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Trick or feat?

Friday, 23 October 2020

What kind of cleasa did Cú Chulainn's personal trainer teach the legendary hero? Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words.

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Teaching resources on Medieval Ireland

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

RIA author Máire Ní Mhaonaigh on how to inspire pupils with stories of women in Medieval Ireland, of the Otherworld and Viking names.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Educational Resources

A voyage of the mind

Friday, 16 October 2020

In this episode of Spreading the Words we learn about Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill's use of the word immram.

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The importance of the mighty bull

Saturday, 10 October 2020

Why does the Irish word 'tarbh' indicate strength in compound words? Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words, a new podcast by the authors of 'A history of Ireland in 100 words'.

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What sound is a sure sign of winter?

Friday, 2 October 2020

Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words, a new podcast by the authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words.

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An edible purple seaweed

Friday, 18 September 2020

A word dear to Seamus Heaney, how does 'dulse' feature in medieval Irish law, literature and medicine?

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What's the relationship between the Irish adjective bog ‘soft’ and the English noun meaning ‘bogland’?

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

In this episode of Spreading the Words we learn about Seamus Heaney's use of the word bog.

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Educational resources for primary, second and third level students

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

The Royal Irish Academy has developed teaching material that is of use in the classroom. Designed to be both stimulating to students and integral to the relevant school curriculum, the goal is to motivate and inspire...

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Educational Resources

What's the Irish for 'jellyfish'?

Monday, 7 September 2020

Find out why it is a favourite phrase among Irish speakers and learners.

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Spreading the Words: a new podcast

Monday, 7 September 2020

Histories of Irish words from literature and everyday life by the authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words.

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