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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 a designated place TBA, between 6-9 pm where we will 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

ROOMS ARE HELD UNITL MAY 17th for MESSP with our code. 

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

Corrib Village, Newcastle, Co Galway, NUI Galway. 

Our host has kindly reserved 35 places for MESSP participants until May 17th, ensuring that we share the flats with follow MESSPers.

The promo code is MESSP: Use this link,

 I used the promo myself and registered yesterday. 
I am going through it live now. 
Go toCorrib Village; book a bedroom; select arrival date and departure dates; select 1 bedroom; enter 'messp' in promo box; then the room options come up. and the request for payment deposit comes up after selection of room and price, 45 euros, 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 €15 per person.

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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