Sorcha de Brún

Lecturer Below The Bar BA, MA, MA, LTCL, DipABRSM, AFHEA, PHD

 
researcher

Biography

Tá PhD ag Sorcha sa Nua-Ghaeilge ó Ollscoil Uladh; MA sa Ghaeilge (DCU); MA sa Pholaitíocht (UCD); AFHEA ón Higher Education Academy (an Bhreatain); BA sa Ghaeilge agus sa Pholaitíocht (UCD): LTCL i Seinnt agus i Múineadh an Phianó (Trinity College London); agus DipABRSM i Seinnt an Orgáin (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, London).

Is iad na suimeanna taighde atá aici ná prós-scríbhneoireacht na Gaeilge, an t-aistriú liteartha, an scríbhneoireacht chruthaitheach, amhráin bheannaithe na Gaeilge, Scannánaíocht na Gaeilge.

Tá Scoláireacht John agus Pat Hume buaite aici; Duais Ghearrscéalaíochta Mháirtín Uí Chadhain; Duais Foras na Gaeilge ag Seachtain na Scríbhneoirí i Lios Tuathail; agus duaiseanna éagsúla litríochta ag Oireachtas na Gaeilge.

Sorcha de Brún has a PhD in Irish (Ulster University, Belfast), an MA in Irish (Dublin City University), an MA in Political Science (University College Dublin), a BA in Irish and Politics (University College Dublin), an Associate Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy, an LTCL Diploma in Piano Teaching and Performance (Trinity College London), and a DipABRSM Diploma in Organ Performance (Associated Boards of the Royal Schools of Music London).

Amongst her awards are the John and Pat Hume Scholarship 2007-2010; the Listowel Writer's Week Duais Foras na Gaeilge award (1st Prize); the Máirtín Ó Cadhain Short Story award; and several Oireachas na Gaeilge awards for creative prose fiction. Her research interests are: modern Irish language prose writing, Masculinities in Literature and Film, the translation of the Irish language novel, creative writing, Irish language film, radio drama, and Irish language church music.

She has taught Irish at University of Ulster, Maynooth University, St. Patrick's College (DCU), has worked as Irish teacher in Ireland, France, America, the Donegal and Kerry Gaeltachts, has been Irish teacher to higher civil servants, has taught and/or written specialist courses for Gael Linn, Conradh na Gaeilge, Oideas Gael, Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, was the President of the European Prize for Literature in 2009, and in 2017 developed the first Irish language course for Special Needs Assistants in Gaelscoileanna for Gael Linn and COGG. Her thesis on masculinities in Irish language literature, the first study of its kind, resulted in the term fireannachtaí being introduced in the Irish language terminology database on www.tearma.ie.




Research Interests


Prós-Scríbhneoireacht Nua-Aimseartha agus Comhaimseartha na Gaeilge

Seánraí:

An Gearrscéal sa Ghaeilge ó na 1980í ar aghaidh
An tÚrscéal sa Ghaeilge ó na 1980í ar aghaidh
An tAistriú Liteartha
Scríbhneoirí na Gaeltachta


