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MUSIC

Music in Ireland, edited by Aloys Fleischmann, donated by Dr Ruth Fleischmann and the Fleischmann family.


HISTORY (in no particular order)

Travel to Ireland, Geography and Customs of the Country.

Ireland's Heritage of Healing and History of Medicine

North Munster Antiquarian Journal 1–30
(pdf): Index of Authors, North Munster Antiquarian Journal, 1–30 (1936-1988),
compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Imarcaigh sund ar gach saí
(pdf): an anonymous Early Modern Irish poem on the contemporaneous emperors of Byzantium
and the kings and ecclesiastics of Ireland, by Dr Peter Smith, Magee College Derry:

A Primer of Irish Metrics (pdf): by Kuno Meyer, London 1909,
scanned and digitised by Andrew M. Doherty in 2004.

A Bibliography of Bibliographies compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Published work of Gearóid Mac Niocaill compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Nationality and Kingship in Pre-Norman Ireland by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

General: Vikings in Ireland (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Vikings in Scotland and Ireland (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Viking Ireland: Afterthoughts (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

The Apocrypha and their transmission: a select bibliography (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Maps of Ireland and its counties

The writings of Johannes Scottus Eriugena, with a select bibliography by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Women and the Law in Early Ireland by Donnchadh Ó Corráin – also available in pdf. format.

Marriage in Early Ireland by Donnchadh Ó Corráin – also available in pdf. format.

The 1597 Ceasefire Documents (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Faith and Fatherland or Queen and Country?
An unpublished exchange between O'Neill and the State at the height of the Nine Years War

(pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

The Introduction of the Gregorian calendar in Ireland (pdf) by Hiram Morgan. [This large file may take some time to load.]

Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex and Ireland (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Introduction to the study of political ideas in Ireland (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Ó Faoláin's Great Ó Néill (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Online Index to the Lebor Gabála Érenn (Book of Invasions) based on R.A.S. Macalister's translations and notes
This index in PDF format was compiled over five years by Michael Murphy, New York.
It is accompanied by a full introduction. CELT is grateful to Michael Murphy for agreeing to make it available on our website,
and grateful to the ITS, especially Prof. em. Pádraig Ó Riain, who facilitated this.

Dromore, an Ulster Diocese by E.D. Atkinson, Archdeacon of Dromore (Dundalk 1925),
has been digitized in pdf format and offered to CELT by G. Damien Kerr.

TEI by Example is a resource in Belgium launched in July 2010 with 'freely available online tutorials
walking individuals through the different stages in marking up a document in TEI (Text Encoding Initiative),
these online tutorials will provide examples for users of all levels.' CELT has also contributed sample files.

The Book of Lismore (Book of Mac Carthaigh Riabhach) is now digitized.
Read more about the Book of Lismore,

The following CELT texts are based in whole or in part on the Book of Lismore: Prose: Cathréim Cellacháin Caisil, edited by Alexander Bugge; Críchad an Chaoilli (The ancient territory of Fermoy), edited by J.G. O'Keeffe, with English translation; Lebor na Cert (The Book of Rights), edited by Myles Dillon, with English translation; das Apgitir Crábaid des Colmán maccu Béognae (of which the Book of Lismore contains only a fragment); Molaisse und seine Schwester, edited by Julius Pokorny; Drei Erzählungen aus dem Buch von Lismore, edited by Julius Pokorny; Tromdámh Guaire, edited by Maud Joynt; Lives of the Saints from the Book of Lismore, Acallamh na Senórach I, and the Gaelic abridgment of the Book of Ser Marco Polo, edited by Whitley Stokes, with English translation.
Poetry: Is aire charaim Doire, Turus acam Día h-Aíne, Géisid cúan, Forud na Fíann fás in-nocht, and Is úar geimred; at-racht gáeth, all edited by Gerard Murphy; and Arann ná n-oigheadh n-iomdha, which is poem 40 in Measgra Dánta edited by T. F. O'Rahilly.
Electronic editions of the Book of Lismore tales Airne Fíngein and Echtra Loegairi meic Crimthainn are available from the Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae Project at UCD.

