Webinar Recording: Imagine Ageing: Irish Culture and Society

The recording of last week’s webinar, “Imagine Ageing: Irish Culture and Society“, is now available to watch and listen-back to on our YouTube and Soundcloud channels.

An audio recording of the session may also be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud.

Webinar Details

This event is part of the pan-European project Gendering Age: Representations of Masculinities and Ageing in Contemporary European Literatures and Cinemas (2019-2022). It brings together six speakers from a variety of backgrounds to consider issues and themes in the representation of ageing masculinities in an Irish context. It marks the first in a planned series of webinars and events at NUI Galway/Moore Institute that will explore cultural constructions of ageing in film and literature.


  • Prof. Desmond O’Neill (TCD): Ageing & the Humanities
  • Dr Heather Ingman (TCD) – Ageing in Irish Literature and Criticism
  • Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh (NUI Galway) – Ageing Masculinities in Irish Literature
  • Anne Griffin (Writer) – Writing Male Ageing: When All is Said (2019)
  • Dr Tony Tracy (NUI Galway) – Ageing and Masculinity in Contemporary Irish Film
  • Dr Maggie O’Neill / Dr Aine Ni Leime (NUI Galway): Perspectives of Older Men in Ireland on Representations of Ageing

Chair: Prof. Dan Carey (Moore Institute, NUI Galway)

Organisers: Dr Tony Tracy and Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh, in association with the Moore Institute, NUI Galway