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  • Nov 14

    Inter-changes: Residency Opportunites for Writers

    University College Cork and the Fulbright Commission invite you to Inter-changes: Residency Opportunities for Writers with US Fulbright Awardees & Alumnus 10.30 a.m. – 1 p.m., 28th November 2014 Boole Library Meeting Room, University College Cork RSVP Essential. Email emma.loughney@fulbright.ieMore…

  • Aug 28

    Minister for Education and Skills welcomes gaming super star Brenda Romero to Ireland

    Thursday 28th August 2014 The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, TD, today welcomed Brenda Romero, Game Designer in Residence …More…

  • Aug 26

    $450,000 Worth of Fulbright Awards Now Open For Applications

    Tuesday, August 26th, 2014: The Fulbright Commission in Ireland today opened its competition for $450,000 worth of Fulbright Awards for the 2015-2016 academic year…More…

  • Jul 18

    Additional Fulbright Awards available for PhD Candidates in the National University of Ireland

    Friday 18th July 2014: Colleen Dube, Executive Director of The Fulbright Commission and Dr. Attracta Halpin, Registrar of the National University of Ireland signed a memorandum of understanding…More…

  • Jul 10

    26 North Americans presented with awards to study Irish in Galway

    10th July 2014: Nineteen Canadian and seven American Irish language learners were presented with awards at Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge in An Cheathrú Rua…More…

  • Jul 4

    Friday, July 4th, 2014: First Fulbright TechImpact Awardees Commence Research in the U.S.

    Press Release For Immediate Release TechImpact Awardee travels to U.S. on 4th July to explore Transformative Power of Technology Friday, July 4th, 2014: This year the Fulbright Commission in Ireland launched its first-ever Fulbright TechImpact Awards. These grants are forMore…

  • Jun 23

    Deirdre Campbell wins EU-wide competition to attend Summer Institute in the U.S.

    NUI Maynooth student will represent Ireland at a US Summer Institute for European Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship this year Ms. Deirdre Campbell, an undergraduate student from NUI Maynooth, is the 2014 Irish winner of an EU-wide competition to attendMore…

  • Jun 19

    61 US Citizens Awarded Grants to Study Irish in Ireland’s Gaeltachtaí

    Press Release For Immediate Release 20 US Secondary School Students Receive Summer Gaeltacht Awards for the First Time Wednesday, 18th June 2014: – Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley, T.D., welcomed theMore…

  • May 22

    A Record Breaking 40 Irish Recipients Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Award

    Tom Healy, appointed Chair of Fulbright Board by US President Obama, welcomes new Awardees 2014-2015 marks pilot year for TechImpact Awards in Digital Technology Thursday, May 22nd 2014: Tom Healy, Chair of the Fulbright Scholarship Board, officially announced 40 newMore…

  • Apr 6

    Sunday, April 6th, 2014: First-ever TEDxFulbright Takes Place in Dublin

    Press Release For Immediate Release First-ever TEDxFulbright Takes Place in Dublin Speakers Share Ideas on How to be Happier, Healthier, and More Inspired Sunday, April 6th, 2014: In advance of World Creativity and Innovation Week, TEDxFulbrightDublin took place on SaturdayMore…

  • Mar 11

    Tuesday, March 11th, 2014: Dr. Triona McGrath, Fulbright-Marine Institute Scholar, Shares Her Experiences in California

    A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Triona McGrath, has returned from three months in California. She shares her time on the beach and in the lab in this piece. By Dr. Triona McGrath I spent the final three months of 2013 onMore…

  • Mar 3

    Monday, March 3rd, 2014: TEDxFulbrightDublin Tickets Now On Sale

    Tickets are now on sale for TEDxFulbrightDublin on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 in the Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland. We encourage you at act quickly, as we have a limited number of tickets that we can sell.More…

  • Feb 19

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2014: Save the Date for the Launch of the Fulbright-Penn Law Award

