Biography

Professor Máiréad Moriarty is a Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. Her research focuses on the relationship between language and society with a particular focus on the representation of language and language varieties in the media and in the study of minority language policy and planning. She has published widely in these fields. Some of her more recent publications a monograph entitled 'Globalizing language policy and planning: An Irish language perspective' published by Palgrave in 2015 and articles in key academic journals including The International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Language, Curriculum and Culture and the International Journal of Bilingualism.

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2012 Member, IRAAL
  • 2011 Executive Member, International Association of Spanish in Society

Education

  • 2007 University of Limerick - Ph.D.

Peer Reviewed Journals

2014

Contesting language ideologies in the linguistic landscape of an Irish tourist town

Moriarty, M (2014) Contesting language ideologies in the linguistic landscape of an Irish tourist town. International Journal of Bilingualism :464-477

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2014

Languages in Motion: Modiblity and multilingualism in the linguistics landscape

Moriarty, Mairead (2014) Languages in Motion: Modiblity and multilingualism in the linguistics landscape. International Journal of Bilingualism

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2012

There's no excuse, speak Catalan. The marketing of language acquisition to mobility students

David Atkinson and Mairead Moriarty (2012) There's no excuse, speak Catalan. The marketing of language acquisition to mobility students. International Journal Of Applied Linguistics

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2011

Micro-level laguage planning and grass roots initiatives: Irish comedy and Inari Sami rap

Moriarty, Mairead and Pietikaninen, Sari (2011) Micro-level laguage planning and grass roots initiatives: Irish comedy and Inari Sami rap. Taylor and Francis Current Issues in Language Planning :363-379

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2011

Minority languages and performative genres: the case of Irish language stand-up comedy

Moriarty, M (2011) Minority languages and performative genres: the case of Irish language stand-up comedy. Journal Of Multilingual And Multicultural Development :547-559

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2010

The effects of language planning initiatives on the language attitudes and language practices of university students A comparative study of Irish and Basque

Moriarty, M (2010) The effects of language planning initiatives on the language attitudes and language practices of university students A comparative study of Irish and Basque. Language Problems & Language Planning :141-157

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2009

Normalizing language through television: The case of the Irish language television channel, TG4

Moriarty, Mairead (2009) Normalizing language through television: The case of the Irish language television channel, TG4. Journal of Multicultural Discourses :137-149

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2009

Convergence and divergence in Basque, Irish and Sami media language policing

Kelly-Holmes, H; Moriarty, M; Pietikainen, S (2009) Convergence and divergence in Basque, Irish and Sami media language policing. Language Policy :227-242

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Books

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Book Chapters

2014

Súil Eile: Sociolinguistic change and the Irish language

Mairead Moriarty (2014) Súil Eile: Sociolinguistic change and the Irish language. Berlin : Walton De Gruyter MEDIZATION AND SOCIOLINGUISTIC CHANGE

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2012

A language ideological debate in an Irish tourist down

Mairead Moriarty (2012) A language ideological debate in an Irish tourist down. Clevedon : Multilingual Matters Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape

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2010

New Roles for Endangered Languages

Mairead Moriarty (2010) New Roles for Endangered Languages. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press Cambridge Encycopedia of Endangered Languages

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Edited Books

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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

2007

NORFACE SEMINAR SERIES ON LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY

Moriarty, M (2007) NORFACE SEMINAR SERIES ON LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY.

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2007

International Conference on Minority Languages

Moriarty, M and Kelly Holmes, H (2007) International Conference on Minority Languages.

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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

2006

Lingusitic politics: Language policies for Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland

Moriarty, M (2006) Lingusitic politics: Language policies for Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland. Journal Of Sociolinguistics :270-272

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2006

Towards our goals in broadcasting, the press, the performing arts and the economy: Minority languages in Northern Ireland

Moriarty, M (2006) Towards our goals in broadcasting, the press, the performing arts and the economy: Minority languages in Northern Ireland. Journal Of Sociolinguistics :270-272

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Other Publications

2006

Lingusitic politics: Language policies for Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland

Moriarty, M (2006) Lingusitic politics: Language policies for Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland. Journal Of Sociolinguistics :270-272

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2006

Towards our goals in broadcasting, the press, the performing arts and the economy: Minority languages in Northern Ireland

Moriarty, M (2006) Towards our goals in broadcasting, the press, the performing arts and the economy: Minority languages in Northern Ireland. Journal Of Sociolinguistics :270-272

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