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The plant of the bent head

Friday, 5 March 2021

Today's episode of Spreading the Words focuses on Lus an chromchinn and other flowers with memorable Irish names.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

How has the wind shaped Irish life and literature?

Friday, 26 February 2021

Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words, which focuses on the Irish word gaoth.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Special issue of Proceedings with focus on climate and society

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Can a long-term perspective on human adaptations to climate change inform Ireland’s response to the crisis we face today?

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Who is better off?

Monday, 22 February 2021

Adele Bergin and Seamus McGuinness reflect on cross-border differences in living standards, opportunities and quality of life on the island of Ireland.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

St Patrick's Day with the authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words

Friday, 19 February 2021

Taking you from Liverpool to Madrid in just a couple of clicks.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

A Ghost in the Throat

Friday, 19 February 2021

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we learn about the Irish word grá in the poetry of Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill.

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How were books stored in medieval Irish libraries?

Friday, 12 February 2021

Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words on the word 'leabharlann'.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Clontarf back in stock

Monday, 8 February 2021

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Dublin suburbs, no. 1, Clontarf by Colm Lennon has been reprinted. 

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Unravelling the sinister history of 'amadán'

Friday, 5 February 2021

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we learn about the Modern Irish word for ‘fool’.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

The Future of Cross Border Cooperation in the Arts

Friday, 29 January 2021

We call for tenders to carry out research and write a report

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

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