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  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

  • 249 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
1982 …2019

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Dr Art Hughes is Reader in Irish. In 2009-2010, he was Visiting Professor and Senior Fulbright Scholar, Ireland House, at New York University.In 1999, he was appointed Lecturer in Irish language and Literature at Ulster University. He was Lecturer in Institute of Irish Studies Queen's University Belfast and Armagh in 1995-98.He is also chair of the McCracken Cultural Society, Belfast and contributor on a sporadic basis to radio and television programmes on Irish-language related topics.Research FieldsOld Irish to modern pan-Gaelic dialects; phonetics, Old, Early Modern and Modern Gaelic literature.

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Research Output

Fir Fáinne

Translated title of the contribution: RingmenHughes, A. J., 18 Mar 2019, Belfast

Research output: Other contribution

'Brian Mag Mathghamhna (+1689): anailís ar a chiorcal liteartha idir an ré Chlasaiceach agus iar-Chlasaiceach i Muineacháin agus níos faide i gcéin’

Hughes, A. J., Oct 2018, Súgán an dúchais: aistí ar gnéithe de thraidisiún liteartha Chúige Uladh i gcuimhne ar Dhiarmaid Ó Doibhlinn, Sraith Adhamhnáin 1. Mac Cathmhaoil, N., Mac Seáin, C. & Nic Cathmhaoil, M. (eds.). Vol. 1. p. 179-238

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
  • The King of Tory: from City to Crag by Patsy Dan Rodgers

    Hughes, A. J., 2018, Belfast. 368 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Luther agus an Domhan Gaelach: One-hour Irish-language documentary on Martin Luther and the influence on the Gaelic World

    Translated title of the contribution: Luther and the Gaelic WorldHughes, A. J. & Nikkell, C., 29 Oct 2017, Belfast

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Viva Voce, series 2 BBC Radio Ulster (2017),

    Hughes, A. J., 2017, Belfast

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Activities


    Fís Mheirlíno: a diplomatic edition with introduction and notes

    Author: Hegarty, C., 1 May 2018

    Supervisor: Mac Cathmhaoil, N. (Supervisor) & Hughes, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis