Dr Éamon Ó Cofaigh

BA, MA, PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Éamon is a postgraduate of NUI, Galway. He graduated in 1999 and taught English at the Université de Bretagne-Sud, Lorient for the following year. He returned to Galway to complete an MA in French and has been teaching with the department since then. Éamon teaches French language and translation through the medium of Irish at all levels of the undergraduate programme. He also lectures on French Chanson and Cinema. He has also taught in the applied languages sector.  



Research Interests

French and Francophone Chanson
French Cinema
The development of space in 20th-Century France 
20th-Century French culture
French modernity
French tourism and recreation


Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) 'IRF Off: Connacht's Fight for Survival and the Foundation Myth of a Rugby Identity'
Cooke, R; Ó Cofaigh, É (2017) 'IRF Off: Connacht's Fight for Survival and the Foundation Myth of a Rugby Identity'. International Journal Of The History Of Sport, 34 :201-216 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'An Fhoghlaim Chumaisc: Taithí na dTeagascóirí'
Ní Uigín, D; Ó Cofaigh, É (2016) 'An Fhoghlaim Chumaisc: Taithí na dTeagascóirí'. Léann Teanga: An Reiviú, 4 :17-30 [Details]
(2011) 'Motor Sport in France: Testing-ground for the World'
Ó Cofaigh, É (2011) 'Motor Sport in France: Testing-ground for the World'. International Journal Of The History Of Sport, 28 :191-204 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2018) 'IRF Off: Connacht’s Fight for Survival and the Foundation Myth of a Rugby Identity'
Cooke, R; Ó Cofaigh, É (2018) 'IRF Off: Connacht’s Fight for Survival and the Foundation Myth of a Rugby Identity' In: Sport and Protest: Global Perspectives. London: Routledge. [Details]
(2012) 'Learning French through Irish, the impact of bilingualism on the acquisition of French as an L3'
Ó Cofaigh, É (2012) 'Learning French through Irish, the impact of bilingualism on the acquisition of French as an L3' In: Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning. Oxford, UK: Peter Lang. [Details]
(2014) 'Motor Sport in France: Testing-ground for the World'
Ó Cofaigh, É (2014) 'Motor Sport in France: Testing-ground for the World' In: The History of Motor Sport: A Case Study Analysis. London: Routledge. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2014) ICT for Language Learning
Incalcaterra McLoughlin, L; Magnoni, F; Ní Uigín, D; Ó Cofaigh, É; Ní Mhainín, MA. (2014) OL4LL: Online Languages for Lifelong Learning ICT for Language Learning [Details]
(2009) L’Art et le sport. XIIe colloque international du Comité européen pour l’histoire des sport
Ó Cofaigh, É (2009) La Course Automobile comme Véhicule du Cinéma L’Art et le sport. XIIe colloque international du Comité européen pour l’histoire des sport [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2017) Galway Symposium on Higher Education,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2017) Essai [transformé]: an overview of a pilot outreach initiative in language learning between the Discipline of French, NUI Galway and Rugby Players Ireland. [Conference Paper], Galway Symposium on Higher Education, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-JUN-17. [Details]
(2016) Galway Symposium on Higher Education,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2016) Blended Teaching – what the Teachers think. [Conference Paper], Galway Symposium on Higher Education, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-JUN-16. [Details]
(2015) XVIe colloque annuel de l'Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2015) From lieu de mémoire to non-lieu: developing a French system of automobility. [Conference Paper], XVIe colloque annuel de l'Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande, University of Limerick , 01-OCT-15. [Details]
(2013) The Babel Lectures ‘Exploring Spaces: Travel Stories’ Public Lecture Series,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2013) From Liberty to Immobility: the Automobile in Post-World War II France. [Conference Paper], The Babel Lectures ‘Exploring Spaces: Travel Stories’ Public Lecture Series, Town Hall Theatre, Galway , 01-APR-13. [Details]
(2013) XIVe colloque annuel de l'Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2013) From Liberty to Immobility: the Automobile in Post-World War II France. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], XIVe colloque annuel de l'Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-OCT-13. [Details]
(2012) The 10th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2012) Discussion Boards: Academic writing online. [Conference Paper], The 10th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-JUN-12. [Details]
(2010) An Chéad Chomhdháil Idirnáisiúnta do Theangacha,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2010) Learning French through Irish, the impact of bilingualism on the acquisition of French as an L3. [Conference Paper], An Chéad Chomhdháil Idirnáisiúnta do Theangacha, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-DEC-10. [Details]
(2010) The 8th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2010) Social networking in Language learning. [Conference Paper], The 8th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-JUN-10. [Details]
(2009) The 7th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2009) Promoting Transparency in Oral Language Assessment. [Conference Paper], The 7th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-JUN-09. [Details]
(2008) Supporting Student Learning,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2008) Transferable Skills: complementing or compromising higher education. [Conference Paper], Supporting Student Learning, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-DEC-08. [Details]
(2008) Representing Sport: Forms and Issues,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2008) French motor racing cinema: a case study of ‘un Homme et une Femme’. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Representing Sport: Forms and Issues, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-MAY-08. [Details]
(2008) The Changing Face of the French Media, French Media Research Group,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2008) Filmic Representations of Motor racing in French cinema. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], The Changing Face of the French Media, French Media Research Group, Newcastle University , 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2007) XIIth International Congress of the European Committee for Sports History,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2007) Motor racing as a vehicle of cinema. [Conference Paper], XIIth International Congress of the European Committee for Sports History, Université de Bretagne-Sud, Lorient, France , 01-SEP-07. [Details]
(2007) Third Annual Sports History Ireland Conference,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2007) Le Mans: Hub of Motor Sport in France. [Conference Paper], Third Annual Sports History Ireland Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway , 01-FEB-07. [Details]
(2006) Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2006) La voiture française: une affaire de famille. [Conference Paper], Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande, University College Dublin , 15-DEC-06. [Details]
(2005) Borders and Margins: (Re)defining Space and Place in European Literary and Cultural Discourses,
Ó Cofaigh, É (2005) Shifting Gears: Motor Sport Pushing back the Borders in Continental Europe. [Conference Paper], Borders and Margins: (Re)defining Space and Place in European Literary and Cultural Discourses, National University of Ireland, Galway , 05-JAN-05. [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2018) Death and Desire in Car Crash Culture: A century of Romantic Futurisms.
Vidal, Ricarda (2018) Death and Desire in Car Crash Culture: A century of Romantic Futurisms. Book Review [Details]
(2014) Post-War French Popular Music: Cultural Identity and the Brel-Brassens-Ferré Myth.
Adeline Cordier (2014) Post-War French Popular Music: Cultural Identity and the Brel-Brassens-Ferré Myth. Book Review [Details]

Teaching Interests

French Language and Translation studies
French and Francophone Chanson
French Cinema
On-line language acquisition


Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2017-18 French Language 6 FR379 Fraincis trí Ghaeilge
2017-18 French Literature and Culture 11 FR3100 The Development of French Cinema
2017-18 French Language 5 FR266 Fraincis trí Ghaeilge
2017-18 Introduction to French Language and Culture FR1100 Fraincis trí Ghaeilge
2017-18 Expressing French and Francophone Identities FR2100 The French and Francophone Chanson