Essays Tagged: "Irish language"

Tg4 and the Irish speaking audience.

AND THE IRISHSPEAKING AUDIENCEIntroductionIn this report I aim to examine the Irish speaking audience of TG4 ... this topic. Firstly in section 1 we will look at information which is currently available about the Irish speaking audience and the issues raised by this information. In section 2 I have included a pr ... f carrying out this research from that perspective.Section 1What information is available about the Irish speaking TG4 audience and what issues are raised by this data?There are two primary sources of ...

(10 pages) 41 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Patrick Pearse and his role in the Easter Rising and Ireland's quest for independence.

he independence of his nation.From a very young age Patrick Pearse had a passionate interest in the Irish language and Gaelic culture, and sought to revive it through the Gaelic League. In 1908 he gav ... f the Gaelic League newspaper and used his life-savings and loans from his friends to open his own "Irish-Ireland" school which offered Irish language instruction and demonstrated that education could ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Use of Language and the Image of Irishness it Portrayed in "Translations" by Brian Friel and "Playboy of the Western World" by J.M. Synge.

ve it. The questions that arises in this context from these two plays are; is it necessary to speak Irish to be truly Irish, and should language be sacrificed in the name of progress or is language pa ... language part of the progress of the culture that it inhabits and finally is it necessary to speak Irish to be truly Irish? In these two plays we get two very differing viewpoints on the study of lan ...

(7 pages) 62 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Irish Gaelic: A Brief Linguistic Analysis"

Professor KuipersAnthropology 4Irish Gaelic: A Brief Linguistic AnalysisA member of the Goidelic group of Celtic Languages, Irish G ... es that share its Indo-European origins. Often just called Gaelic by people outside of Ireland, the Irish refer to the language as Irish Gaelic, or simply Irish to distinguish it from Scott and Manx w ... the national languages of Ireland (Gaeilge, "History"). A very ancient language, the popularity of Irish Gaelic has had many ups and downs correlating with Ireland's political situation. Today, Irish ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Examine the ways in which lang

was soon after the time when Britain had claimed Ireland as part of its empire. The British and the Irish therefore had differing languages, so the British decided to go through the process of naming ... ommon role.When the play was first performed by Friel's own theatre company it was performed in the Irish language, and at the start of the play, all the characters speak Irish as their first language ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Review: (Imperialism and the Irish Nation School System, John Coolahan)

Coolahan provides a detailed account of the realities and failure of imperial education through the Irish national school system and the control of Ireland on the whole. As a writer, Coolahan is renou ... control of Ireland on the whole. As a writer, Coolahan is renounced for his expert knowledge of the Irish educational system and recognised as an educational historian. The Irish Times (2009) describe ...

(6 pages) 1720 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


nd started around 600 to 150 B.C. when Celtic tribes came to the island. One of the push factors in Irish history was the great potato famine. Everyone was forced to leave the country and emigrate bec ... no jobs and no one could survive. One of the pull factors was the safety of America so a lot of the Irish people immigrated to New York as refugees and started a new life.Due to the fact that many peo ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History