Academic Staff: Dr Margo Griffin-Wilson

Teaching Associate in Modern Irish

 

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Margo Griffin Wilson

Contact

Department of ASNC
Faculty of English
9 West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DP
Office F-R 14 (+44-1223-767295)
e-mail mg597@cam.ac.uk

Departmental/College Responsibilities

  • Teaching Modern Irish Language:  Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Research in Irish Language and Literature.

Academic Interests (teaching and research)

  • Early Modern and Modern Irish Language and Literature, Bardic Poetry, Old Irish Language and Literature

Selected Publications

  • 'Zegening van patroon en erfgoed in Teallach Coisreagtha Críoch Bharrach', Kelten: Mededeling van de Stichting A.G. van Hamel voor Keltische Studies 57 (Utrecht 2013), pp. 5-9.
  • Review: Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn: His Historical and Literary Context. Edited by Pádraigín Riggs, Irish Texts Society Subsidiary Series 21 (2010), Béaloideas: Iris an Chumainn le Béaloideas Éireann 80 (Dublin 2012), pp. 234-39.
  • 'From Waterford to Worcester: Records from a Massachusetts Archive', Decies: Journal of the Waterford Archaeological & Historical Society, no. 67 (2011) 63-86.
  • The Wedding Poems of Dáibhí Ó Bruadair, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Dublin 2010).
  • Kilkenny and Queen’s County people in a Massachusetts Archiveʼ.  Miscellanea 4. Ossory, Laois and Leinster 4 (2010) 236-43.
  • ‘Dáibhí Ó Bruadair’, Dictionary of Irish Biography (Royal Irish Academy and Cambridge University Press 2010). 
  • ‘Bedding and Blessing in an Irish Wedding Crosántacht’, Éigse 36(2008) 145-68.
  • ‘Mythical and Local Landscapes: Dáibhí Ó Bruadair’s Iomdha sgéimh ar chur na cluana’, Celtica 25 (2007) 40-60. 
  • ‘The poem as performance: Cuirfead cluain ar chrobhaing ghealGhall’, in Dáibhí Ó Bruadair: his historical and literary context (ed. Pádraigín Riggs, Irish Texts Society Subsidiary Series 11, Dublin 2002).
  • Review: Gaelic Ireland: land, lordship and settlement c. 1250 - c. 1650,ed. Patrick J. Duffy, David Edwards & Elizabeth Fitzpatrick (Four Courts Press: Dublin 2001), Celtica 25 (2007) 262-70.
  • Crosán’, in Celtic Culture: a Historical Encyclopedia  (ed. John Koch, Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 2006).
  • ‘Dáibhí Ó Bruadair’, in Celtic Culture: a Historical Encyclopedia (ed. John Koch, Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 2006).
  • Cluain and Cluanaire, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, IX (1989).
  • ‘Sidelights on History: the Book of Magauran and the Annals’, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, II (1982).