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Revised Emblems Of Erin In Novels By John Mcgahern And Colum Mccann, Shaun O’Connell 2015 University of Massachusetts Boston

Revised Emblems Of Erin In Novels By John Mcgahern And Colum Mccann, Shaun O’Connell

New England Journal of Public Policy

In “Cathal’s Lake,” a 1996 story by Colum McCann, “a big [Irish] farmer with a thick chest” lives by a lake, “which in itself is a miniature countryside—ringed with chestnut trees and brambles, banked ten feet high on the northern side, with another mound of dirt on the eastern side, where frogsong can often be heard.” In By the Lake, a 2002 novel by John McGahern, an aging Irishman also lives by a lake, another enclosed space of tranquility, as is suggested in the opening lines: “The morning was clear. There was no wind on the lake. There ...


The Irish Ordnance Survey's Six Inches To One Mile Map Of Ireland: Anglicization And Otherness, Reese C. Hentges 2015 University of Washington – Tacoma

The Irish Ordnance Survey's Six Inches To One Mile Map Of Ireland: Anglicization And Otherness, Reese C. Hentges

History Undergraduate Theses

By examining the power maps and language have over a nation this research reveals a correlation between the creation of the 1846 Six Inches to One Mile Maps of Ireland and the decline of the Gaelic language at the expense of the English language. By examining Irish Ordnance Survey maps, Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, and other documents from the Irish Ordnance Survey while the Six Inches to One Mile Maps of Ireland this thesis demonstrates that the Six Inches to One Mile Maps of Ireland was a tool of imperialism used by Great Britain to culturally assimilate Ireland by ...


"Without Blinding Darkness": The Imagery Of Divine Light In "Nauigatio Sancti Brendani", Darcy Ireland 2015 Providence College

"Without Blinding Darkness": The Imagery Of Divine Light In "Nauigatio Sancti Brendani", Darcy Ireland

Theology Student Scholarship

The motif of divine light is prominent in such early medieval Irish and Latin texts as Adomnán’s Life of Columba (Vita Columbæ), Vision of Saint Paul (Visio Sancti Pauli), and the Life of Brendan (Betha Brenainn). The symbol of divine light, a featured device in the Scriptures intended to emphasize the manifestation of the supernatural, if not the presence of the holy Spirit itself, is typically discussed by the patristic writers. In turn, the use of divine light in the Scriptures and the patristic writers influenced the texts of Christianity in early medieval Ireland, including hagiographical and ascetic texts ...


The Irish Experience: Identity And Authenticity In Irish Traditional Music, Elizabeth Graber 2015 Lawrence University

The Irish Experience: Identity And Authenticity In Irish Traditional Music, Elizabeth Graber

Lawrence University Honors Projects

Over the last century, Irish traditional music, or “trad,” has become a global phenomenon that has flourished in communities from the United States of America to Japan. A musician need not be Irish in heritage to play and do justice to Irish traditional music or to feel a strong emotional connection to it; yet ethnic ties, real and imagined, constitute a powerful reason to play. The music is inextricably linked with the poetically-titled Emerald Isle even if its musicians are not. In this project, I explore and analyze the many facets of perception of and participation in Irish traditional music ...


Dolbadarn Castle, Caernarfonshire: A Thirteenth Century Royal Landscape, Spencer Gavin Smith Mr 2014 Manchester Metropolitan University

Dolbadarn Castle, Caernarfonshire: A Thirteenth Century Royal Landscape, Spencer Gavin Smith Mr

Spencer Gavin Smith

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Remarks On The Theological Aspect Of The Hell-Motif In Síaburcharpat Con Culaind, Darcy Ireland 2014 Providence College

Remarks On The Theological Aspect Of The Hell-Motif In Síaburcharpat Con Culaind, Darcy Ireland

Theology Student Scholarship

The early Middle Irish story Síaburcharpat Con Culaind unfortunately suffers from a lack of scholarly attention, particularly from the theological perspective. This paper proposes that the five quatrains which occupy lines 9438-9458 of the Lebor na hUidre copy together serve as the potent, appropriate apex to a tale which not only functions as an ode to Cú Chulainn but also as a forum through which are raised theological queries concerning the fate under the Christian dispensation of pre-Christian Celtic legendary figures.

Initial focus will be cast on the significance of the hell-motif within the Síaburcharpat (including a remark on the ...


University Archives & Community Organizations: Ensuring Access Through Collaboration, Jessica R. Holden, Andrew Elder, Joanne Riley 2014 University of Massachusetts Boston

University Archives & Community Organizations: Ensuring Access Through Collaboration, Jessica R. Holden, Andrew Elder, Joanne Riley

Joseph P. Healey Library Publications

In 2011, to further our community-engaged mission, UASC began to focus on working with, promoting, and assisting community archives in the greater Boston area through facilitating cross-organization collaboration and access to informational, educational, and practical resources relevant to archival procedures and best practices.

The guiding tenets behind this continuing commitment emerged, in part, from UASC’s multifaceted collaboration with The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA), a local nonprofit organization established to develop and promote the growth, study, and exchange of ideas among people and organizations interested in Irish genealogical and historical research and education. Our collaboration with TIARA formally began ...


Contributors, John Countryman, Rand Brandes 2014 Georgia Southern University

Contributors, John Countryman, Rand Brandes

Irish Studies South

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The Rain Stick Revisited, Rand Brandes 2014 Georgia Southern University

The Rain Stick Revisited, Rand Brandes

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


In A Country Churchyard, Aidan Rooney 2014 Georgia Southern University

In A Country Churchyard, Aidan Rooney

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Goodbye, Seamus, Shannon Hipp 2014 Georgia Southern University

Goodbye, Seamus, Shannon Hipp

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Hardly "A Cold Heaven": Recalling Seamus Heaney, Brendan Corcoran 2014 Georgia Southern University

Hardly "A Cold Heaven": Recalling Seamus Heaney, Brendan Corcoran

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Across A Crowded Room, Adrian Rice 2014 Georgia Southern University

Across A Crowded Room, Adrian Rice

Irish Studies South

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Wake Up, Adrian Rice 2014 Georgia Southern University

Wake Up, Adrian Rice

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Feeling Into Words: Remembering Seamus Heaney, Geraldine Higgins 2014 Georgia Southern University

Feeling Into Words: Remembering Seamus Heaney, Geraldine Higgins

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Coon Island: Two Poems In Dedication, Ed Madden 2014 Georgia Southern University

Coon Island: Two Poems In Dedication, Ed Madden

Irish Studies South

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1939 And The Road Beyond Coleraine: An Introductory Meditation, Thomas D. Redshaw 2014 Georgia Southern University

1939 And The Road Beyond Coleraine: An Introductory Meditation, Thomas D. Redshaw

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Seamus Heaney: An Appreciation, Margaret M. Harper 2014 Georgia Southern University

Seamus Heaney: An Appreciation, Margaret M. Harper

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Remembering Seamus Heaney, Jill McCorkle 2014 Georgia Southern University

Remembering Seamus Heaney, Jill Mccorkle

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


Remembering The Giver: Seamus Heaney, Richard R. Russell 2014 Georgia Southern University

Remembering The Giver: Seamus Heaney, Richard R. Russell

Irish Studies South

No abstract provided.


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