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The Tadhg Ó Ciardha Prize

At a glance

  • Value: €400
  • You must be a current UCC Student to be eligible for this prize
  • Questions about this prize can be directed to


The late Mrs. Irene Uí Chiardha, wife of Dr. Tadhg Ó Ciardha, formerly Professor of Statistics and President of University College Cork, provided a fund for the annual award of a prize to perpetuate the memory of her husband.

The prize shall be awarded to the student who attains the highest marks in Statistics at the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination. The current value of the prize is c. €400.


*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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