New Publication: Patrick Pearse and the Theatre/Mac Piarais agus an téatar

  Patrick Pearse and the Theatre / Mac Piarais agus an téatar Eugene McNulty & Róisín Ní Ghairbhí, editors   This book focuses on Patrick Pearse the theatre man. Pearse, like many among the revolutionary generation, was deeply interested in the theatre and its possibilities. Best known as a leading figure in the 1916 Rising, Pearse wrote and produced eleven

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Werner Huber Scholarship – A Reminder

Werner Huber Scholarship  Only €270 collected to date   Dear IASIL members, may I please remind you of the recent call for donations towards the Werner Huber Scholarship, intended to cover the expenses of a postgraduate student/students required to present a paper at the IASIL 2017 conference. The support of postgraduate students in Irish literatures is one of the most

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities. Institute of Irish Studies, Liverpool University

The Busteed Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards   Preamble The Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University has received a generous gift. That gift will be for postdoctoral awards that aim to enhance the career of successful applicants. These awards are based upon promoting research with an Irish theme, and in particular research that gives voice or recognition to groups who suffer(ed)

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IASIL 2017 Deadline for Abstracts December 7th

REMINDER: The deadline to submit abstracts for IASIL 2017 is December 7th   CALL FOR PAPERS IASIL2017 ● NTU-Singapore ● 24-28 July, 2017 CFP: Ireland’s Writers in the 21st Century The political, economic, cultural, and artistic histories of Ireland are deeply intertwined with its rich tradition of writing in Irish and English, with generations of writers greatly contributing to broader

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Call for proposals to New Island Books ‘Modern Irish Classics’ Series

  Is there a woman writer you’d like to champion? An out-of-print text you’d love to see back in print, and assign for a class you teach? Dan Bolger, commissioning editor at New Island Books wants to hear from you. Dan wrote to us as follows: Each year, we publish two out-of-print or underappreciated titles of outstanding merit in our

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REMINDER: Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

  The deadline for applications for the IASIL 2017 Postgraduate Scholarships is 7 December 2016. In order to facilitate the participation of postgraduate students at IASIL 2017 in Singapore, fees for postgraduate research students presenting papers have been waived by the conference organisers and a number of scholarships are available. Scholarships: A number of Postgraduate Scholarships will be awarded to

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New Series of Famine Folios from Cork University Press

The latest set of Famine Folios are now available. The  “Famine Folio” collection won first place in the 2016 Museum Publications Design Competition for books. The competition was held by the American Alliance of Museums, the leading museum organization in the country. Voices Underfoot: Memory, Forgetting, and Oral Verbal Art by Angela Bourke While many Irish-Americans identify the Great Famine

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Women Writing War: Publication and Launch

  Women Writing War Edited by Tina O’Toole, Gillian McIntosh and Muireann O’Cinnéide  UCD Press have just announced the publication of Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922, edited by Tina O’Toole, Gillian McIntosh & Muireann O’Cinnéide. The book will be launched in UL on 25th November by Professor Patricia Coughlan (UCC).   The collection is the outcome of a collaborative international

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Launch of Classic Irish Plays website at NUI Galway

You are cordially invited to the launch of the new Irish Research Council-funded website: www.ClassicIrishPlays.com This website was created by Dr. David Clare as part of his recently-concluded, IRC-funded postdoctoral research project, “The Hibernicising of the Anglo-Irish Playwright”. That project was based in the Moore Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway. www.ClassicIrishPlays.com provides scholars, theatre practitioners, and the

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New Publication: The Post Office in Ireland. An Illustrated History

The Post Office in Ireland: An Illustrated History by Stephen Ferguson Irish Academic Press 480 pages 200 colour & b/w illustrations Hardback ISBN: 978-1-911024-32-3 Online price: €23.99 (rrp:€26.99) Short description: Meticulous, bright and beautifully illustrated in colour, The Post Office in Ireland: An Illustrated History reveals the vital role of the Post Office in national and international communications, and its

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