The Brian Dillon Memorial Prize

At a glance

  • Value: €250
  • You must be a current UCC Student to be eligible for this prize
  • Questions about this prize can be directed to


 The Brian Dillon Memorial annual award commenced in academic year 2012/2013.

To be awarded to the undergraduate student who obtains the highest mark in Criminal Law at his/her first attempt, provided he/she obtains the level of distinction (1H).

The Prize shall consist of the following:

  • Printed Scroll detailing the particulars of the award (details of who Brian Dillon was and a short biography of the donor, Mr Paul Dillon from Australia)
  • Engraved Medal
  • Cash Prize

A sum of €250 (two hundred and fifty euro) will be provided annually to cover the cost of the scroll and the cost of the engraved medal, with the balance remaining to be awarded to the student as a cash prize.

This Prize is to be administered annually by the School of Law, UCC. Cork University Foundation to secure the funds annually in support of the Prize.

The donor (Mr Paul Dillon, Australia) may nominate someone to present the Prize on his behalf.



Note: These awards are funded from endowments made by the respective donors to the University for awards to be made in perpetuity. The funds donated are invested, and the annual income is the amount available for the award. Due to fluctuation in the investment market, the amounts available from year to year may vary, upwards and downwards; for this reason, the value of any award referred to in this section is indicative only, and may be higher or lower when the amount of the award is completed.

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