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Brian O'Raghallaigh

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E: Brian.ORaghallaigh@dcu.ie
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Biography

Léachtóir é an Dr Brian Ó Raghallaigh in Fiontar, Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath, áit a bhfuil bainistiú agus forbairt theicniúil na dtionscadal Ainm.ie, Dúchas.ie, Gaois.ie, Logainm.ie agus Téarma.ie faoina chúram aige. Roimhe sin, bhí sé ag obair ar thionscadal sintéise Gaeilge Abair.ie i gColáiste na Trínóide, Baile Átha Cliath. Sa ríomheolaíocht, sa teangeolaíocht agus sa Ghaeilge atá a chúlra. Foinéimiú ilchanúnach don Ghaeilge ab ea ábhar a thráchtais Ph.D. i gColáiste na Tríonóide.

Dr Brian Ó Raghallaigh is a lecturer in Fiontar, Dublin City University and is currently involved in the technical management and development of the Ainm.ie, Dúchas.ie, Gaois.ie, Logainm.ie and Téarma.ie projects. He previously worked on the Irish synthesis project Abair.ie at Trinity College Dublin. He has a background in computer science, linguistics and Irish. His Ph.D. thesis was on multidialect phonetisation for Irish, also at Trinity College Dublin.

Research Interests

Gaeilge, foghraíocht, fóineolaíocht, frásaíocht, teicneolaíocht urlabhra, mionteangacha, acmhainní Gréasáin, bunachair léacsacha, daonnachtaí digiteacha, teicneolaíocht teanga.

Irish, phonetics, phonology, phraseology, speech technology, regional and minority languages, Web resources, lexical databases, digital humanities, language technology.

