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Celtic Football Club and Irish identity

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Show simple item record Clancy, Kieran 2019-08-09T08:51:05Z 2019-08-09T08:51:05Z 2010-04
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This project examines the role that Celtic Football Club plays in the reproduction, maintenance and expression of Irishness for its supporters. The data was collected from a purposive sample of 8 respondents by means of interviews, and a grounded theory approach was used as the method of data analysis. The study examines social identity, Irish identity, ritual, symbolism and the history of Celtic Football Club. Ultimately it finds that supporters of Celtic Football Club express their interpretation of Irish identity in varying ways. The study received ethical approval from the University of Limerick AHSS Research Ethics committee.
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of Sociology, University of Limerick en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Socheolas;2(2), pp.75-88
dc.subject Irishness en_US
dc.subject supporters en_US
dc.subject Celtic en_US
dc.title Celtic Football Club and Irish identity en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US

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