Monthly Archives: October 2014

Teaching Resources – English Lessons

Title: Teaching resources – English Author: British Council  BBC Full Text & Source: http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/teaching-resources The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text What can I find in this section? Activities Teaching activities to try out in the classroom. BritLit Complete reading texts, … Continue reading

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Teachit English

Title: Teachit English Author: Teachit UK Full Text & Source:  http://www.teachit.co.uk/ The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text: Teaching Romantic and Victorian literature From Jane Austen and William Blake to Charlotte Brontë and Oscar Wilde, explore iconic authors from the 18th … Continue reading

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Irish Theatre

Title: Irish Theatre Author: Irish Theatre Institute Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtheatre.ie/ The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text: Further information on funding, training, representation and international festivals and networks.

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Learning the Irish language (Gaeilge)

Gaeilge, Irish, or “Irish Gaelic” is the national and first official language of Ireland, as well as one of the official languages of the European Union.Although everyone in Ireland speaks English, there are regions known as the Gaeltacht that use Irish as the main language of communication, both in businesses and in families. Continue reading

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Introduction to the Irish Language

Title: Introduction to the Irish Language Author: ALISON Full Text & Source: http://alison.com/courses/Introduction-to-Irish-Language Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text: Learn basic Irish language pronunciation and vocabulary. Start Today! The Irish (or Gaelic) language is the official language of Ireland and is … Continue reading

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Irish Poems & Translations

Title: Index of Poems and Translations Author: Maureen Filk Full Text & Source: http://suburbanbanshee.net/irishptr/irepoems/index.html The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text: Praise poems: Mo-chean do theacht, a sgadáin/My love for coming, herring! — Praise poem for a herring, during Lent 🙂 … Continue reading

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Research Your Irish Roots @ Irish Genealogy

http://www.irishgenealogy.ie the website dedicated to helping you search for family history records for past generations. Last year saw the introduction of a new search facility to explore a number of on-line sources of genealogical information e.g. the 1901 and 1911 Census Continue reading

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Order Irish Births Deaths Marriages Official Long Form Certs Online

OMG! this is an amazing service. Instead of going into the office and waiting for hours you can now order and pay online or even phone and order your certs. Single Certificate – €40. Additional Copies – €40 each. Search … Continue reading

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Digitisation of the Irish Manuscripts Commissions

Title: Digitisation of the IMC backlist Author: The Irish Manuscripts Commission (IMC) Full Text & Source: http://www.irishmanuscripts.ie/servlet/Controller?action=digitisation_backlist The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text: IMC has begun a programme of digitisation of its back list of publications, many of which are … Continue reading

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Book Of Kells

Title: Book Of Kells Author: TCD Full Text & Source: http://www.tcd.ie/Library/manuscripts/book-of-kells.php The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text: The Book of Kells What is the Book of Kells? The Book of Kells (Trinity College Dublin MS 58) contains the four Gospels … Continue reading

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Ireland Literature Exchange – Author Database

Title: Author Database Author: Ireland Literature Exchange Full Text & Source: http://www.irelandliterature.com/author-database/ About the Author Database Search for books by Irish writers and their respective rights contacts. Our database is mostly a list of works by Irish writers to which … Continue reading

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Ancient History Encyclopedia

Title: Ancient History Encyclopedia Author: Jan van der Crabben. Full Text & Source: http://www.ancient.eu/ The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text Achaemenid Empire Definition by Jan van der Crabben published on 11 February 2011 East of the Zagros Mountains, a high … Continue reading

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Classic Literature

Title: Classical Literature Author: About Education Full Text & Source: http://classiclit.about.com/ The Internet, Online, 31/10/2014 Sample Text: The Latest in Classic Literature Player Piano (1952) by Kurt Vonnegut A brief summary and review for Kurt Vonnegut’s first novel, Player Piano … Continue reading

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Greece – Greek Literature

Title: Greece – Greek Literature Author: About Ireland Full Text & Source: http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greekliterature/ The Internet, Online, 30/10/2014 Sample Text: Ancient/Classical History Categories Greek Myths & Legends Ancient World Mythology & Pagan Religions Ancient Greece vs Ancient Rome Men, Women, Maps, … Continue reading

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A History of Ancient Greece

Title: The Glory That Was Greece Author: Robert A. Guisepi Full Text & Source: http://history-world.org/ancient_greece.htm The Internet, Online, 30/10/2014 Sample Text: Topics PAGE TWO  Acropolis Aegean Civilization The Agora Alcibiades Alexander Ancient Athens Ancient Sparta Art, Literature and Philosophy Creativity … Continue reading

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Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum – Forum Romanum

Title: Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum – Forum Romanum A Digital Library Of Latin Literature Author: David Camden Full Text & Source: http://www.forumromanum.org/literature/ The Internet, Online, 30/10/2014 Abstract: Online texts from Augustine to Vergil, sorted by author and including links to Latin, … Continue reading

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Cultural Heritage Ireland

Title: Cultural Heritage Ireland Author: Cultural Heritage Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.culturalheritageireland.ie/index.php/heritage-archives The Internet, Online, 30/10/2014 Sample Text: Samhain Irish History From The Annals Halloween derives from the ancient festival of Samhain. Samhain is one of the four cross-quarter … Continue reading

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Historical Documentation

Title: Historical Documentation Author: Irish History Links Full Text & Source: http://irishhistorylinks.net/Historical_Documents/index.html The Internet, Online, 30/10/2014 Sample Text:      Prehistoric Inishowen    The Venerable Bede and Ireland    A Jacobean Journal    O’Connell’s Memoir of Ireland (1640s)    Oliver … Continue reading

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CELT Resources

CELT is producing an online database of contemporary and historical topics from many areas, including literature and the other arts. It is showcasing Ireland’s heritage, and providing material for the greatest possible range of readers, researchers, academic scholars, teachers, students, and the general public. The texts can be searched, read on-screen, downloaded for later use, or printed out. Continue reading

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Irish Writers A-Z By Irish Writers Online

Irish Writers Online is a no-frills bio-bibliographical database of at present some 660 Irish writers, and related resources. It is used by students, academics, media and lovers of Irish Literature from more than 170 countries. Title: Irish Writers Online Editor: … Continue reading

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