The Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, and U.S. Chargé d'Affaires to Ireland Mike Clausen have announced 37 Fulbright Irish Awardees for 2023-2024. Recipients were presented with Awards at a ceremony in the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence on 8th June. Academics, professionals, students and Irish speakers will attend 17 leading U.S. institutions to research, study, teach and collaborate with experts in their fields from August 2023 to August 2024. We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to our colleauge, Dr Tom Walsh, on this achievement. As part of his Fulbright award at Northwestern University, Tom will explore education policy development, mediation and enactment processes in the Chicago Public School system. The research will enhance current understandings regarding the potential of the meso-level infrastructure to support education policy development in the Irish context.