Mother Tongues: 

The Languages of Ireland

The Canadian Association for Irish Studies
L’Association canadienne d’études irlandaises

 Conference 2004

Saint Mary’s University

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

26-29 May 2004

Go to:  Schedule | Getting to St. Mary's University Campus | Accommodations

Download Forms:  Conference Registration (MS-Word | RTF | HTML) | Residence Accommodation (MS-Word | RTF | HTML). 

Please note:  if you have problems seeing the tables in the MS-Word or RTF files, please use the HTML versions; if you can read this page, you should have no technological compatibility issues with the HTML versions of the forms.  But if you do have difficulties with the HTML versions, please contact the conference organizer, Pádraig Ó Siadhail at


Wednesday 26 May 2004

6:30pm–8:30pm Registration (7pm–9pm Welcome Reception) Main Lobby, Sobey Building

Thursday 27 May 2004

Registration begins 8:30am, Main Lobby, Sobey Building. Welcome 8:45am ~ First Session 9:00am

Friday 28 May 2004

Registration begins 8:30am, Main Lobby, Sobey Building ~ First Session at 9:00am

Saturday 29 May 2004

Registration begins at 8:30am, Main Lobby, Sobey Building ~ First Session at 9:00am

Arriving in Halifax

Saint Mary's University is located on Robie Street at the junction with Inglis Street in the south end of the Halifax Peninsula, close to the city centre. For those arriving at Halifax International Airport, transportation is available either by taxi or regularly scheduled shuttle bus. If using Airport Shuttle Bus, we suggest you disembark at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel for closest proximity to the university, and then take a taxi (approximately five dollars CDN) to the university.

A Saint Mary’s University map can be found at:


Residence Accommodation:  Check-in to university residence is available anytime after 3 pm at the Loyola Residence Desk (open 24 hours) located at the rear of the 1st floor of the Loyola Building, 5865 Gorsebrook Avenue, via Tower Road.  PLEASE SEE ACCOMMODATIONS FORM (above) FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

We have made the following OFF-CAMPUS arrangements with these local area hotels so as to provide alternatives.  These arrangements must be made on an individual basis: