Last updated: 13.02.2024

The Retired Staff Association (RSA) is open to all retired staff of NUI Galway. Please see the Announcements page, under 'Communications', for details about receiving notifications from the RSA after you retire.


The RSA's main objectives are to

  • help retired staff maintain contact with one another by organising events of interest
  • provide retired staff with information
  • strengthen the relationship between retired staff and the University
  • support and promote the mission of the University

How to receive updates from the Retired Staff Association 

Arrangements for events organised by the RSA, when confirmed, will be posted on the Announcements section of this website. They will be emailed to all retired staff who have agreed to receive emails from the RSA and who have provided an active email address. So, if you would like to receive advance notice of events and activities by email please send your active email address to Donal Igoe (E: The frequency of email posting will be limited and normally should not exceed a monthly emailing.

Committee 2024

Rosaleen Carroll
Patsy Clancy
Donal Igoe
Pat Morgan (Chair)
Seán O'Farrell     
Padraig O hEalai
Liz Walsh (Treasurer)
Noel Wilkins
Valerie Leahy 







The Committee usually meets every four to six weeks, except in July and August. Its members normally serve for 4 years or less.

It organises events and activities during the year (see Announcements and Archived News & Events (2013-2020)) and maintains contact with retired staff via email and this website.

The University supports the RSA by facilitating contacts within the University, providing information on newly retired staff, and by an annual grant to support its activities

The RSA usually holds its Annual General Meeting to coincide with the February Agallamh na Seanórach. 


As approved at the 2024 AGM (click link/s below to download).

Members' suggestions

Suggestions about events, activities, issues for discussion, and content for these webpages, are very welcome; please email those to So are news items and photographs for the Archived News & Events (2013-2020) page (please send them to

If you have suggestions for issues to discuss or events to organise please contact any of the Committee members (contact details above).