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The Power Of A Secret: Ireland’S Secret Societies Involvement In Irish Nationalism, Sierra M. Harlan 2016 Dominican University of California

The Power Of A Secret: Ireland’S Secret Societies Involvement In Irish Nationalism, Sierra M. Harlan

Scholarly & Creative Works Conference 2019

The Irish Republican Brotherhood (I.R.B.) and the Irish Volunteer Force (I.V.F.) altered Irish Nationalist tactics from Parliamentary supported Home Rule to a republican movement for Irish Independence. The actions of these secret societies between the years of 1900 through 1917, before the Irish Revolutionary period,[1] are the reason that Ireland gained independence from United Kingdom in 1921. The change from political negotiations by the ineffective Irish Parliamentary Party to the republican movement would never have happened without the Easter Rising of 1916. The centennial anniversary of this Easter Rising makes The Power of a Secret ...


Highland Canon Fodder: Scottish Gaelic Literature In North American Contexts, Michael Newton 2016 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Highland Canon Fodder: Scottish Gaelic Literature In North American Contexts, Michael Newton

e-Keltoi: Journal of Interdisciplinary Celtic Studies

The assessment of the influence of Scottish literature and literary practice abroad, especially in the context of Scottish diasporas, has generally focused on fiction in English, particularly in the form of the novel. Missing from this approach is a large body of Scottish Gaelic literature, primarily oral poetry, which has been composed in a sustained literary tradition that extends from the medieval period in Scotland to the present day in North America. This article reviews the evidence for Gaelic literary continuity in the North American diaspora in terms of the literary conventions that have determined the forms of literary production ...


Souvenir Program Booklet For The Women And Spirituality Symposium, Regennia N. Williams PhD, Patricia A. F. O'Luanaigh MA 2016 Initiative for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in the History of Africa and the Diaspora

Souvenir Program Booklet For The Women And Spirituality Symposium, Regennia N. Williams Phd, Patricia A. F. O'Luanaigh Ma

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

No abstract provided.


The Circumference Of Community, Patricia A. F. O'Luanaigh MA 2016 California Institute of Integral Studies

The Circumference Of Community, Patricia A. F. O'Luanaigh Ma

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

No abstract provided.


The Shanachie, Volume 28, Number 1, Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society 2016 Sacred Heart University

The Shanachie, Volume 28, Number 1, Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society

The Shanachie (CIAHS)

This issue is titled Ireland, Connecticut and the Easter Rising.


Psalms On The Shannon: A Collection Of Choral Pieces In The Irish Celtic Style, Greta E. Hanks 2016 Liberty University

Psalms On The Shannon: A Collection Of Choral Pieces In The Irish Celtic Style, Greta E. Hanks

Senior Honors Theses

The Irish music tradition has a rich heritage ranging from ancient ballads to nineteenth-century dances. One area of Irish music, a subset of Celtic music in general, that has been somewhat underrepresented in modern times is Irish choral music. Scripturally-based choral singing has been part of the Irish tradition ever since medieval monks began Christianizing the Celts. Today, several choral groups in Ireland are working to revive the art of Celtic choral singing. This collection, presenting psalms set to choral music in the Irish style, is one modern composer’s endeavor to join the Irish choral genre, incorporating traditional harmonic ...


The Shanachie, Volume 28, Number 2, Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society 2016 Sacred Heart University

The Shanachie, Volume 28, Number 2, Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society

The Shanachie (CIAHS)

Neil Hogan and Patrick J. Mahoney have co-authored a book that commemorates the role of Connecticut in Ireland’s long struggle for independence: ‘From a land beyond the wave,’ Connecticut’s Irish Rebels, 1798-1916.’

Also in this issue a couple of fascinating family trees: Traceys, an Irish doctor's dynasty in Norwalk and The Fords: 85 descendants rediscover clan roots.


