Professor Eeva Leinonen in a dark blazer stands in front of MU Library

Maynooth University welcomes new President, Professor Eeva Leinonen

Maynooth University warmly welcomes Professor Eeva Leinonen, who takes office today as the new President, succeeding Professor Philip Nolan, who has led the university for the past 10 years.

Friday, 01 October 2021

Irish and Scottish researchers to investigate ancient Ogham script

Academics from Ireland and Scotland are harnessing cutting-edge digital and 3D technologies to help to protect the inscriptions and transform our understanding of the ancient Celtic Ogham writing system

Thursday, 05 August 2021

Maynooth University awarded international funding for digital humanities projects

Maynooth University has been awarded funding for innovative digital humanities under the Fund for International Collaboration.

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

The winners of the Irish Times debate receive their awards

MU students crowned champions of Irish Times Debate competition 2021

Maynooth University congratulates BCL students, Rí Anumudu and Chikemka Abuchi-Ogbonda for their success in the 61st Irish Times Debate team competition.

Monday, 19 July 2021

Maynooth University records highest number of CAO applications

Maynooth University has received its highest-ever number of applications for admission in September 2021. Almost 17,000 applicants have applied to the University, according to figures released recently by the Central Applications Office (CAO), an increase of 12% year on year.

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

New action plan to maximise biodiversity benefits on wind farms

An innovative new project will revolutionise how we measure and monitor biodiversity. The innovative Nature+Energy project aims to maximise the benefits of biodiversity on wind farms and enhance habitats through wind farm management for conservation.

Monday, 05 July 2021

MU hosts June Virtual Open Day on Saturday 26 June

Maynooth University is hosting a Virtual Open Day for prospective students on Saturday, 26th June, from 10am – 3pm, featuring live Q&A discussions and presentations on third-level courses, live webinars and virtual tours of Ireland’s fastest growing university.

Monday, 21 June 2021

MU announces new study on impacts of Covid on commuting patterns

Maynooth University is leading major new research to examine how new remote work patterns sparked by the pandemic will change home life, local business and community environments.

Friday, 11 June 2021

MU-led study finds Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in the US decreased this year

A newly published Maynooth University-led study on vaccine hesitancy in the United States has found that public trust and willingness to vaccinate increased significantly in early 2021.

Friday, 04 June 2021

New MU partnership for Irish-language performing arts

D’fhógair Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad agus An tOireachtas, inniu (20 Bealtaine 2021) go bhfuil comhpháirtíocht straitéiseach úrnua bunaithe acu chun taibhealaíona agus traidisiúin bhéil na Gaeilge agus na Gaeltachta a fhorbairt agus a chur chun cinn.

Thursday, 27 May 2021

MU President Prof Philip Nolan admitted as Member of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA)

Maynooth University congratulates Prof Philip Nolan, President of Maynooth University, on his admission to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) today.

Friday, 21 May 2021