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Why choose teaching? An international review of empirical studies exploring student teachers career motivations and levels of commitment to teaching
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-03-18)
Why do individuals all over the world choose to become school teachers? What motivates them to become educators of young people, and how committed are they to this cause when they enter their teacher education courses? ...
Structure and event, networks and nodes in human geography: the 1960s revisited
(Copernicus Publications, 2013-05-30)
In search of transnational scholarship and languages within human geography, the so-called “Quantitative Revolution” of the 1960s arguably holds considerable pride of place. More than previous innovations within geography, ...
Pre-Norman fortification in eleventh and twelfth-century Ireland
(Publications du CRAHM, Château Gaillard, Université de Caen, 2012)
This paper examines the evolution of fortification in Connacht during the 11th and 12th centuries, prior to the arrival of theAnglo-Normans to Ireland in 1169. Our main argument is that Irish fortresses of the period, while ...
Space, place and displacement in two Gaelic songs
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
A discussion of the texts, music and cultural context of two songs from Tory Island, drawing on contemporary theoretical perspectives on spatiality and place.
Social spatiality: some rudimentary thoughts on the epistemology of Benno Werlen
(Copernicus Publications, 2014)
Benno Werlen requires no introduction to readers of Geographica Helvetica: arguably the most internationally resonating of names amongst Swiss human geographers writing today, the Jena-based social geographer has not ...
Seán Bán Mac Grianna and 'Christine Keeler'
(Celtic and Scottish Studies, 2014)
First publication of the song 'Christine Keeler' by Seán Bán Mac Grianna, made in 1963, with a discussion of its relevance for oral tradition and bard baile (township poetry).
Ceol agus amhránaíocht
(Comhairle Bhéaloideas Éireann (Four Courts), 2013)
Discussion of transmission and performance of traditional song.
Performing marginal space: film, topology and the Petite Ceinture in Paris
Urban scholars have long accepted that analysing and understanding urban realities involves many routes: from the repertoire associated with social scientific urban studies to the more essayistic, figurative approaches ...
Discussion paper on Irish language radio broadcasting
(NUI Galway and Mary Immaculate College, UL, 2018-01)
This discussion paper presents the findings of the first phase of an ongoing study into the use of Irish language on the country s radio stations, other than those that broadcast exclusively in Irish. Under broadcasting ...
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 ...