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NUIG:  Jellyfish Researcher’s Advice on Lion’s Mane Sightings and Stings

NUIG: Jellyfish Researcher’s Advice on Lion’s Mane Sightings and Stings

Following the recent increase in Lion’s Mane jellyfish sightings and stings experienced by swimmers across parts of Ireland, jellyfish research experts from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway and UCC have issued the following information. Research published by NUI Galway in the international journal,Toxins, in 2017, showed that the best first aid treatment for a […]

Going For A Swim? New NUI Galway Study Changes Irish Jellyfish Sting Advice

Going For A Swim? New NUI Galway Study Changes Irish Jellyfish Sting Advice

With this good weather continuing in Ireland, many are tempted to go for a swim. However, last year Ireland had two of the most dangerous jellyfish species coming in around the coast – the Portuguese man o’war, and the Lion’s Mane jellyfish. And if you are stung, new medical advice is to apply vinegar! For […]