Ireland Canada University Foundation

Encouraging and facilitating links between scholars in Ireland and Canada


O Canada as Gaeilge

Thíos tá scoláirí ICUF ag casadh amhrán náisiúnta Cheanada, O Canada, aistrithe go Gaeilge ag Caitríona Ní Chonaola, ag Áras Mháirtín Uí Chadhain i gConamara. Tá Caitríona ag teagasc i Memorial University, Newfoundland faoi láthair. Below ICUF scolars sing Canada’s national Anthem, O Canada, translated to Irish by Caitríona Ní Chonaola, at Áras Mháirtín Uí…Read more »


CHC Scholar researching strategies to protect coastal ecosystems

Dr. Eugene Farrell, 2014-15 CHC Helicopter Scholar, pictured with Mr. Chris Hodson, CHC Helicopter’s General Operations Manager in Ireland. Dr Farrell, Director of the MSc in Coastal and Marine Environments programme in NUIG, will travel to the University of Victoria on Vancouver Island to work with Dr. Ian Walker and to learn from his Coastal…Read more »

Roisin McConnell - Dobbin 2013

Bombardier Scholar: Roísín McConnell

Roisín McConnell, the 2013/14 Bombardier Sir George Quigley Memorial Scholar, travelled from from Queen’s University Belfast to Bombardier Aerospace Canada, to research “Immersive Virtual Reality Environments for Spatial Design in Aerospace Product Development“. Here is her report. The research undertaken was aimed at linking design functions between Canada and Northern Ireland through the development of…Read more »

John Kildea Canadian Dobbin Scholar 2014

Dobbin Scholar from McGill University on research visit to Trinity College Dublin

Dobbin Scholar Dr. John Kildea (McGill University) pictured with Prof. Mary Coffey (Trinity College Dublin)  John Kildea writes; I am presently visiting Dublin on a Dobbin scholarship to learn about the Radiation Oncology Safety Information System (ROSIS) and associated patient safety initiatives at Trinity College Dublin and across Ireland. I am a clinical medical physicist…Read more »