Books

  Year Publication
2014 Fuaimeanna na Gaeilge (2ú heagrán).
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2014) Fuaimeanna na Gaeilge (2ú heagrán). Baile Átha Cliath: Cois Life. [Details]
2014 Proceedings of the First Celtic Language Technology Workshop.
John Judge, Teresa Lynn, Monica Ward & Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2014) Proceedings of the First Celtic Language Technology Workshop. Dublin: Association for Computational Linguistics & Dublin City University. [Details]
2013 Fuaimeanna na Gaeilge.
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2013) Fuaimeanna na Gaeilge. Baile Átha Cliath: Cois Life. [Details]
2012 Placenames Workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online.
Mairéad Nic Lochlainn & Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2012) Placenames Workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online. Dublin: Fiontar. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2014 'La production des consonnes éclipsées chez de jeunes locuteurs de l'irlandais'
Pauline Welby, Máire Ní Chiosáin & Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2014) 'La production des consonnes éclipsées chez de jeunes locuteurs de l'irlandais' In: La liaison : approches contemporaines. Berne: Peter Lang. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'Total eclipse of the heart? The production of eclipsis in two speaking styles of Irish'
Pauline Welby, Máire Ní Chiosáin, Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2017) 'Total eclipse of the heart? The production of eclipsis in two speaking styles of Irish'. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 47 (2):125-153 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Dúchas.ie: ré nua i stair Chnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann'
Ó Cleircín, G., Bale, A., & Ó Raghallaigh, B. (2014) 'Dúchas.ie: ré nua i stair Chnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann'. Bealoideas, 82 :85-99 [Details]
2014 'Linked Logainm: Enhancing Library Metadata using Linked Data of Irish Place Names'
Lopes, N., Grant, R., Ó Raghallaigh, B., Ó Carragáin, E., Collins, S., & Decker, S. (2014) 'Linked Logainm: Enhancing Library Metadata using Linked Data of Irish Place Names'. COMMUNICATIONS IN COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, 416 :65-76 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2016 Proceedings of the XVII EURALEX international congress: Lexicography and Linguistic Diversity
Katie Ní Loingsigh, Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2016) Starting from Scratch – The Creation of an Irish-language Idiom Database Proceedings of the XVII EURALEX international congress: Lexicography and Linguistic Diversity Tbilisi, , 06-SEP-16 - 10-SEP-16 , pp.726-734 [Details]
2015 First Conference on Biographical Data in a Digital World 2015
Brian Ó Raghallaigh & Gearóid Ó Cleircín (2015) Ainm.ie: Breathing New Life into a Canonical Collection of Irish-language Biographies First Conference on Biographical Data in a Digital World 2015 Amsterdam, , 09-APR-15 - 09-APR-15 , pp.20-23 [Details]
2014 First Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW)
Brian Ó Raghallaigh & Michal Boleslav Měchura (2014) Developing high-end reusable tools and resources for Irish-language terminology, lexicography, onomastics (toponymy), folkloristics, and more, using modern web and database technologies First Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW) Dublin, , 23-AUG-14 - 23-AUG-14 , pp.66-70 [Details]
2014 Language Resources and Technologies for Processing and Linking Historical Documents and Archives - Deploying Linked Open Data in Cultural Heritage (LREC: LRT4HDA)
Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha, Kevin Scannell, Ruairí Ó hUiginn, Eilís Ní Mhearraí, Máire Nic Mhaoláin, Brian Ó Raghallaigh, Gregory Toner, Séamus Mac Mathúna, Déirdre D’Auria, Eithne Ní Ghallchobhair & Niall O’Leary (2014) Corpas na Gaeilge (1882-1926): Integrating Historical and Modern Irish Texts Language Resources and Technologies for Processing and Linking Historical Documents and Archives - Deploying Linked Open Data in Cultural Heritage (LREC: LRT4HDA) Reykjavik, , 26-MAY-14 - 31-MAY-14 , pp.12-18 [Details]
2012 Placenames Workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online
Michal Boleslav Měchura & Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2012) The logainm.ie Placenames Database of Ireland: software demonstration Placenames Workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online Dublin, Ireland, , 24-AUG-12 - 25-AUG-12 , pp.115-122 [Details]
2012 Placenames Workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online
Maria Byrne, Brian Ó Raghallaigh & Mairéad Nic Lochlainn (2012) Synchronising the Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) and Placenames Branch (logainm.ie) bilingual toponymic datasets Placenames Workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online Dublin, Ireland, , 24-AUG-12 - 25-AUG-12 , pp.153-162 [Details]
2011 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII)
Pauline Welby, Máire Ní Chiosáin & Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2011) A phonetic investigation of Irish eclipsis: preliminary results and challenges 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII) Hong Kong, China, , 17-AUG-11 - 21-AUG-11 , pp.2122-2125 [Details]
2010 Euralex 2010
Michal Boleslav Měchura & Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2010) The Focal.ie National Terminology Database for Irish: software demonstration Euralex 2010 Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, , 06-JUL-10 - 10-JUL-10 , pp.937-948 [Details]
