Motherfoclóir

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Subscribers: 487
Reviews: 2
Episodes: 195

Christine Donnelly-Moan
 Dec 14, 2019
I love this podcast. Y'all are smart and spontaneous and listening to the podcast makes me feel like I'm at the pub with my more nerdy, academic, thinker friends. Thanks for the work you do!

Adrian McE
 Oct 26, 2019
Love this show. I don't speak much Irish, just bits and pieces from school, but trying to get back into it. And what I love about this show is that whilst it's about Irish topics and the hosts are Gaeligors you don't have to be good at Irish to listen to it. But it does inspire to learn more and helps link you to and inform you of topical resources that can help you. Brilliant.

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Dispatches from a not so dead language. Hosted by Darach O'Séaghdha and The Irish For… @theirishfor (https://twitter.com/Motherfocloir) Follow the show on twitter @motherfocloir or email us at motherfocloir@headstuff.org

Episode Date
Back From The Dead: Translating Transylvania
Oct 27, 2023
Introducing | Words To That Effect
Mar 14, 2022
186: #186 | Last Orders - The Residents' Bar
Sep 02, 2021
BONUS | Amy Louise O'Callaghan and the Irish Arts Center NYC
Aug 28, 2021
185: #185 | Last Orders - The Grass Beard: Finn Longman and Queer Readings of An Táin
Aug 26, 2021
184: #184 | Last Orders - Motherfoclóir Meets Blindboy
Aug 19, 2021
183: #183 | Last Orders - 32 Shades of Salach: Romance Novels with Róisín McNally
Aug 12, 2021
182: #182 | Last Orders - Seven Deadly Letters - J, K, Q, W, X, Y, Z
Aug 05, 2021
181: #181 | Last Orders - Parenting Is An Irregular Verb - Séamas Ó Reilly
Jul 29, 2021
180: #180 | Last Orders - Diabhal Scéal
Jul 22, 2021
179: #179 | Last Orders - Créatúrs, Sliabhíns & Digressions
Jul 15, 2021
Teaser | Darach Meets ... The Europeans!
Jun 04, 2021
178: #178 | Fatal Deviation
May 13, 2021
177: #177 | Let’s Start With Komets-Alef: Learning About Yiddish With Meena & Arun Viswanath
May 06, 2021
176: #176 | BONUS: Irish Sign Language with Caroline McGrotty
May 05, 2021
175: #175 | Up The Lagan In A Bubble: Line of Duty and the Irish Cop Trope
Apr 29, 2021
174: #174: Ceci N'est Pas Une Gickna - Louise Selkies Ní Chuilinn
Apr 22, 2021
173: #173 | The Bramble: Oein De Bhairduin
Apr 16, 2021
172: #172 | By The Banks of My Own Orinoco: The Wonderful World of @EnyaComments
Apr 08, 2021
171: #171 | Please, Mr Postman - Colm McEvoy on An Post & Eircodes
Apr 02, 2021
170: #170 | Well, Well, Well: Vampires, Evil Fish and Holy Wells
Mar 26, 2021
169: #169 | The Subh Milis Not Taken - What Is The Best Loved Poem In Irish?
