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Congratulations to PhD student Dearbhaile Houston who was awarded the 2020 Pyle Postgraduate Bursary

Dearbhaile Houston

Congratulations to Dearbhaile Houston who is the 2020 recipient of the Pyle Postgraduate Bursary. Her research, which is supervised by Dr Philip Coleman, is on “Hauntologies of Domestic Space in Contemporary Women’s Fiction, 1980-2015”.

A bursary of €15,000 is awarded on a competitive basis to a final-year PhD student in English and is supported by Sheelagh O’Neill in memory of her grandfather William Fitzroy Pyle (1907-1989). 

Fitzroy Pyle was a professor and central figure in the Department of English at Trinity College Dublin.  He was a scholar of Renaissance English Literature, with a particular interest in Shakespeare and Milton.