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New Decade of Centenaries Bursary scheme opened

25 February 2022

A new Royal Irish Academy local history research fund has been announced by Minister Martin as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 

The Decade of Centenaries bursary scheme has been established to encourage and support new local research and local history studies in meaningful examination of local, regional, and national events during the Struggle for Independence and Civil War period.  

It is anticipated that up to 8 awards under the scheme will be made annually. Applications will be invited for amounts ranging from €1,000 to €10,000.

All details can be found here and queries can be addressed to grants@ria.ie

The Decade of Centenaries bursary scheme opens on 25 February 2022 and will close on 27 April 2022.

Article image: Cumann na mBan, Annagry, Co Donegal 1922; L-R: Mary Phaidí, Annie William, Biddy William, Roise Jimmy Theague, Mary William. Image courtesy of Donegal County Museum

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