Publication details [#60205]

Moriarty, Mairead. 2015. Indexing authenticity: the linguistic landscape of an Irish tourist town. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2015 (232) : 195–214.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This inquiry into the linguistic landscape (LL) of Dingle, a popular south Irish touristic location within the Gaeltacht borders, -providing a unique scenery for exploring prevailing matters in the sociolinguistics of globalization-, underlines how minority languages, such as Irish, are applied as valued symbolic and cultural resources in the context of local tourism and how this may affect the local political economy of language.