2012 Ireland eGovernment Award for iTunes U-COGG. Presented by the Minister for Public Finances and Reform, Dublin Castle, Ireland, April 2012

2012 Project grant award from Enterprise Ireland

2011 Erasmus Young Entrepreneurs Programme (exchange programme for young entrepreneurs): Hosted Erasmus Young Entrepreneur for 6 month, sponsored by the EU Commission,

2008— Successfully Registered Ireland-based cultural practitioners An Gaelacadamh as accredited advisors to the UNESCO

2008 Fealsún, part-funded by the National Lottery through the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

2007 Participant Travel Award, National Science Foundation Pan- American Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainability & Green Chemistry, May 29 – June 10, Universidad Iberoamericana-Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico


2014– Contributor (Video/Articles) to newspaper Tuairisc.

2007–2015 and

DIVERSE Conference, Leuven, Belgium; July 6, 2012. “High quality content from high quality educators: implementing an iTunes U site and tackling specific access issues”

2007 “Diesel Advancement of the U.S. Auto Industry in Tandem with Global Warming Reduction”, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Fuel Chem. 2007, 52 (1), 150

2007 J. Würmel, E.J. Silke, H.J. Curran , M.S. Ó Conaire, J.M. Simmie. “The effect of diluent gases on ignition delay times inthe shock tube and in the rapid compression machine.” Combustion and Flame (2007) 151: 289–302

2006 “‘The Future’ is Already Here: Existing Approaches & Solutions to the Global Energy Crisis.” University of Missouri Peace Studies Review. Spring/Fall 2006, 3, (1) 61—83

2005 PhD in Computational Combustion Chemistry, “Detailed chemical kinetic modelling and validation studies of combustion systems.” Combustion Chemistry Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

2005 “Experiments Used to Validate Kinetic Mechanisms: an Appraisal of N2 as a Bathgas and Interpreting Selected Experiments.” Conference Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: April 3–6

2004 “A Comprehensive Modeling Study of Hydrogen Oxidation.” Marcus Ó Conaire, Henry Curran, John Simmie, William Pitz, and Charles Westbrook, Collaborators. International Journal of Chemical Kinetics. Vol. 36, 11:603– 622


For example, scientific papers from the Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig (German to English). An Cumann Ceimice, National University of Ireland, Galway​ (constitution, English to Irish).


The 2nd International Workshop on Supporting Users Exploration of Digital Libraries attached to the 17th International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, Valletta, Malta; September 21—26, 2013

Trust and Digital Preservation Workshop, hosted by, Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St, Dublin; June 4—5, 2013

DIVERSE Conference, Leuven, Belgium; July 6, 2012. “High quality content from high quality educators: implementing an iTunes U site and tackling specific access issues”

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives http://www.iasa- Frankfurt-am-Main 2011

Presto PRIME Project and its Competence Centre, ORF, Vienna. 5—6 October, 2009.

Fundacione Rinascimento Digitale, Digital Cultural Heritage Online. Florence, Italy. 15—16 December 20009

FIAT/IFTA, “Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles.” SVT and National Library of Sweden, Stockholm, May 2009 seminars_previous.aspx

FIAT/IFTA International Federation of Television Archives http:// World Conference, DR, Copenhagen, 2008

Knowledge Exchange/collaboration building visits to the following archiving institutions:

Europeana, the European digital library (den Haag)
TV broadcast archives of NISV (Netherlands), EITB (Bilbao), Fundación Sancho el Sabio (Vitoria-Gasteiz)