26 Jul 2017

In 2017 Universities Ireland will award four bursaries to students undertaking post-graduate study on a topic relating to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland, the decade of the First World War and the division of the island into the states of Ireland (Irish Free State) and Northern Ireland.  Read the full details here

26 Jul 2017

Congratulations to Dr Ciara Breathnach, Department of History, UL and Dr Liam Chambers, Department of History, MIC, who have been appointed to the Irish Manuscripts Commission.

20 Jul 2017

Professor Pierce Grace, past graduate of the MA Local History programme, recently had his article entitled 'Patronage and health care in eighteenth-century Irish county infirmaries' published in Irish Historical Studies (2017), 41 (159), 1–21. You can read his article here

12 Jul 2017

Congratulations to PhD student Stephen Griffin on his recent award of a Pre-Doctoral Richard Plaschka Fellowship by the OeAD GmbH, the Austrian service centre for European and international mobility and cooperation programmes in the fields of education, science and research.Recipients of Plaschka grants can work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out specialist studies in libraries, archives or at research institutions. Fellowships are awarded in the field of Humanities for History and Archaeology and the grant itself is named after the Austrian historian, who died in 2001 and who worked at the University of Vienna as a university professor for Eastern European history from 1967 to 1993.Applications are open to both Pre-doctoral fellows and Postdoctoral researchers who are occupied with Austria-related topics.Stephen's award will allow him to visit the University of Vienna to conduct research at the Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv over the coming academic year.