Professor Eeva Leinonen in a dark blazer stands in front of MU Library

Maynooth University welcomes new President, Professor Eeva Leinonen

Maynooth University warmly welcomes Professor Eeva Leinonen, who takes office today as the new President, succeeding Professor Philip Nolan, who has led the university for the past 10 years.

Friday, 01 October 2021

Maynooth University records highest number of CAO applications

Maynooth University has received its highest-ever number of applications for admission in September 2021. Almost 17,000 applicants have applied to the University, according to figures released recently by the Central Applications Office (CAO), an increase of 12% year on year.

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

New action plan to maximise biodiversity benefits on wind farms

An innovative new project will revolutionise how we measure and monitor biodiversity. The innovative Nature+Energy project aims to maximise the benefits of biodiversity on wind farms and enhance habitats through wind farm management for conservation.

Monday, 05 July 2021

MU hosts June Virtual Open Day on Saturday 26 June

Maynooth University is hosting a Virtual Open Day for prospective students on Saturday, 26th June, from 10am – 3pm, featuring live Q&A discussions and presentations on third-level courses, live webinars and virtual tours of Ireland’s fastest growing university.

Monday, 21 June 2021

MU announces new study on impacts of Covid on commuting patterns

Maynooth University is leading major new research to examine how new remote work patterns sparked by the pandemic will change home life, local business and community environments.

Friday, 11 June 2021

Study led by Dr. Michael Daly finds Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in the US decreased this year

A newly published Maynooth University-led study on vaccine hesitancy in the United States has found that public trust and willingness to vaccinate increased significantly in early 2021.

Friday, 04 June 2021

MU President Prof Philip Nolan admitted as Member of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA)

Maynooth University congratulates Prof Philip Nolan, President of Maynooth University, on his admission to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) today.

Friday, 21 May 2021

Refugee exhibition hosted by MU Access funded under Public Service Innovation Fund

An innovative exhibition of photographs by refugees to be co-hosted by Maynooth University Access is among 20 diverse projects to successfully secure funding from this year’s call for ideas under the Public Service Innovation Fund.

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

GPA and Maynooth University agree new scholarships for inter-county players

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) are delighted to announce details of a new scholarship agreement with Maynooth University. Under the agreement, four fully-funded scholarships will be available to inter-county players annually, with successful applicants to be known as ‘Maynooth University/GPA Scholars’.

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Maynooth University ranked 1st in Ireland for Reducing Inequalities by THE Global Impact rankings 2021

Tá Ollscoil Mhá Nuad tar éis bheith rangaithe mar phríomhollscoil na hÉireann agus sa chéad 5% ar domhan (ag uimhir 32 as 669 institiúid) don taighde atá déanta aici ar neamhionannais shóisialta, dá polasaithe ar leithcheal agus dá tiomantas do bhaill foirne agus mic léinn faoi ghannionadaíocht a earcú (SDG 10 Neamhionannais Laghdaithe)

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Mountjoy Prison and Maynooth University Partnership (MJMU) to promote access to education

The unique partnership promotes access to education and supports the reintegration of prisoners and former prisoners in society.

Monday, 19 April 2021