Ríona Nic CongáilYoung Academy Ireland Member
Associate Professor of Modern Irish UCD
Ríona Nic Congáil is Associate Professor of Modern Irish in University College Dublin. Her research focuses on children’s studies (including history, education and literature), along with women’s history and literature in the Irish language context. She has published many articles and books on these subjects. She is Principal Investigator of a European Research Council Starting Grant which addresses the preservation of minority and regional European languages in the period since 1900. She has received numerous national and international awards relating to her academic research.