The languages of Ireland

Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin & Michael Cronin, editors

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February 2003. 240pp.

Introduction: Strangers to ourselves the languages of Ireland
Michael Cronin and Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin

Section one: languages in Ireland

Language interface in early Irish culture
Maria Tymoczko

The Latin language in early medieval Ireland
Jean-Michel Picard

The French language in medieval Ireland
Jean-Michel Picard

Translating Irelands: the English language in the Irish context
Terence Dolan

The eagle that never landed: uses and abuses of the German language in Ireland
Joachim Fischer

The historical presence of Ulster-Scots in Ireland
Philip Robinson

Irish one of the languages of the world
Liam Mac Cóil

Sign language interpreters: agents of social change in Ireland
Lorraine Leeson

Section Two: Ireland's languages and cultural crossover

Irish appropriation of Sophocles' Antigone and Philoctetes
Brian Arkins

French connections: twentieth-century Irish translations of French poets
Kathleen Shields

Memetics, metatranslation and cultural memory: the literary Imaginaires of Irish identity
Angela Ryan

Spaces between Irish worlds: travellers, translators and the new accelerators
Michael Cronin