2006 Interspeech 2006 - ICSLP
Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, John Wogan, Brian Ó Raghallaigh, Áine Ní Bhriain, Eric Zoerner, Harald Berthelsen & Christer Gobl (2006) Speech technology for minority languages: the case of Irish (Gaelic) Interspeech 2006 - ICSLP Pittsburgh, United States, , 17-SEP-06 - 21-SEP-06 [Details]
2006 5th SALTMIL Workshop on Minority Languages
John Wogan, Brian Ó Raghallaigh, Áine Ní Bhriain, Eric Zoerner, Harald Berthelsen, Ailbhe Ní Chasaide & Christer Gobl (2006) Developing a Spoken Corpus and a Synthesiser for Irish 5th SALTMIL Workshop on Minority Languages Genoa, Italy, , 22-MAY-06 - 28-MAY-06 , pp.113-116 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2017 Electronic Lexicography In The 21st Century (eLex 2017),
Gearóid Ó Cleircín, Úna Bhreathnach, Brian Ó Raghallaigh, Katie Ní Loingsigh & Colm Ó Ciardubháin (2017) Terminology implantation for a lesser-used language – a corpus-based assessment. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Electronic Lexicography In The 21st Century (eLex 2017), Leiden, the Netherlands , 19-SEP-17 - 21-SEP-17 [Details]
2017 ‘Ar an Imeall i Lár an Domhain?’: An tairseachúlacht i litríocht agus i gcultúr na hÉireann agus na hEorpa,
Úna Bhreathnach, Gearóid Ó Cleircín & Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2017) An sluafhoinsiú – tairseach úr idir an taighdeoir agus an pobal. [Oral Presentation], ‘Ar an Imeall i Lár an Domhain?’: An tairseachúlacht i litríocht agus i gcultúr na hÉireann agus na hEorpa, Prague, Czech Republic , 14-SEP-17 - 16-SEP-17 [Details]
2017 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference (CL2017),
Katie Ní Loingsigh, Brian Ó Raghallaigh & Gearóid Ó Cleircín (2017) The Design and Development of Corpas na Gaeilge Comhaimseartha (Corpus of Contemporary Irish). [Oral Presentation], 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference (CL2017), University of Birmingham , 24-JUL-17 - 28-JUL-17 [Details]
2017 DBpedia Community Meeting 2017 (Language, Data and Knowledge 2017),
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2017) Logainm.ie data use cases. [Invited Oral Presentation], DBpedia Community Meeting 2017 (Language, Data and Knowledge 2017), Galway , 21-JUN-17 - 21-JUN-17 [Details]
2017 Comhdháil na nDéise,
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2017) A Background and Context to Logainm.ie. [Invited Oral Presentation], Comhdháil na nDéise, Waterford , 15-JUN-17 - 15-JUN-17 [Details]
2016 2nd Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW2),
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2016) Scientific Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 2nd Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW2), Paris , 04-JUL-16 - 04-JUL-16 [Details]
2016 SNSBI Twenty-fifth Spring Conference,
Brian Ó Raghallaigh, Michal Boleslav Měchura & Katie Ní Loingsigh (2016) Towards a database of Irish surnames. [], SNSBI Twenty-fifth Spring Conference, Maynooth , 15-APR-16 - 17-APR-16 [Details]
2016 SNSBI Pre-conference workshop: Tools for sharing minor placenames,
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2016) Meitheal Logainm.ie. [Invited Oral Presentation], SNSBI Pre-conference workshop: Tools for sharing minor placenames, Dublin , 14-APR-16 - 14-APR-16 [Details]
2016 SNSBI Pre-conference workshop: Tools for sharing minor placenames,
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2016) Programme Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], SNSBI Pre-conference workshop: Tools for sharing minor placenames, Dublin , 14-APR-16 - 14-APR-16 [Details]
2015 Church and Settlement in Ireland: landscape, life and legacy,
Finnegan, A., Ó Raghallaigh, B. & Měchura, M. B. (2015) The distribution of ecclesiastical elements in Irish placenames/Dáileadh eilimintí eaglasta i logainmneacha na hÉireann. [], Church and Settlement in Ireland: landscape, life and legacy, Dublin , 27-APR-15 - 27-APR-15 [Details]
2014 Europhras,
Ní Loingsigh, K. & Ó Raghallaigh B. (2014) Harping on a new string: the search for Irish-language idioms. [], Europhras, Paris , 10-SEP-14 - 12-SEP-14 [Details]
2014 1st Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW),
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2014) Programme Committee & Scientific Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 1st Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW), Dublin , 23-AUG-14 - 23-AUG-14 [Details]
2014 British and Irish Sound Archives (BISA) Conference,
Ó Raghallaigh, B. (2014) Producing pronunciation guides for Irish toponyms on logainm.ie. [], British and Irish Sound Archives (BISA) Conference, Dublin , 16-MAY-14 - 17-MAY-14 [Details]
2013 An Chomhdháil ar Litríocht agus Cultúr na Gaeilge,
Ó Raghallaigh, B., Nic Lochlainn, M. (2013) Dúchas.ie: Digitiú Chnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann. [], An Chomhdháil ar Litríocht agus Cultúr na Gaeilge, Galway , 11-OCT-13 - 12-OCT-13 [Details]
2013 Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets (LCPD 2013),
Lopes, N., Grant, R., Ó Raghallaigh, B., Ó Carragáin, E., Collins, S., & Decker, S. (2013) Linked Logainm: Enhancing Library Metadata using Linked Data of Irish Place Names. [], Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets (LCPD 2013), Malta , 26-SEP-13 - 26-SEP-13 [Details]
2012 Placenames workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online,
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2012) Programme Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Placenames workshop: Management and dissemination of toponymic data online, Dublin , 24-SEP-12 - 25-SEP-12 [Details]
