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Eoin O’Mahony Bursary In Irish History

The bursary fund, established in memory of the genealogist and newspaper columnist Eoin (‘the Pope’) O’Mahony, provides support for candidates engaged in historical research on subjects of Irish interest. Established in memory of the genealogist and newspaper columnist, the Eoin O’Mahony Bursary is aimed at funding historical research projects on subjects of Irish interest. Preference is given to family history projects, particularly those associated with the ‘Wild Geese’.

How To Apply

Applications are invited for the Eoin O’Mahony Bursary in Irish History. The bursary fund, which was established in memory of the genealogist and newspaper columnist Eoin O’Mahony, is open to candidates engaged in historical research on subjects of Irish interest. The grant provides support for the direct costs of consulting sources which are not available in Ireland.

* We are seeking applications from researchers across all career stages.
* There is no requirement for an applicant to be a University Graduate however applicants must demonstrate that their research is likely to constitute a significant and scholarly contribution to historical knowledge.
* The grant is open to candidates engaged in historical research on subjects of Irish interest.

Applicants must complete the online application form.

Submission deadline: 23:55 (GMT) on Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Online Application  

Notes for Applicants

Reporting Guidelines

Following the conclusion of your research trip, you are required to complete the online Grants Report Form covering your visit, together with a detailed statement of income and expenditure. Please email grants@ria.ie to receive further information and to obtain the link for the report.

For further information about the Academy’s grants schemes or if you wish to join the grants mailing list please email: grants@ria.ie

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