Muireann Nic Corcráin
Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award
Muireann Nic Corcráin achieved her Bachelors (hons) in TSM Modern Irish and History in 2020 from Trinity College Dublin from which she progressed on to a Masters in Speech and Language Processing in the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences (SLSCS) in Trinity College Dublin. Her masters research project focuses on augmentative communication devices development for the Irish language. She is a former Oifigeach na Gaeilge of Trinity College Students’ Union, winning the Éacht ar Son na Gaeilge Award at the Student Achievement Awards 2020 for her campaign to have the síneadh fada included on student ID cards in TCD. She is also a former Youth Representative on the National GAA Youth Committee and current PRO of Enniscorthy Hockey Club. Muireann has an interest in second language acquisition and language accessibility for those with disabilities and she is a keen sportsperson.