News & Events

Welcome to News and Events at Shannon College.

Please feel free to leave comments or ask questions on the news events posted below. We’re always interested in hearing what’s happening with our graduates, students and industry partners, so if you have a news story or event you’d like us to post,  please contact Helena Doody, Marketing Manager (

Chinese Ambassador to Ireland

Written by helena on All News, Banner, College News, Featured, November 1st, 2017

Dr. Phillip Smyth (Head of College) and Helena Doody (Marketing Manager) had the pleasure of meeting Mr. H.E Eoin O’Leary, the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland at the Irish Embassy in Beijing recently.


Written by helena on All News, Banner, College News, Featured, October 5th, 2017

Congratulations to the new CSSA (Chinese Student and Scholars Association)at Shannon College of Hotel Management. They are enriching current Chinese students’ leisure time and have great activities planned for the academic year. On the 27th of September many students included Nancy Zhao (Chairperson) attended, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Ireland where [...]

WorldSkills 2017

Written by helena on All News, Banner, Featured, October 5th, 2017

Good Luck to Andrew Langford (2002) who travels to Abu Dhabi this weekend to take up the role of Expert in Restaurant Service for WorldSkills Ireland for the 2017 competition.  Andrew will be the Irish Expert at the competition and will be involved in judging competitors from 37 countries. Andrews’s role involved selecting and training the competitor that [...]

Shannon College welcomes a record number of students

Written by helena on All News, Banner, College News, Featured, September 4th, 2017

Shannon College of Hotel Management, A College of NUI Galway welcomed students from 12 countries to begin their degree studies in International Hotel Management. The College is growing from strength to strength due to the industry readiness of students after completing their degree. This is facilitated through a strong business education and 21 months of [...]