"It's official! Visual Media Society will be back again next year with an even bigger and better committee! Thank you for everyone's participation and support this year in the revival of our society. The future committee of Visual Media will be as follows:Ciara Sheil - ChairpersonAdam Cullen - Vice-ChairpersonRobert Delos Santos - SecretaryOlena Kaniuka - TreasurerAmelie Friddle - PROMake sure to join the society again next year to find out what activities, trips and events are in store! "
"The committee of MU Deutsch would like to wish all of our members viel Glück in the upcoming exams, especially those of you doing exams for German modules. We know you will all do so well and we are all here for any of you if you need anything <3 We would also like to say a huge Danke to everyone who got involved this year, whether you came to an event, came on our trip, bought a hoodie or even just answered an Instagram poll, we appreciate every single one of you and what you've put into the society this year! Members are what keeps a society running, without you all we would have no events so we genuinely do really appreciate everyone!We would also like to thank this years committee members, Laura, Kate, Georgina, Liam, Adrian, Oran, Lauren, Kayleigh and Áine for all the hard work put in throughout the year to keep the society running. It wasn't always easy but the society pulled through so thank you all so much for your work!To the incoming committee, Laura O'R, Kate, Georgina, Adrian, Laura L, Oran and Michael, viel Glück in your positions! You will all do an amazing job. For anyone looking to join this amazing group of people, make sure to keep an eye on your emails for our September AGM."
"Thank you to everyone who attended and ran at our AGM yesterday. We are delighted to have seen so many members there and to have elected a wonderful new committee for the next academic year! Our new committee members are as follows:President: Laura O'Reilly VP/Secretary: Kate WardTreasurer: Georgina KempinPublic Relations Officers (P.R.O.s): Adrian Costello and Laura LengyelEvents Officer: Michael PanEquipments Officer: Oran MylesWe will be having another AGM in September, where we will be electing the positions of Charity Officer, Erasmus and Department Liaisons and First Year Rep. If you feel you would be suited to any of these positions you can run then, we will have more information on this in the new academic year. As President, I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to the current committee, especially our outgoing committee members; Liam, Áine, Lauren and Kayleigh. You have all made a brilliant contribution to the society and the committee over the last year, and I appreciate everything you have all done.To our members, thank you for your consistent engagement and support, whether it was for the trip, hoodies or even just coming to an event, we all appreciate the effort that you have all put into the society this year. Here's hoping that 2023/24 will be another slay year! "
"Thank you to everyone who attended and ran at our Tea-GM yesterday. We are delighted to have seen so many members there and to have elected a wonderful new commit-tea for the next academic year! Our new commit-tea members are as follows:President - Colin LawlorVice-President - Laura O'Reilly Secretary - Paudie McCabeEvents Officer - Amy WhitePublic Relations Officer (PRO) - Aaliyah MooneyWebmaster - Cian ChubbEquipment Officer - Sean KerriganWe still have the position of Treasurer to fill, so if you are in-tea-rested and feel like this role would be a good fit for you, you can run at our next AGM in September. We will also be electing reps for First Year, Mature and In-tea-rnational students at this AGM. We will still have our tea meet ups until the end of the semester, so feel free to pop in and say hi!"
"A Huge Thank you to everyone who shared, supported and donated to our Sickle Cell Charity Soccer Tournament. We successfully raised OVER €?1.6k for Sickle Cell Ireland and could not have done it with out everyone's help and hard work. We hope to continue to help amazing charities such as Sickle Cell Ireland in the future!"