Mar 19, 2021
168: #168 | Last Train To Eel Town: Thoughts On Baile In Irish Placenames
Mar 12, 2021
167: #167 | A Fiadh By Any Other Name: The 2020 Baby Names
Mar 05, 2021
166: #166 | Turscar-red For Life: Spam In Irish
Feb 26, 2021
165: #165 | To Claim The Emerald
Feb 19, 2021
164: #164 | May The Forts Be With You - Sinéad Mercier on Ringforts & Fairy Forts
Feb 12, 2021
163: #163 | An Ace Up Your Sliabh: Recurring Styles in Placenames Pt. 3
Feb 05, 2021
162: #162 | Inis or Oileán? Recurring Styles in Placenames Pt. 2
Jan 29, 2021
161: #161 | Cill or Coill? Recurring Styles in Placenames Pt. 1
Jan 22, 2021
160: #160 | Cliquebait: Gaeilge & Internet Subcultures
Jan 15, 2021
159: #159 | Swear It All Over Again: Megan Figueroa & the Politics of Expletives
Jan 08, 2021
The Angels' Share (Teaser)
Jan 01, 2021
158: #158 | 2020 Hindsight: MoFo Seasonal End Of Year Review
Dec 23, 2020
157: #157 | Focal Point : Ireland's Word of the Year 2020
Dec 18, 2020
156: #156 | Passing Irish: Performed Identity Through Language
Dec 11, 2020
155: #155 | Ochtó Bliain Ag Fás: Tomás Kenny & Kenny's Bookshop
Dec 04, 2020
154: #154 | A Great Bunch Of Lads? Info-tainment and the Great Man Theory of History
Nov 27, 2020
153: #153 | Ghosts and Dark Flames: Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Nov 20, 2020
152: #152 | Meet-Cutes and Cute Hoors - Ireland and the Hollywood Rom-Com
Nov 13, 2020
151: #151 | After The Silent Letters: Louise O’Neill
Nov 06, 2020
150: #150 | Hallowe’en Special 2020 - Is Maith Sin, Pumpkin
Oct 30, 2020
149: #149 | Dolphin De Siècle
Oct 22, 2020
148: #148 | Inglorious Blaskets: Peig vs The Peig Myth
Oct 15, 2020
147: #147 | (Almost) Nothing Rhymes with Month
Oct 08, 2020
146: #146 | A Fine Bed-Mate: The Story of “Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire”
Oct 01, 2020
145: #145 | OMG is Dia Dhuit Religious?
Sep 24, 2020
144: #144 | Three Whales and the Universe: Motherfoclóir Meets Manchán Magan
Sep 17, 2020
143: #143 | Emma De Souza and the Good Friday Agreement
Sep 10, 2020
142: #142 | [untitled game episode] with Úna-Minh Kavanagh & Sarah Griffin
Sep 03, 2020
141: #141 | I Know What You Did Last Hot Gael Summer
Aug 27, 2020
140: #140 | Forty Shades of Green Beer: Evolving Perceptions of Irish America with Thom Dunn
Aug 20, 2020
139: #139 | Westmoreland Who? Reappraising Dublin Street Names
Aug 13, 2020
138: #138 | UK OK Hun? With Medb Mac Daibhead
Aug 06, 2020
137: #137 | Fadúda Fadilah - Proper and Improper Multilingualism with Fadilah Salawu
Jul 30, 2020
136: #136 | The Taylor & Clancy: yarn yarns
Jul 24, 2020
135: #135 | Secrets of the Dandelion: the Scots-Gaelic Poetry of Niall O’Gallagher
Jul 23, 2020
134: #134 | Quarantine Sessions 12: Sin É An Tae (with Laura Gaynor)
Jul 16, 2020
133: #133 | Quarantine Sessions 11: It’s ALIIIVE! Creating Vicipéid (with Gabriel Beecham)
Jul 09, 2020
132: #132 | Quarantine Sessions 10: Dustin’s Fifth Decade
Jul 02, 2020
131: #131 | Quarantine Sessions 9: Bród 2020 with Eve Belle
Jun 25, 2020
130: #130 | Quarantine Sessions 8: Plastic Fantastic! 2nd+ Generation Irish Identities in the UK with Niamh Lear
Jun 18, 2020
129: #129 | Quarantine Sessions 7: Úna vs. The Kingdom of Belgium
Jun 11, 2020
128: #128 | Quarantine Sessions 6: Ollscoil nó Ól-scoil? The Irish Campus Novel
Jun 04, 2020
127: #127 | Quarantine Sessions 5: Manic Culchie Meme Girl
May 28, 2020
126: #126 | Quarantine Sessions 4: At Swim Two Tongues
May 21, 2020
