Maynooth University (Ireland)

Maynooth University located 20 miles (30 Kilometres) west of Dublin city in the Republic of Ireland is a fast-growing young university with a rich 250 history from the St. Patrick’s College catholic Pontifical University set up during Ireland’s colonial past.

The last two decades have seen Maynooth University grow rapidly in scale and stature to 13,000 students and extensive research activities. The university is a wonderful place to learn (See, the teaching is excellent, and is delivered by leading international researchers who are committed and connect to their students.

Department of Adult & Community Education – Maynooth University (Ollscoil na hÉireann Má Nuad)

The Department of Adult and Community Education (DACE,, established in 1975, is the only academic department that specialises in adult education in Ireland. DACE is at the forefront of teaching, training, research and development in, for and of learning for adults. DACE believes education is a fundamental human right, and, collaborative critical adult education has the power to transform individuals and change society for the better.

Contact details: Maynooth University, Department of Adult and Community Education, Maynooth University School of Education, North Campus, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

Telephone: +353 1 708 3784, /3752, /3937
Follow us on twitter:​@mu_aced

DACE Staff Contact for the SUMHEIs Project: Michael Kenny