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  • Owen Ward Declared Honorary Life Member

    Posted by Minceirs Whiden on Fri, 12-02-2021

    The Mincéirs Whiden Society at NUI Galway has awarded Owen Patrick Ward honorary life membership.Mr Ward, a key member of staff in the University’s Access Office, has been honoured for his involvement in the society since its inception and for his distinctive contribution to its work.Jason Sherlock, chairperson of the Mincéirs Whiden Society, said: "It is a great privilege that we can recognise Owen for the work he has done for Irish Travellers in NUI Galway and the wider community.“Owen never shies away from a challenge and he is always there to support any student, not only Irish ...

  • National Traveller Mental Health Day

    Posted by Minceirs Whiden on Fri, 09-10-2020

    Owen Ward, NUI Galway's Access Centre and Údarás na hOllscoile, Access Alumnus Ann Marie Ward and Jason Sherlock planted a tree of hope to mark the occasion.Thank you to Cllr. Martina O'Connor and Galway City Council for facilitating the request at such short notice.List of supports and contact details here:Traveller Counselling Service - Online counselling to members of the Traveller Community who need support during this time. Visit travellercounselling.ieExchange House Ireland National Traveller Mental Health Service -Telephone and online services and supports are available while ...

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