News and Events

Statement in response to events in Dublin city centre on Thursday 23rd November

The Department of Applied Social Studies in Maynooth University stands in solidarity with the children, families and communities affected by the horrific incident at the school in Dublin's North Inner City on Thursday afternoon. We equally stand in solidarity with all those impacted by the subsequent attacks in the city centre which sought to cynically use the earlier incident to undermine our commitment to living together successfully in our diversity. We commend and support the community work, youth work, and social work projects and services in the city that work tirelessly every day to build solidarity and resilience, foster respect, tackle inequalities, promote wellbeing, challenge racism and hate in all forms, and address the impacts of the very significant poverty that can so easily undermine unity and cohesion in our communities. This work is made all the more challenging in the context of deepening socioeconomic inequalities, and a housing and homelessness crisis. Our community work, youth work and social work sectors including community health services, undertake vital preventative, developmental and responsive work that builds community resilience in the face of challenge. It is important that we stand ready to support where we can and that these sectors are placed on a secure and sustainable resource bases to meet the challenges facing local communities now and into the future.

Date: Monday, 27 November 2023

Type: News

Unplugged campaign encouraging staff and students to unplug electrical equipment for the Halloween break

Maynooth Unplugged

Help us reduce 'vampire power'

Date: Thursday, 26 October 2023

Type: News

COVID-19 Emergency fund appeal

Electrical Maintenance Power Outage North Campus 31st October 2023

The North Campus electrical distribution system requires annual maintenance and to do this the electrical supply to the campus will be off for approx. 3-4 hours.

Date: Thursday, 26 October 2023

Type: News

Read our latest blog post on MU Library Treasures

Read our latest blog post "Edmund Sullivan (1795-1821): A storyteller in illustration" By Susan Durack Senior Library Assistant

Date: Wednesday, 05 July 2023

Type: News

Russell Library Closure

The Russell Library will be closed this week (June 19th-23rd).

Date: Monday, 19 June 2023

Type: News

Dr Joe Garrihy publishes a piece on the Mountjoy Prison – Maynooth University Partnership and the Unlocking Potential Project in the British Journal of Criminology Newsletter

While the principle of prison being a last resort requires constant assertion and implementation, the MJMU Partnership and the UPP projects demonstrate the opportunities to collaboratively ameliorate prison conditions to build positive pathways for those imprisoned or with a history of contact with the criminal justice system.

Date: Thursday, 15 June 2023

Type: News

Investigation>Imagination>Innovation Degree Show 2023

Join the department of Design Innovation in celebrating Ireland’s next generation of design innovators!

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2023

Type: News

ReDuce ReUse ReCycle campaign 2023

Campus ReUse campaign gets under way

Maynooth Green Campus, the Residence Office & the International Office new campaign to help encourage departing students not to throw out their unwanted goods for the better of fellow students and the environment

Date: Monday, 15 May 2023

Type: News

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