"Dear Kings and QueensWe will be hosting a Charity Soccer Tournament!!!All proceedings will be donated in honour of Sickle Cell Anemia. What is Sickle Cell Anemia?Sickle Cell Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the entire world. It is a genetic disorder that affects your red blood cells. Sickle Cell red blood cells are in a crescent 'sickle' shape. Because of their shape they get stuck in blood vessels which affects the flow of blood and stops the red blood cells from carrying oxygen as well as a normal shaped blood cell would.This event will be a Collaboration with our Favourites University of LimerickTUD TallaghtTUD GrangeUCD DKITNCIS Date: Thursday 20th AprilTime: 2pm – 7pmLocation: Soccer Pitch More awareness and information about the event will be posted on our social media platforms!Instagram: @muafrosocTikTok: @muafrosoc1Twitter: @maynoothAcsSnapchat: @acs_mu"
"We are so excited to announce that our full-scale production of Into the Woods will take place next week, Tuesday, 18th April to Friday, 2st of April. This is an exceptional performance worked on tirelessly by each cast member and most importantly our production team. Directed by Emma Thornton, Musically Directed by Ben Cully and Conducted by Celine Leong, this is something that the society has never displayed before. We would urge all of our members to purchase tickets as soon as possible. We promise you will not regret it. Availability is as follows: Tuesday - Limited availability Wednesday - Good availability Thursday - Good availability Friday - Sold Out We cannot wait to showcase this to everyone. We hope to see you all there !!!!"
"MUMS are proud to announce our recent success during our All Ireland Musical Theatre Intervaristy Competition. Taking place on the 25th of March in Queens University, the cast of Maynooths short production of Legally Blonde were successful in taking home several awards. This production was directed by Lar Bathe, Musically Directed by Louise Gilmore, Choreographed by Mark Lehane and Produced by Brandon Byrne. The evening saw MUMS be awarded the Second Best Overall Show, First in Direction, First in Storytelling, First in demonstrating the spirit of Inters and First in Best Performer with Colleen Doyle taking home the prize over every other performer for her role as Vivienne Kensington on the evening. This is an exceptional result for our society and we are so glad that all the hard work put in by each individual involved paid off. The bonds made throughout this production is what the society is all about, therefore, recognition for the dedication by each member is something that we are extremely grateful for. We are already looking forward to next year to see everyone again!!!!"
"We are having our last AGM of the year next wednesday the 19th of April. At this AGM, we will be electing our new 2023/2024 committee along with announcing our intervarsity choreographers for next year. We will be having a look back at this years intervarsities with a little video and giving out some awards to some of our members that took part in the dance society this year."
"THIS WEEK we have yet another amazing event planned for you guys.For our boys, this Thursday, we will be hosting a 'Boy's Night' from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in the TSI 210 for a Switch and FIFA tournament. Tickets will be sold at the door for 3 euro. Join us for vibes, snacks and many prizes to be won. "
"THIS WEEK we have an amazing event planned for you guys.For our girls, this Thursday, we will be hosting a 'Girl's Night' from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in the TSI 110. A night full of games, dilemmas, tips and tricks and so much more. Make sure to click the link below to get your tickets RIGHT NOW. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-night-tickets-602592399087 "
"Firstly, I'd like to thank every single one of you who decided to join and help our cause. If it wasn't for all of you, our Society wouldn't be established and I wouldn't be typing it. You all mean the world to me, dyakuiu (thank you) for being here ??Secondly, to the awards!! ? I'd like to congratulate Vasyl, our PRO, and President of History Society, for taking second place at Best Society First Year ?? That's not it! Again, I'd like to highlight once again that without each one of you, this society wouldn't be in place... So, the first place for Best Society First Year goes to me, President of Ukrainian Society, and everyone here who supported me along the way ?? Thank you so much ???"
