUS Climate Research Centre at Maynooth University.
All time
Millenials more 'burnt out' than other generations during pandemic, says new study
The research, carried out by Irish academics, suggests millennials are struggling more with the pandemic.
Maynooth University confirms it was victim of cyberattack in which ransom was paid to cybercriminal
NUIG in July also confirmed it was a victim of the widespread attack.
Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation
Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.
Maynooth University sues UCD over alleged 'poaching' of professor
Maynooth University believes that UCD poached an academic.
'We haven’t come this far to only come this far' - MU Barnhall on the rise
The Kildare club won 18 games from 18 on their way to the AIL Division 2B title this season.
McGuigan's five-point haul helps 2017 champions St Mary's advance to Sigerson last four
The Slaughtneil ace top-scored for the victors, while Padraig Fogarty hit 0-6 for Maynooth.
'I’ll always remember holding my results in my hand and seeing the look of pride on my parents' faces'
Ryan Lynch hadn’t been sure if he would ever attend college due to his long-term illness – until he was given the support that he needed.
Maynooth SU president who lost €75k defamation case against Luas operator launches appeal
In dismissing Leon Diop’s original case, the judge said that no words were spoken to Leon Diop that were defamatory.
So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?
It won’t even come close, says one expert.
Government's 'over-reliance' on private rental sector could cost €23.8 billion over 30 years
A new report argues that investment should be made into local authority housing as opposed to privately owned homes.
Extra-time drama sees 14-man UL pip Maynooth to Sigerson victory
The Limerick side were nine points down in the second half before staging a stunning revival.
'New' fatherhood and greater diversity: How Irish families have changed in 100 years
The Maynooth University research-based book Family Rhythms compared families now to other generations – and where the trend is headed.
14 things anyone who’s been out in Maynooth will understand
Hup the village.
Cork seniors star as UCC put 4-18 past Maynooth
Rob O’Shea and Alan Cadogan bagged 2-15 between them in a comfortable Fitzgibbon Cup victory.
Newly discovered treatment mimics exercise benefits without all the hard work
Good news for type 2 sufferers.
A Kildare legend is taking charge of Maynooth University
Noel Mooney will join as selector, while the rest of the backroom team will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
Shootout drama in the Collingwood Cup as Trinity and UCC book semi-final spots
UCD and NUI Galway also progressed to the last four today.
Mary I dominate Maynooth University in Fitzgibbon Cup clash
The Kildare college were down a number of key players for today’s game.
Local business cashes in on Maynooth University sign debacle
Every cloud…
New Maynooth University sign lasts ONE night before being wrecked
This is why we can’t have nice things.
Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating
How many people use gas heating in Clontarf? How many toddler householdS are there in Dundrum?
Opinion: The CAO system can clearly be gamed, and it's perpetuating disadvantage
We believe university places should be awarded to students based on the ranking they achieved within their school, not their national ranking.