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The 1990s also saw considerable development, including the conversion of an old munitions factory into a student centre.21st-century developments include a state-of-the-art University Sports Centre (Ionad Spóirt), Áras Moyola, Cairnes School of Business and Public Policy, the Alice Perry Engineering Building, the Bio Sciences Research Building, the Life Course Institute, the Lambe Institute and the recently opened O'Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance.Nelson Mandela made a memorable appearance at the University in 2003.On what was his last visit to Ireland, Mandela condemned U. foreign policy and received an honorary doctorate from NUI Chancellor Garret Fitz Gerald.Higgins respectively, as well as numerous other prominent politicians.Other leading figures in Irish official life to have been educated here include former Attorney General Máire Whelan and Comptroller and Auditor General Seamus Mc Carthy.
The Irish Universities Act (1908) made this college a constituent college of the new National University of Ireland, and under a new charter the name of the university changed to University College, Galway.
Shortly afterwards, the University announced its withdrawal of support for the Students' Union-run RAG week.
The Students' Union president said she did not believe the decision was justified, with more than €20,000 having been raised for charity in 2009.
The University was founded in 1845 as Queen's College, Galway, and was more recently known as University College, Galway (UCG) (Irish: Coláiste na h Ollscoile, Gaillimh or COG).
Alumni include the former Taoiseach and current President of Ireland, Enda Kenny and Michael D.