Mitchell Institute Conversations: Episode 9

Richard English, Micheal O Mainnin, Colm Heatley (Producer)

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Mitchel Institute Conversations Podcast series
Episode 9

In this episode Professor Richard English speaks with Professor Mícheál Ó Mainnín, of QUB's school of Arts, English and Languages. Professor Ó Mainnín's research interests include language and identity in Ireland and Scotland, language and conflict.

Professor Ó Mainnín was first employed in Queen’s in 1987 as a research associate in the Northern Ireland Place-Name Project and has been a lecturer in Irish & Celtic Studies since 1997. His principal research interests lie in the areas of linguistics (particularly onomastics); Irish and Scottish Gaelic literary texts; and Irish and Scottish identity and relations in the medieval and modern periods. Professor Ó Mainnín is Director of the Northern Ireland Place-Name project.
Podcast produced by Colm Heatley.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherQueen's University Belfast
Media of outputOnline
Size26 min 32 sec
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2022


  • Language
  • Identity
  • Ireland
  • Scotland


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