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Winner of the Inaugural Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize

Shaunagh Marie O’Reilly

Many congratulations to Shaunagh Marie O’Reilly, BA English & History, who has been announced as the winner of the Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize 2018/19 for her Final Year Project.

Shaunagh’s dissertation, entitled ‘Shakespeare: An Inspiring Playwright,’ examining both the sources for and adaptations of Shakespeare’s Romeo & JulietHamlet, and Othello, was completed under the supervision of Dr Carrie Griffin (School of English, Irish, and Communication, UL). The prize is awarded to the best dissertation in early modern studies and the competition is open to students from the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College. The prize will be presented to Shaunagh at her conferring ceremony.