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 (helena.doody@nuigalway.ie).

Research Contribution – Fáilte Ireland

Written by helena on All News, Banner, College News, Featured, April 21st, 2017

Shannon College of Hotel Management in collaboration with NUI Galway completed a piece of research commissioned by Fáilte Ireland, entitled “The contribution of food tourism to hotel turnover along the Wild Atlantic way”. Pictured presenting the report to John Mulcahy, Head of Food Tourism, Hospitality Education & Standards at Fáilte Ireland are Dr. Finian O’ [...]

Shannon College wins Gold

Written by helena on All News, Banner, College News, Featured, April 21st, 2017

Congratulations to Jiabao (Nancy) Zhao who represented the College at the Ireland Skills competition.  Nancy did an amazing job and was joint winner at Restaurant Service. She has qualified to go forward to the next round for selection to team Ireland. Well done Nancy & her mentor Mr. Andrew Langford, Food and Beverage Lecturer at [...]

Certified Sommelier & Expert in Restaurant Service

Written by helena on All News, Banner, College News, Featured, April 12th, 2017

Congratulations to Andrew Langford, Lecturer in Food & Beverage Studies and Acting Food & Beverage Manager on becoming a Certified Sommelier recently. Andrew has also been appointed to the role of Expert in Restaurant Service for WorldSkills Ireland for the 2017 WorldSkills competition being held in Abu Dhabi in October. This role involves selecting and training [...]

Alive Awards 2017

Written by helena on All News, Banner, College News, April 12th, 2017

Well done to the students who received their NUI Galway President’s Award for Student Volunteering at a ceremony on Tuesday April 10th. The 2017 recipients have volunteered in a range of local community projects, fundraised for a variety of causes and participated in campus cultural programmes.