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Fiontar - Research

Welcome to the Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge research. Our staff are committed to linking the Irish language with contemporary issues, and to developing and promoting digital technologies which enable anytime, anywhere access to a rich seam of Irish place names, biographies, terminology, folklore, Irish-language terminology for the EU and online language teaching and learning technologies.


DCA07 PhD Fiontar (Part-Time)
DCA08 PhD Fiontar (Full-Time)
DCA09 PhD-track - Fiontar (Part-Time)
DCA10 PhD-track - Fiontar (Full-Time)
DCA11 MSc - Fiontar (Full-Time)
DCA12 MSc - Fiontar (Part-Time)
DCA34 MPhil Fiontar (Full-Time)
DCA35 MPhil Fiontar (Part-Time)

Further enquiries

Please direct all inquiries about joining the research programme, in the first instance, to:

Sally Mhic Dhomhnaill
School Office, Fiontar

Research areas

Our research interests and expertise are aimed at:

1. Developing and preserving for the future a rich store of visual, audio and written records in Irish.

2. Providing online access, at home and abroad, to online data about core aspects of Irish-language heritage and culture.

3. Making these resources freely accessible online, at home and
abroad, to anyone with an interest in Ireland.

4. Connecting and showcasing research through Irish on a variety of subjects such as:

Business and Management
Entrepreneurship Education/ Social Entrepreneurship
Information Technology in Language Teaching and Learning
Organisational Behaviour
Gaeltacht Development
Language Policy and Planning
Aspects of Irish language and literature

Remember to mention gradireland when contacting institutions!