The All Ireland Scholarships were established in 2008

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Guest of Honour Joe Schmidt

The 2019 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony takes place on Saturday 23rd November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick with Ireland Rugby Head Coach, Joe Schmidt as the guest of honour.

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Guest of Honour John Kiely

The 2018 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 24th November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. Limerick senior hurling team manager, John Kiely was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister of State for Higher Education & Noel Lavery, Permanent Secretary at the Department of the Economy NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour President Michael D. Higgins

The 2017 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 25th November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister of State for Higher Education & Dr. Andrew McCormick, Permanent Secretary at the Department of the Economy NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour Paul O’Connell

The 2016 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 19th November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. Irish Rugby Legend, Paul O'Connell was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Patrick O'Donovan TD, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform & Dr. Andrew McCormick, Permanent Secretary at the Department of the Economy NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour AP McCoy

The 2015 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 21st November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. Champion Jockey, AP McCoy was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Jan O'Sullivan, TD Minister for Education and Skills & Dr Stephen Farry MLA, Minister for Employment and Learning NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour Martin O’Neill

The 2014 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 8th November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. Republic of Ireland football manager, Martin O'Neill was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Jan O'Sullivan, Minister for Education and Skills & Dr Stephen Farry MLA, Minister for Employment and Learning NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour Michael O’Leary

The 2013 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 9th November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. Ryanair CEO, Michael O’Leary was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, TD and Dr Stephen Farry MLA, Minister for Employment and Learning NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour President Clinton

The 2012 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 17th November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Stephen Farry MLA, Minister for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland, & John O’Dowd MLA, Minister for Education NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour Enda Kenny

The 2011 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place in November at the University Concert Hall, Limerick. An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, and Choreographer and Musician Michael Flatley were the guests of honour.  The awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, John O’Dowd, MLA Minister for Education NI and Enda Kenny, An Taoiseach. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour Dermot Desmond

The 2010 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 6th November in the University Concert Hall, Limerick. Businessman & financier Dermot Desmond was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus & Peter Power, Minister for Department of Foreign Affairs. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour Mary McAleese

The 2009 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place in November at the University Concert Hall, Limerick. President of Ireland, Mary McAleese was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus, Batt O’Keeffe, TD Minister for Education & Science & Catríona Ruane, MLA Minister for Education NI. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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Guest of Honour Charlie McCreevy

The 2008 All Ireland Scholarships Award Ceremony took place in November at the University Concert Hall, Limerick. European Commissioner, Charlie McCreevy was the guest of honour and the awards were presented to the students by Sponsor JP McManus & Batt O’Keeffe, TD Minister for Education & Science. Scholarship trustees Gerry Boland, Roger Downer and Patrick Dowling were also in attendance.

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