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The National University of Ireland, 1908-2008 : centenary essays

Author: Tom Dunne; John Coolahan; Maurice Manning; Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh
Publisher: Dublin, Ireland : Published on behalf of the National University of Ireland by University College Dublin Press, 2008.
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The National University of Ireland has played a key role in Irish life since its foundation in 1908. This illustrated book looks at its origins in the Royal University, and further back in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Dunne; John Coolahan; Maurice Manning; Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh
ISBN: 9781904558842 1904558844
OCLC Number: 297148535
Description: xxvii, 370 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: [Part 1], Early history. From Royal University to National University, 1879-1908 / John Coolahan --
Achieving equality : women and the foundation of the University / Senia Pašeta --
The position of the Irish language / Gearóid Ó. Tuathaigh --
[Part 2], Constituent colleges to constituent universities. University College Cork / John A. Murphy --
National University of Ireland, Galway / Séamus Mac Mathúna --
University College Dublin / Donal McCartney --
National University of Ireland, Maynooth / Séamus Smyth --
[Part 3], The chancellors. William J. Walsh, 1908-21 / Dáire Keogh --
Eamon de Valera, 1921-75 / John Walsh --
T.K. Whitaker, 1976-96 / Ronan Fanning --
Garret FitzGerald, 1997- / Maurice Manning --
[Part 4], The functioning of the NUI. The senate and the changing role of the registrar / Attracta Halpin --
The recognised colleges / John Nolan --
The role of convocation / Linda O'Shea Farren --
The archives held in the National University of Ireland / Nórín Moynihan --
[Part 5], The challenge of change. The National University of Ireland and the changing structure of Irish higher education, 1997-2007 / John Coolahan --
Coming to terms with the 1997 Act : the National University of Ireland Senate, 1997-2007 / Tom Dunne.
Responsibility: editor, Tom Dunne ; co-editors, John Coolahan, Maurice Manning, Geróid Ó Tuathaigh.
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