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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 ...
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 ...
What's smart about working from home? Telework and the sustainable consumption of distance in Ireland
The use of technology is pervasive in contemporary society transforming lives and work environments. The internet and the availability of portable personal communication devices have resulted in immense societal change. ...
Telework isn't working: a policy review
(The Economic and Social Review, 2014)
Towards the latter end of the last decade there was growing recognition that Ireland's transport and mobility patterns were unsustainable in the context of their economic, social and environmental impacts and consequences. ...
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 ...
The distribution of economic well-being within the Northwest region
(De Gruyter Open, 1989)
For many years, geographers have concerned themselves with the spatial dimension of economic development and with the fact that the pattern of development, whether it occurs under capitalist or socialist regimes, tends ...
Language and migration in Ireland
(Immigrant Council of Ireland, 2017)
This report looks at the linguistic landscape in Ireland in 2017, using the words of migrants to describe their experiences in a changing and multilingual context. According to the 2016 Census, 612,018 people in Ireland ...
'Ah, Ireland, the caring nation': foreign aid and Irish state identity in the long 1970s
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-05)
On a plane leaving Baidoa refugee camp in Somalia in late 1992, an Arab doctor offered John O'Shea, head of the relief agency Goal, a glimpse of how the Irish were viewed in that civil war-ravaged state. ‘Ah, Ireland’, he ...
Trans-formations of gendered identities in Ireland
Since the early 1990s, non-heteronormative masculinities have gained a certain degree of acceptance in Irish society. The years preceding and following the decriminalistaion of homosexuality in 1993 saw an increase in ...
'No Good Days But The Present Ones?' Readers' Letters to Woman's Way 1963-69
(Lilliput Press, 2015)
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