Fulbright Senior Visiting Irish Language Scholar; Visiting Professor of Irish Studies
PhD, Queen's University of Belfast, 1986; MesL, Universite Rennes; MA, Queen's University of Belfast; BA, Queen's University of Belfast
Glucksman Ireland House NYU 1 Washington Mews New York, NY 10003
Areas of Research/Interest:
Irish revival in Belfast in the 18th and 19th centuries, Irish place-names, the dialects of Ulster Irish, bardic poetry and the influence of the Irish language on Ulster English
University of Ulster
Bunchomhrá Gaeilge: Basic Conversational Irish, Belfast 2002.
Trialacha Tuigbheála, Belfast 2002.
When I Was Young, an English Translation of Nuair a Bhí Mé Óg, A. & A. Farmar, 2001.
Armagh History and Society, ed. with W. Nolan, Geography Publications, 2001.
Robert Shipboy MacAdam: His Life and Gaelic Proverb Collection, Institute of Irish Studies, Belfast, 2001.
Ar Gwele Seiz: An Irish/Breton Anthology of Poetry of Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, Skrid 2000.
Irlande 1889 Trois mois en Irlande M. de Bovet, An Here 1997.
Le Chemin du Retour: Pilleadh an Deoraí: poèms gaéliques de Cathal Ó Searcaigh, Skrid 1997.
Distreiñ d'ar gêr: An Irish/Breton anthology of poetry of Cathal Ó Searcaigh, Skrid 1997.
The Place-names of Northern Ireland: The Ards, Co. Down, Institute of Irish Studies, Belfast, 1992.