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    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

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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 2010 2019

Fir Fáinne

Hughes, 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


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

Hughes, A. J., 2017, Belfast

Research output: Other contribution

BBC Radio
Radio Broadcasts

Activities 2015 2019

Advisor to the Project and Exhibition - Farset Feirste – A Typeface for Belfast

A.J. Hughes (Other)
2 May 201925 May 2019

Activity: Other

Brest Erasmus 27-30 March 2018 University of Brest (Université de Bretagne Occidentale), France

A.J. Hughes (Invited speaker)
27 Mar 201830 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

'Gaelic linguistic atlases: past and future' Ransachadh na Gàidhlig 10

A.J. Hughes (Speaker)
28 Aug 201830 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk