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Found in Translation? France, Ireland and the Legacy of Michel Déon

April 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


April 25, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building


Philip Dine

A Public Seminar organised by French, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures,

NUI Galway, the French Embassy in Ireland and Cúirt



Sarah Berthaud (Portsmouth) Theoretical and practical Challenges of Franco-Irish Translation

Marie Blom (NUI Galway) Translating Humour: The Case of Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy in French

Eamon Maher (Tallaght)

Gavin Bowd (St Andrews) Translating — and Betraying — Michel Houellebecq

 Clíona Ní Ríordáin (Paris) Bringing the Horseman Home: On Translating Michel Déon’s Cavalier, passe ton chemin.


Michel Déon (1919–2016) was a novelist and member of the Académie Française

He was, for many years, an associate of the French Department in NUI Galway

He donated over 7,000 books to the James Hardiman Library