NUI Galway has been teaching law since 1849 and we are very proud that our alumni are luminaries in judiciary, government, academia, advocacy, NGO and business. Our alumni are leading national and international change around law, policy, business, disability and human rights.

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NUI Galway Alumni Award Winners for Law, Public Policy and Government


Grainne McMorrow

Graduate of the BA and LLB, Senior Counsel, Adjunct Professor of Law, and Member of the Council of Europe Venice Commission, received the NUI Galway 2019 Alumni Award.

Pat Rabbitte

BA, Higher Diploma in Education and LLB Graduate, former Leader of the Irish Labour Party and politician announced as NUI Galway 2018 Alumni Award Winner.

Ms Justice Carmel Stewart

Ms. Justice Carmel Stewart of the High Court, a BA and LLB graduate, received the NUI Galway Alumni Award for Law, Public Service, and Government in March 2015.