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Iseult O’Connor

Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award

Institution: Trinity College Dublin

Year: 2019

Ms Iseult Ní Chonchúir is a past pupil of Coláiste Íde, an Irish language boarding school in the west Kerry Gaeltacht Corcaí Dhuibhne. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Irish and Music at University College Dublin (UCD), where she was awarded Bonn óir an Chumainn Ghaelaigh and received the Bord na Gaeilge scholarship for two consecutive years. Following this, she completed a Professional Masters of Education in Trinity College Dublin, finishing with first class honours. Iseult has taught the Irish language in a variety of settings. She teaches Irish, Music and Social, Personal and Health Education at Coláiste Cois Life, an Irish-language secondary school in west Dublin. She has also worked as a tutor with Bord na Gaeilge and Gaelchultúr, teaching foundational Irish to the staff and students of UCD. Iseult is temporarily residing in Perth, Western Australia, playing music and teaching Irish privately. During her Fulbright FLTA Award, she will teach the Irish language and attend classes at Idaho State University.