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Jobs / Scholarships / Prizes

  • Ollúnacht Sinsearach, Scoil an Léinn Cheiltigh / Senior Professor, School of Celtic Studies, DIAS, Dublin (closing date: 1 August, 2024).
  • Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Early Irish History, Departments of Early Irish and History, Maynooth University (deadline for applications: 28 July 2024).
  • PhD studentship FLEXI project, School of Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore (UCD): please email: (closing date: open until position is filled).
  • Oifigeach Logainmneacha, An Bhrainse Logainmneacha, BÁC (dáta deiridh le haghaidh iarratas: 3.00 i.n. Déardaoin, 11 lúil 2024).
  • Wandering Books: 4 Fully Funded PhDs on Early Medieval Manuscripts at Trinity College Dublin (closing date: 9 July, 2024).
  • Ollamh Cúnta le Gaeilge (An Nua-Ghaeilge Mhoch go dtí an t-am i láthair), Ollscoil Luimnigh (dáta deiridh le haghaidh iarratas: 8 Iúil, 2024).
  • Bergin Fellowship, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Insitute for Advanced Studies (post will be available from 1 September 2024; deadline for applications: 5 July 2024).
  • Societas Celtologica Europaea annual PhD prize and prize for best scholarly article by a young academic (submissions to
  • Annual Vivien Law Prize established by the Henry Sweet Society for the best essay submitted on any topic within the history of linguistics (submission by September 30 each year).


Conferences / Seminars / Call for Papers

  • The French of the Celtic Worlds, University of Bristol, 9–11 April 2025 (call for papers to to; closing date: 30 September, 2024).
  • Celtic Studies Lectures, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, March/May 2024 (schedule).
  • Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s spring programme of seminars, March/April 2024, Seòmar Shomhairle, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig (and open to all over Zoom).  
  • The Association of Celtic Students, Eleventh Annual Conference, 30 May – 1 June, 2024, in Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest and online (abstracts to be be submitted by 1 December, 2023).
  • XVIII International Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica, Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, May 29-30, 2024 (call for papers: before February 29, 2024 to
  • Ulidia 7: The Seventh International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, Ulster University, 25-27 June 2024 (call for papers opens: 1 November 2023; deadline for submissions: 15 January 2024).  Contact
  • IONA: Islands of the North Atlantic Conference: Transformative networks, skills, theories and methods for the future of early medieval studies. Conference: King’s College London June 26-28, 2024 (please send a 250-word proposal by April 1, 2024 to: Joanne Findon []).
  • 5th Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies, Centre for Celtic Studies of Adam Mickiewicz University for Celticists and others, Poznań, Poland (8-9 July, 2024).
  • BRIGID’S WORLDS: A conference exploring the life and times of St Brigid and her Church of Kildare from the 5th to the 9th centuries, Maynooth University (13-14 September, 2024).


Annual / Regular Events

  • Irish Conference of Medievalists, Dublin (DCU and TCD), 20-21 June, 2024. 
  • SAMS: Seminar for Ancient and Medieval Studies, UCC.
  • School of Irish Learning, UCC: seminar series.
  • Annual ITS seminar, UCC, 9 November 2024.
  • American Conference for Irish Studies West [ACIS]: Celebrating 40 years, University of Montana, Missoula, 19-21 September, 2024 (call for papers, deadline: 28 June, 2024).
  • Annual ITS / Ó Buachalla Lecture: Prof. Brendan Kane, 'Bardic poets and the early modern world' (online 6.30 pm, Wednesday 6 December, 2023).
  • Annual Tionól, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 22-23 November, 2024 (submissions before 27 September).
  • Comhdháil ar Litríocht agus ar Chultúr na Gaeilge, Roinn na Gaeilge, OÉ Gaillimh, 27-28 Meán Fómhair, 2024.
  • Léachtaí Cholm Cille 2024: Luathbhailiúcháin fuaime na Gaeilge, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad, 12-13 Aibreán, 2024.
  • 43rd Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 11-13 October, 2024.
  • CSANA: Celtic Studies Association of North America, annual conference, 4-7 April, 2024, Fairleigh Dickinson University.
  • Marburg Celtic Seminar: please register at

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