2012 7th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC7),
Welby P., Ní Chiosáin M., Ó Raghallaigh B. (2012) The production of eclipsed consonants among young speakers of Irish. [], 7th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC7), Rennes, France , 22-JUN-12 - 23-JUN-12 [Details]
2012 7th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC7),
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2012) Programme Committee & Scientific Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 7th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC7), Rennes , 22-JUN-12 - 23-JUN-12 [Details]
2010 6th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC6),
Welby P., Ní Chiosáin M., Ó Raghallaigh B. (2010) An experimental phonetic investigation of Irish initial consonant mutations. [], 6th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC6), University College Dublin, Ireland , 10-SEP-10 - 12-SEP-10 [Details]
2010 Phonlex 2010,
Welby P., Ní Chiosáin M., Ó Raghallaigh B. (2010) Une enquête phonétique préliminaire des consonnes initiales mutées de l'irlandais. [], Phonlex 2010, Toulouse, France , 08-SEP-10 - 10-SEP-10 [Details]
2009 International Conference on Minority Languages (ICML) XII,
Měchura M. B., Ó Raghallaigh B. (2009) User-Friendliness: the key to promoting a minority language on the Internet. [], International Conference on Minority Languages (ICML) XII, Tartu and Võru, Estonia , 28-MAY-09 - 30-MAY-09 [Details]
2007 Mercator Media Seminar Linguistic diversity and the media: strategies and resources for language acquisition,
Ní Chasaide A., Ó Raghallaigh B. (2007) Irish text-to-speech synthesis and possible educational applications. [], Mercator Media Seminar Linguistic diversity and the media: strategies and resources for language acquisition, Cardiff, Wales , 26-JAN-07 - 26-JAN-07 [Details]
2006 SLSCS Postgraduate Seminar,
Ó Raghallaigh B. (2006) Corpus Collection and Developing Letter-to-Sound Rules. [], SLSCS Postgraduate Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland , 01-FEB-06 - 01-FEB-06 [Details]
2006 10ú Comhdháil do Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge,
Ó Raghallaigh B., Berthelsen H. (2006) Sintéis na Gaeilge agus Corpas Urlabhra. [], 10ú Comhdháil do Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge, Glasgow, Scotland , 01-APR-06 - 01-APR-06 [Details]
2006 Colloquium of British Academic Phoneticians,
Wogan J., Ó Raghallaigh B., Ní Bhriain Á., Zoerner E., Berthelsen H., Ní Chasaide A., Gobl C. (2006) Developing text-to-speech for Irish (Gaelic). [], Colloquium of British Academic Phoneticians, Edinburgh, Scotland , 10-APR-06 - 12-APR-06 [Details]
2005 9ú Comhdháil do Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge,
Ó Raghallaigh B., Ní Bhriain Á., Ní Chasaide A., Wogan J. (2005) Anótáil chorpais urlabhra Ghaeilge. [], 9ú Comhdháil do Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge, Dublin, Ireland , 09-APR-05 - 09-APR-05 [Details]
2005 Current Issues in Speech Science,
Wogan J., Ó Raghallaigh B., Ní Bhriain Á. (2005) Irish TTS synthesis. [], Current Issues in Speech Science, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland , 01-APR-05 - 01-APR-05 [Details]
2005 WISPR Satellite Workshop of the 11th Annual Conference of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers (NAACLT),
Ní Bhriain Á., Ó Raghallaigh B. (2005) Acmhainní próiseála urlabhra don Ghaeilge agus don Bhreatnais. [], WISPR Satellite Workshop of the 11th Annual Conference of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers (NAACLT), Bangor, Wales , 09-JUN-05 - 12-JUN-05 [Details]
2004 8ú Comhdháil do Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge,
Ó Raghallaigh B., Ní Bhriain Á., Ní Chasaide A., Wogan J. (2004) Acmhainní próiseála urlabhra don Ghaeilge agus don Bhreatnais (WISPR). [], 8ú Comhdháil do Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge, Dublin, Ireland , 30-APR-04 - 01-MAY-04 [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2010 Multi-dialect phonetisation for Irish text-to-speech synthesis: a modular approach.
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2010) Multi-dialect phonetisation for Irish text-to-speech synthesis: a modular approach. Trinity College Dublin: Thesis [Details]
2003 Irish Grammar Checking: A Prototype Implementation.
Brian Ó Raghallaigh (2003) Irish Grammar Checking: A Prototype Implementation. Trinity College Dublin: Thesis [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
SIEF Working Group on Archives Member /
Core Interest Group for Irish Language Technology (CIGILT) Member /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Coiste Eagarthóireachta Fhoclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge Member 2016 / Ongoing
Coiste Bainistíochta Fhoclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge Member 2011 / Ongoing
Meitheal LeabhairCOMHAR Member 2011 / 2013

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2010 Trinity College Dublin Ph.D. Linguistics
2003 Trinity College Dublin B.A. (Mod.) Computational linguistics

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
Irish Fluent Fluent Fluent
Scottish Gaelic Functional Basic Basic
FRENCH Functional Basic Basic

Media

  Title Year Type Authors
Eolas ar ghairmeacha–Go hachomair…Léachtóir 3ú Leibhéal 2017 Podcast Eimear Sinnott

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2 Teangeolaíocht na Gaeilge FN341Linguistics
1 Bunachair sonraí & bainistiú acmhainní digiteacha FN530Gnó agus teicneolaíocht an eolais