The uses of universities /
|Main Creator:||Gaelic League (Ireland)|
Undated handbill encouraging attendance at university, detailing "The end and object of Universities" but also espousing the promotion of the Irish language and its' value in creating a national identity - "Reasons why a knowledge of Irish should be essential for all youth of Ireland in the Universities of Ireland". The Gaelic League campaigned to make the Irish language an essential subject for matriculation [an entry requirement] of the National University of Ireland (established 1908); the National University of Ireland Senate passed this in 1910 and it came into effect in 1913. Founded in 1908, An Cló-Chumann [later Clódhanna Teoranta] was the publishing company of the Gaelic League, Connradh na Gaedhilge [Conradh na Gaeilge].
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Baile Átha Cliath [Dublin] : An Cló-Chumann, Teoranta, [n.d., ca. 1908-1910?].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 handbill ; 20.9 x 14.1 cm.
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