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Rita Donnellan

Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award

University: Griffith College

Year: 2018-2019

Ms Rita Donnellan completed a BA in Modern Irish and English in the National University of Ireland Galway. She also completed an M.A and a Dioploma Iarcheime san Oideachas in NUIG. From a young age Rita completed all grades in Speech and Drama with the Leinster School of Music and Drama through Griffith College and went on to finish a Higher Diploma in Drama Education with Griffith College. Since graduating from NUIG Rita has worked as a secondary school teacher and escapes to the Connemara Gaeltacht every summer to work with Irish Colleges. Rita has a keen interest in the Irish language, Irish myths & legends, music, drama and holistic education. As a Fulbright FLTA, she will teach the Irish language and take courses at Davidson College, North Carolina