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2014 News

Scholarships and Prizes, Oct 2014

Congratulations to all of our students who were awarded prizes or scholarships in October 2014.

Mansion House Fund Prize
Best congratulations to Kate Healy who has been awarded the Mansion House Fund Prize for Irish.

CACSSS Quercus Scholarships
College Quercus Scholarships have been awarded to Rachel Hayes and Aisling Vaughan.
Andrea Pallandri has been awarded a CACSSS Excellence PhD Scholarship to pursue a study of the Irish version of Marco Polo in the Book of Lismore. Andrea is a graduate of the University of Cambridge.

Irish Poetry in Focus series: Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

As part of the Irish Poetry in Focus series, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill will discuss and read her work in the Seomra Caidrimh, O'Rahilly Building, on Monday 28 April at 5.00 p.m. All welcome.

Calligrapher Tim O’Neill in palaeography seminar

Calligrapher Tim O'Neill

World-renowned calligrapher, Tim O’Neill, held a day-long seminar in conjunction with Professor Pádraig Ó Macháin on 3 April 2014.

Poetry Workshop and Reading by Biddy Jenkinson

Biddy Jenkinson

Renowned poet Biddy Jenkinson visited us recently and conducted a remarkable workshop on her poetry. The event was attended by staff, postgraduates, and undergraduates.

Essays in honour of Professor Emeritus Seán Ó Coileáin

A collection of essays published in honour of Professor Emeritus Seán Ó Coileáin was recently launched at UCC.

Awards for Our Second-Year Students

Second-year students of the Department of Modern Irish were prominent among the awards of the College of Arts recently. Máiréad Carey received the award of Scholar of the Year and Rachel Hayes received the award of College Scholar.

Department of Modern Irish

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