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  • Gray, Breda; Giofi, Luigina; de Carvalho, Aparecido Fabiano Pinatti; D'Andrea, Anthony; Wixted, Lisa (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2017)
                               Based on an in-depth study with 56 informants (25 women and 31 men), across the ICT (Information and Communication Technology), creative and academic sectors in one city/regional hub in ...
  • NicGhabhann, Niamh (Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, 2009)
    This essay explores the paintings of Irish artists Gerard Dillon and Nano Reid. In particular, it examines their uses of Irish medieval and pre-Christian history and heritage as key motifs within their painting.
  • Finnegan, Aengus (National University of Ireland, 2016)
    Leithinis mhór (239 acra) atá sa bhaile fearainn Whinning, a ghobann amach ar Loch Rí, agus atá suite i bparóiste Bhun Abhann, barúntacht Chill Chainnigh Thiar, Co. na hIarmhí. Inneoin ‘anvil’ (FGB) is bun leis an ainm; ...
  • Finnegan, Aengus (2016)
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  • Morgenstern, Felix (University of Limerick, 2017)
    Following the drastic co-option of German folk music in the ideological service of the Nazi regime during the Third Reich (1933-1945), the genre’s performative practice was left highly marginalised. Confronted with this ...
  • Scharrer, Martin; Halton, Mark; Scanlan, Tony (IEEE Computer Society, 2008)
    This paper details the design of a digitally controlled isolated SMPC containing a novel bi-directional data transmission scheme The bi-directional data transmission scheme avoids the effects of opto-coupler aging, ...
  • Chant 
    Giraud, Eleanor (SAGE, 2019)
    In many cultures, chant plays an important role in religious or ritual activities.  This encyclopedia entry examines a selection of the world's chant traditions, placing them in their historical and cultural contexts, in ...
  • Shanahan, Joanne; Morris, Meg E; Ni Bhriain, Orfhlaith; Volpe, Daniele; Lynch, Tim; Clifford, Amanda M (Elsevier, 2017)
    Objective: To examine the feasibility of a randomized controlled study design and to explore the benefits of a set dancing intervention compared with usual care. Design: Randomized controlled design, with participants ...
  • Bedő, Valér; Quigley, Colin (The Society for Ethnomusicology: Indiana University, 2016)
    This essay examines the impact of fieldwork on the life of the rural villages in Transylvania that have been the site of significant ethnochoreological and revival-movement research since the 1960s. It challenges ...
  • Quigley, Colin (Indiana University Press, 2016)
    Ethnic-national discourse in traditional music and dance practice and theory in central Transylvania is pervasive and persistent. Scholarship in the field has been deeply implicated in the elaboration and imposition of ...
  • Quigley, Colin (Institute of Ethnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 2016)
    This essay takes the term choreomusical as a starting place for discussion of attention to the study of music and dance relationships within ethnomusicology and ethnochoreology. Extending this neologism, choreomusicology ...
  • Robinson, Neil (2017)
    Explaining the collapse of the Soviet system is different to explaining the causes of perestroika. The causes of perestroika are generally agreed upon: reform was initiated because of economic decline, Soviet loss of ...
  • Moss, Hilary (Bergen Open Access Publishing, 2016)
                               This position paper presents a new paradigm about the intrinsic structure and nature of arts and health practice. This paradigm is based on a variety of research experiences over twenty ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine; Clancy, Brian (Springer, 2013)
    Corpus linguistics is more often than not associated with large-scale collections of spoken or written data, representing genres, varieties or contexts of use. Many of these have been successfully exploited for pragmatics ...
  • Doucette, Laurel; Quigley, Colin (1981)
    While many folklorists might find the tabulation of Child ballad statistics a tedious and somewhat anachronistic exercise, few would deny the historical value of describing in detail the results of one phase of Canadian ...
  • Kelly-Holmes, Helen; Atkinson, David (De Gruyter Open, 2017)
    The poststructuralist turn has been widely acknowledged in contemporary applied and sociolinguistics (Rampton 2006, Blommaert 2010). While for many this paradigmatic shift has been a welcome challenge to segregationalist ...
  • Quigley, Colin (University of Illinois Press for Society for Ethnomusicology, 1993)
    Examines the compositional process of a Newfoundland fiddler, Emile Benoit. Several transcriptions are provided in order to illustrate connections of melodic structure between tunes, challenging previous theories about ...
  • Quigley, Colin (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance: University of Limerick, 2010)
    In regional step dance traditions, a shared dance idiom may become identified as a regional style through a selection of certain movement features based on the dancing of just a few key individuals. Step dancing traditions ...
  • Dike, Carolyn Louise (University of Limerick, 2017)
    Traditional singers in Ireland today gather in singing sessions to share traditional songs. A significant number of individuals involved in traditional singing in Ireland have expressed concern about the sustainability of ...
  • Lasuen, Arantza (University of Limerick, 2017)
    This research is about the Committee of the Regions advisory role and the influence of its Opinion in the EU’s decision-making process, particularly in the co-decision procedure. For this purpose, this study attempts to ...

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