Ceol agus Scannánaíocht

Drámaí Raidió na Gaeilge
Scannáin Ghael-Linn
Amhráin Bheannaithe na Gaeilge




 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'History Repeating Itself: Men, Masculinities and 'His Story' in the fiction of Micheál Ó Conghaile'
Sorcha de Brún (2017) 'History Repeating Itself: Men, Masculinities and 'His Story' in the fiction of Micheál Ó Conghaile'. Eire-Ireland, LII (1-2):17-48 [Details]
2012 'An Litríocht, An Léitheoireacht agus Curaclam na Gaeilge'
Sorcha de Brún (2012) 'An Litríocht, An Léitheoireacht agus Curaclam na Gaeilge'. Bliainiris, (10) [Details]
2009 'Cuid a Dó: Seán Ó Cuirrín agus Dracula: Móitífeanna agus Miotais'
Sorcha de Brún (2009) 'Cuid a Dó: Seán Ó Cuirrín agus Dracula: Móitífeanna agus Miotais'. Bliainiris, (9) [Details]
2007 'Cuid a hAon: Seán Ó Cuirrín agus Dracula: Ceisteanna cóirithe, téacsacha agus teanga'
Sorcha de Brún (2007) 'Cuid a hAon: Seán Ó Cuirrín agus Dracula: Ceisteanna cóirithe, téacsacha agus teanga'. Bliainiris, (7) [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Gach Duine ina Fhealsúnaí ar a Shaol Féin: An Fhealsúnacht, Téama an Aistir agus an Chruinne Fhireann i nGearrscéalta Mhichíl Uí Chonghaile'
Sorcha de Brún (2017) 'Gach Duine ina Fhealsúnaí ar a Shaol Féin: An Fhealsúnacht, Téama an Aistir agus an Chruinne Fhireann i nGearrscéalta Mhichíl Uí Chonghaile' In: Meanmanra II An tSíceolaíocht agus an Fhealsúnacht. Dublin: Coiscéim. [Details]
2012 ''Sinne Laochra Fáil: Heroes and Heroism in the Work of Pádraig Ó Cíobháin;'
Sorcha de Brún (2012) ''Sinne Laochra Fáil: Heroes and Heroism in the Work of Pádraig Ó Cíobháin;' In: New Voices in Irish Criticism. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
2010 'Amestrus sa Mhusaem'
Sorcha de Brún (2010) 'Amestrus sa Mhusaem' In: Sin Scéal Eile. Dublin: An Gúm. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2018 LÉANN NA SIONAINNE 2018,
SORCHA DE BRÚN (2018) 'LAOCH AR LÁR: AN GOTACHAS FIREANN I BPRÓS-SCRÍBHNEOIREACHT CHOMHAIMSEARTHA NA GAEILGE'. [Invited Oral Presentation], LÉANN NA SIONAINNE 2018, Ollscoil Luimnigh , 25-MAY-18 - 26-MAY-18 [Details]
2018 REALISING UTOPIA: CINEMA AND 1968,
SORCHA DE BRÚN (2018) 'THE IRISH CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT / GLUAISEACHT CHEARTA SIBHIALTA NA GAELTACHTA': A SHORT FILM DOCUMENTARY AND ITS BACKGROUND.'. [Oral Presentation], REALISING UTOPIA: CINEMA AND 1968, RALAHINE CENTRE FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES, ORMSTON HOUSE, LIMERICK , 26-MAY-18 - 26-MAY-18 [Details]
2018 'AR GHRÁ AN RÉITIGH: AN RÉITEACH MAR THEÁMA IN ÚRSCÉALTA PHÁDRAIC BREATHNACH.',
SORCHA DE BRÚN (2018) Talks in honour of prose writing of Pádraic Breathnach. [Invited Oral Presentation], 'AR GHRÁ AN RÉITIGH: AN RÉITEACH MAR THEÁMA IN ÚRSCÉALTA PHÁDRAIC BREATHNACH.', Coláiste Mhuire gan Smál Limerick , 18-MAY-18 - 18-MAY-18 [Details]
