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Cherishing all the Children?  :: Wednesday 9th April, Dublin

cherishing all the children7:30pm :: Wednesday 9th April, 2014
Stephen's Green Hibernian Club, 9, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

An Interview with
Judge Yvonne Murphy
Chairperson, Commission of Investigation into the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin (Murphy Report) 2009, Chairperson, Commission of Investigation into the Catholic Diocese of Cloyne 2011, former Circuit Court Judge.

Norah Gibbons
Chairperson, Child and Family Agency, Member Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse 2000-2009 (Ryan Report), Former Director of Advocacy, Barnardos.

Presented by Mairéad Ní Nuadháin, RTÉ

Booking Necessary. RSVP by Friday, 4th April. BOOK ONLINE HERE or by Telephone at 091-492721

Alumni and guests welcome. Dress Code: No Jeans. Jacket Required.


Michael Davitt Museum Tour and Lunch :: Saturday 26th April

Davitt Museum Tour11am :: Saturday 26th April, 2014
Michael Davitt Museum, Sráide, Foxford, Co Mayo

Pre-tour talk with
Bernard O'Hara BComm 1979, MBA 1980, LLB 1985

Author of
Davitt: Irish Patriot and Father of the Land League

€10 per person (includes light lunch)

An ideal opportunity to meet with other Mayo-based (and further afield) Galway graduates.

Click here to book online
or Telephone 091-492721 by Thursday, 24th April
Alumni, Guests and Friends Welcome


NUI Gaway Donegal Alumni Club Launch :: Thursday 6th March, Letterkenny

donegal alumni launchLaunch of the NUI Gaway Donegal Alumni Club

Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny
7:30pm, Thursday 6th March

Inaugural networking and social event for all NUI Galway Graduates

Come along and meet up with former classmastes, NUI Galway staff and graduates from all over Donegal.

Key Address
Networking through the Digital Revolution
Joanne Sweeney-Burke BA 2000, HDip 2001, MA 2003

All NUI Galway Alumni and friends welcome

To register, please click here

or telephone 091-493750 / email for more information


Alumni Awards and Gala Banquet 2014 :: Saturday 1st March, 2014

Nui Galway Gala 2014MC, Gráinne Seoige :: Guest Speaker, Sean O’Rourke, RTÉ

The evening will feature a five course meal and will be followed by dancing with Keith McDonald and band

For ticket and booking information contact the Alumni Office 091-492972 or email

Single tickets and tables of 10 or 12 available

The winners of the five alumni awards to be presented at Gala 2014:

Alumni Award for Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies sponsored by AIB
Norah Gibbons, Chairperson, Child and Family Agency.

Alumni Award for Business, Public Policy and Law – sponsored by Bank of Ireland
Helen Ryan, Former CEO and Non-Executive Director of Creganna-Tactx Medical.

Alumni Award for Engineering and Informatics – sponsored by Bank of Ireland
Michael McNicholas, CEO, Bord Gáis.

Alumni Award for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences – sponsored by Medtronic
Professor Ray Dolan, Professor of Neuropsychology, University College London and Head of the Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience at the Institute of Neurology, London.

Alumni Award for Science – sponsored by Aramark
Professor Gerard Jennings, Emeritus Professor, School of Physics, NUI Galway and former Director of the Environmental Change Institute, NUI Galway.

For ticket and booking information contact the Alumni Office on 091-492972 or email or book online here. Single tickets and tables of 10 or 12 available.