Seán Ó Cadhla

Background

Is as Baile Átha Cliath ó dhúchas é Seán. Is ceoltóir agus amhránaí traidisiúnta é, idir Ghaeilge is Bhéarla. Thosaigh sé ag teagasc in Institiúid Teicneolaíocht Bhaile Átha Cliath sa bhliain 2001, agus tá sé ann ó shin i leith.

QUALIFICATIONS

BA (Hons.) Early and Modern Irish, Trinity College Dublin.

M.Litt. (Research) Middle Irish, Trinity College Dublin.

Qualified member of the Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland.

The Irish Language (sociolinguistics; Early Irish manuscripts and grammatical structures).

Irish traditional music.

Traditional singing in both the Irish and English languages.

The role of the narrative ballad in society. 

“Horse for discourses?: The transition from oral to broadside narrative in ‘Skewball’”, Current Musicology, Vol. 94 (Autumn 2012) [Department of Music, Colombia University, New York, NY]

“In search of the original ‘Skewball’”, Ethnomusicology Ireland, Vol 2/3 (2013) [Irish National Committee of the International Committee for Traditional Music (ICTM)]

"'Then to Death Walked, Softly Smiling': Violence and Martyrdom in Modern Irish Republican Ballads" Ethnomusicology, vol. 61, no. 2(Summer 2017) [University of Illinois Press, University of Illinois, Il];

"'Young Men of Erin, Our Dead Are Calling': Death, Immortality and the Otherworld in Modern Irish Republican Ballads" Studi Irlandesi: A Journal of Irish Studies, no. 7 (Summer 2017) [Firenze University Press, Università degli Studi di Firenze].

 

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

Head Lecturer in Irish, Hibernia College, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. (2004 – 2007)

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