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Pat Hume, John Hume, William Smythe at the opening of the John Hume Building

John Hume RIP

We at Maynooth University are saddened to hear of the passing of John Hume. As an alumnus, teacher, and one of the architects of the peace process, his presence will endure on our campus as we remember him through the John Hume Building and John and Pat Hume Scholarships. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.

Monday, 03 August 2020

Cocooning in Custody: MU criminologists team with Inspector of Prisons on report

On Wednesday 29th July 2020, Dr. Ian Marder (Maynooth University), Dr. Joe Garrihy (Birmingham City University) and Patricia Gilheaney (Inspector of Prisons) published a new report, entitled: ‘Ameliorating the impact of cocooning on people in custody’. Their report is based on a ground-breaking collaboration between the Office of the Inspector of Prisons and criminologists, which aimed to listen to and document the experiences of people who were cocooning in custody during the lockdown.

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

MU welcomes €168m to support sector in re-opening

Maynooth University welcomes today’s announcement of a €168 million funding package and the practical guidance on operating in the coming academic session

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

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Maynooth University records highest number of CAO applications

Maynooth University has received its highest-ever number of applications for admission in September 2020. More than 15,000 applicants have applied to the University, according to figures released today by the Central Applications Office (CAO).

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

New Maynooth University Student Centre plans unveiled

New building scheduled to open in 2022 to serve as hub for Maynooth Students’ Union, a facility for Students’ Clubs & Societies and centre for activities and events

Monday, 29 June 2020

Maynooth University receives €1.6 million for Springboard & Human Capital Initiative courses

Maynooth University will receive €1.6 million to provide 275 postgraduate places under the Springboard and Human Capital Initiative programmes, funded by the Department of Education & Skills and the European Social Fund.

Friday, 26 June 2020

Maynooth University ranks 43rd in global Young University Rankings and #1 in Ireland

Tá Ollscoil Mhá Nuad tar éis bogadh suas i Rangú na n-Ollscoileanna Óga atá ag Times Higher Eduction (THE) do na hollscoileanna is rathúla ar domhan.

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Maynooth University hosts free virtual arts and cultural event, “Together, Apart”

Maynooth University will present a free virtual arts and culture experience on 25 June entitled ‘Together, apart.’ Hosted by RTÉ broadcaster and presenter of The Book Show Rick O’Shea, this virtual event will feature novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, and international musicians, all coming together to celebrate the power of the arts.

Monday, 22 June 2020

MU awarded SFI funding to meet challenges of Covid-19 pandemic

Maynooth University academics are leading a range of diverse and innovative projects under the Government’s Covid-19 research programme, coordinated by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

MU research highlights concerns of primary school principals linked to COVID-19

Maynooth University has published research looking at how primary school principals have adapted to school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Profs Karen Till and Philipp Rosemann elected to Royal Irish Academy

Gabhann Ollscoil Mhá Nuad comhghairdeas leis an Ollamh Karen Till agus leis an Ollamh Philipp Rosemann tar éis dóibh bheith glactha isteach go hAcadamh Ríoga na hÉireann inniu.

Friday, 22 May 2020

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