President’s Award Research Fellowship

Invitations  from suitably qualified candidates are sought to work on the following research Masters project: ‘Oui à la France’: Tracing the French Influence on the Work of George Moore (1852-1933) and John McGahern (1934-2006). The successful candidate will work at the National Centre for Franco-Irish Studies in IT Tallaght under the supervision of Dr Eamon Maher.

This Scholarship will award the appointee €31,138.00 in total. This includes a tax free stipend of €10k per annum for 20 months, student fees of €5,569 per annum and up to €2k per annum over 20 months for materials, travel and expenses (note that this cannot be used to acquire laptops or PCs).

Candidates must have a minimum Level 8 qualification of 2:2 in English literature or Irish Studies. A working knowledge of French would be desirable.

Closing date for applications is Friday 30 June at 5 pm. An application form, short CV and covering letter outlining the suitability of the candidate are all that is required in the initial stage and should be sent to You can down load the application form directly from