Linen Hall Library – Let’s Talk About Language

Event date(s): 15 October 2019 to 29 October 2019

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Celebrating thirty years of Irish language classes in the Linen Hall Library and the European Year of Indigenous Languages, this six-week series will cover a variety of aspects of Irish language and culture, providing an insight into the many ways the language is represented in our everyday speech and environment. It will focus on topics such as place names, the Gaeltacht and the Gaelic year.


Aspects of the history of the Irish language

Tuesday 15 October

Mícheál Ó Mairtín

The Relationship of the Irish and English languages

Tuesday 22 October

Dr Frances Kane and Prof Karen Corrigan

The Irish Language and Place-names

Tuesday 29 October

Dr Paul Tempan

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