Audit and Risk Committee

The Audit and Risk Committee supports Údarás na hOllscoile in its responsibilities for risk, internal control and governance by reviewing the comprehensiveness of assurances in meeting the Governing Authority’s and Accounting Officer (President)’s assurance needs and reviewing the reliability and integrity of these assurances. The ARC provides independent advice to the Governing Authority regarding the suitability and robustness of the organisation’s internal control systems. It considers the adequacy of the control framework within the University of Galway. 

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Terms of Reference 

Audit and Risk Committee Terms of Reference


Carmel O'Connor (Chair)

Geraldine McGinty

John O'Donnell

Mark Gantly  

Brigid McManus - External Member

Joe O'Donovan - External Member

Tony Sweeney - External Member

Meeting Schedule

  • Mon, 25th September 2023 (10:00am) 
  • Mon, 04th December 2023 (10:00am) 
  • Wed, 20th March 2024 (10:00am)
  • Wed, 12th June 2024 (10:00am)