UCD School of Education Associate Professor, Deirdre Raftery, Wins IRC Research Award

Dr Deirdre Raftery has won an IRC 'Decade of Centenaries' research award, announced on 19th April 2016. Her project is 'SEQUESTERED: Loreto the Green and 1916'.  It includes a digital exhibition of the annals of Loreto College, St Stephens Green, during Easter Week 1916. Deirdre is also  working with UCD Digital Library, to develop the 'Convent Collection' a digital collection of archival materials on convent education and on Irish women religious (nuns) in global education. The SEQUESTERED project is the first of the Convent Collection projects. See http://www.research.ie/event/2016-04-19/funding-%E2%82%AC144000-announced-irish-research-council-1916-themed-projects

Deirdre IRC Award