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Publication Prize awarded to Dr Ruth Canning

A prestigious award from the National University of Ireland (NUI) has been presented to Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History Dr Ruth Canning.

The NUI selected Dr Canning to receive the Publication Prize in Irish History for her book The Old English in Early Modern Ireland: The Palesmen and the Nine Years’ War, 1594-1603 (Boydell, 2019).  

This prize, which is valued at €3,500, was awarded for the best new work of Irish historical research published as a first monograph between April 2016 and March 2019, by a graduate of one of the constituent universities, colleges, or affiliates of the National University of Ireland. 

Commenting on Dr Canning’s award, Head of History and Politics at Liverpool Hope Associate Professor Stephen Kelly said: “This is truly a tremendous achievement and richly deserved.”


Published on 18/11/2019