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Bringing medieval Irish into the classroom with 'A history of Ireland in 100 words'

Thursday, 22 October 2020

After the book and the exhibition, we're now working on educational resources based around extracts from tales, poetry and historical texts composed in the Middle Ages.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog, Educational Resources

'Flash Fiction' i bhFoclóir Mháirtín Uí Chadhain

Friday, 16 October 2020

San fhoclóir a réitigh Máirtín Ó Cadhain, is minic féith na scéalaíochta le brath ar na samplaí a bhí aige ar úsáid focal. Tá spléachadh thíos ar chuid de na samplaí ar geall le ‘flash fiction’ iad...

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog

In clabber to the knees

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

How old is the Irish word clábar and when did it first appear in Hiberno-English? Find out in this episode of Spreading the Words.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog

Acht ós cinneamhaint dom imtheacht ‘mo dhíorfach... (Since I am fated to become a hermit…)

Friday, 1 May 2020

Dr Charles Dillon of the Academy’s Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge considers hermits, hermitage and the lonely life as manifested in Irish literature and language over the centuries.

Library, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog

Foclóir Gaeilge Mháirtín Uí Chadhain

Thursday, 19 December 2019

‘Suigh síos agus déan do chuairt.  Is iomaí lá sa reilig orainn...’

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog

Focal ar fhocal

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Fáilte go dtí blag nua seo Fhoclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge. Sa chéad mhír seo tabharfaidh muid spléachadh ar stair agus ar chuspóir an tionscnaimh taighde seo, agus caithfidh muid súil fosta ar an scéal is déanaí maidir...

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog