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"Research in the humanities and critical social studies constitutes a vital dimension of Irish intellectual life, giving expression to cultural values and traditions that sustain the country and provide a vital foundation for the future."
"My time at the Moore Institute was absolutely invaluable: it is hard to quantify the benefits of a month of research and writing in such a community. I returned to Texas Tech with valuable archival material, but also with renewed energy and focus."
"I hugely enjoyed and benefited from my stay, and was particularly impressed by the vibrancy of work on Irish culture and language across the University."
The fellowship offered me unparalleled access not only to archival sources at NUIG (not available anywhere else), but also to a network of deeply learned Irish Studies academics whose scholarship is not available to me in my home institution, or even across the US
The Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship scheme has welcomed 135 visiting academics from a wide range of institutions around the world and within Ireland since its launch in 2010...More Information
The Moore Institute provides support for researchers making funding proposals, organising conferences, and developing research groups. We hold training sessions for prospective grant applicants...More Information
The Moore Institute has a major commitment to Digital Humanities. DH brings together expertise and methodologies from humanities scholars with new digital technologies...More Information