The Marketing and Communications Office

Address: University of Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland, H91 TK33

T 353 (0)91 493361
Opening hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

For all media queries contact 

Ed Carty

Media Relations Officer
T +353 (0)864178175

Sheila Gorham

Press and Information Executive
T 353 (0)91 493543



Press and Information Assistant


Neasa Ní Shé

Information Assistant
T 353 (0)91 493361

For all Marketing queries contact:

Lorna Farren 

Director of Marketing and Communications
T 353 (0)91 493361

Zara Sheerin 

Marketing Manager
T 353 (0)91 494124

Aileen Ruane 

Digital Media Assistant

Katie Flynn

Marketing Intern

For all Internal Communications queries contact:

Nuala Ní Chonghaile

Internal Communications Officer

For all content queries contact: 

Bríd Seoige

Head of Content
T 353 (0) 91 494144

Meadhbh McNutt

Editorial Manager


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Quick facts


University of Galway has:

  • 4 Colleges
  • 19 Schools
  • 5 Research Institutes
  • over 19,000 students
  • 4,000 international students from 116 countries
  • almost 3,000 staff members
  • over 4,600  links with institutes across the globe
  • 110,000 alumni worldwide
  • 175 years experience providing university education

University of Galway Is:

  • The Sunday Times University of the Year 2022
  • Ireland's top University for graduate employability with 98% of our graduates employed or in further study within six months of graduating
  • ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide - QS World University Ranking 
  • the largest and oldest university in the west of Ireland
  • listed among the top 30 most beautiful campuses in Europe
  • Ireland's leading university for student volunteering with more than 4,000 registered volunteers 
  • the most biodiverse campus in Ireland

University of Galway is world leading for research in:

  • Biomedical Science and Engineering
  • Web Science
  • Human Rights
  • Marine Science, Energy and Environmental Science
  • Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy
    Humanities, in particular, Literature, Theatre and Irish Studies