Seaghan Mac an tSionnaigh
Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award
Institution: Mary Immaculate College
Dr Seaghan Mac an tSionnaigh graduated from Mary Immaculate College with a first class honours degree in the Liberal Arts. He went on to write his Masters thesis on Irish lexicography which was published by Coisceim under the title Focail agus Focloireacht T. ONeill Lane (2013). He co-founded Meanmanra, a psychology and philosophy conference with proceedings published at the conferences second edition. Seaghan has worked as an Irish tutor at UL, as a visiting Irish Language Scholar at Concordia University, and was recently awarded a PhD in Irish folklore from MIC. As a Fulbright FLTA, he will teach the Irish Language and takes courses at the University of Notre Dame.