NUI Galway ALIVE with volunteers for ten years

Celebrating ten years of student volunteering at NUI Galway on Wednesday 27 March were Professor Nollaig Mac Congáil, Registrar and Deputy President, NUI Galway; Tony Griffin, GAA All-Star, author, and founder of Soar Foundation; Lorraine McIlrath, Co-ordinator of NUI Galway’s Community Knowledge Initiative; Lorraine Tansey, ALIVE Volunteer Programme Coordinator; Galway City Mayor Councillor, Terry O' Flaherty; NUI Galway second year Speech and Language Therapy student and volunteer, Rachel Kelly from Edenderry, Co. Offaly; and second year Bachelor of Arts student and volunteer, Fiona Gardiner, from Annaghdown, Co. Galway.

ALIVE celebrated its tenth birthday last week with an annual awards ceremony that included a massive, tasty-looking cake. Jane Kearns reports…