- Associate Professor Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith and Dr Liam Mac Amhlaigh (NUIM) launch their new book Léachtaí Uí Chadhain: Mórchnuasach in ómós do Mháirtín Ó Cadhain (1906–1970), a collection of the lectures given in the Léacht Uí Chadhain series hosted annually by the School since its inception in 1980 in honour of the writer Máirtín Ó Cadhain. The launch can be viewed at:https://www.youtube.com/watch?
- Teaching continues online in the New Year.
- Professor Regina Uí Chollatáin is appointed as the Chair of Foras na Gaeilge, the public body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the island of Ireland. (May)
- Following election in March, Associate Professor Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail is admitted to the Royal Irish Academy, the highest academic honour in Ireland. (May)