Helga Robinson-Hammerstein Dissertation Prize
The Helga Robinson-Hammerstein Dissertation Prize will be awarded from 2019 for the best performance in the Senior Sophister History dissertation. The award honours the late Dr Helga Robinson-Hammerstein who taught early-modern European history for many years.
Eddie Hyland Prize for SS History and Political Science
The Departments of History and of Political Science have established an annual prize for the best-performing SS History and Political Science student, to be awarded on the recommendation of the Senior Sophister History and Political Science court of examiners. The annual value of the prize is €250, and the prize will be awarded for the first time in June 2018.
The prize is named after Dr Eddie Hyland, who taught modules to students in both departments until his retirement from teaching in 2015.
Prize in American History
The Corabeth Powers Dabaghi and William L. Powers, Jr prize in American history was founded in 2003. It is awarded annually for the best performance in an American history module in the Senior Freshman year. The value of the prize is €220 (for twenty years, 2003/04-2023/24). The prize was founded by William K. Dabaghi.
This prize was founded in 1966 by a bequest from Miss L.C.N. Browne. It is awarded annually to the candidate who obtains the highest marks at the Junior Freshman honor examination in History. The prize is open to students taking the single honour course in History or History as a part of a two-subject moderatorship course. The prize winner may select books to the value of €318 at the University booksellers.
Cluff Memorial Prize
This prize was founded in 1870 by subscription in memory of James Stanton Cluff, Scholar 1858. Further endowments were provided by Mr W. V. Cluff. It is awarded annually to the candidate who performs best in the Moderatorship examination in History two-subject honor part II candidates to be equally eligible with single honor candidates. Value: €445.
Dunbar Ingram Memorial Prize
This prize was founded in 1896 by a gift from John Kells Ingram, Fellow 1846-99, in memory of his son, T. Dunbar Ingram. It is awarded annually to the candidate who obtains the highest marks at the Senior Freshman honor examination in History. The prize is open to students taking the single honor course in History or History as part of a two-subject moderatorship course. Value: €635.
Fionnuala Pyle Memorial Prize
This prize was founded by a gift from an anonymous donor in 1969. It is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Lecky professor of History for an essay on some aspect of Irish archaeology by an undergraduate student. No candidate can win the prize more than once. Essays should be submitted to the Senior Lecturer by 1 May. Value €223. The essay topic is set each year by Professor Terry Barry in the History Department who can also provide further information.