A reception to mark the Exhibition of Ceramics from graduates of the Maynooth University accredited Design and Crafts Council of Ireland’s Ceramics Skills and Design course took place on Tuesday, June 16th at 3.30 in the John Paul II Library on the Maynooth University Campus. The Exhibition was opened by Elaine Riordan, past chair of Ceramics Ireland and Lecturer in Ceramics and 3D Studies at the Limerick School of Art and Design.
Prof. Colm Lennon gave a special public lecture at the campus at 7 p.m. on Tuesday 30th September on The Battle of Clontarf in History and Legend to mark the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf.
Colm Lennon is professor emeritus of history at NUI Maynooth and a member of the Royal Irish Academy, and has researched and published widely on Irish history, specialising in society and culture in the early modern period.
An exhibition of jewellery and goldsmithing from the NUI Maynooth Kilkenny Campus-accredited Design and Crafts Council of Ireland's Jewellery and Goldsmithing Skills and Design Course will run for the month of June in the John Paul II Library, NUI Maynooth. For more images of the exhibition please see the Library flickr page.
Maeve O’ Byrne Head of the NUI Maynooth Kilkenny Campus and Director of Maynooth Access Programme, Rose Ryan, presented achievement awards to 3rd and 6thyear students from Grennan College, Coláiste Cois Siúire and Coláiste Mhuire in Co. Kilkenny.
The 3rd Year Special Awards are given to students (13-14 years old) who have been nominated by their school for their hard work in a subject area: English, Irish, Languages, Mathematics and Science.
At their November meeting, Mons. Kieron Kennedy was presented with a gift from Maeve O'Byrne, Acting Head of Kilkenny Campus on behalf of the Campus Steering Committee to express their thanks for the time and service Mons. Kennedy gave to the Committee as President of St. Kieran's College. Mons. Kennedy has taken up the appointment of Administrator at St. Mary's Cathedral in Kilkenny.
On Tuesday, November 12th, at 5.30pm, the President of NUI Maynooth, Professor Philip Nolan, and Brian Cody officially launched the First Arts Project at the Kilkenny Campus of NUI Maynooth.
For the first time in the South-East, full-time students are completing the first year of an undergraduate Arts Degree in Kilkenny before progressing to the main Campus in Maynooth for second and third year
A wonderful exhibition of high quality work by graduates of the Crafts Council of Ireland’s (CCoI) Ceramics Skills and Design Course has opened at the new library, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. The CCoI Ceramics Skills & Design Course, which is based at Island Mill in Thomastown, County Kilkenny, is designed to equip graduates with the practical skills to develop careers in the ceramics industry.
Congratulations to the students from the Jewellery and Goldsmithing course who launched their end-of-year exhibition, Metal Matters, in the National Craft Gallery this week . This two-year Diploma is offered by the Crafts Council of Ireland and accredited by NUI Maynooth. The students pictured below with their course leader Eimear Conyard.
In April, the Kilkenny Campus of NUI Maynooth was delighted to organise two talks by eminent Psychologist Dr. Fergus Heffernan on ‘Managing Your Life by Managing your Mind’.
The book 'Moths Against Glass, New Irish Writers' featuring work from the students of the NUI Certificate in Creative Writing for Publication and from students on the Two Roads course was launched on Friday, December 14th 2012.