National University of Ireland Galway

With over 18,000 students and more than 2,500 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence.

NUI Galway has earned national and international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top-quality teaching.‌ Our campus has been transformed over the past decade through our €400 million capital programme. With over 90 buildings on 105 hectares of land, the University is right in the heart of Galway city.

University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL), is located on the west coast of Ireland along the picturesque River Shannon. UL was awarded prestigious 5-star rankings for graduate employability, innovation and knowledge transfer, teaching, engagement, internationalisation and infrastructure by QS Stars independent assessors.

With close to 16,500 students, including more than 2,000 international students each year, UL is a young and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and scholarship.

Science Foundation Ireland

Science Foundation Ireland is the statutory body in the Republic of Ireland with responsibility for funding oriented basic and applied research in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with a strategic focus.

SFI Research Centres are making important scientific advances, enhancing enterprise and industry, training students with critical, in-demand skills, supporting regional development, and enhancing Ireland’s international reputation.

Met Éireann

Met Éireann, Ireland’s National Meteorological Service, is a line division of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and is the leading provider of weather information and related services in the State. Its mission is to monitor, analyse and predict Ireland’s weather and climate and to provide a range of high quality meteorological and related information to the public and to specific customers in, for example, the aviation and agricultural sectors. As a scientific and technical organisation, it strives to utilise the latest technological and scientific advances in order to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy of its forecasts.