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de Brún, Fionntán, ed. (2006) Belfast and the Irish Language. 216 pp. Four Courts Press. ISBN 1-85182-939-3 [Book (edited)]

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Abstract

This collection of essays explores Belfast’s relationship with the Irish language from its earliest roots through to the cultural pioneers of the nineteenth-century revival, the urban Gaeltacht of the 1960s, the Belfast of the Good Friday Agreement and beyond.Table of ContentsIntroductionBelfast place-names and the Irish languagePat McKayThe Irish language in Belfast before the eighteenth century Aodhán Mac PóilínRobert MacAdam and the Irish language revivalA.J. HughesThe Ulster Gaelic Society and the work of MacAdam’s Irish scribesA.J. HughesThe Fadgies: an ‘Irish-speaking colony’ in nineteenth-century BelfastFionntán de BrúnIrish in Belfast, 1892-1960: from the Gaelic League to Cumann Chluain ArdAodhán Mac Póilín Shaw’s Road urban Gaeltacht: its role and impactGabrielle Nig Uidhir Protestants and the Irish language in BelfastGordon McCoyIrish-medium education in BelfastSeán Mac CorraidhThe new Gaeltacht Quarter: promoting cultural promiscuity and wealthSeán Mistéil

Item Type:Book (edited)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:13235
Deposited By:Dr Fionntan De Brun
Deposited On:26 Apr 2010 17:09
Last Modified:15 Aug 2012 12:18

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