2017 MEANMANRA,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2017) 'AN FHEALSÚNACHT, AN tAISTEAR, AGUS FIREANNACHTAÍ I SAOTHAR MHICHÍL UÍ CHONGHAILE'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], MEANMANRA, BAILE ÁTHA CLIATH / DUBLIN , 25-NOV-17 - 25-NOV-17 [Details]
2017 COMPETING TRADITIONS: THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY IRISH LITERATURES BETWEEN REALISM AND EXPERIMENTATION,
Dr. SORCHA DE BRÚN (2017) 'DIRTY OR DARING: REALISM AND EXPERIMENTATION IN THE WORK OF THREE GAELTACHT WRITERS'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], COMPETING TRADITIONS: THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY IRISH LITERATURES BETWEEN REALISM AND EXPERIMENTATION, LODZ, POLAND. DEPARTMENT OF BRITISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE , 29-JUL-17 - 01-AUG-17 [Details]
2017 IRELAND'S WRITERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY,
Dr. SORCHA DE BRÚN (2017) 'JOE STEVE Ó NEACHTAIN: MASCULINITIES AND THE NEW GAELTACHT GOTHIC'. [Other], IRELAND'S WRITERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Singapore , 24-JUL-17 - 28-JUL-17 [Details]
2011 SEIMINEÁR IARCHÉIME, AN COLÁISTE OLLSCOILE CORCAIGH,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2011) 'TRIÚR SCRÍBHNEOIRÍ GAELTACHTA'. [Invited Oral Presentation], SEIMINEÁR IARCHÉIME, AN COLÁISTE OLLSCOILE CORCAIGH, UCC , 09-FEB-11 - 09-FEB-11 [Details]
2011 READING ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND ANNUAL CONFERENCE / CUMANN LÉITHEOIREACHTA NA HÉIREANN,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2011) 'TÚS MAITH LEATH NA HOIBRE? CURACLAM NA GAEILGE, AN LÉITHEOIREACHT AGUS LITRÍOCHT NA GAEILGE'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], READING ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND ANNUAL CONFERENCE / CUMANN LÉITHEOIREACHTA NA HÉIREANN, CHURCH OF IRELAND COLLEGE OF EDUCATION RATHMINES DUBLIN , 29-SEP-11 - 01-OCT-16 [Details]
2011 DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL / FÉILE LEABHAR BHAILE ÁTHA CLIATH,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2011) 'MICHEÁL Ó CONGHAILE'. [Chaired Session], DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL / FÉILE LEABHAR BHAILE ÁTHA CLIATH, DUBLIN CASTLE / CAISLÉAN BHAILE ÁTHA CLIATH , 19-MAY-11 - 19-MAY-12 [Details]
2010 DAONSCOIL NA MUMHAN 2009,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2010) 'DRACULA SA RINN: SEÁN Ó CUIRRÍN AGUS AISTRIÚ DRACULA'. [Invited Oral Presentation], DAONSCOIL NA MUMHAN 2009, AN RINN, PORT LÁIRGE / DAONSCOIL NA MUMHAN, RING, WATERFORD , 20-AUG-10 - 08-AUG-10 [Details]
2010 SEIMINEÁR IARCHÉIME SA LITRÍOCHT / POSTGRADUATE LITERATURE SEMINAR,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2010) 'NÍL GUTH AGAT: AN CEOL AGUS AN AMHRÁNAÍOCHT I SAOTHAR MHICHÍL UÍ CHONGHAILE'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], SEIMINEÁR IARCHÉIME SA LITRÍOCHT / POSTGRADUATE LITERATURE SEMINAR, UCD , 03-SEP-10 - 03-SEP-11 [Details]