    The Fulbright Commission of Ireland and Mason Hayes & Curran cordially invite you to Inter-changes: Opportunities in Law and the Launch of the Fulbright-University of Pennsylvania LL.M. Student Award 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 20th, 2014 Mason Hayes &More…

  • Feb 3

    Monday, February 3rd, 2014: Gaeltacht Summer Awards Open for Applications

    Grants Available For U.S.based Irish Language Learners to Study in Ireland Funding Available for Gaeltacht Summer Program on Irish Language Email sonya.mcguinness@fulbright.ie for more details Deadline for Applications: Friday, March 14th, 2014  1.         What are the Gaeltacht Summer Awards? ItMore…

  • Jan 29

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2014: Fulbright Alumnus, Prof. John Nolan, to Appear on RTE Nationwide

    Professor John Nolan, an Irish Fulbright Scholar Alumnus, will appear on RTE’s Nationwide program on Monday, February 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. He will be discussing his work in the Macular Pigment Research Group at the Waterford Institute of Technology. TheMore…

  • Jan 27

    Monday, January 27th, 2014: TEDxFulbrightDublin Volunteer Opportunities

    The Fulbright Commission of Ireland will host the first-ever TEDxFulbright event in Ireland on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 in the Smock Alley Theatre. The theme for this event will be “Creativity and Innovation.” The event will feature exceptional live presentationsMore…

  • Jan 14

    Tuesday, January 14th, 2014: New Fulbright TechImpact Awards Announced

    Press Release Fulbright Alumnus and Twitter MD Welcomes €300,000 in Communications Technology Grants for US-Based Research Tuesday, January 14th, 2014: The Fulbright Commission in Ireland launched its first-ever call for applications for the new Fulbright TechImpact Awards. These grants areMore…

  • Jan 9

    Thursday, January 9th, 2014: Save the Date for the EducationUSA Annual Seminar

    The annual EducationUSA Undergraduate Seminar will take place on Saturday, February 15th, 2014 in Dublin at the IBAT College (16-19 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar) from 10:00 to 1:00. Please mark your calendars! Students, parents, teachers, or guidance counsellors who areMore…

  • Dec 19

    December 19th, 2013: Fulbright Holiday Opening Hours

    The Fulbright Office will close tomorrow, December 20th, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. for the holiday season. There will be very limited staff availability over the next two weeks. Normal working hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014. Best wishesMore…

  • Dec 17

    December 17th, 2013: Fulbrighter Susie Monagan Discusses The Creative Edge

    Current U.S. Fulbrighter, Susie Monagan, has been spending her Fulbright year exploring creative industries in the west of Ireland. In this short piece she shares her experiences and research outputs. The Double-Edged Sword: Listening to Artist-Entrepreneurs in the West ofMore…

  • Dec 9

    December 9th, 2013: Lives Without Limits

    In honor of the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs new campaign called “Lives Without Limits,” which promotes the importance of including persons with disabilities in international exchange program, Fulbright Schuman Awardee, Thomas Keating, shares his experiences.More…

  • Dec 4

    December 4th, 2013: Opportunity for Irish Student Leader to Spend Summer in US

    The Fulbright Commission in Ireland opened the competition for the Summer Institute on Social Entrepreneurship, sponsored by the US Department of State.  The Summer Institute is a five-week, all expenses paid program in the US for a current undergraduate studentMore…

  • Nov 26

    November 26th, 2013: Apply Now to Speak at TEDxFulbrightDublin

    Do you have a bold idea worth spreading? A creative topic big enough to change the world? Then you might be just what we are looking for in a speaker at TEDxFulbrightDublin. The Fulbright Commission of Ireland will host theMore…

  • Nov 14

    November 14th, 2013: Marine Institute Award Announced, Deadline Extended

    The Fulbright Commission and Marine Institute have come together to offer this unique opportunity for an Irish postgraduate student or scholar to travel to the U.S. to study or research in the fields of marine science or business. The newMore…

