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27 June 2024
15  MINS

Mary Robinson: Trailblazer for Global Justice and Human Rights

Professor Siobhán Mullally MRIA

It is not too strong to say that Mary Robinson’s life and achievements have been truly exceptional. From her early days as a pioneering barrister, to the Presidency of Ireland, the role of UN Commissioner for Human Rights, and her current role as Chair of the Elders, she has wholeheartedly given her energy to fighting injustice in all its forms, and pursuing peace and equality. In the face of often fierce opposition, she pushed through barriers and upended certainties, always speaking out for those whose voices were not being heard. Here, Professor Siobhan Mullally explores the life and times of a remarkable Mayo woman.

videos
01 August 2023

Cois Coiribe: Our Research, in Brief

Looking for insights informed by data and research? Cois Coiribe is University of Galway’s platform for research and opinion from our global academic and alumni community – bringing clarity to tomorrow’s challenges.

podcasts
04 July 2023

AI & Higher Education

Join Tom Felle and his guest Prof Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President of NUI Galway in this edition of the Cois Coiribe Podcast – a series that explores major societal issues and the role that University of Galway Galway, and our global alumni network play in creating new knowledge, in research, in policy making and in problem solving. Here Prof Ó hÓgartaigh shares his views on the future of the university as concept, campus and community.

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