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"Ar son an Naisiuin": The National Film Institute of Ireland's All-Ireland Films
(Irish-American Cultural Institute, 2013)
On 4 September 1948 the Irish Independent newspaper carried a small announcement on page ten indicating that the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) had authorized the filming of the All-Ireland hurling and football finals ...
Horror, hurling, and Bertie: aspects of contemporary Irish horror cinema
(University of Waterloo, Department of Fine Arts (Film Studies), 2012)
In Ireland, generic international cinematic forms have provided an important means through which filmmakers have attempted to tell Irish stories while engaging international audiences. However, in general Irish filmmakers ...
Sport, representation, and the commemoration of the 1916 Rising: a new Ireland rises?
(European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS), the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies (RIISS) in Aberdeen, and the University of Leuven, 2018-10-24)
Commemoration is part of what defines nations and their configurations; the considerable investment of the Irish state (and various sporting organisations) during 2016 in 1916 commemorations speaks to the importance of ...
Gaelic games and the films of John Ford
(Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2018-02-27)
This peer-reviewed chapter emerged further to ongoing research into the representations of Gaelic games in the cinema and is focused on films directed, or part-directed, by John Ford, in particular The Quiet Man (1952), ...
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. ...
The Quiet Man and Beyond: An Introduction
(Liffey Press, 2009)
In 1996, The Quiet Man topped an Irish Times poll for the best Irish film of all time. Almost ten years later, with many more Irish (and Irish-themed) films made, The Quiet Man still occupied number four in a poll of 10,000 ...
Irish Studies in continental Europe today and its potential
(EFACIS European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies IZWV, 2018)
This report provides an overview and analysis of the place and potential of Irish Studies in Continental Europe.
Vanishing Point: An Examination of Some Consequences of Globalization for Contemporary Irish Film
In the following article, some films produced with the support of Bord Scannán na hÉireann (The Irish Film Board) since its reconstitution in 1993 are examined in light of the work of global anthropologist Arjun Appadurai ...
'They can't wipe us out, they can't lick us. We'll go on forever pa, because we're the people' - Misrepresenting death in Jim Sheridan's In America (2003)
This paper will examine the recurring theme of death in Jim Sheridan's work, with particular focus on his 2003 film In America. This theme also links Sheridan's work to one of his favourite directors, John Ford, whose ...
Review of "Pavee Lackeen" (2005)
Review of an innovative film, shot on mini-DV in a pseudo documentary style, featuring an Irish Traveller family.