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The elusive image
It is now possible to identify one symbol in Celtic La Tène art found in Continental Europe and in prehistoric Britain and Ireland that appears to be an expression of a complex religious cosmology. This is the elusive (and ...
Letters to Italy: translation and religion in nineteenth-century Ireland
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
The analysis of translation activity in particular societies and contexts can often focus on published texts and literary works. In nineteenth-century Ireland, such an approach would only capture a proportion of translation ...
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 ...
Governing the future: children's health and biosocial power
(Manchester University Press, 2017-05-31)
Hannah Arendt’s concept of natality spans birth and action, which combine to inaugurate the new. Natality is used here to examine childhood as a prefigurative form of biopolitics. This concerns practices that seek ...
Parenting, poverty and the NSPCC in Ireland, 1889–1939
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
This chapter addresses a number of key questions surrounding parenting, poverty and the state in Ireland from 1889 to 1939.1 Concentrating on the period from the opening of the first Irish branch of the National Society ...
Childhood since 1740
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-04)
[No abstract available]
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)
[No abstract available]
The Archaeology of Aran
(Tír Eolas, Kinvara, 1994)
The Book of Aran contains chapters on the geology, flora and fauna, archaeology, history and culture of the three Aran Islands, Inis Mór, Inis Meáin and Inis Oírr. Chapter 5 is a detailed account of the islands' archaeology ...
An Italian inferno in Ireland: Alessandro Gavazzi and religious debate in the nineteenth century
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
Alessandro Gavazzi (1809-1889), the ‘warrior-priest’1 is a well-known figure in the history of the Risorgimento, famed for his patriotic oratory, his tireless support of the Italian nationalist cause, and – after Pope ...