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Dr Mairead Moriarty

Ph.D., BA

Biography

Máiréad Moriarty is a Senior Lecturer in 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.

Teaching Interests

Mairead Moriarty's teaching interests lie in the broad field of a Applied Linguistics. Mairead has a keen interest in teaching aspects of linguistics including phonetics and phonology, language systems and language acquisitions. Mairead also teaches aspects of sociolinguistis and draws largely on the media as a resource. Mairead also teaches aspects of cultural studies.

Professional Activities

Association

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

Education

  • 2007 University of Limerick - Ph.D.

Publications

Book Chapter

2014

Súil Eile: Sociolinguistic change and the Irish language
Mairead Moriarty
MEDIZATION AND SOCIOLINGUISTIC CHANGE

2012

A language ideological debate in an Irish tourist down
Mairead Moriarty
Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape

2010

New Roles for Endangered Languages
Mairead Moriarty
Cambridge Encycopedia of Endangered Languages

Conference Contribution


Conference Publication

2007

International Conference on Minority Languages
Moriarty, M and Kelly Holmes, H

Edited Book

2012


Language, learning and teaching : An Irish prespective

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

2014
2012

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

2011
2011

Micro-level laguage planning and grass roots initiatives: Irish comedy and Inari Sami rap
Moriarty, Mairead and Pietikaninen, Sari
Current Issues in Language Planning