Dr Maire Nic An Bhaird

Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education

Gaeilge agus fáilte

School of Education
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(353) 1 474 7417

Biography

Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird is a lecturer in Irish Language and Literature in the Froebel Department, Maynooth University. Her areas of research include; the life and work of Douglas Hyde, Ireland's first President, Censorship of Irish Language Literature (1920-1960), Children's Literature in the Irish Language. She is supervising undergraduate, masters and PhD students' action research theses in primary school education. She is a partner in the European Commission funded Horizon 2020 project AgroCycle addressing the 'circular economy'. Her team's role relates to translating the scientific concepts of the 'circular economy' into child-centred language suitable for the primary school curriculum. She has several publications relating to her research and is actively involved in new H2020 research bids. She has also presented her research interests on national and international television and radio programmes.

Research Interests

Tá an-spéis ag Máire i bhfeiniméan na cinsireachta agus is é a hábhar taighde ná 'Cleachtadh na cinsireachta, próiseas na heagarthóireachta agus lucht léitheoireachta na Gaeilge ó 1922-1972.'

Research Projects

  Project Role Description Start Date End Date
AgroCycle Partner 01-JUN-16 31-MAY-19

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2018 'Early diary insights into Roscommon ’ s impact on Douglas Hyde, Ireland’s first President'
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Prof Liam Mac Mathúna (2018) 'Early diary insights into Roscommon ’ s impact on Douglas Hyde, Ireland’s first President' In: Roscommon History and Society: Interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county. Dublin: Geography Publications. [Details]
2018 'Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) –First Steps in the Creation of a Linguist'
Máire Nic an BhairdLiam Mac Mathúna (2018) 'Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) –First Steps in the Creation of a Linguist' In: Literacies and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. [Details]
2014 'Cumhacht na Cinsireachta: Léargas ar an Saothar Cumhacht na Cinneamhna le Tomás Bairéad'
Máire Nic an Bhaird (2014) 'Cumhacht na Cinsireachta: Léargas ar an Saothar Cumhacht na Cinneamhna le Tomás Bairéad' In: Douglas Hyde. Dublin: Leabhair Comhar. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Reading Between The Lines. Hyde's Writings, 1916'
Máire Nic an Bhaird (2018) 'Reading Between The Lines. Hyde's Writings, 1916'. Eire-Ireland; a journal of Irish studies, [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2013 Mo Thuras go hAmerice: Tionchar na Féinchinsireachta
Máire Nic an Bhaird (2013) Mo Thuras go hAmerice: Tionchar na Féinchinsireachta . In: National University of Ireland eds. Mo Thuras go hAmerice: Tionchar na Féinchinsireachta [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2018 AgroCycle Kids - Using rap song and video to teach the concept of waste valorisation to children.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2018) AgroCycle Kids - Using rap song and video to teach the concept of waste valorisation to children. [Invited Oral Presentation], UCD Allumni Event Beijing, Westin Hotel, Beijing, China [Details]
2018 Start Spreading the News: AgroCycle Kids.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Laoise Ní Chléirigh (2018) Start Spreading the News: AgroCycle Kids. [Poster Presentation], The International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), Columbia University, New York [Details]
2018 From Line to Loop.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Laoise Ní Chléirigh (2018) From Line to Loop. [Oral Presentation], ATEE 2018 Annual Conference – A future for all: teaching for a sustainable society, Gavle University, Sweden [Details]
2018 Hyde's American Adventure 1905 - 1906.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2018) Hyde's American Adventure 1905 - 1906. [Oral Presentation], American Conference for Irish Studies, University College Cork [Details]
2018 Disseminating the message of the AgroCycle Kids to c 200 children at the Affiliated Primary School of Beijing Forestry , Beijing, China.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Laoise Ní Chléirigh (2018) Disseminating the message of the AgroCycle Kids to c 200 children at the Affiliated Primary School of Beijing Forestry , Beijing, China. [Invited Lecture], AgroCycle Kids in China, Beijing, China [Details]
2017 Éabhlóid Sgeuluidhe Fíor na Seachtmhaine ( 1935) leis an gCraoibhín: Foinsí, cinsireacht agus líníochtaí.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Prof Liam Mac Mathúna (2017) Éabhlóid Sgeuluidhe Fíor na Seachtmhaine ( 1935) leis an gCraoibhín: Foinsí, cinsireacht agus líníochtaí. [Oral Presentation], Irish Conference of Folklore and Ethnology, University College Dublin [Details]
2017 Reading between the Lines: Hyde's Writings ( 1914-1918).
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2017) Reading between the Lines: Hyde's Writings ( 1914-1918). [Oral Presentation], American Conference for Irish Studies, The University of Missouri - Kansas City [Details]
2017 Léargas ar Scríbhinní pearsanta Dhubhghlais de hÍde.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2017) Léargas ar Scríbhinní pearsanta Dhubhghlais de hÍde. [Invited Lecture], Ó Thrácht go Twitter, University College Dublin [Details]
