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James F. Kenney on early Irish history as a field of research by American students
On the last day of 1930, James F. Kenney (author of the famous Sources for the Early History of Ireland) issued a clarion call to scholars in America to take up the study of early Irish history, and presented an agenda of ...
Configuring Irishness through coaching films: Peil (1962) and Christy Ring (1964)
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-12)
The sports coaching film has a long history, dating from at least 1932 with the production of Paulette McDonagh s How I Play Cricket which featured the legendary Don Bradman. However, coaching films dedicated to indigenous ...
1916 and Irish literature, culture and society: an introduction
(Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2015)
1916 marked an important moment in the development of modern Ireland. The continuing resonance of the Republican Rising that took place in that year was evident in the now much quoted editorial of The Irish Times (18 Nov ...
Global Interchange: The Same but Different
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013-08)
Praxis is a productive basis for international interchange the diversity and pluralism of critical practice offers an implicit challenge to dominant models. The replication of versions of academic tunnel vision is too ...
Reimagining an Irish City: I am Belfast
(Asociación Española de Estudios Irlandeses, Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI), 2017-03)
An early shot in Mark Cousin's I am Belfast lingers on a very unusual and unexpected landscape, what appears to be an icy vista reflected in water, with clouds drifting by in the distance. Where s this our narrator asks. ...
Slavery on the frontier: the report of a French missionary on mid-seventeenth-century Tunis
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This document is a report sent in 1654 by Jean Le Vacher, member of the Congregation of the Mission, vicar apostolic of the Holy See and acting French consul in Tunis, to the cardinals of the Congregation for the Propagation ...
Francis Hutcheson's aesthetics and his critics in Ireland: Charles-Louis de Villette and Edmund Burke
(Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, 2016)
In his own time as much as in ours, the response to Francis Hutcheson’s philosophy has concentrated above all on his contribution to moral thought, especially the articulation of a so-called ‘moral sense’.1 The moral ...
Sport and the 1916 Rising
This chapter considers the role of sport in the lives of participants in the 1916 Easter Rising.
The print cultures of the Celtic languages, 1700–1900
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-05-01)
While the cultural trajectories of the Celtic language communities have some broad similarities in the long term, their histories in the medium term were quite different. The article approaches this issue through a comparative ...
Queer notions: new plays and performances from Ireland by Fintan Walsh
(Irish Theatre Magazine, 2011-01-30)
Fintan Walsh’s new anthology begins with a line that seems in danger of subverting the rest of the book. “There is strength in numbers, so they say,” writes Frank McGuinness in his foreword – before adding “I’ve never ...