The last two decades have seen Maynooth University grow rapidly in scale and stature.  Today, with more than 11,000 students and extensive research activities. The university is a wonderful place to learn, the teaching is excellent, delivered by leading international researchers who are committed and connect to their students. 

Department of Adult and Community Education

Established in 1975 National University Maynooth  Department of Adult and Community Education is the only academic department that specialises in adult education in Ireland, and it is at the forefront of teaching, training, research and development.  We believe that education is a fundamental human right and collaborative, critical adult education has the power to transform individuals and change society for the better