Cahir woman wins award to teach Irish in US college

Julanne Murphy on her way to the US

Julanne Murphy on her way to the US

Julanne Murphy of Cahir has received a prestigious Fulbright Award to teach Irish in the USA.

Having completed a Degree in Irish and History at University College Cork, and a Professional Diploma in Education at National University of Ireland Galway,Julanne teaches at Ardscoil Rís, Limerick.

This monthshe will travel to the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA).

The Fulbright FLTA Awards are grants for Irish citizens or E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years, to teach Irish at a college in America over the course of ten months. The Fulbright Commission in Ireland annually awards grants for Irish citizens to study, research, or teach in the U.S. and for Americans to do the same in Ireland.




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