The Eddie Hyland Prize
There are three prizes for SS undergraduate students of Political Science: the Patrick Keatinge Undergraduate Prize (first awarded 2013), the Eddie Hyland Prize (first award 2018), and the Trinity Trust Prize (first awarded 1981). There is one prize for JS students of Political Science and Geography, the James Killen prize (first awarded 2015). There is one prize for SF students of Political Science, the Ronald J Hill prize (first awarded 2016).
The Eddie Hyland prize was founded in 2017 by donations from the Department of History and the Department of Political Science, in honour of Dr Eddie Hyland, who was a distinguished member of the Department of Political Science from 1977 to 2015 and is a fondly-remembered teacher of students from both departments. It is awarded annually, from 2018 to 2027 inclusive, on the recommendation of the Senior Sophister History and Political Science court of examiners, to the Senior Sophister History and Political Science student who achieves the best performance. Value, €250.
2018: To be announcced