Éigse Ancillary Volume 3

Douglas Hyde: Irish Ideology and International Impact

Liam Mac Mathúna & Máire Nic an Bhaird, editors

Paperback €27.00
Catalogue Price: €30.00
ISBN: 978-0-90151-095-2
March 2023. 198pp. Paperback. Ills.

Drawing on the latest research on diaries, personal correspondence, memoir reflections, newspaper reports and State archives, this collection of essays by leading scholars on Douglas Hyde and the Irish language revival traces developments in the formulation and explication of Irish revival ideology. It also interrogates pivotal aspects of the revival movement’s impact and influence as well as its interaction with the Irish diaspora and Celtic scholars in North America and Continental Europe. 

Contributors: Brian Murphy, Fiona Ní Liatháin, Feena Tóibín, Regina Uí Chollatáin, Aoife Whelan as well as the editors, Liam Mac Mathúna and Máire Nic an Bhaird.

Máire Nic an Bhaird is a lecturer in Irish Language and Literature and History of Education in the Froebel Department, Maynooth University. She has published on the life and work of Douglas Hyde, censorship of Irish language literature, children's literature in the Irish language, and education for the science-society nexus. Liam Mac Mathúna is Professor Emeritus of Irish at University College Dublin. He has published widely in Ireland and abroad on the lexicon, literature, and culture of Irish. He is editor of Éigse: A Journal of Irish Studies, published by the National University of Ireland.