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Mythology in the Irish landscape

Mythology in the Irish landscape

A Feature by Neasa Nic Dhómhnaill: this is part two of Neasa’s visit to Irish places and their associated mythology. See also June’s edition.   I clearly remember standing in the magnificent archway of Uaimheanna na Céise* or Uaimheanna Chéis Chorainn, scanning the emerald fields of Contaetha Ros Comáin, Sligeach agus Maigh Eo. I had … Continue reading

Anders Ahlqvist imithe ar Shlí na Firinne

Anders Ahlqvist imithe ar Shlí na Firinne

Professor Ahlqvist had a distinguished career in Celtic Studies, following a PhD at Edinburgh with a spell at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, and many years at NUI Galway.  He took up the post of inaugural Sir Warwick Fairfax Professor of Celtic Studies at the University of Sydney on 1 July 2008.  Continue reading

Mythology in the Irish Landscape

Mythology in the Irish Landscape

Thousands of commuters drive over the N4 that winds through the landscape of Contae Liatroma agus Sligeach* every day but I wonder how many take a moment to glimpse the foggy shores of Lough Arbhach and ponder the significance of the landscape. Continue reading