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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

This scheme is now closed and is currently under review. Please join the Academy mailing list and select grants to receive notifications and updates.

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.

Find Out More

Should you have any questions or require further information on this grant scheme, please email grants@ria.ie

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