Welcome from the Directors

As Directors we welcome you to the fortieth International Summer School in Irish Studies at University College Cork. The School attracts many students with an interest in Irish studies providing them with an ideal location in which to explore the varied aspects of Irish history, literature and culture. It offers expert tuition, optional courses in Irish language and a varied social programme.



Dr. Mary Breen (Director)

School of English, University College Cork. 

Tel: 353 21 4904733; Web: research.ucc.ie/profiles/A014/mbreen/Home


Dr. Damian Bracken (Director)

School of History, University College Cork

Tel: +353 21 4902950; Web: research.uccie/profiles/A019/dbracken/Home




Dr Mary Breen

Dr Damian Bracken

Irish Summer School

University College Cork, Ireland