The Bluecoat: Language, Resistance and Revival: From Prison to Community – Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh & Phil Scraton

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Tickets £4/£2 concessions available from the Bluecoat Box Office or online at

The Sandon Room,The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, United Kingdom, L1 3BX

Author of Language, Resistance and Revival, Dr Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh reflects on his ground-breaking research with Republican former prisoners analysing the Irish language as the medium of resistance to their incarceration in Long Kesh and inspiring its wider revival within Nationalist communities. Introduced by Professor Phil Scraton, Queen’s University Belfast.