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Shillalah Swing Time ...You'll thrill each time a wild Irishman s skull shatters : Representing Hurling in American Cinema: 1930-1960
(Irish Academic Press, 2009)
While significant research has been done over the past twenty years on the important role Gaelic games and their promotion played in the construction and development of Irish nationalism and Irish identity, particularly ...
Irish intolerance: exploring its roots in Irish cinema
This article examines the depiction of intolerance in Irish film just before and during the Celtic Tiger period itself, usually associated with the years 1995–2007. In particular, the paper is concerned with exploring how ...
“If Irish cinema is going to be really great it has to stop worrying too much about being ‘Irish cinema’”: Q & A with Lenny Abrahamson and Mark O’Halloran
Director Lenny Abrahamson and screenwriter and actor Mark O'Halloran have established a formidable partnership in recent years that has produced some of the most distinctive and celebrated work to emerge in Irish cinema. ...
Contemporary Irish film: An introduction
(Introduction to collection CONTEMPORARY IRISH FILM: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON A NATIONAL CINEMA) The title of this paper is deliberately ambiguous. It is not only meant as an introduction to this collection, but also as a very ...