Belfast and the Irish Language

Fionntán de Brún (Editor)

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    This collection of essays explores Belfast’s relationship with the Irish language from its earliest roots through to the cultural pioneers of the nineteenth-century revival, the urban Gaeltacht of the 1960s, the Belfast of the Good Friday Agreement and beyond.Table of ContentsIntroductionBelfast place-names and the Irish languagePat McKayThe Irish language in Belfast before the eighteenth century Aodhán Mac PóilínRobert MacAdam and the Irish language revivalA.J. HughesThe Ulster Gaelic Society and the work of MacAdam’s Irish scribesA.J. HughesThe Fadgies: an ‘Irish-speaking colony’ in nineteenth-century BelfastFionntán de BrúnIrish in Belfast, 1892-1960: from the Gaelic League to Cumann Chluain ArdAodhán Mac Póilín Shaw’s Road urban Gaeltacht: its role and impactGabrielle Nig Uidhir Protestants and the Irish language in BelfastGordon McCoyIrish-medium education in BelfastSeán Mac CorraidhThe new Gaeltacht Quarter: promoting cultural promiscuity and wealthSeán Mistéil
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherFour Courts Press
    Number of pages216
    ISBN (Print)1-85182-939-3
    Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 9 May 2006


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