When contacting the office with Payroll queries, please have your 6 digit Employee Number & your PPS number to hand. You will be asked to quote this to the Payroll staff member to whom you speak. You will  be asked a number of security questions to confirm your identity.

When contacting the office with expenses queries, please have your claim/transaction number to hand as this is required to locate the claim in question. We can only deal with queries from claimants in relation to their own expenses.

Your co-operation with our data protection and security measures is appreciated.


Payroll & Expenses Office is located in the Accounts Office, in the North Wing of The Quadrangle on University Road, Galway.

Office opening hours: Monday to Friday: 09:30 – 12.30 & 14:30 – 16:30

Payroll Email Address:    payroll@universityofgalway.ie 

Travel & Subsistence Email Address:    expenses@universityofgalway.ie

Postal Address:  Payroll & Expenses Office, The Quadrangle, NUI Galway, University Road, Galway.

Staff Members

Aidan O'Connor
Expenditure Manager (Payroll & Expenses)
e-mail: aidan.oconnor@universityofgalway.ie
Marie Clifford
Payroll & Expenses Office Manager
Ext. 2115; 353-(0)91-492115
e-mail: marie.clifford@universityofgalway.ie
Ursula Rooney
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 3737; 353-(0)91-493737
e-mail: ursula.rooney@universityofgalway.ie
Sarah Wilkins
Administrative Assistant
e-mail: sarah.wilkins@universityofgalway.ie
Claire O’Connor
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 2054; 353-(0)91-492054
e-mail: claire.oconnor@universityofgalway.ie
Samuel Pidugu
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 2185; 353-(0)91-492185
e-mail: samuel.pidugu@universityofgalway.ie