2007 NEW VOICES IN IRISH CRITICISM,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2007) 'WE ARE THE HEROES OF IRELAND; HEROISM AND HEROES IN THE WORK OF PÁDRAIG Ó CÍOBHÁIN'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], NEW VOICES IN IRISH CRITICISM, COLÁISTE PHÁDRAIG, DCU, BAILE ÁTHA CLIATH / ST. PATRICK'S COLLEGE, DCU, DUBLIN , 18-APR-07 - 18-APR-08 [Details]
2006 SEIMINEÁR LITRÍOCHTA IARCHÉIME,
DR SORCHA DE BRÚN (2006) 'SAOTHAR IDIR LÁMHA: CEISTEANNA MODHEOLAÍOCHTA AGUS CUR CHUIGE I DTRÁCHTAS LITRÍOCHTA'. [Oral Presentation], SEIMINEÁR LITRÍOCHTA IARCHÉIME, COLÁISTE PHÁDRAIG, DCU, BAILE ÁTHA CLIATH / ST. PATRICK'S COLLEGE, DCU, DUBLIN , 06-DEC-06 - 12-DEC-06 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Poem 'Bá''
Sorcha de Brún (2018) 'Poem 'Bá'' Comhar, . [Details]
2016 'Poem Na hÚrlabhraithe'
Sorcha de Brún (2016) 'Poem Na hÚrlabhraithe' Comhar, . [Details]
2016 'Poem Áit Dúinn'
Sorcha de Brún (2016) 'Poem Áit Dúinn' Comhar, . [Details]
2016 'Rogha Dánta, Rogha Léitheora: Léirmheas ar Rabhadh: Dánta le Alan Titley'
Sorcha de Brún (2016) 'Rogha Dánta, Rogha Léitheora: Léirmheas ar Rabhadh: Dánta le Alan Titley' Feasta, . [Details]
2015 'Ní Neosfainn Cé Mé'
Sorcha de Brún (2015) 'Ní Neosfainn Cé Mé' Feasta, . [Details]
2015 'Star Wars: Stáir Ársa, Ár Staire'
Sorcha de Brún (2015) 'Star Wars: Stáir Ársa, Ár Staire' Feasta, . [Details]
2011 'Ag Bailiú Linn: Ó Bhorradh go Bail, ó Bhaois go Bailbhe. Léirmheas ar The Bail Out le Hugh Costello BBC 4'
Sorcha de Brún (2011) 'Ag Bailiú Linn: Ó Bhorradh go Bail, ó Bhaois go Bailbhe. Léirmheas ar The Bail Out le Hugh Costello BBC 4' Comhar, . [Details]
2009 'Gearrscéal An Scoilt'
Sorcha de Brún (2009) 'Gearrscéal An Scoilt' Comhar, . [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
2018 An Stoc Á Áireamh.
Sorcha de Brún (2018) An Stoc Á Áireamh. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]
2016 Ceartas, Cóir agus Cothrom na Féinne de Dhíth Air.
Sorcha de Brún (2016) Ceartas, Cóir agus Cothrom na Féinne de Dhíth Air. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2016 An Mac Léinn agus an Leabharlann Phoiblí.
Sorcha de Brún (2016) An Mac Léinn agus an Leabharlann Phoiblí. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]
2016 Tuiscint Phoiblí ar an nGaeilge de dhíth.
Sorcha de Brún (2016) Tuiscint Phoiblí ar an nGaeilge de dhíth. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Ceol Eaglasta na Gaeilge agus an tOireachtas.
Sorcha de Brún (2015) Ceol Eaglasta na Gaeilge agus an tOireachtas. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Is ball den Chorp í an Teanga.
Sorcha de Brún (2015) Is ball den Chorp í an Teanga. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Ná Lig Dó Tarlú.
Sorcha de Brún (2015) Ná Lig Dó Tarlú. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]

