Historian presents prize-winning book to Irish presidentHistorians in the News
tags: historians, Irish history
A NORTH-EAST historian who won an Irish history award has presented her prize-winning book to the President of the Irish Republic.
Teesside University senior lecturer Roisin Higgins - who shares the same surname as President Michael D. Higgins - was welcomed to his official resident in Dublin to hand him a copy of her book 'Transforming 1916: meaning, memory and the fiftieth anniversary of the Easter Rising'.
The book won the ACIS James Donnelly Senior prize for the best Irish history book published in 2012....
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