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Political Studies Association of Ireland



Our main conference (and AGM) takes place each October of each year.

The Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland will take place in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, and Maynooth University over the weekend of the 18-20 October 2019. For further information about the conference, visit the conference website (

Recent hosts have been:

2018 – University of Limerick

2017 – Dublin City University

2016 – Queens University Belfast

2015 – University College Cork

2014 – National University of Ireland, Galway

2013 – Trinity College Dublin

2012 – University of Ulster, Magee

2011 – University College Dublin

2010 – Dublin Institute of Technology


We also host a biennial Postgraduate Conference. Recent hosts have been:

2018- University College Dublin

2016 – Queens University Belfast

2014 – Dublin City University

2012 – National University of Ireland, Maynooth