Newsletter

  Year Publication
2008 An Bhrí sa Chreatlach: An Léitheoireacht, an Litríocht agus Curaclam na Gaeilge (1999) (Cuid 2).
Sorcha de Brún (2008) An Bhrí sa Chreatlach: An Léitheoireacht, an Litríocht agus Curaclam na Gaeilge (1999) (Cuid 2). Dublin: Newsletter [Details]
2008 An Bhrí sa Chreatlach: an Léitheoireacht an Litríocht agus Curaclam na Gaeilge (1999) (Cuid 1).
Sorcha de Brún (2008) An Bhrí sa Chreatlach: an Léitheoireacht an Litríocht agus Curaclam na Gaeilge (1999) (Cuid 1). Dublin: Newsletter [Details]

Translation

  Year Publication
2011 CD The Far Side of the Glen: Fiddle Music of South West Donegal, Derek McGinley and Tara Connaghan.
Sorcha de Brún (2011) CD The Far Side of the Glen: Fiddle Music of South West Donegal, Derek McGinley and Tara Connaghan. Translation [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2010 1ST PRIZE SHORT STORY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE / 1Ú Dúais, Gearrscéal do dhaoine óga OIREACHTAS NA GAEILGE
2008 1ST PRIZE, MÁIRTÍN Ó CADHAIN SHORT STORY COMPETITION / 1Ú DUAIS COMÓRTAS GEARRSCÉALAÍOCHTA UÍ CHADHAIN AN GAELACADAMH / IONTABHAS UÍ CHADHAIN
2007 1ST PRIZE FOR PROSE FICTION LISTOWEL WRITER'S WEEK, DUAIS FORAS NA GAEILGE / 1Ú DUAIS, FICSEAN NA GAEILGE LISTOWEL WRITER'S WEEK / SEACHTAIN NA SCRÍBHNEOIRÍ LIOS TUATHAIL
2007 2ND PRIZE, SHORT STORY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE / 2Ú DUAIS, GEARRSCÉAL DO DHAOINE ÓGA OIREACHTAS NA GAEILGE
2007 JOHN AND PAT HUME SCHOLARSHIP MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY 2007-2010 / SCOLÁIREACHT JOHN AND PAT HUME MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
IASIL INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF IRISH LITERATURE / MEMBER / BALL /
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR IRISH STUDIES MEMBER 04-JUN-18 / 03-NOV-18
CUMANN MERRIMAN MEMBER / BALL /
IRISH WRITERS UNION MEMBER / BALL /
BORD OF DIRECTORS OF IRISH WRITERS UNION / BORD STIÚRTHA ÁRAS NA SCRÍBHNEOIRÍ 2008-2009 MEMBER / BALL /
CUMANN NA nOIFIGEACH AGUS NA STIÚRTHÓIRÍ GAEILGE OLLSCOILE / IRISH LANGUAGE UNIVERSITY OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION SECRETARY / RÚNAÍ /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
IRISH LANGUAGE COMMITTEE / COISTE NA GAEILGE REPRESENTATIVE FOR SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, IRISH AND COMMUNICATION 2018 /
TEACHING BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBER 2018 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
COLÁISTE PHÁDRAIG DCU DROIM CONRACH / ST. PATRICK'S COLLEGE DCU DRUMCONDRA DUBLIN OIFIGEACH NA GAEILGE / IRISH LANGUAGE OFFICER 03-NOV-18 / 03-NOV-18
SÉIPÉAL MHUIRE AN TSÓLÁIS / OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION ORGANIST AND CHOIR DIRECTOR IRISH AND ENGLISH CHOIRS / ORGÁNAÍ AGUS STIÚRTHÓIR CEOIL 23-NOV-11 / 12-MAR-16
MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY TUTOR AND LECTURER / TEAGASCÓIR AGUS LÉACHTÓIR 01-OCT-08 / 10-DEC-15
ULSTER UNIVERSITY /OLLSCOIL ULADH LECTURER IN IRISH / LÉACHTÓIR LE GAEILGE 04-JAN-16 / 30-JUN-16
GAELCHULTÚR IRISH LANGUAGE TEACHER 01-SEP-16 /
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION IRISH LANGUAGE TEACHER 01-SEP-16 / 31-MAY-17
HIBERNIA COLLEGE RESEARCH SUPERVISOR 02-SEP-16 /
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK LECTURER IN IRISH / LÉACHTÓIR LE GAEILGE 01-SEP-17 /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2016 ULSTER UNIVERSITY / OLLSCOIL ULADH PhD IRISH / GAEILGE
2006 DCU MA IRISH / GAEILGE
1996 UCD MA POLITICS / POLAITÍOCHT
1992 UCD BA IRISH, POLITICS / GAEILGE, POLAITÍOCHT

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
Irish Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Fluent Functional Functional
German Basic Basic Functional
Scottish Gaelic Functional Basic Basic

Consultancy

  Client Description
IRISH LANGUAGE TEACHER TO MR. GERRY KEARNEY, SECRETARY GENERAL, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY, EQUALITY AND GAELTACHT AFFAIRS
Private Irish language teacher for a specific time to Mr. Kearney.

