The battle of Trafalgar in 1805, in which Nelson defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet, was considered an astonishin
Poems in Irish by Colin Ryan.
Ceo Bruithne agus scéalta eile (Heat Haze and other stories) Book Review by Dymphna Lonergan Colin Ryan Ceo Bruithne agus scéalta eile. Cló Iar-Chonnacht 2019. 100 pp. ISBN: 978 1 7844 203 3 RRP: €10 A heat haze, according to Wikipedia, is ‘a shimmering of the air near the ground that distorts distant views’. ‘Ceo Bruithne’ is …
By Dymphna Lonergan Thanks to the increased availability of digitally uploaded word lists and dictionaries, research into how far the Irish language has travelled globally has been made much easier. It is interesting that individual Irish language words have found new homes in Global English dialects. It is doubly interesting to see these words’ meanings extended …
Irish Language poems by Colin Ryan
Irish language message left on the moon in 1969.
The Sunburnt Symposium is now part of the Australian daonscoileanna, the summer and winter Irish language intensives and also featured in some Australasian Irish Studies conferences.
Tributes from his daughters for Barney Devlin, journalist, teacher, lover of the Irish language.
Anders Ahlqvist argued that the Celts had an effect on the English language, an opinion not shared by others.
Barney’s personal abilities, charm, compassion and wit have impacted all of us who knew him