22 October 2010

NOTICE: The Irish Legal History Bursary

Funding is available from the Irish Legal History Society for postgraduate students engaged in researching any aspect of Irish legal history.

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The Irish Legal History Society was established in 1989 to advance knowledge of the history of Irish law, especially by the publication of original documents and scholarly works relating to the history of Irish law, including its institutions, doctrines and personalities, and the reprinting or editing of works of sufficient rarity or importance.

Murder Trials in Ireland, 1836-1914Up to €1,000 is available annually to subsidise the travelling expenses of postgraduate students undertaking research into Irish legal history.

Applications are now invited for the 2011 Bursary. The closing date for applications for the new round is 30 January 2011. Applicants should download the application form from the Society’s website,

Queries about the Bursary should be directed to Dr. Níamh Howlin ( or Dr. Thomas Mohr (

Full details on eligibility for the Bursary, as well as about the Irish Legal History Society and an online membership form, are available at

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