Outreach Activities

  Description

COURSE DESIGNER AND TEACHER FOR GAEL LINN / C.O.G.G. IRISH IN THE CLASSROOM FOR SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANTS. JULY. 2017.

CULTURE NIGHT SEPTEMBER 2012. ORGANIST, UNITARIAN CHURCH. IMPROVISATIONS ON TRADITIONAL IRISH 'CAOINEADH NA DTRÍ MHUIRE; BACH; BUXTEHUDE. 

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RADIO NA GAELTACHTA. 10.08.2016. LÉIRMHEAS AR 'NOVELLA EILE' LE PÁDRAIG Ó CÍOBHÁIN.

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. 2.08.2016 'LÉIRMHEAS AR RABHADH: DÁNTA LE ALAN TITLEY.'

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA.  'CÍN LAE EIBHLÍN NÍ SHÚILLEABHÁIN.'26.07.2016.

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. 18.07.2016. 'DRACULA AS GAEILGE', FAOI AGALLAMH AG DR. RÓISÍN ADAMS. 

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. 29.01.2017. 'SIOBHÁN NÍ SHÚILLEABHÁIN AGUS A SAOTHAR.'

DONNYCARNEY TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013. CHOIR DIRECTOR / PIANIST WITH CÓR GAEILGE DHOMHNACH CEARNA.

DONNYCARNEY TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014. IRISH LANGUAGE 'HOLY' SONGS: TALK AND PERFORMANCE AS DIRECTOR/ PIANIST WITH CÓR GAEILGE DHOMHNACH CEARNA. 

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. 'AIFREANN AN LAE.' NOVEMBER 2017. CHOIR DIRECTOR AND PIANIST. 

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. AIFREANN AN LAE'. CHOIR DIRECTOR AND PIANIST. DECEMBER 2017.

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. 'AIFREANN AN LAE'. CHOIR DIRECTOR AND PIANIST. 2012.

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. 'AIFREANN CHOLMCILLE', TOMÁS Ó CANAINN. CHOIR DIRECTOR AND PIANIST ON 'AIFREANN AN LAE'. 2013.

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. AIFREANN A DÓ LE SEÁN Ó RIADA. CHOIR DIRECTOR AND PIANIST ON 'AIFREANN AN LAE.' 2013. 

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST. RTE RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA. DECEMBER 2014. DEUTSCHE MASSE D872 BY FRANZ SCHUBERT: ARRANGED FOR IRISH LANGUAGE. CHOIR DIRECTOR AND PIANIST. 

WORKSHOP FOR INTERNATIONAL SUMMER STUDENTS IN TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN: 'THE STYLE, SUBJECT MATTER AND MUSIC OF THE IRISH LANGUAGE LOVE SONG'. JULY 2003. 

PUBLIC LECTURE: 'DRACULA AGUS SEÁN Ó CUIRRÍN'. ILAC CENTRE LIBRARY, DUBLIN. APRIL. 2009.

Other Activities

  Description

2009. PRESIDENT OF IRISH JURY, EUROPEAN PRIZE FOR LITERATURE. BRUSSELS.

Teaching Interests

Current Teaching Interests

Prós-Scríbhneoireacht na Gaeilge
Fireannachtaí  / Fireannachas
An tAistriú Liteartha
Scannáin na Gaeilge
Drámaíocht
An Gotachas

IRISH LANGUAGE PROSE FICTION
MASCULINITIES IN IRISH LANGUAGE FICTION
LITERARY TRANSLATION
IRISH LANGUAGE FILM
IRISH LANGUAGE DRAMA

FYP (Final Year Projects)
Recently completed supervised FYPs:
Ábhair / Topics:

1. Máirtín Ó Cadhain (IRISH LANGUAGE FYP)
2. Pygmalion (George Bernard Shawe) and Macbeth (Shakespeare) (ENGLISH LANGUAGE FYP)


Courses/Modules Previously Taught / Modúil a mhúin mé cheana

LEIBHÉAL M.A. / M.A LEVEL

Approaches to Translation Studies: The Translation of Dracula and the Irish Language Novel in Translation.

