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Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish History

21 May 2019

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the awarding of seven bursaries under the 2019 Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish History scheme.

This scheme was established in memory of the genealogist and newspaper columnist Eoin O’Mahony, offering funding for candidates engaged in historical research on subjects of Irish interest, including family history projects, particularly those associated with the ‘Wild Geese’. These seven bursaries which have been offered provide support for the direct costs of consulting sources which are not available in Ireland.

Dr Jennifer Redmond
Charlotte Grace O'Brien: documenting an extraordinary life

Dr Ciaran McDonnell
King or Country?  Transnational military identity and the Irish officers in the French Revolution.

Dr Marie Léoutre
Irishmen in the service of Spain and migration to the New World in the Eighteenth Century: the case of Hugo Oconór

Dr Alexandra Tierney
Gendered social policy and the post-independence civil service network between Dublin, Belfast, and London, 1921-39

Mr Stephen Egan
The partition of Ireland in the transnational perspectives of the Dominions of Canada and Australia

Dr Jay Roszman
'Outrage' in the Age of Reform: Irish Agrarian Violence, Imperial Insecurity, and British Governing Policy 1830-1845

Ms Kathleen McCrudden
Sophie de Grouchy and the End of the Enlightenment (1785-1815)

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