NUI Galway Societies Societies Compsoc
The society for all things tech-related; gaming, programming, robotics, hacking and more!
Committee Members
Ordinary Committee Member:Tadhg Codyre
Video Game Administrator:Matthew Finn
Helpdesk:Dylan Oxley
Webmaster:Shane Hastings
Public Relations Officer:Ella Anderson
System Administrator:David Noone
System Administrator:Laura O'Donnell
System Administrator:Cian Dillane
Secretary:Ciara Galvin
Chief System Administrator & Vice Auditor:Conor Mc Govern
Auditor:Ciarán McCarthy
System Administrator:David Kong
System Administrator:Keith Rabbitte
Treasurer:Mark Drinan
Assistant Treasurer :Kilian McGovern
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The society for all things tech-related; gaming, programming, robotics, hacking and more!

  • Do you run linux as your main or secondary PC operating system?
  • Do you like playing video games or with electronics?
  • Can you count in binary?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, then CompSoc is for you!

CompSoc is NUI Galway’s Computer and Networking Society. We host events for everything computing related from how to setup your own blog to System Administration and Programming Tutorials. We also host a number of services on our Society run servers for our members. CompSoc is the oldest computer-related society in Ireland, while many Alumni believe it was much earlier, was formally established in 1977 during the days that the University was known as UCG.

Examples of events include:

  • Linux server tutorials
  • Arduino hacking, robotics and programming tutorials
  • LAN gaming sessions
  • Technology conferences and nationwide-nerd meetups


  • An ssh server account with 5GB of server space
  • An, email address
  • Access to our wiki
  • A way to meet and hang out with like minded geeks
  • To get all of this amazing stuff, simply join CompSoc on this through

If you wish to sign up for a CompSoc server account, send us an email with your student ID at!

Current Events


Keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming meetings!

We're always open to hosting events and if you have any ideas or want to get involved, please get in touch!

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