125: #125 | Quarantine Sessions 3: Amhrán na Fíon (with Shamim De Brún)
May 14, 2020
124: #124 | Quarantine Sessions 2: London Calling (with Ciara McShane)
May 07, 2020
123: #123 | Quarantine Sessions 1: Tír na nÓg
May 06, 2020
BONUS | Behind The Bestseller - Sam Blake Talks To Darach Ó Séaghdha
Mar 27, 2020
122: #122 | The Skellig List: Irish Storytelling from Mythology to TikTok with Róisín McNally
Feb 07, 2020
121: #121 | Book ‘em, Gráinne: 2020 at An Siopa Leabhar
Jan 31, 2020
120: #120 | Raft of the Medusa: The Pogues and London Irish Identities
Jan 24, 2020
119: #119 | Coinín Snámh: Síomha Ní Ruairc Is Keepin’ It Réalt
Jan 17, 2020
118: #118 | Thirty-Two Carat Gaeilge - Costing and Valuing a Language
Jan 10, 2020
117: #117 | The Blue, Blue Grass of Home: Irish in Appalachia with Rebecca Wells
Jan 03, 2020
116: #116 | Don't F*** With Fairy Forts
Dec 27, 2019
115: #115 | Nollag-atomi Tower: Motherfoclóir’s Third Christmas Episode
Dec 20, 2019
114: #114 | The Jesuits Have It All Sewn Up: Dinneen’s Dictionary
Dec 13, 2019
113: #113 | Word Up: A History of Ireland in 100 Words with Dr. Sharon Arbuthnot
Dec 06, 2019
112: #112 | All Eyez On Me-nooth: Dafe Orugbo from Tebi Rex
Nov 29, 2019
111: #111 | Motherfoclóir Beo: Our Netmovies Elevator Pitches
Nov 22, 2019
110: #110 | She Who Reads, Leads: Lisa Coen, Tramp Press & A Solar Decade in Irish Literature
Nov 15, 2019
109: #109 | No Faloorum: Merriman’s Cúirt An Mheán Oíche
Nov 08, 2019
108: #108 | Samhain Special! Áras an Spook-taráin
Oct 31, 2019
107: #107 | Fomhar Bonus Episode: Clodagh Hates Autumn
Oct 29, 2019
106: #106 | Hector
Oct 24, 2019
105: #105 | Stepping On A Craic: Donald Clarke & The Word That Announced Modern Ireland
Oct 17, 2019
104: #104 | Banríon Ealaíne: Kirsten Shiel Speaks
Oct 10, 2019
103: #103 | Highway to Helvetica: Clare O’Dea and the Irish-Swiss Connection
Oct 03, 2019
102: #102 | Whatever Happened to Bean Pháidín? - Irish Lyrics in Translation
Sep 27, 2019
101: #101 | Compulsory Elvish: the Irish Language, Fantasy and Roleplaying Games
Sep 19, 2019
100: #100 | Mailbag 5: One Hundred Nights in Motherfoclóir
Sep 12, 2019
99: #99 | Mom Genes: Hiberno-English vs. Global Pop Culture English
Sep 05, 2019
98: #98 | Craictivism: Motherfoclóir Meets Lisa Nic An Bhreithimh
Aug 29, 2019
97: #97 | Sin é, Achebe: Translating the Great Nigerian Novel into Irish
Aug 23, 2019
96: #96 | Hot Gael Summer: Clichés in Opinion Pieces About Irish
Aug 15, 2019
95: #95 | Highway To Helsinki: Finland, Swedish and Ireland
Aug 09, 2019
94: #94 | Follow This User: Myra Zepf and “Nóinín”
Aug 01, 2019
93: #93 | Insta-grammar: The Wonderful World of @muinteoirmeg
Jul 25, 2019
92: #92 | An Astral Week: Seven Days That Shook The North (with Claire Mitchell)
Jul 18, 2019
91: #91 | Go Rabbi Maith Agat: Cecelia Beyer’s Irish Journey
Jul 12, 2019
90: #90 | Wingardium LeviÓSéaghdha - Translating Harry Potter into Irish
Jul 04, 2019
89: #89 | The Sadbh Mind: Children’s Stories and Parental Guilt with Sadhbh Devlin
Jun 27, 2019
88: #88 | Mailbag 4: Crouching Poet, Hidden Focphoc
Jun 20, 2019
87: #87 | You Give Leanbh A Bad Name: Baby Names with Colm O'Regan
Jun 13, 2019
86: #86 | Under The Spanish Arch - Español and Irlandes
Jun 06, 2019
85: #85 | The Dublin Mid West Wing: a Motherfoclóir Election Fairytale
May 30, 2019
84: #84 | Copper Face Paperbacks 2: An Siopa Leabhar revisited
May 23, 2019
83: #83 | Unroyal Flush - Could Brexit Unite Ireland?