Sea, Land & Spirit: Coastal Environment In The West Of Ireland: A Multi-Disciplinary Conference, June 5-8, 2017, Dingle, County Kerry, John B. Roney 2015 Sacred Heart University

Sea, Land & Spirit: Coastal Environment In The West Of Ireland: A Multi-Disciplinary Conference, June 5-8, 2017, Dingle, County Kerry, John B. Roney

John B. Roney

Sacred Heart University, in partnership with University College Cork, Cork Institute of Technology, and Institute of Technology Tralee.
This will be a gathering of scholars and practitioners from a variety of fields to reflect on the coastal environment of the west of Ireland. The conference will offer a multi-disciplinary forum for scholars who have a primary interest in the coastal environment as a shared national treasure to come together to increase their understanding, and to offer ideas and best practices to sustain the coasts for future generations. Panel presentations will be held on the natural sciences along with panels on ...


Revised Emblems Of Erin In Novels By John Mcgahern And Colum Mccann (2015), Shaun O’Connell 2015 University of Massachusetts Boston

Revised Emblems Of Erin In Novels By John Mcgahern And Colum Mccann (2015), Shaun O’Connell

New England Journal of Public Policy

In “Cathal’s Lake,” a 1996 story by Colum McCann, “a big [Irish] farmer with a thick chest” lives by a lake, “which in itself is a miniature countryside—ringed with chestnut trees and brambles, banked ten feet high on the northern side, with another mound of dirt on the eastern side, where frogsong can often be heard.” In By the Lake, a 2002 novel by John McGahern, an aging Irishman also lives by a lake, another enclosed space of tranquility, as is suggested in the opening lines: “The morning was clear. There was no wind on the lake. There ...


Lexical Semantics And Patterns Of Causation, Brian Nolan 2015 Technological University Dublin

Lexical Semantics And Patterns Of Causation, Brian Nolan

The ITB Journal

In this paper we provide a brief account of patterns of causation in modern Irish that occur with lexically causative verbs. Three types of causation are found in modern Irish: lexical, periphrastic and morphological. In terms of the relative weightings of each type, the morphological causative is the least productive. Its use appears to be highly constrained to two very specific domains and it is signalled by particular morphological affixes. Lexical causatives are more productive than the morphological causative. By contrast, periphrastic or analytical causatives are highly productive and wide-ranging in their deployment. A claim of this paper is that ...


A Brief Characterisation Of Morphological Causation In Irish, Brian Nolan 2015 Technological University Dublin

A Brief Characterisation Of Morphological Causation In Irish, Brian Nolan

The ITB Journal

In this paper we attempt to characterise some elements of morphological causation as expressed in modern Irish. Three types of causation may be identified: lexical, periphrastic and morphological. In terms of the relative weightings of each type, the morphological causative is the least productive. Its use appears to be highly constrained to two very specific domains and it is signalled by particular morphological affixes. Lexical causatives are more productive than the morphological causative. By contrast, periphrastic or analytical causatives are highly productive and wide-ranging in their deployment. We concentrate in this analysis on some data on morphological causation.


How The West Was Wonderful; Some Historical Perspectives On Representations Of The West Of Ireland In Popular Culture, Kevin Martin 2015 Technological University Dublin

How The West Was Wonderful; Some Historical Perspectives On Representations Of The West Of Ireland In Popular Culture, Kevin Martin

The ITB Journal

The idealisation of life in the west of Ireland was central to the mission of the Irish Literary revival. The images of life in the west served as an idealised counterpoint to the grubby, urban, materialistic and valueless society that could be viewed a short distance across the Irish Sea. The romantic mythologising of the west of Ireland peasant was a key tenet of the ‘Celtic Twilight’.


Towards A Study Of Situation Types Of Irish, Brian Nolan 2015 Technological University Dublin

Towards A Study Of Situation Types Of Irish, Brian Nolan

The ITB Journal

In this paper we analyse the structure of situation types as found in Irish. We translate these situation types into a logical metalanguage, giving the logical structure of each type. We do this to differentiate, for Irish, the aktionsarten distinctions of state, activity, achievement and accomplishment as they are found within the language. The motivation of this paper is therefore to describe the aktionsart of modern Irish and to determine the logical structure that underpins these situation types.


