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Alumni Awards Gala Banquet 2024

Alumni Awards Gala Banquet 2024

15 May 24
15 May 2024
On Friday, May 10th University of Galway hosted the 2024 Alumni Awards Gala Banquet, a special occasion that marked the outstanding achievements of the 2024 University of Galway Alumni Awardee.

The Alumni Awards serve as a tribute to the contributions and accomplishments of the University’s 128,000 graduates across the globe, recognising those who have made significant impacts on local, national, and international levels in various fields. It is a testament to the quality of education and the nurturing environment provided by University of Galway that our alumni continue to inspire and create positive change in their communities. 

Over the past 23 years, the University of Galway Awards programme has honoured 141 distinguished alumni.

Meet our eight outstanding winners of the 2024 Alumni Awards.

Alumni Award for Law, Public Service and Society – sponsored by RDJ
Shawan Jabarin, General Director of Al-Haq and is a member of Human Rights Watch Middle East Advisory Board
Alumni Award for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences – Sponsored by Medtronic
Dr. Dermot Phelan, Former Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Mater Hospital and Associate Professor, UCD
Alumni Award for Arts, Literature and Celtic Studies
Maureen Kennelly – Director at The Arts Council
Gradam Alumni don Ghaeilge – Supported by University of Galway
Diarmuid de Faoite – Writer, Actor, Director
Alumni Award for Engineering, Science and Technology
Caitriona Walsh – Country President and Managing Director, Novartis Ireland
Alumni Award for Business and Commerce - Sponsored by Bank of Ireland
James Murphy – CEO, Lifes2good
Alumni Award for Contribution to Sport – Supported by University of Galway
Heather Boyle – Former International Rower, Cyclist, Head of Communications at the Olympic Federation of Ireland
Alumni Award for Emerging Leaders
Jack O’Meara – CEO, Ochre Bio
2024 Alumni Awards Gala Banquet: Highlights

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