May 17, 2019
Motherfoclóir Season 2 Trailer
May 15, 2019
82: #82 | My Dad Google Translated a Porno: Motherfoclóir Beo In Maynooth Pt. 2
Mar 15, 2019
81: #81 | A Woman's Place: Motherfoclóir Beo In Maynooth
Mar 08, 2019
80: #80 | What Happens Next Will Laoighseach You!
Mar 01, 2019
79: #79 | Ireland's Next Top Coddle: Máirtín's Magic Meals
Feb 22, 2019
78: #78 | Turning Over a New Líofa: Fluency is a Whatchamacallit
Feb 15, 2019
77: #77 | A Rose By Any Other F**king Name
Feb 08, 2019
76: #76 | Irish Blood, Gaelic Heart: Nazis, Britpop and Jamie Oliver
Feb 01, 2019
75: #75 | Class Clown: #WhyIrish and Motherfoclóir Duolingo Clubs
Jan 25, 2019
74: #74 | Tossing the Caber: "An Leabhar Liath", a pre-introduction to Scots Gaelic
Jan 18, 2019
73: #73 | Losing the Plot - Cré na Cille
Jan 11, 2019
72: #72 | Falling For A Gaeilgeoir
Jan 04, 2019
71: #71 | A Very Motherfoclóir Nollaig
Dec 21, 2018
70: #70 | "Introduction", a Reading from Craic Baby
Dec 20, 2018
69: #69 | Seo Ciara, Seo Ciara
Dec 14, 2018
68: #68 | Decades of the Rosary: Ní Ghráda's "An Triail"
Dec 07, 2018
67: #67 | Another World Altogether: Donegal Irish
Nov 30, 2018
66: #66 | Twelve Angry Gaeilgeoirí - Juries & Irish
Nov 23, 2018
65: #65 | Manannach (dú dú dí dú dú)
Nov 16, 2018
64: #64 | It's Always Sunny In Leavingcertia: Motherfoclóir Ardteist Special
Nov 09, 2018
63: #63 | All The President's Dogs
Nov 02, 2018
62: #62 | The Vampirish For
Oct 31, 2018
61: #61 | The Light In The Window: Irish Presidents and the World
Oct 26, 2018
60: #60 | Map of Ballybeg: Friel's "Translations"
Oct 19, 2018
59: #59 | Motherfoclóir Live: All The Presidents Meáin
Oct 12, 2018
58: #58 | The Tribe of Dé Danann
Oct 05, 2018
57: #57 | Mailbag 3: Tiocfaidh Ár Drift
Sep 27, 2018
56: #56 | Áras Report 1: The Top Job
Sep 21, 2018
55: #55 | Yeah, Gnó, Maybe
Sep 14, 2018
54: #54 | Midlands Mayhem: Motherfoclóir at Electric Picnic
Sep 07, 2018
53: #53 | Polar Béarla
Aug 30, 2018
52: #52 | Passing The Collection Plate: Papal Taxes in Medieval Ireland
Aug 24, 2018
51: #51 | Pumpaí/Dancing at the Crossroads
Aug 17, 2018
50: #50 | Unconditional Love: The Modh Coinníollach
Aug 10, 2018
49: #49 | And Off With She - Tara Flynn & Peig Sayers
Aug 03, 2018
48: #48 | Mèredictionnaire
Jul 27, 2018
47: #47 | Ceo, Craiceann agus Cumhracht: An Introduction to Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
