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  • Beyond the four walls: community based learning and languages 

    O'Connor, Anne (Taylor & Francis, 2011-09-20)
    At a time when languages in universities are under pressure, community-based learning language courses can have many positive benefits: they can increase interest in language learning, they can foster greater engagement ...
  • Dante Alighieri from absence to stony presence: building memories in nineteenth-century Florence 

    O'Connor, Anne (Taylor & Francis, 2013-10-12)
    The Dante narrative is one of the key narratives of nineteenth-century Italy in the self-fashioning of Italian patriotism. This article looks at the ­momentum behind the project to commemorate Dante in Florence in the early ...
  • Language and migration in Ireland 

    O'Connor, Anne; Ciribuco, Andrea; Naughton, Anita (Immigrant Council of Ireland, 2017)
    This report looks at the linguistic landscape in Ireland in 2017, using the words of migrants to describe their experiences in a changing and multilingual context. According to the 2016 Census, 612,018 people in Ireland ...
  • That dangerous serpent: Garibaldi and Ireland 1860 - 1870 

    O'Connor, Anne (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2010-09-28)
    This article analyses the reaction to Garibaldi in Ireland during the Risorgimento, a reaction which, in its negativity, generally contrasted with the Italian's heroic depiction elsewhere. Attitudes towards Garibaldi ...
  • Translating the Vatican: Paul Cullen, power and language in nineteenth-century Ireland 

    O'Connor, Anne (Taylor & Francis, 2014-09-29)
    This paper examines how one of the most influential figures in nineteenth-century Ireland, Cardinal Paul Cullen, used language and translation to further his career and his vision for the Catholic Church in this period. ...
  • Triumphant failure: the return of the Irish Papal Brigade 

    O'Connor, Anne (Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 2009)
    In early 1860, Italian unification was gaining momentum and Pope Pius IX, the temporal ruler of large parts of central Italy, feared an invasion of his extensive territories by the troops of Victor Emanuel of Piedmont ...