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Faculty of Arts Office


The administrative hub of the faculty is the Faculty of Arts Office, which is responsible for the administration of the Faculty of Arts and provides support to students and staff within the faculty. The office directly supports the work undertaken by the Dean of Arts, Professor William Leahy.

The office provides administrative support to the following academic departments:  Drama & Theatre Studies, English Language and Literature, French Studies, Gaeilge, Geography, German Studies, History, Mathematics & Computer Studies (including Business Studies), Media & Communication Studies, Music, Philosophy, Psychology and Theology & Religious Studies. 

The office provides support to the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts
  • BSc in Psychology
  • BA in Contemporary & Applied Theatre Studies
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Education in Education & Psychology

Additionally, the office provides support to the following areas: Skills for Study and Work, Irish Studies, Gender Studies, and the Foundation Certificate for Mature Learners programme. 

The Faculty of Arts Office also co-ordinates and manages the faculty's College SmARTS extended orientation programme, the academic advisory system, and other faculty supports for students.

 Services provided within the Arts Faculty Office include:

  • Managing the administrative business of the Dean of Arts
  • Assisting the Dean in the management and running of faculty functions
  • Arranging, scheduling and providing administrative support to the Arts Faculty Management Committee, Arts Faculty Board and other faculty bodies as appropriate
  • Organisation of appointments with the Dean of Arts
  • Electives in Arts
  • Submission of coursework
  • Oral examination timetables
  • Undergraduate Dissertation Information
  • Gaeltacht Placements for students within the Faculty of Arts
  • Viewing of Examination Scripts
  • Examination papers and results

The Faculty of Arts Office provides a drop-in counter service to students where staff advise and help students with any queries.  The office is located in Room RG1, situated on the ground floor of the Residential Block (just off the Foundation Building) and is open from 10am-1pm and 2-4.30pm, Monday to Friday. 

Faculty of Arts Office
+353 61 204972
Dean of Arts
Prof. William Leahy


Rachel Godfrey

Senior Faculty Administrator and Arts Faculty Office Manager
Arts Office
  • Phone: +353 61 204972
  • Email:
  • Location: RG3

Deirdre Franklin

Administrator, Departments of Mathematics & Computer Studies, Theology & Religious Studies, Skills for Study and Work
Arts Office
  • Phone: +353 61 204507
  • Email:
  • Location: RG1

Linda McGrath

Administrator for Departments of English Language & Literature, French Studies and Philosophy
Arts Office
  • Phone: +353 61 204525
  • Email:
  • Location: RG1

Elaine Murnane

Administrator, Department of Psychology, Co-ordinator of Joint BA programme and Faculty Support for Arts Faculty Office
Arts Office
  • Phone: +353 61 204913
  • Email:
  • Location: RG1

Mary O'Loughlin

Administrator for Depts. of Gaeilge & Music/Examinations/Liaison with Asst. Dean of Arts
Arts Office
  • Phone: +353 61 204535
  • Email:
  • Location: RG1

Karen O'Neill Fisher

Administrator, Departments of German Studies and History.
Arts Office
  • Phone: +353 61 204996
  • Email:
  • Location: RG1


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