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National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG)

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National University of Ireland Galway University Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 493 361
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed walking the campus. Ivy scaling the stone structures were amazing! Campus was quiet due to holiday.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank _deb45690
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk from the town through Gort housing and then through campus back into town is wonderful. The school itself has lots to see. I did a semester abroad there and truly loved every minute of it. I recommend walking through if you have the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank graceyy26
Reviewed November 26, 2018

AS faculty and staff at a Big 10 university, my husband and I couldn't pass up the opportunity to peek at another school. The Quadrangle is the original school building and it has a real classic feeling. We visited the theatre and the library, too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank quillbert
Reviewed November 10, 2018

I wouldn't often recommend visiting a University campus, but you should really try to visit the NUIG campus if you're in Galway! It's about a 5 minute walk from Eyre Square and is really worth it- the campus, especially the Quad, is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jessmurphy99
Reviewed October 16, 2018

There is an accessibility walk (follow the blue dots) through this campus which is a good starting point. Diverge from the path and look at the older buildings including the original Quadrangle with its beautiful stonework and lawn. The explanatory story boards give the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank N0madOne
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I recently made an appointment to view some documents at the James Hardiman library in NUIG and was told by the man over the library that I was very welcome and I really looked forward to going in. However the man I had spoken to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Celtic_Hawthorn
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Very interesting place to visit. A quiet, thought provoking, restful place for the mind. Nice quadrangle, buildings, walkways, historical information. Great walk alongside the River Corrib. Uplifting experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank b g
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Just a lovely campus with a great center featuring Ivy covered gothic buildings, a nice walk area featuring famous people, a rowing club, and a nice pub on campus! The grounds are just lovely.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stargazerlilly2014
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I booked my accomodation for 2 noghts in the Vorrib Village zCampus. Which was initially a nit hard to find. But I got the lo ation Eircode. Upon arrival it was an unexpected surprise. It was queitclean. Staff were friendly and helpful. The restaurant staff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KerryMolly
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We strolled though the campus on Sunday when it was nice and quiet. The campus is small and compact and combines the old with new architecture. The quad area is beautiful and similar to other universities in Ireland of the same era.

Date of experience: August 2018
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