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Mr. Ruadhán Cooke M.A., LL.B., D.E.A.
|Ruadhán Cooke is a University Teacher in French at the National University of Ireland Galway and is the coordinator of the language component of the B.Comm. International (French) degree programme.
He is a triple graduate of UCG / NUIG with a First Class Honours M.A. in French and has also obtained a Diplôme d’Études Approfondies from the Centre International d’Études Francophones, Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne. He is currently working on a Ph.D. project on the sports journalism of Antoine Blondin.
Other activity includes being the area coordinator for the Certificate and Diploma exams in French for Specific Purposes of the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris and academic supervisor of the Erasmus / Socrates year abroad in 6 partner institutions in France.
He is involved in a number of University committees with a special interest in NUI Galway Boat Club, both as a member of the coaching panel and Cox of the Senior Men’s rowing squad.
|Cooke R., Dine P. (2007) 'Un forçat de la plume : Antoine Blondin, écrivain du sport : genèse et évolution d’une forme journalistique' In: Sport et Presse en France (XIXe-XXe siècles). Paris: Bibliothèque Universitaire et Francophone. [Details]|
|Cooke R. (2005) 'The Green Fields of France: Ireland’s sporting heroes and the Tour de France' Sport in History 25 (2) :205-219. [Details]|
|Cooke, R. (2012) Connacht Rugby and the French Connection in the Professional Era Sports History Ireland (Eighth Annual Conference) [Details]|
|Cooke, R. (2011) « L’anglais tel qu’on le court »: Antoine Blondin’s “clichéd view of Englishness” in Chroniques de L’Équipe 1954-82 French Media Research Group (Twentieth One Day Conference) [Details]|
|Cooke, R. (2011) Pour le Tour de France, j’ai la fête qui tourne Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (Annual Conference) [Details]|
|Cooke, R. (2008) Sport and spectacle: The Tour de France as a media creation Representing Sport: Forms and Issues [Details]|
|Cooke, R. (2007) Mapping the Tour de France: Antoine Blondin's Chroniques de l'Équipe Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (Annual Conference) [Details]|
|Cooke, R. (2007) Sports Journalism as History / Sports Writing as Literature: Antoine Blondin and the Tour de France Sports History Ireland (Third Annual Conference) [Details]|
|Association: Applied French Association (AFA), Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Irish Translator's and Interpreter's Association (ITIA), Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Association des études françaises et francophones d'Irlande (ADEFFI), Function/Role: Member|
|R. Cooke (2014) Barthes, Blondin and the Tour de France of the Trente Glorieuses. [Chaired Session], Performing Identities, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 19-JUN-14 - 21-JUN-14.|
|Ruadhán Cooke (2012) Eighth Annual Conference. [Conference Paper], Sports History Ireland, University College Cork , 15-SEP-12 - 15-SEP-12.|
|Cooke, R. (2011) Twentieth One Day Conference. [Conference Paper], French Media Research Group, Newcastle-upon-TYne (U.K.) , 08-OCT-11 - 08-OCT-11.|
|Cooke, R. (2011) Annual Conference 2011. [Invited Paper], Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France, Stirling (U.K.) , 01-SEP-11 - 03-SEP-11.|
|Cooke, R. (2008) International Conference. [Conference Paper], Representing Sport: Forms and Issues, Huston School of Film & Digital Media, National University of Ireland, Galway , 23-MAY-08 - 24-MAY-08.|
|Cooke, R. (2007) Annual Conference 2007. [Conference Paper], Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France, Reading (U.K.) , 06-SEP-07 - 08-SEP-07.|
|Cooke, R. (2007) Third Annual Conference. [Conference Paper], Sports History Ireland, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway , 16-FEB-07 - 17-FEB-07.|
|Committee : Rowing Ireland (NGB)|
|Committee : University Rowing Committee (Rowing Ireland)|
|Committee : Sports Scholarship Selection Committee|
| Year 2013 Institution: National University of Ireland, Galway
Qualification: Postgraduate certificate in Teaching and learning Subject: Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
| Year 1993 Institution: UCG
Qualification: BACHELOR OF ARTS Subject: French & Legal Science
| Year 1996 Institution: UCG
Qualification: Masters of Arts Subject: French
| Year 2000 Institution: NUIG
Qualification: Bachelor of Law Subject: Law
| Year 2001 Institution: Université Paris IV-Sorbonne
Qualification: Postgraduate Diploma Subject: French & Comparative Literature
|Rowing Ireland (Irish Amateur Rowing Union Limited)|