Ollscoil Mhá Nuad / Maynooth University

LEIBHÉAL FOCHÉIME BA / BA LEVEL

Pros-Scríbhneoireacht Nua-Aimseartha na Gaeilge: An Úrscéalaíocht / The Irish language novel

Scoil Theanga agus Litríocht na Gaeilge, Ollscoil Uladh / Ulster University

Gearrscéal na Gaeilge / The Irish language short story
Scoil Theanga agus Litríocht na Gaeilge, Ollscoil Uladh / Ulster University

Amhráin Ghrá na Gaeilge / The Irish Language Love Song and amour courtois
Coláiste Phádraig, Droim Conrach, BÁC  / St. Patrick's College, DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin.

Cúrsaí Reatha agus Poiblí / Current and Public Affairs
Coláiste Phádraig, Droim Conrach, BÁC / St. Patrick's College, DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin

Seanfhocail na Gaeilge mar Áis Fhoghlama Teagaisc / The Irish language proverb and Language Learning
Coláiste Phádraig, Droim Conrach, BÁC / St. Patrick's College, DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin

Stair Litríocht na Gaeilge / The History of Irish Literature
Ollscoil Mhá Nuad / Maynooth University

Amhráin na Gaeilge / The Irish language song
Coláiste Phádraig, Droim Conrach, BÁC / St. Patrick's College, DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin.

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne: Úrscéalaí Comhaimseartha na Gaeilge / Eilís Ní Dhuibhne: Contemporary Irish Language Novelist
Coláiste Phádraig, Droim Conrach, Baile Átha Cliath / St. Patrick's College, DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin.

Gramadach na Gaeilge / Irish Language Grammar Tutor 
Ollscoil Mhá Nuad / Maynooth University

LEIBHÉAL DIOPLÓMA / DIOPLÓMA LEVEL
Príomhléachtóir: An Scrúdú um Cháilíocht sa Ghaeilge / Lecturer: An Scrúdú um Cháilíocht sa Ghaeilge (cáilíocht sheachtrach)
Coláiste Phádraig, Droim Conrach, Baile Átha Cliath / St. Patrick's College, DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin.

Príomhléachtóir: An Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge / Lecturer: Diploma in Irish
Ionad na dTeangacha, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad.

Teagascóir / TEG Tutor: Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge
Ionad na dTeangacha, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad (Má Nuad & Páras)

M.A. AR LÍNE / ONLINE LEARNING POSTGRADUATE M.A.

Teagascóir agus Stiúrthóir Taighde / Tutor and Research Supervisor for PME (Professional Masters in Education)

Hibernia College, Fenian Street, Dublin.

OILIÚINT MAR SCRÚDAITHEOIR / EXAMINER TRAINING AND PRACTICE

Scrúdaitheoir Bliantúil le TEG / Yearly Examiner for TEG
Ollscoil Mhá Nuad / Maynooth University

Scrúdaitheoir do na hAgallaimh Ghaeilge don B. Oid. agus don B.A. / Examiner for the B.A. and B. Ed. Graduate Entry Interviews

Coláiste Phádraig, Droim Conrach, DCU, Baile Átha Cliath.



Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2017/2018 TEANGA SOCHAÍ AGUS SAÍOCHT GA4146GRAMADACH NA GAEILGE / IRISH LANGUAGE GRAMMAR (CO-ORDINATOR)
2018 CONTEMP LITERATURE AND FILM GA4133
2017/2018 TEANGA SOCHAÍ AGUS SAÍOCHT GA4142NUA-FHILÍOCHT AGUS FILÍOCHT CHOMHAIMSEARTHA NA GAEILGE / MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY IRISH LANGUAGE POETRY
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