A word dear to Seamus Heaney, how does 'dulse' feature in medieval Irish law, literature and medicine?
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Fáilte chuig suíomh gréasáin Fhoclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge. Tá an tionscnamh taighde seo ag réiteach foclóir stairiúil don Ghaeilge sa tréimhse 1600-2000. Beidh an foclóir cuimsitheach seo bunaithe ar fhoinsí scríofa agus ar fhoinsí béil ón tréimhse sin.
What's the relationship between the Irish adjective bog ‘soft’ and the English noun meaning ‘bogland’?16 September 2020
In this episode of Spreading the Words we learn about Seamus Heaney's use of the word bog.
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...
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.
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.
‘Suigh síos agus déan do chuairt. Is iomaí lá sa reilig orainn...’
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