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Ceol agus amhránaíocht
(Comhairle Bhéaloideas Éireann (Four Courts), 2013)
Discussion of transmission and performance of traditional song.
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. ...
The Gaelic Undertow: Seán Ó hEochaidh's field trip to the Bluestacks in 1947
(Cambridge Scholars' Press, 2013)
A discussion of perspectives by Seán Ó hEochaidh in life in the Bluestack Mountains, Co. Donegal, in the mid-twentieth century.
Solas ar na Dumhchannaí: Aistí i gcuimhne ar Mhuiris Ó Meara
Traces the emergence of 'Amhrán Mhaínse' as a major musical symbol of Gaeltacht identity from the 1950s onward.
Consuming distance or (all) consuming work? The case of telework
The reality of anthropogenic climate change and the consequences for society and environment is of growing concern to many worldwide. Sustainable Development - development which addresses existing human needs while ...
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 ...
Sport and Christianity in American cinema ‘The beloved grew fat and kicked’ (Deuteronomy 32:15)
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-10-21)
Christianity has been an enduring feature of films featuring sports or sporting figures since the early twentieth century, such that religious icons, references and rituals have now become naturalised as familiar and ...
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.
Cailís mo chuid fola/ the chalice of my blood: stigmatized female identity in Celia de Fréine’s Fiacha Fola
(Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra/Coimbra University Press, 2017)
Discussion of Celia de Fréine's poetry collection 'Fiacha Fola' (2005) about the Hepatitis C scandal
High Island and the cult of Saint Féichín in Connemara
(Stationery Office, 2014)
High Island is one of very many early medieval monastic sites which furnish scarcely a mention in the historical record. It follows, then, that any attempt to sketch out the history of the island must inevitably be tentative ...