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Gaelic Games and 'the Movies'
(Irish Academic Press, 2009)
From the earliest days of the cinema, sport was one of the most popular subjects of representation. Unsurprisingly, when film arrived in Ireland, Irish sport, including gaelic games, would soon feature. Gaelic games were ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Sport and the 1916 Rising
This chapter considers the role of sport in the lives of participants in the 1916 Easter Rising.
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 ...
‘Introduction’ In: Crisis and Contemporary Poetry
This collection of essays addresses poetic and critical responses to the various crises encountered by contemporary writers and our society. The essays included discuss a range of issues from the holocaust, the Troubles ...
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 ...
Exploring European sporting identities: history, theory, methodology ,
(Peter Lang, 2010)
This collaborative study (an introduction to the collection Sport, Representation, and Evolving Identities in Europe) is intended to contribute to the ongoing elucidation of the role of sport in the processes of identity ...
"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 ...