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Memorial University  European Summer School in Philosophy, MESSP 5, 2018 NUI, Galway  

Important Notices 

  • Shannon Airport and Dublin airports to Galway town centre: Dublin Gobus Shannon BusEireann
  • Sunday, June 3rd - We will meet in town at the bar at the Skeffington Arms Hotel, between 6-9 pm where we will have registration and later lead you to the University Residence at Corrib Village; should you be arriving later than 9pm, but still wish to meet in town, please do let me know, Michelle Mahoney at [email protected]

We have been honoured to have  Prof. Felix Ó Murchadha offer to host this celebratory this 5th anniversary of MESSP. 

Prof. Ó Murchadha is a prolific scholar with a stream of current publications and holds the Headship in the School of Humanities, Philosophy in the School of Humanities, NUI Galway, [email protected] Phone +353-(0)91-492573

University Accommodations with free shuttles to and fro the campus to city centre.

Corrib Village, Newcastle, Co Galway, NUI Galway.

Go toCorrib Village; book a bedroom; select arrival date and departure dates; select 1 bedroom; then the room options come up. and the request for payment deposit comes up after selection of room and price,  refundable up to 48 hours prior. 

Our day out : The Burren, (County Clare) karst landscape of bedrock, a vast cracked of glacial-era limestone, with caves, fossils, rock formations and archaeological sites and the grandiose (and frightening) Cliffs of Moher. On the way, we can go into Thor Ballylee, fourteenth-century Hiberno-Norman tower known as Yeats' tower, and on the way out might stop by the chocolate factory ( We will hire a bus for the day at about €20 per person which we will collect on the Monday morning.

Brigid's Gardens,

The Roundhouse, Friday, June 7th MESSP sessions, will be held on a ten acre heritage area with a hazel, ash woodland trail opening toward Connemara. 

Full access to the gardens, our two-course lunch, with coffee, tea and scones throughout the day at the Roundhouse at €15 per person. We will have registration set up on our first day of sessions. 

For  further explorations beyond Friday, see The Irish Times Jan 24, 2018

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