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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 ...
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. ...
Irish entrants to the Congregation of the Mission, 1625-60
(Saint Patrick's College Maynooth & NUI Maynooth, 2009)
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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 ...
Revisiting sacred propaganda: the Holy Bishop in the seventeenth-century Jansenist quarrel
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
In the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, prelates such as Borromeo of Milan and de Sales of Geneva, began to reinvigorate this hierarchical office, offering models of episcopal government, discipline and pastorate ...
Vincent de Paul as mentor
(Vincentian Studies Institute of the United States, 2008)
In September 1626, Vincent de Paul and three companions signed an act of association that described the common work that they had been performing over a period of several years and presented a promisE' from each man that ...
The Blind Fiddler by Marie Jones, Lyric Theatre, Belfast
(Irish Theatre Magazine, 2003-06-12)
Perhaps unfairly, Marie Jones remains more noted for commercial rather than critical success. The Blind Fiddler – an exciting fusion of melodrama, traditional music, and great storytelling – looks likely to be as successful ...
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 ...
Sylvester O'Halloran: Miso-Dolos
(Galway Archaelogical and Historical Society, 2007)