‘“A Rí na Foidhne, glac iad ar láimh”: Ár mBáid Dúchais agus an tIascach”’

Venue
Speakers' Corner, Global Village, the Claddagh, Galway

Date & Time
5th July, 2012 @ 18:00:00

Thursday, 5 July, 6pm

‘“A Rí na Foidhne, glac iad ar láimh”: Ár mBáid Dúchais agus an tIascach”’

Cainteoir (i nGaeilge): An Dr Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Aircíví Sinsearach, Cnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann, UCD.

Cathaoirleach: An Dr Pádraig Ó Héalaí, Scoláire Gaeilge agus Béaloidis, NUIG.

Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh is editor of the magnificent and monumental Traditional Boats in Ireland: History, Folklore and Construction (Cork 2008). He has published extensively on aspects of Irish oral literature, vernacular architecture and the material culture of Atlantic island communities. His talk, which will be in Irish, will focus on boats, fishing, and some of the associated beliefs and oral traditions of the west of Ireland.