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Dr. Mairead Moriarty

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 Chapters

2014

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

2012

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

2010

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

Edited Books

2012


(2012)
In Language, learning and teaching : An Irish prespective; Farr, Fiona and Moriarty, Mairead(Ed.) Bern : Peter Lang

Peer Reviewed Journals

2014

Languages in Motion: Modiblity and multilingualism in the linguistics landscape
Moriarty, Mairead
(2014) Languages in Motion: Modiblity and multilingualism in the linguistics landscape
In International Journal of Bilingualism;
DOI: 10.1177/1367006913484208

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
In International Journal of Bilingualism; pp. 464-477
DOI: 10.1177/1367006913484209

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
In International Journal Of Applied Linguistics;

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
In Current Issues in Language Planning; Taylor and Francis : pp. 363-379

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
In Journal Of Multilingual And Multicultural Development; pp. 547-559
DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2011.604420

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
In Language Problems & Language Planning; pp. 141-157
DOI: 10.1075/lplp.34.2.03mor

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
In Journal of Multicultural Discourses; pp. 137-149

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
In Language Policy; pp. 227-242
DOI: 10.1007/s10993-009-9126-y

Conference Publications

2007

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

2007

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

Conference Contributions



Other Publications

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
In Journal Of Sociolinguistics; pp. 270-272
DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-6441.2006.0327g.x

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
In Journal Of Sociolinguistics; pp. 270-272
DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-6441.2006.0327g.x