2017 Sharing News and Views Across the Atlantic: correspondence between Douglas Hyde, Lucy Kurtz, Nellie O'Brien and Ethel Chance during Hyde's American Tour 1905/1906.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2017) Sharing News and Views Across the Atlantic: correspondence between Douglas Hyde, Lucy Kurtz, Nellie O'Brien and Ethel Chance during Hyde's American Tour 1905/1906. [Oral Presentation], Global Irish Diaspora, University College Dublin [Details]
2017 Máire presented on the Horizon 2020 funded project AgroCycle Kids.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Laoise Ní Chléirigh (2017) Máire presented on the Horizon 2020 funded project AgroCycle Kids. [Oral Presentation], Agri-Food Waste Day Conference, European Parliament, Brussels [Details]
2017 AgroCycle Kids - Valorising Waste and educating the youth of today about the Circular Economy.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Laoise Ní Chléirigh (2017) AgroCycle Kids - Valorising Waste and educating the youth of today about the Circular Economy. [Oral Presentation], AgroCycle, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece [Details]
2017 Tionchar de hÍde ar chur chun cinn na drámaíochta in Éirinn.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2017) Tionchar de hÍde ar chur chun cinn na drámaíochta in Éirinn. [Oral Presentation], Ó Chleamairí go Ceamairí, Dublin City University [Details]
2017 Scríbhneoirí ar deoraíocht: Dubhghlas de h-Íde sna Stáit.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2017) Scríbhneoirí ar deoraíocht: Dubhghlas de h-Íde sna Stáit. [Oral Presentation], International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, Charles University, Prague [Details]
2017 The effect of Douglas Hyde's year in New Brunswick ( 1890 - 1891).
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Prof Liam Mac Mathúna (2017) The effect of Douglas Hyde's year in New Brunswick ( 1890 - 1891). [Oral Presentation], The Canadian Association for Irish Studies, Ulster University [Details]
2017 Communicating the AgroCycle Kids message to children in 5th and 6th class, Ireland. Emphasis on Circular Economy and Waste Valorisation.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Laoise Ní Chléirigh (2017) Communicating the AgroCycle Kids message to children in 5th and 6th class, Ireland. Emphasis on Circular Economy and Waste Valorisation. [Oral Presentation], AgroCycle Kids - European Commission, European Commission, Brussels [Details]
2016 Influential Figures in the Life of Hyde as Portrayed through his Diaries 1874-1916.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2016) Influential Figures in the Life of Hyde as Portrayed through his Diaries 1874-1916. [Oral Presentation], American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame [Details]
2016 Máire presented on Douglas Hyde on Ireland's National Radio and Television Broadcaster - RTÉ.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2016) Máire presented on Douglas Hyde on Ireland's National Radio and Television Broadcaster - RTÉ. [Public presentations], RTÉ television programme: Fire in the Blood, The National Library Dublin [Details]
2016 Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird discussed the Censorship of Irish Language Literature on BBC Radio Ulster.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2016) Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird discussed the Censorship of Irish Language Literature on BBC Radio Ulster. [Public presentations], Viva Voce radio programme, Belfast [Details]
2015 Douglas Hyde ( 1860-1949) - First Steps in the Creation of a Linguist.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird and Prof Liam Mac Mathúna (2015) Douglas Hyde ( 1860-1949) - First Steps in the Creation of a Linguist. [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference of the Society for Nineteenth- Century Ireland, National University of Ireland Galway [Details]
2015 Dara Dialann de h-Íde ( 1877): Cás Staidéar.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2015) Dara Dialann de h-Íde ( 1877): Cás Staidéar. [Oral Presentation], Comhdháil na Gaillimhe, National University of Ireland Galway [Details]
2014 Self-Censorship and the Irish Regional Autobiography: What to Leave in and What to Leave Out.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2014) Self-Censorship and the Irish Regional Autobiography: What to Leave in and What to Leave Out. [Oral Presentation], Harvard Celtic Colloquium, Harvard University [Details]
2013 Mo Thuras go hAmerice: Tionchar na Féinchinsireachta.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2013) Mo Thuras go hAmerice: Tionchar na Féinchinsireachta. [Oral Presentation], Douglas Hyde Seminar, National University of Ireland [Details]
2010 Cumhacht na Cinneamhna: Léargas ar an Saothar Cumhacht na Cinneamhna le Tomás Bairéad.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2010) Cumhacht na Cinneamhna: Léargas ar an Saothar Cumhacht na Cinneamhna le Tomás Bairéad. [Oral Presentation], Comhdháil ar Chultúr agus ar Litríocht na nÓg, Dublin City University [Details]
2008 The Irish Language Writer and the State.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2008) The Irish Language Writer and the State. [Oral Presentation], International Association for the Study of Irish Literature, Porto, Portugal [Details]
2007 Scagadh ar Théacs an Oileánaigh.
Dr Máire Nic an Bhaird (2007) Scagadh ar Théacs an Oileánaigh. [Oral Presentation], Graduate Symposium, University College Dublin [Details]

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
German Functional Functional Functional
Gaelige Fluent Fluent Fluent

Recent Postgraduates

  Graduation Student Name University Degree Thesis
2018 Orla Mc Lean Maynooth University Masters in Education How providing opportunites for learner autonomy in Irish language lessons can impact on student's motivation: A study of a first year Irish language class in a mixed post-primary school in Ireland