"Hey Builders!!We just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has supported our little society this year in building a brighter campus for all!! We are so proud of what we have achieved and can't wait to keep bringing awesome events your way!!Thank You!!!!-LEGO Soc Committee <3"
"Hey everyone, Sorry for the late email this week! I hope everyone is doing great :) Just a recap on our events this week: Tuesday: Our collab with Games Soc on "GAYMES Night" will continue in JHT2 from 6:30-9:30. Wednesday: - 10am-12pm: Our Coffee Morning will take place in the MSU Info Centre. Please bring a reusable coffee cup if you have one :) - 8pm+: Our commuter friendly Online GAYMES will take place on Discord! (Link Below) Thursday: our Queer Book club will start again at 6.30pm in JHL6. We're currently reading "Everyone on the Moon Is Essential Personnel" by Julian K. Jarboe. Purple Training Tickets Purple Training Tickets are now for sale! Link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/purple-training-2023-tickets-580958882657. “Purple Training” is an event Maynooth Pride Society run annually for other college students throughout the country to attend. It is an informative weekend on trans and nonbinary topics, such as wellbeing, information around transitioning and general awareness, and other topics that impact the trans community. This years Purple Training will take place on Maynooth University's campus from the 14th of April to the 16th, and will feature speakers from Small Trans Library, TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland), and CATU (Community Action Tenants Union) and more! General admission tickets are 5 euro, and general admission plus accommodation costs 25 euro. Note that accommodation is in the South Campus Accommodation, and will be a shared twin room. This is going to be an amazing weekend long event and we absolutely cannot wait to see everyone there. Drag your friends into coming and buy your tickets ASAP before they're gone!! Trans Day of Visibility Trans Day of Visibility is this Friday! Although we're not organising anything ourselves, Trans and Intersex Pride Dublin have organised a demonstration outside the Dáil at 6:00pm on Friday. There will be committee members attending, so don't be afraid to reach out and see if someone will meet you there. I'm sure there'll be a discussion in the WhatsApp group of members who are going, so keep an eye on that. That's all for now, have a good week! "
"Last night our committee were off in the Glenroyal Hotel for the annual Clubs and Societies Awards. This is an awards ceremony which takes place every year, celebrating the hard work of Clubs and Societies on Campus. Although we did not win anything this year, our amazing VP/Secretary Kate placed 3rd overall in the category Best Society First Year. This is a big category, so this is a huge achievement! We are so proud of Kate, who has done incredible work this year, and has been an incredible support to committee and members alike! "
"Join us tomorrow for a panel discussion with BLACK PROFESSIONALS in Ireland!!We will discuss their experiences in the industry and share valuable insights for students who are interested in persuading a career in various fields.Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn and network with professionals at work! Representation matters and we’re so excited to host an event showcasing the diversity in Ireland!Get your free tickets today!! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-excellence-panel-night-tickets-599945652597"
"This week we have our first jazz workshop taking place Monday evening between 7.30=8.45pm which will help our dancers improve their jazz technique and it is another opportunity to get involved in the society and make new friends. We continue with our jam packed timetable of weekly day classes."
"Join us this Monday, along with Tea Society and the German Department for a German Style Brunch hosted by the Department! It will take place from 11am - 1pm in room 34 in the Arts Building. There will be loads of snacks and treats including pretzels and Berliner-donuts and Tea Soc will of course be providing tea! Whether you speak German or not, everyone is welcome and the event promises to be viel Spaß.Bis Dann! (See you then!)"
"We present and bring back to you all the Performing Arts Ball! The Performance societies ( Music, Dance, Musical, Drama, Trad and DJ) have agreed to organise and bring this ball back to all our members! With a masquerade theme taking place Tuesday 4th April,in the Glenroyal hotel at 7pm! Tickets are €50pp and can be purchased by filling out this google form! Hope you are as excited as we are! Link to get TICKETS"
"Hi everyone! Just sending a mini weekly email for reading week for some updates. As we have the week off, we don't have any events this week. However.... Tickets for Purple Training have gone live!!! You can buy your tickets on Eventbrite (link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/purple-training-2023-tickets-580958882657). There's two ticket prices, €5 for those who don't need accommodation, €25 for those who do. Judging from the interest form responses, we should be able to accommodate everyone who said yes and maybe with accommodation so we're inviting everyone who needs accommodation to buy an accommodation ticket. ACCOMODATION IS SHARED IN TWIN ROOMS (2 BEDS PER ROOM) If that will be a problem for anyone or you're worried about sharing with a stranger, please reach out to a committee member, and we can sort something out. We will have committee members in the accommodation too so we can try and sort you sharing with one of our committee if you like. We've also made a WhatsApp group chat for everyone going, let us know if you want to be added after you buy a ticket :) That's all for now, I hope everyone has a nice week off. Don't push yourselves too hard, take a break, but best of luck with assignments for anyone who has them. We'll see you next week!!!"
