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Mr. Ruadhán Cooke M.A., LL.B., D.E.A.
| Ruadhán Cooke is a University Teacher in French and is the coordinator of the language component
of the B.Comm. International (French) degree programme. He is a triple graduate of UCG / NUIG and has also obtained a Diplôme d’Études Approfondies from the Centre International d’Études Francophones,
Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne.
Other activity includes being the area coordinator for the Diploma exams in French for Specific Purposes of the CCI Paris Île-de-France and academic supervisor of the Erasmus+ year abroad in 6 partner institutions in France.
He is involved in a number of University committees with a special interest in NUI Galway Boat Club, both as a member of the coaching panel and Cox of the crew which won the Senior Men’s Eight Championship of Ireland in 2014 for the third year in a row.
|Cooke R., Dine P. (2007) 'Un forçat de la plume : Antoine Blondin, écrivain du sport : genèse et évolution d’une forme journalistique' In: Sport et Presse en France (XIXe-XXe siècles). Paris: Bibliothèque Universitaire et Francophone. [Details]|
|R. Cooke (2014) '“L’anglais tel qu’on le court”: Antoine Blondin’s “clichéd view of Englishness” in Tours de France: Chroniques intégrales de L’Équipe 1954-1982' Contemporary French Civilization 39 (1) :55-74. [Details]|
|Cooke R. (2005) 'The Green Fields of France: Ireland’s sporting heroes and the Tour de France' Sport in History 25 (2) :205-219. [Details]|
|Association: Applied French Association (AFA), Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Irish Translator's and Interpreter's Association (ITIA), Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Association des études françaises et francophones d'Irlande (ADEFFI), Function/Role: Member|
|Ruadhán Cooke (2014) IRF You! Connacht Rugby's Fight for Survival in the Professional Era. [Chaired Session], Sport & Protest, National University of Ireland, Galway , 31-OCT-14 - 01-NOV-14.|
|R. Cooke (2014) Barthes, Blondin and the Tour de France of the Trente Glorieuses. [Chaired Session], Performing Identities, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 19-JUN-14 - 21-JUN-14.|
|Ruadhán Cooke (2012) Connacht Rugby and the French Connection in the Professional Era. [Conference Paper], Sports History Ireland (Eighth Annual Conference), University College Cork , 15-SEP-12 - 15-SEP-12.|
|Cooke, R. (2011) « L’anglais tel qu’on le court »: Antoine Blondin’s “clichéd view of Englishness” in Chroniques de L’Équipe 1954-82. [Conference Paper], French Media Research Group (Twentieth One Day Conference), Newcastle-upon-Tyne (U.K.) , 08-OCT-11 - 08-OCT-11.|
|Cooke, R. (2011) Pour le Tour de France, j’ai la fête qui tourne. [Invited Paper], Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (Annual Conference), Stirling (U.K.) , 01-SEP-11 - 03-SEP-11.|
|Cooke, R. (2008) Sport and spectacle: The Tour de France as a media creation. [Conference Paper], Representing Sport: Forms and Issues (International Conference), Huston School of Film & Digital Media, National University of Ireland, Galway , 23-MAY-08 - 24-MAY-08.|
|Cooke, R. (2007) Mapping the Tour de France: Antoine Blondin's Chroniques de l'Équipe. [Conference Paper], Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (Annual Conference), Reading (U.K.) , 06-SEP-07 - 08-SEP-07.|
|Cooke, R. (2007) Sports Journalism as History / Sports Writing as Literature: Antoine Blondin and the Tour de France. [Conference Paper], Sports History Ireland (Third Annual Conference), Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway , 16-FEB-07 - 17-FEB-07.|
|Committee : Rowing Ireland (NGB)|
|Committee : University Rowing Committee (Rowing Ireland)|
|Committee : Sports Scholarship Selection Committee|
| Year 2013 Institution: National University of Ireland, Galway
Qualification: Postgraduate certificate in Teaching and learning Subject: Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
| Year 1993 Institution: UCG
Qualification: BACHELOR OF ARTS Subject: French & Legal Science
| Year 1996 Institution: UCG
Qualification: Masters of Arts Subject: French
| Year 2000 Institution: NUIG
Qualification: Bachelor of Law Subject: Law
| Year 2001 Institution: Université Paris IV-Sorbonne
Qualification: Postgraduate Diploma Subject: French & Comparative Literature
Rowing Ireland (Irish Amateur Rowing Union Limited)
Type: Board Membership