In the archive with J.M. Synge

In the archive with J.M. Synge Seán Hewitt (Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool) discusses his research trip to the archives in Trinity College Dublin to examine papers the papers of J.M. Synge. The bursary I received from the BAIS allowed me to spend a week this summer in the archives of Trinity College Dublin. […]

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Irish Language in Britain Update

Irish Language in Britain Update BAIS council member Christy Evans provides his annual review of the Irish language in Britain and what’s to come in 2016. Irish language classes at St Mary’s University, Twickenham continue to grow. Our September 2015 BAIS symposium featuring Professor Alan Titley was very well attended. On 16 January, I am […]

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The Eighteenth-century Celtic Tiger

The Eighteenth-century Celtic Tiger Etienne Clavière James Stafford (Cambridge) discusses his research trip to archives in Belfast and Dublin to examine papers on 18th and 19th century political thought. My Ph.D. considers the history of political and economic thought concerning Ireland in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. I consider the impact of new […]

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A Trip to the Cork Archives

A Trip to the Cork Archives One of our bursary winners, Robin Adams (Oxford) describes his research trip to Cork. The BAIS bursary has been an excellent resource from which to draw and afforded me a period of deep archival work for my PhD thesis, which analyses the financing of the First Dáil during the […]

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