Jul 20, 2018
46: #46 | The Waka and the Curach: Te Reo and Irish
Jul 13, 2018
45: #45 | 2 Mailbag 2 Furious
Jul 06, 2018
44: #44 | Duolingo – New Rules
Jun 29, 2018
43: #43 | Pride/Bród
Jun 22, 2018
42: #42 | No spoilers - Rick O'Shea and ROSBC
Jun 15, 2018
41: #41 | Druid Fluid: Medieval Mythbusting with @VoxHib
Jun 08, 2018
40: #40 | Lá na hAfraice- Africa Day
Jun 01, 2018
39: #39 | Count Darach-ula
May 25, 2018
38: #38 | Happily Emher After - Women of the Táin
May 18, 2018
37: #37 | At Swim Two Flann-oraks
May 04, 2018
36: #36 | A Right Article: Article 8 of Bunreacht na hÉireann
Apr 27, 2018
35: #35 | Citation Needed - Updating Vicipéid
Apr 20, 2018
34: #34 | Mots, Spanners and the Round System
Apr 13, 2018
33: #33 | Langers, Gowls and our Oral Tradition
Apr 06, 2018
32: #32 | Once Upon An Island: Old Ireland, Old Irish
Mar 30, 2018
31: #31 | See Ya Later, Machine Translator
Mar 23, 2018
30: #30 | Copper Face Paperbacks - An Siopa Leabhar
Mar 16, 2018
29: #29 | Catch 40.3.3
Mar 09, 2018
28: #28 | Leabhar Power: Dave Rudden
Mar 02, 2018
27: #27 | Just Say No
Feb 23, 2018
26: #26 | Getting A Word In
Feb 15, 2018
25: #25 | Searc Week
Feb 09, 2018
#24 | Mailbag (or should we say "Male Bag"?)
Feb 02, 2018
23: #23 | Lenition Impossible - Séimhiú Nation
Jan 26, 2018
22: #22 | Hey Girl, Are You An Irish Dictionary?
Jan 19, 2018
#21 | All About Ailbhe
Jan 12, 2018
#20 | Gettin’ Schooled
Jan 05, 2018
Best of The HeadStuff Podcast Network 2017
Dec 29, 2017
#19 | Nollaig/Yule/Christmas Special
Dec 22, 2017
#18 | An Irish Pronunciation Special: B, M, W
Dec 15, 2017
#17 | The Secret Diary of a Cinnire, Age 16 1/2
Dec 08, 2017
#16 | Irish Language Music Collective IMLÉ
Dec 01, 2017
#15 | The Irish for Viral: Clisare
Nov 24, 2017
#14 | Ó Mo Dhia, Nach Aisling Ceart í?
Nov 17, 2017
#13 | She’s A Shoo-In
Nov 10, 2017
#12 | Is Éireannach Mé
Nov 03, 2017
#11 | The Motherfoclóir Spooky Halloween Special
Oct 27, 2017
#10 | A Song For Ireland: Amhrán na bhFiann
Oct 20, 2017
#9 | The Orthographic Depths
Oct 13, 2017
#8 | The Gaeilgeoir’s Code: Aireamhan
Oct 06, 2017
#7 | Pop-Up Gaeltacht
Sep 29, 2017
#6 | The Letter A
Sep 22, 2017
#5 | The Irish for Passport
Sep 15, 2017
#4 | Brehon vs Bunreacht: Family Law
Sep 08, 2017
#3 | Surname/HerName
Sep 01, 2017
#2 | Google Translate
Aug 25, 2017
#1 | The Letter V
Aug 18, 2017
Motherfoclóir | Trailer
Aug 16, 2017