Gathering tensions

Johanne Devlin Trew, Michael Pierse

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter provides an introduction to the book, which emerged from prevalent concerns during the course of The Gathering 2013 year, with the manner in which 'Irishness' and 'Northern Irishness' were being newly constructed, deconstructed and imagined in the trans-Atlantic discourses of tourism and cultural heritage marketing and historical revisionism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRethinking the Irish Diaspora
Subtitle of host publicationAfter The Gathering
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameMigration, Diasporas and Citizenship
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


  • ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Diaspora
  • migration
  • Cultural heritage
  • festivals
  • identity

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    Devlin Trew, J., & Pierse, M. (2018). Gathering tensions. In Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After The Gathering (pp. 1-12). (Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship). Palgrave Macmillan.