  • Nov 11

    November 11th, 2013: Irish Student Numbers Rise 9% at US Colleges

    Press Release For Immediate Release Irish Student Numbers Rise 9% at US Colleges US Students Studying in Ireland Grows at Same Rate Monday, November 11th, 2013: The 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds that IrishMore…

  • Nov 7

    November 7th, 2013: Fulbright Awardee, Kieran McCarthy, Shares Advice on Completing a Fulbright Application

    Current Irish Fulbright Student Awardee, Kieran McCarthy, is currently studying for a LLM at Georgetown University. In the pdf below he shares his advice and tips on applying for a Fulbright Award. Chasing William – Some Insights into the FulbrightMore…

  • Nov 5

    November 5th, 2013: Fulbrighter Anne Driscoll’s Travelogue

    I arrived two months ago today in Dublin. And since then, I discovered about myself that I love Love/Hate – the Irish gangland TV series, all the swans that grace the canal outside my deck, and Irish brown bread. InMore…

  • Nov 4

    November 4th, 2013: Fulbright-Schuman Awards Now Open for Applications

    The Fulbright Commission of Ireland has officially opened the competition for the 2014-2015 Fulbright-Schuman Awards. The Fulbright-Schuman Awards are monetary grants for EU students or professionals, such as policy-makers, or individuals in industry, the media, politics, or academia, to studyMore…

  • Oct 25

    October 25th, 2013: Fulbright Application Tips and Tricks

    Top Ten Tips for Successfully Completing Your Fulbright Application Read the Irish guidelines. Fulbright applications vary country-to-country so ensure you follow the directions sent to you by Fulbright Ireland. Do your homework. Read about past Fulbright Awardees. Follow us onMore…

  • Sep 10

    September 10th, 2013: Fulbright Roadshow Schedule

    The annual Fulbright Roadshow will run throughout the autumn. Please check back regularly for updates and meeting room details. The purpose of the Fulbright Roadshow is to give interested applicants a brief introduction to the Fulbright Awards and its applicationMore…

  • Sep 5

    September 5th, 2013: Fourteen American Scholars and Students to come to Ireland on Fulbright Awards

    The Fulbright Commission of Ireland is looking forward to welcoming the 2013-2014 U.S. Fulbright….More…

  • Sep 4

    September 3rd, 2013: False Memory Syndrome with Alan Phelan

    Fulbright alumus, Alan Phelan, will be launching a new exhibition at the Temple Bar Gallery + Studios on September 5th, 2013. The exhibit, entitled False Memory Syndrome: Four Artists Respond to Temple Bar Gallery + Studios History, Archive, and Place,More…

  • Aug 29

    August 29th, 2013: Arthur McKey Reflects on the Global Social Entrepreneurship Institute

    In collaboration with the Fulbright Commission, I was awarded a place at the Global Social Entrepreneurship Institute (GSEI) by the U.S. Department of State.  It was an amazing experience; gathering 20 student leaders from around Europe, the program involved usMore…

  • Aug 28

    August 28th, 2013: Fulbright Awards Now Open For Applications

    The Fulbright Commission of Ireland today opened its application period for the 2014-2015 Fulbright Awards, which are grants for Irish or EU citizens to study, research, or teach in the U.S. More…

  • Aug 26

    August 26th, 2013: Welcome to the new Fulbright Commission of Ireland website!

    Thank you for visiting the revamped Fulbright website! We hope you like its new look and feel……More…

  • Aug 25

    August 25th, 2013: Fulbrighter Shares Experience of Visiting the United Nations

    Karen Devine, an Irish Fulbright Scholar from Dublin City University, attended the One to World 2013……..More…

  • Jul 12

    July 7th, 2013: Fulbright Students and Scholars Set Sail for America

    Fulbright Students and Scholars Set Sail for America Thirty-Seven Irish and EU Citizens Honoured with Fulbright…More…