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Patrick’s conversion of Ireland to Christianity and the establishment of Armagh.
(Columba Press, 2006)
Connecting Bits and Pieces- Seamus Heaney: Electric Light
(Nua: Studies in Contemporary Irish Writing, 2002)
This review essay examines the recurrence of different themes in Seamus Heaney’s Collection Electric Light. It retraces influence of T.S. Eliot in the book and also the ongoing preoccupation with classical references. The ...
(Pluto Press, 2007)
A More General and Rooted Spirit of Disaffection: The 1803 Rebellion in Kildare
(History Ireland, 2003)
Defying Descartes: Michael Moore (1639-1726) and Aristotelianism in Ireland and France
(Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000)
Sending gossoons to be made oul mollies of: Rule 127(b) and the feminisation of teaching in Ireland
(Taylor & Francis, 2006)
This article examines a decision known as Rule 127(b), taken in 1905 by the National Commissioners for Education in Ireland. The rule raised concerns about the displacement of male teachers and their replacement with poorly ...
Anastomosis, Attenuations and Manichean Allegories: Seamus Heaney and the Complexities of Ireland
(Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies: Ireland Postcoloniality and Contemporary Irish Literature, 2001)
This essay discusses the nature of postcolonial versions of Irishness and deconstructs the Manichean categories of selfhood and alterity which feature in both colonial and postcolonial discourse. Using some ideas from ...
‘Revolutionary and Refractory? The Irish Colleges in Paris and the French Revolution
(AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, 2008)
Intellectual Imposters?- We Should be so Lucky!:Towards an Irish Public Sphere
(Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2009)
Looking back on the challenge posed to critical theory by the publication in 1999 of Sokal and Bricmont’s book, Intellectual Impostures, this essay argues that the latter was at least evidence of the ongoing vitality of ...
Smuggling Zebras for Lunch: Media framing of asylum seekers in the Irish print media.
(Presses Universitaires de Rennes., 2005)
In this paper we offer a critical account of Irish print media coverage of recent immigration. Using data from the year 2002 we consider how both broadsheet and tabloid print media have sought to explain the issues surrounding ...