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Ben Shorten

Researcher, Century Ireland


After completing a B.A. in History and Irish at University College Dublin, Ben went on to earn an M.A. in Journalism (Scríobh agus Cumarsáid na Gaeilge).

He joined Boston College in 2009, working as a senior researcher on the GAA Oral History Project. He currently works on the Century Ireland project with responsibilities including research, film production and intern-management.

As a broadcaster he has contributed to numerous documentaries in English and Irish for R.T.É. and has also researched and presented his own music programme on Raidió na Life.


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