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Belfast And the Irish Language (Paperback)

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This collection of essays explores Belfast's relationship with the Irish language from its earliest roots through to the cultural pioneers of the 19th-century revival, the urban Gaeltacht of the 1960s, the Belfast of the Good Friday Agreement and beyond. Contents: Ciaran Carson (QUB) Belfast and the Irish language; Pat McKay (QUB) The place-names of Belfast; A.J. Hughes (UU) Robert MacAdam & the 19th-century Gaelic revival; Fionntan de Brun (St Mary's U College) The Fadgies: an 'Irish-speaking colony' in 19th-century Belfast; Aodhan Mac Poilin (Iontaobhas Ultach/Ultach Trust) The Irish language revival in Belfast, 1900-1960; Gabrielle Nig Uidhir (St Mary's U College) Shaws Road urban Gaeltacht; Gordon McCoy (Iontaobhas Ultach) Protestants and the Irish language; Sean Mac Corraidh (Belfast Education and Library Board) Irishmedium education; Sean Misteil (Mitchell Kane Assoc.) Belfast's new Gaeltacht quarter


Publisher Four Courts Pr Ltd
Mfg Part# 9781851829392
SKU 202413401
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1851829393
Release Date 6/1/2006
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