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Aisling is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Secret of Kells.


"Aisling" is a book by Louise Cooper.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1993-04


  1. "Aisling" is a composition.
  2. "Aisling" is a musical album of Aisling.
    • released in (13 years ago)


Aisling is a musical group.

  • albums: "Aisling / Trath Na Gaoth", "Aisling"


The aisling, or vision poem, is a poetic genre that developed during the late 17th and 18th centuries in Irish language poetry. The word may have a number of variations in pronunciation, but the 's' of the first syllable is always realised as a sound.

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Google previewWhen the Water Calls... We Follow (2008)

by Favors Ventures, LLC

Aisling is an eight-knot boat. We have two staterooms, two heads, and two showers. It is an extremely comfortable live-aboard cruising boat. There is sufficient storage space that we only have to provision quarterly (not counting lettuce and ...

Google previewDream Home (2014)

Dream Series, Book 7 by J,J, DiBenedetto

Aisling is a village on the ...

Google previewSouthward (1992)

Poems by Greg Delanty

An aisling is an ancient type of vision poem in Irish literature in which Ireland is a young, beautiful woman. "The Unknown Citizens." The Simon Community are the homeless and the organization that cares for them in Ireland and Britain.

Google previewIrishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century British Writing (2013)

by Professor Thomas Tracy

The aisling is an eighteenth-century poetic genre, derived from earlier forms, which depicts Ireland as a mythologized female, and in which cultural and Jacobin political objectives often interact.38 Grace Nugent, heroine of The Absentee, takes ...

Google previewFire Me Up (2005)

An Aisling Grey, Guardian, Novel by Katie Macalister

” “Aisling is a very unique woman,” Drake ...

Google previewGenetic Discrimination (2014)

Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

Aisling is an affiliated researcher of the Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University and was a visiting scholar at this Institute in October 2012 and May 2014. Delia Ferri holds a Master in Law magna cum laude from the University of Verona, ...

Google previewListening Up, Writing Down, and Looking Beyond (2012)

Interfaces of the Oral, Written, and Visual by Susan Gingell, Wendy Roy

In the way it has limited Irish poetry's representations of women, and disguised Irish nationalism's own aggressions, the aisling is a deeply problematic genre. But in the ballads examined here it has also at times carved out radical verbal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Writers, 1800 to the Present (2009)

by George Stade, Karen Karbiener

Boland, Eavan Aisling and eating fabulous feasts.” The mystery stories about the Famous Five and the Secret Seven have been translated into more than 60 languages and adapted into several television series. In the 1950s Blyton's work ...

Google previewA Dictionary of First Names (2006)

by Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle, Flavia Hodges

Aisling Modern coinage: from aisling 'dream, vision'. ALSO: Aislin(n). Aithne Variant of Eithne. Alaois Irish equivalent of Aloysius. See main dictionary. Alastar Irish equivalent of Alexander.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Popular Fiction (2015)

by Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones

chroniclesthe complex friendship between the English Elizabeth Whiteand the Irish Aisling O'Connor. Sent to Ireland during World War II to escape the bombing, Elizabeth lives with the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction (2015)

by Don D'Ammassa

while The Aisling (1992)has a much darkertone. Hissuccessin themystery genre hasdeprived the fantasy and horror ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

A1RLING, aisling. s. A young gay person. AIRPUMP, a'r-pump. s. A machine by whose means the air is exhausted out of proper vessels. AIRSHAFT, a' r- (Use. s. A pas- face for the air into mines. AIRY, Larry. a. Composed of air ; relating to the ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1S1L1I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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