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OUR Alumni

Hannah Collins

Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award

Year: 2021

Hannah graduated with a first-class honours BA in Music and Irish from UCC in 2019, where she attended on a full Quercus Creative and Performing Arts Scholarship. She went on to complete a BMus in 2020, where she graduated top of the class. During her time in UCC she was particularly involved in organising events with the Traditional Music Society as well as the university’s Irish society, An Chuallacht, and the residential Irish accommodation, Áras Uí Thuama. She has spent many summers working as a ceannaire (leader) and a bean an tí on Cape Clear Island in West Cork. She is a traditional piano player and composer, currently undertaking an MA in Irish Traditional Music in Maynooth University.

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