Léachtóir @QUB_Gaeilge: testimony & Irish Civil War; gender & trauma; revolution & emigration; Athbheochan na Gaeilge i Meiriceá; PÓ hÉigeartaigh; An Direánach.

Co Lú/ Béal Feirste
Joined March 2009
A long time coming... but delighted to announce that 'Spiritual Wounds' is now available for preorder: amazon.co.uk/Spiritual-Wound… (but also available through your local bookstore #supportlocal). Thanks so much to the brilliant team at @IAPbooks and everyone who helped along the way!
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
#OTD August 14, 1922, Frank Aiken, commander of IRA 4 Northern Division who'd tried to stay neutral but been arrested by pro-Treaty troops, led attack on Dundalk Bks. C.300 FS troops captured, 5 killed 15 wounded. 300 anti-Treaty prisoners were freed. theirishstory.com/2013/08/14…
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Lón machnaimh ón saineolaí filíochta. ✒️'Moment of Truth' ✍🏻Máire Mhac an tSaoi 📰Comhar 📅Nollaig 1989 #ScéalnamBan #filíocht #Gaeilge #MáireMhacantSaoi #PhD
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
Irish Civil War Conference on next Saturday 20th August in Galway, should be a great event, a great line up
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From the 'Meath Chronicle' 19th August 1922:
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An overview of some of the discussions & debates at @feilederry which begins this Saturday with contributors including @connolly16frank @cjhumanrights @freyamcc @a4cderry @siobhra @PJMcFaddenDerry and many more. Check out the Féile 2022 programme at: bit.ly/3Qan6BE
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Delighted to chat to the brilliant @miriam9grey about the writings of Eoin Ua Cathail - this Saturday 9am ET !
On "This Irish American Life" on Sat at 9am ET on WNYE 91.5FM & irishradio.com/, I'll interview Pat Mahoney @PatrickJMahone1 about his fascinating book on Eoin Ua Cathail, which includes foreword by renowned US historian Richard White. @irishradio @IrelandinNY @UNTPress
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#ThroughHerEyes diary Evelyn Gleeson (1855-1944), suffragist, Gaelic League and Irish Literary Society member. She moved to Ireland to escape London's smog and set up Dun Emer Press with Elizabeth and Lily Yeats. She worked as a designer of embroidery, carpet and tapestry and...
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Comhrá agus comhluadar breá inné. GRMMA do Chiarán as an jab iontach a rinne sé mar chathaoirleach agus buíochas fosta don Fhéile agus Coláiste Mhuire as an ócáid a éascú dúinn
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Such a magic evening celebrating the radiant @micklemccann and his gorgeous pamphlet Keeper. Do yourself a favour and get a copy from @NOALIBISBOOKS
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What a privilege for us this week. We got to interview 100 year old Mick Edwards for the Civil War Memory Project. It's not every day you get to meet someone who was born during the Civil War. Here he is with his family @MOF1916 and @BecomeAnITGirl . Thank you for having us!
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
On "This Irish American Life" on Sat at 9am ET on WNYE 91.5FM & irishradio.com/, I'll interview Pat Mahoney @PatrickJMahone1 about his fascinating book on Eoin Ua Cathail, which includes foreword by renowned US historian Richard White. @irishradio @IrelandinNY @UNTPress
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
FOR BREAD NOT PROFIT Amárach 3 i.n. Léachtlann 2 Coláiste Ollscoil Naomh Muire @FeileBelfast @siobhra @FMacBhloscaidh @michaelpierse agus Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
Bread Not Profits, An Réabhlóid Shóisialta in Éirinn, 1919-23 🗓 Dé Céadaoin, 3in 📍 @StMarys_Belfast @FeileBelfast @siobhra @FMacBhloscaidh @michaelpierse Stair ón bhun aníos✊🏼👏🏻
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
Bread Not Profits, An Réabhlóid Shóisialta in Éirinn, 1919-23 🗓 Dé Céadaoin, 3in 📍 @StMarys_Belfast @FeileBelfast @siobhra @FMacBhloscaidh @michaelpierse Stair ón bhun aníos✊🏼👏🏻
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
⭕️ Lá Dearg @FeileBelfast ⭕️ 🗓Dé hAoine 12.08.2022 🗓 🖥️ Seoladh suíomh idirlín nua @dreamdearg ⏰ 11am @Culturlann 📖 Seoladh lámhleabhair nua & 🗣️ Plé phainéil ar chearta teanga ⏰ 2pm @StMarys_Belfast
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Síobhra Aiken retweeted
Bread Not Profits, An Réabhlóid Shóisialta in Éirinn, 1919-23 🗓 Dé Chéadaoin, 3in 📍 @StMarys_Belfast 🗣 @FeileBelfast @FMacBhloscaidh @michaelpierse
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Thanks so much to @lorraine_grimes for taking the time to write this insightful review of ‘Spiritual Wounds’. 📖 Also very grateful to @WHAIreland for their support when working on this research.
Now live on our website, @lorraine_grimes’s thorough and insightful review of @siobhra’s fascinating ‘Spiritual Wounds: Trauma, Testimony and The Irish Civil War’ from @IAPbooks womenshistoryassociation.com…
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