The School of Irish Learning is delighted to announce our Spring Seminar Series for 2021.
The series will begin this Thursday, 25 February, at 4pm. All lectures will be in English and will take place by means of our online platform MS Teams.
23 Feb 2021
The School of Irish Learning is delighted to announce our Spring Seminar Series for 2021.Read more
15 Feb 2021
We are thrilled to announce that the Cork Folklore Project has been announced a finalist in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards. We have been selected from across the country as a finalist in the Heritage Section and will go forward this week, for adjudication in the National Final.
10 Jan 2021
'An Irishman's Diary' in the Irish Times (29/12/2020) reports on the passing of a walking stick cut by Charles Stewart Parnell, which is now used as a literary baton, from the poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill to poet and UCC lecturer in Modern Irish, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh.Read more
12 Nov 2020
The School of Irish Learning Irish wishes to pass on its congratulations to Ms Gormfhlaith Ní Shíocháin Ní Bheoláin — a second-year student of Music and Gaeilge — who won second prize in the Oireachtas U21 poetry competition (Comórtas B8: Dán Roinn B [faoi 21]) for her poem 'Sa Choill'. We salute Gormfhlaith's achievement and wish her continued success with her studies and with her poetry.Read more
12 Nov 2020
The School of Irish Learning Irish congratulates all involved in the donation of the Book of Lismore to University College Cork, particularly our colleagues in the Library and Prof. Pádraig Ó Macháin of Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge. The School wishes to pay special tribute to the generosity of the Duke of Devonshire, his family and the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement in presenting this notable volume to UCC.Read more
11 Jun 2020
The School of Irish Learning sends its congratulations to Ms Brigita Gallagher (BA International, Irish and French, currently studying for a Professional Masters in Education) and to Ms Róisín Ní Chinnéide (a final year (BCL) Law and Irish student) on receiving Fulbright awards.Read more
07 Feb 2020
The winner of the 2020 Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry is Dr Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh of the School of Irish Learning (Department of Modern Irish), UCC.Read more
29 Jan 2020
New seminar series launched.Read more
27 Jan 2020
On the 24 January in the Seomra Caidrimh, O’Rahilly Building, UCC, Dr James Kapalo of the Study of Religions Department launched new publication, Charms, Charmers and Charming in Ireland: From the Medieval to the Modern. This is the first book to examine the full range of the evidence for Irish charms. As Ireland has one of the oldest literatures in Europe, and also one of the most comprehensively recorded folklore traditions, it affords a uniquely rich body of evidence for such an investigation.
Irish-language poet Dr Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh is the winner of the Michael Hartnett Poetry Award 201929 Oct 2019
The award was conferred upon Dr Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh of the School of Irish Learning (Department of Modern Irish) for her collection Tost agus Allagar.Read more
10 Oct 2019
Two researchers from the School of Irish Learning won awards in 2019.
Open Researcher of the Year
Dr Clíona O’Carroll – Béaloideas/Folklore and Cork Folklore Project, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Research Support Person of the Year
Tomás Mac Conmara – Cork Folklore Project, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Bealoideas agus Eitneolaiocht/Folklore and Ethnology
Modern Irish / Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge
Roinn na Sean- agus na Meán-Ghaeilge / Department of Early and Medieval Irish