Founded as a training college for teachers of Home Economics. Became a Recognized College of the National University of Ireland 1978. Under the direction of the Ursuline Order. Became College of the National University of Ireland (Galway) January 2006.
- Home Economics Department/DivisionFields of study: Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Economics, Family Studies, Fashion Design, Food Science, Food Technology, Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Irish, Management, Physics, Primary Education, Religious Education, Science Education, Textile Design
- Requirements: Irish Leaving Certificate with matriculation requirements, and competitive entrance examination