Ireland, Irish Studies, Music

Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

Ceol Phádraig: Music at St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, 1875-2016, edited by John Buckley and John O'Flynn, was launched at the Teachers' Club, Parnell Square, Dublin, on Wednesday 20 November. Congratulations to the editors and contributors! Photos from the event: John Buckley with chapter contributor Patricia Flynn Dr Pauric Travers, who launched the book, with guests… Continue reading Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

African Studies, Austrian Studies, British Studies, Caribbean Studies, critical race studies, Critical Theory, Cultural History, European Studies, French studies, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, Irish Studies, Italian Studies, New series

Series launch: Imagining Black Europe @TheGSA

Peter Lang is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Imagining Black Europe Edited by Tiffany N. Florvil and Vanessa D. Plumly This series seeks to publish critical and nuanced scholarship in the field of Black European Studies. Moving beyond and building on the Black Atlantic approach, books in this series will… Continue reading Series launch: Imagining Black Europe @TheGSA

Education, Irish Studies

Transformative Education in Contemporary Ireland published

Contemporary Ireland is undergoing a radical shift in its sense of national identity, as the traditional narratives that shaped its past have come under intense scrutiny. The essays gathered here investigate the impact of different forms of education on Irish culture, society, politics, religion and economic success. While education for the knowledge economy has been… Continue reading Transformative Education in Contemporary Ireland published

Irish Studies

Giving Shape to the Moment published

This is the first book to provide a critical assessment of the work of the Irish author Mary O’Donnell. The essays collected here engage with O’Donnell’s writing across multiple genres and explore the themes and preoccupations that have characterized her oeuvre. Alongside her creative work, O’Donnell’s has been a steady and continuing voice for many… Continue reading Giving Shape to the Moment published

Education, Irish Studies

Education for All? published

«Our youth are our most valuable resource and the state’s commitment to providing them with the best possible education is the barometer by which its success should be judged. This considered and comprehensive analysis provides a rare and incisive insight into the success and failures of the past fifty years.» (Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor, University of… Continue reading Education for All? published

Ireland, Irish Studies, Review, Theatre Studies

Hear My Song: Irish Theatre and Popular Song reviewed in the Irish Times

    Joseph Greenwood's new book Hear My Song: Irish Theatre and Popular Song in the 1950s and 1960s was reviewed in the Irish Times on Saturday 3 March, by Professor Victor Merriman of Edge Hill University. Please click here to read the review.   A major obstacle for the scholar of theatre is the… Continue reading Hear My Song: Irish Theatre and Popular Song reviewed in the Irish Times

Irish Studies, Music

Histoire sociale de la musique irlandaise published

Peu de pays égalent l’Irlande dans sa réputation musicale. Car la musique irlandaise fascine : passée d’une petite île en marge d’un vieux continent à l’immense diaspora irlandaise, d’une profession aristocratique à une activité populaire, d’une existence essentiellement rurale à un engouement urbain, des petites cuisines aux scènes du monde, de la musique de danse… Continue reading Histoire sociale de la musique irlandaise published

Book launch, Irish literature, Irish Studies

Irish President Michael D. Higgins at launch of Reimagining Ireland Reader

On Tuesday 27 February, we were delighted to welcome a very special guest to the launch of The Reimagining Ireland Reader: Examining Our Past, Shaping Our Future. The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, was in attendance at the launch, which took place at IT Tallaght in Dublin. The event was preceded by the 25th… Continue reading Irish President Michael D. Higgins at launch of Reimagining Ireland Reader

Book launch, Ireland, Irish Studies

Book launch: The Reimagining Ireland Reader

The launch of The Reimagining Ireland Reader: Examining Our Past, Shaping Our Future, edited by Eamon Maher, will take place at IT Tallaght in Dublin at 6.30pm on Tuesday 27 February. The book will be launched by Derek Hand, Head of the School of English at Dublin City University.  The event will be preceded by… Continue reading Book launch: The Reimagining Ireland Reader

Irish Studies, Reader

The Reimagining Ireland Reader published

To mark the fact that the Reimagining Ireland series will soon have one hundred volumes in print, this book brings together a selection of essays from the first fifty volumes, carefully chosen to give a flavour of the diversity and multidisciplinary nature of the series. Following a chronological order, it begins with an essay by… Continue reading The Reimagining Ireland Reader published