Thursday 23 February 2017
NUI Galway celebrates Mike McCormack
Category: News Posted on 22 Feb 2017 by Lorraine O'Hanlon
NUI Galway’s Discipline of English and School of Humanities will host an evening to celebrate the work and teaching of writer Mike McCormack to mark his recent successes on the national and international literary scene. The public reception will take place today, Wednesday 22 February, in the Aula Maxima, Quadrangle at NUI Galway at 7pm. Last year, McCormack was awarded the prestigious Goldsmiths Prize at the University of London for his novel...read more...
Gavan reveals his next challenge
Category: News Posted on 22 Feb 2017
Galway’s Gavan Hennigan has barely set foot on dry land but the young athlete is already planning to head back out on the Atlantic Ocean. Appearing on Friday night’s Late Late Show, the extreme endurance athlete revealed his next challenge will see him row back across the Northern Atlantic Ocean from New York to Galway Bay, setting sail from Battery Park in New York on 1 June. Close to 500 people welcomed Gavan back to Galway at a special...read more...
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