Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award
Emma Byrne is a final year student of a BA in Applied Languages (with Irish, French and Spanish) at the University of Limerick. She spent time teaching English in Spain, and subsequently studied at Université Rennes 2 in France for the duration of a semester, where she studied Breton as part of her programme. In 2020, Emma re-founded the UL Cumann Gaelach, and was elected President of the society for the academic year 2020/21. Emma is a keen Irish musician, playing the tin whistle and traditional flute. She was awarded a Diploma from the London College of Music in 2015.