About Us

About Irish Studies

The Institute of Irish Studies celebrated its 50th birthday in March 2015.  It was the first centre dedicated to the study and teaching of Irish Studies to be established in the world.  Today it is one of the leading centres for research-led teaching in Irish Studies and is an internationally renowned centre of interdisciplinary Irish scholarship.

Our People

Meet the Irish Studies Staff

In addition to our Director and Administrator, we have over 70 Associate Fellows in Irish Studies from more than 15 disciplines.

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Our Mission

What we do

We are a combined research and teaching centre crossing disciplinary boundaries

Our Mission

Our Students

Meet our MA, PhD and Study Abroad Students

Our students come from all over the world and from many backgrounds

Our Students

Our History

Over 50 years of Irish Studies at Queen's

From Estyn Evans to the Present

Our History

Associate Fellows

Irish Studies Staff

Postgrad Research Associates

Join our Postgrad Associates in Irish Studies

Study With Us

Irish Studies Courses

Irish Research Projects

Researchers and Projects

Irish Studies Events

Seminars, Conferences, Events

Irish Studies News

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