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In Defence of Peig

I envied Peig’s status in the family as a peata, a ‘pet’ and how her big brother carried her around in a bhaclainn ‘in his arms’. I loved how kindly the teachers and neighbours treated her. Continue reading

Call for Abstracts ISAANZ 2019

December 9-12, 2019, Adelaide, South Australia. The 24th Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand conference (ISAANZ) will be held December 9-12, 2019, in Adelaide, South Australia. The theme of the conference is Foregrounding Irish Women : the Antipodes and beyond Call for Abstracts (250 words by May 31) The Antipodes, the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We … Continue reading