Actualités de nos Membres

Des actualités de nos Amopaliens dans les médias…

  • Dominique Le Meur was responsible for the translation into French of one of President Michael D. Higgins’ speeches in the recent edition of the President’s speeches: Reclaiming the European Street: Speeches on Europe and the European Union, 2016-20 (eds Joachim Fischer and Fergal Lenihan, Lilliput, 2021, pp. 230-247).
  • Marie-Luce Paris, Director of the UCD Centre for Human Rights, co-organised the Conference ‘Critical Exploration of Human Rights’ which took place in May 2021. 
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  • 8 April 2021: the 100th volume of the series that Eamon Maher edits with Peter Lang was launched by Professor Anne Fogarty via Zoom. A letter of support by President Michael D. Higgins was read out and HE M. Vincent Guérend did a pre-recorded message to congratulate Eamon on this landmark achievement.
  • March 2021: Grace Neville was appointed to the jury of the French Government 800M euro initiative, ExcellencES, part of the PIA4 (fourth round of the Programme d’Investissements d’Avenir) at the Agence Nationale de la Recherche, Paris (see
  • Prof. Grace Neville was interviewed on the programme ‘Tus Aite’ on RTE Raidio na Gaeltachta on Thursday 4 March on the topic of the award by France to Edna O’Brien on 7 March of the title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres. You can listen back to this interview on the link below:
  • Read Dr Eamon Maher on the influential French writer and priest, Jean Sulivan, whose memoir he translated. Eamon has long believed that Jean Sulivan’s writing deserves far more recognition than it has received in recent times. During the 1960s and 70s, he was very highly regarded in French literary circles and yet is rarely spoken of now. 41 years after his death following a hit and run accident as he emerged from one of his daily walks in the Bois de Boulogne, it is time to restore him to his rightful place in 20th-century French literature. This Irish Times article, published on 17th February 2021, is the start of that rehabilitation – Jean Sulivan: the priesthood of the pen


  • Listen to Dr Loïc Guyon, Honorary Consul of France in Limerick, who joined Sean Moncrieff (Newstalk radio) on 16th February and find out how a breakthrough has been made by the Consular Agency of France and the Civic Trust in their bid to locate Patrick Sarsifeld’s remains. You can also check this article from the Limerick Leader on the subject.

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