The Xxuiii Ciuitates Brittannię Of The Historia Brittonum: Antiquarian Speculation In Early Medieval Wales, Keith J. Fitzpatrick-Matthews 2015 North Hertfordshire Museum

The Xxuiii Ciuitates Brittannię Of The Historia Brittonum: Antiquarian Speculation In Early Medieval Wales, Keith J. Fitzpatrick-Matthews

Journal of Literary Onomastics

A reassessment of the list of civitates in Chapter 66a of the Historia Brittonum is attempted through the establishment of a reliable text as it is preserved in a number of versions. Analysis of each name is attempted by working back to its hypothetical Brittonic original. Some names attested in Classical and early medieval sources are readily identifiable and can be identified with Roman or Romano-British sites; some names have survived into more recent times and can also be identified with known sites, although some remain difficult. Of particular interest is a group named after real or legendary characters known ...


The Arthurian Battle Of Badon And Braydon Forest, Wiltshire, Andrew Breeze 2015 Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona

The Arthurian Battle Of Badon And Braydon Forest, Wiltshire, Andrew Breeze

Journal of Literary Onomastics

No abstract.


From Honor To Ridicule To Shame To Fame: The Naming And Re-Naming Of Túrin Son Of Húrin, Marie Nelson 2015 University of Florida

From Honor To Ridicule To Shame To Fame: The Naming And Re-Naming Of Túrin Son Of Húrin, Marie Nelson

Journal of Literary Onomastics

No abstract.


Revised Emblems Of Erin In Novels By John Mcgahern And Colum Mccann, Shaun O’Connell 2015 University of Massachusetts Boston

Revised Emblems Of Erin In Novels By John Mcgahern And Colum Mccann, Shaun O’Connell

New England Journal of Public Policy

In “Cathal’s Lake,” a 1996 story by Colum McCann, “a big [Irish] farmer with a thick chest” lives by a lake, “which in itself is a miniature countryside—ringed with chestnut trees and brambles, banked ten feet high on the northern side, with another mound of dirt on the eastern side, where frogsong can often be heard.” In By the Lake, a 2002 novel by John McGahern, an aging Irishman also lives by a lake, another enclosed space of tranquility, as is suggested in the opening lines: “The morning was clear. There was no wind on the lake. There ...


Zoomorphic Penannular Brooches In 6th And 7th Century Ireland, Esther G. Ward 2015 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Zoomorphic Penannular Brooches In 6th And 7th Century Ireland, Esther G. Ward

Esther G. Ward

In this thesis the author examines the evolution, manufacture, and societal significance of zoomorphic penannular brooches, a type of metal dress fastener used in early medieval Ireland that is often decorated. The brooches examined are dated to the 6th and 7th centuries, during which the Irish underwent a process of religious conversion from Celtic paganism to Christianity, and social rank was paramount. It is in this social context that the brooches are examined. Despite the significance of this time of social change, brooches from this period tend to be overlooked by scholarship in favor of the more ornate metalwork of ...


The Pendragon Cycle: Celtic Christianity In The Arthurian Legend Through Bards, Prophets, And Historians, Rebecca L. Heine 2015 Student

The Pendragon Cycle: Celtic Christianity In The Arthurian Legend Through Bards, Prophets, And Historians, Rebecca L. Heine

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This thesis centers on The Pendragon Cycle as a late-twentieth century retelling of the Arthurian legend by the American author Stephen Lawhead. Through The Pendragon Cycle, Lawhead emphasizes the historical foundation of Arthuriana in the setting of fifth-century Britain while simultaneously incorporating mythology from the Atlanteans, to the Celtic Otherworld, to the Holy Grail. Lawhead draws inspiration from medieval Welsh and Christian characterizations of the legend such as medieval historical chronicles like The History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth; following in the footsteps of medieval historians, Lawhead uses the medium of the Arthurian legend to present ...


Pollataggle: An Exhibition And Photo Book, Kaitrin R. Acuna 2015 University of Connecticut - Storrs

Pollataggle: An Exhibition And Photo Book, Kaitrin R. Acuna

University Scholar Projects

Pollataggle is a series of photographs by Kaitrin Acuna that explores childlike imagination and the unreal. The imagery may be viewed at KaitrinAcuna.com and the following is a reflection on the process and outcome of creating the series. This paper reflects on the process of photographing each component of the final images, the inspiration, the process in Photoshop, and the exhibition of the work.


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