"Hey! Welcome back everyone. I hope you all had a great reading week. Events are back on this week which are as follows: Tuesday: Our collab with Games Soc on "GAYMES Night" will continue in JHT2 from 6:30-9:30. Wednesday: - 10am-12pm: Our Coffee Morning will take place in the MSU Info Centre. Please bring a reusable coffee cup if you have one :) - 8pm+: Our commuter friendly Online GAYMES will take place on Discord! (Link Below) Thursday: our Queer Book club will start again at 6.30pm in JHL6. We'll beng "Everyone on the Moon Is Essential Personnel" by Julian K. Jarboe. Here is a paragraph detailing the book from goodreads: In this debut collection of body-horror fairy tales and mid-apocalyptic Catholic cyberpunk, memory and myth, loss and age, these are the tools of storyteller Jarboe, a talent in the field of queer fabulism. Bodily autonomy and transformation, the importance of negative emotions, unhealthy relationships, and bad situations amidst the staggering and urgent question of how build and nurture meaning, love, and safety in a larger world/society that might not be "fixable." Purple Training Tickets Purple Training Tickets are now for sale! Link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/purple-training-2023-tickets-580958882657. “Purple Training” is an event Maynooth Pride Society run annually for other college students throughout the country to attend. It is an informative weekend on trans and nonbinary topics, such as wellbeing, information around transitioning and general awareness, and other topics that impact the trans community. This years Purple Training will take place on Maynooth University's campus from the 14th of April to the 16th, and will feature speakers from Small Trans Library, TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland), and CATU (Community Action Tenants Union) and more! General admission tickets are 5 euro, and general admission plus accommodation costs 25 euro. Note that accommodation is in the South Campus Accommodation, and will be a shared twin room. This is going to be an amazing weekend long event and we absolutely cannot wait to see everyone there. Drag your friends into coming and buy your tickets ASAP before they're gone!! LGBT Advisory Panel The second sitting of the SU's LGBT advisory panel is taking place on Wednesday at 2pm. This is an open forum for all students, and I'd highly recommend attending. Alternatively, I've attached a google forms link to leave any suggestions, and a committee member will bring them up on your behalf. Link: https://forms.gle/G9nsZEbrgYxM9M6K6 That's all for this week, hope you all have a great week and we'll see you around! Bye <3"
"Hi everyone, Please note that our movie nights and commuter kaffeeklatsch events have been cancelled for this week and next week. This was a decision we wish we didn't have to make, but unfortunately, due to committee availability and other factors, it had to be done. We will reconsider these events in the coming weeks and update with any news in relation to them. Our Thursday Stammtisches will still be going ahead, this week we are having a musiknacht! Similar to the musiknacht in semester 1 we will have Apfelschorle, this is a chance for everyone to share their favourite German tunes and we hope to see everyone there! Bis später <3"
"Hey everyone! The sign up for our trip away to Carlingford will be live this evening! We will be going from the 16th of March to the 18th meaning we will be away for St. Patricks' Day celebrations. If you have any questions about this, don't hesitate to reach out :) we hope to see as many of you there as possible. "
"Hi Guys,Hope you had a great weekend. This week we are celebrating Green Campus Week! As a result we are hosting a nature photography competition. Submit your best nature photos of our beautiful campus before Friday 10/03 to be in with the chance of winning a sustainable goodie bag! Find more info on Instagram.We are also joining EnviroSoc for a movie night. The movie 'The Seeds of Vandana Shiva' will be screened on Tuesday 7th March from 6-8pm in JHL2. There will be also lots of pizza so be sure to join us :)Lots of lava,Leo."
"Thank you to everyone who attended and ran at our EGM on Thursday. We are delighted to have seen so many members there and to have added some wonderful new committee members to our team! Our new committee members are as follows:VP/Secretary - Kate WardAssistant P.R.O. - Adrian Costello First-Year Rep - Kayleigh Howlin Congratulations to all who were elected!"
"Hi all ,We will be publishing our new issue of the Froebel Soc Gifts tonight! This issue will be a placement special , including a collaboration of lessons and resources that our committee members have used and found successful . Keep an eye on your emails !Thank you,Clíona"
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