University of Galway Societies Societies Compsoc
The society for all things tech-related; gaming, programming, robotics, hacking and more!
Committee Members
Auditor:Adam McPadden
Chief System Administrator:Sean Kelly
Public Relations Officer:Keith Rabbitte
Health and Safety Officer:Ruaidhri Madden
Ordinary Committee Member:Cathal Lawlor
System Administrator:Darragh Lawlor
System Administrator:Parth Singh
Treasurer:Séamus Knightly
First Year Rep:Ethan Aguocha-Njoroge
Secretary:Chloe Kavanagh Martin
Data Protection Officer:Micaela Geoghegan
Vice-Auditor:Andrew Hayes
Ordinary Committee Member:Ayodeji Ali
Vice Secretary:Albin Binu
Ordinary Committee Member:Sade Gray
Social Media Admin:Conor McCarthy
May 19th
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The society for all things tech-related; gaming, programming, robotics, hacking and more!
  • Do you run linux as your main or secondary PC operating system?
  • Do you like playing video games or with electronics?
  • Can you count in binary?
  • Do you also dream about Linus Torvalds and pints?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, then CompSoc is for you!

CompSoc is University of Galway's Computer and Networking Society. We host events for everything computing related from how to setup your own blog to System Administration and Programming Tutorials. We also host a number of services on our Society run servers for our members. CompSoc is the oldest computer-related society in Ireland, while many Alumni believe it was much earlier, was formally established in 1977 during the days that the University was known as UCG.

Examples of events include:

  • Linux server tutorials
  • LAN gaming sessions
  • Technology conferences and nationwide-nerd meetups


  • Access to our private OpenStack network where you can host containers, virtual machines and applications
  • An ssh server account with 5GB of server space
  • An, email address
  • Access to our wiki
  • A way to meet and hang out with like minded geeks
  • To get all of this amazing stuff, simply join CompSoc on this through

If you wish to get yourself a CompSoc account, sign up over on our website!



Keep an eye on our calendar & website for upcoming meetings!

We're always open to hosting events and if you have any ideas or want to get involved, please get in touch!

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