Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh has “a wealth of leadership experience”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh has been appointed as the 13th president of NUI Galway and will take over the helm next January following the ending of (...)

The President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan

President of Dublin City University – Professor Brian MacCraith The core objective of education today should be to enable students to flourish in the(...)

Trinity College Library: TCD welcomed its higher ranking which placed it in the top 1% of universities worldwide. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ireland’s top universities are climbing back up international rankings following a decade of cutbacks which meant many of them tumbled down influentia(...)

 Brendan Duddy (right) at the unveiling at NUI Galway of documents highlighting the secrecy involved in communications between the British government and IRA during the Troubles. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Brendan Duddy, the Derry businessman who was the secret back-channel between the IRA and the British government during the Troubles, has died. Mr Du(...)

2017: Simon Harris TD, with Eilish Hardiman, group CEO of the children’s hospital, and John Pollock, project director NCH,  making an announcement regarding the new national children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It is 33 years since the idea of a new children’s hospital was first mooted, and it looks like it will take almost four decades for that plan to be re(...)

Dr Jim  Browne became NUIG’s 12th president in March 2008 and since then the  university has seen sustained growth.

NUI Galway has advertised the position of president as current incumbent Dr Jim Browne ends his term of office next year. The university is being as(...)

President Michael D Higgins said  late TK Whitaker  was “as fine an Irishman as there has been.” Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

TK Whitaker, who died on Monday at the age of 100, contributed enormously to the building of an independent Ireland, President Michael D Higgins said (...)

Jimmy McGovern, NUIG Students’ Union president; Hazel Wolstenholme, CCAFS; Dr Jim Browne, NUIG president; Colm Duffy, CCAFS auditor; Aoife Kervic, CCAFS;  Brendan Hallahan, CCAFS

Students at NUI Galway (NUIG) have welcomed a commitment by the university’s president, Dr Jim Browne, to back divestment of €3.4 million worth of fos(...)

NUI Galway is about the commence the recruitment process for a successor to its current president Dr Jim Browne.

NUI Galway has dropped its long-standing requirement that the president of the university must be fluent in Irish. At a recent meeting of the colle(...)

The Mary Robinson Centre is in Ballina, Co Mayo, the former president’s home town.  Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus.

The Mary Robinson Centre in the former president’s home town of Ballina, Co Mayo, is no vanity project as some, including UCD history professor Diarma(...)