CELT News


February 2014

Zur Lage der Keltologie in Deutschland by Gisbert Hemprich
(first published in the 2013/2 Newsletter of the Studienhaus f. Keltische Sprachen und Kulturen, Königswinter)
surveys the precarious situation of Celtic Studies that has developed at Bonn University (in German).

The Genealogies, Tribes, and Customs of Hy-Fiachrach, translated and annotated
by John O'Donovan, from a manuscript of Duald MacFirbis (Dublin 1844).
Complete text.

Supernatural Songs,
by William Butler Yeats, in: The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, New Edition (London 1991) 283–289.

Rosa Alchemica,
by William Butler Yeats, in: Stories of Red Hanrahan, The Secret Rose, Rosa Alchemica (New York 1914).

The Old Age of Queen Maeve, by William Butler Yeats, Later Poems (London 1922), 51–58.
This file was created with the help of a volunteer.

The Galloglass Database is now online. This Project was started at Trinity College Dublin,
and completed at University College Cork. It is the a result of collaboration between historians of both universities.
We are grateful for funding under Cycle IV of PRTLI by the HEA, via the UCC Humanities Platform.

Seven further poems by P.A. Sheehan: Death, the Magician, Swallows of Allah, My Oratory Lamp,
The First Sin, Thalassa! O Thalassa!, The Elf-Child, and Woman and Child, all from the Irish Monthly.

Easter, 1916, by William Butler Yeats.
This file was created with the help of a volunteer.

Tochmarc Ferbe, ed. Ernst Windisch,
Irische Texte 3 ii (Leipzig, 1897) 445–556.

We would like to draw our readers' attention to the The Electronic Manipulus florum Project Edition.
It contains the florilegium originally compiled by Thomas de Hibernia in 1306.
The electronic edition was compiled by Dr Chris L. Nighman, History Department, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
This Online editon has also been added on the CELT Resources page.

Machtnadh an Duine Dhoilghiosaich,
by Seághan Ó Coileáin (John Collins or John O'Cullane, of Myross), ed. James Hardiman,
Irish Minstrelsy (London 1831) 234–242.

The Mourner's Soliloquy in the Ruined Abbey of Timoleague,
translated by Thomas Furlong, ed. James Hardiman, Irish Minstrelsy (London 1831) 235–243.
An English rendering of Machtnadh an Duine Dhoilghiosaich.

Lament over the Ruins of the Abbey of Teach Molaga,
translated by J.C. Mangan. Another English rendering of
Machtnadh an Duine Dhoilghiosaich.

Lament over the Ruins of the Abbey of Timoleague,
translated by Sir Samuel Ferguson. Another English rendering of
Machtnadh an Duine Dhoilghiosaich.

March 2014

Emerson: Free-Thought in America,
by Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan. Irish Ecclesiastical Record, third series, vol. 5 (October 1884) 613–623.

Read how Peter Flynn, our technical advisor, and Head of Electronic Publishing at UCC,
brought the first web server to Ireland for CELT, creating Ireland's first web page.

Optimism V. Pessimism: A Causerie,
by Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan. The Irish Monthly 25/283 (January 1897) 39–52.
With Introductory Notes by John O'Donovan.

Known by Fruits,
by Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan. The Irish Monthly 26/295 (January 1898) 21–27.

Christus Consolator,
by Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan. The Irish Monthly 27/309 (March 1899) 156–158.

Hymn to Spring,
by Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan. The Irish Monthly 25/286 (April 1897) 217–218.

The Leper Priest of Lüneburg,
by Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan. The Irish Monthly 17/196 (April 1889) 537–542.

Sonnets of Travel,
by Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan. The Irish Monthly 26/298 (April 1898) 180–181.

Speech on Irish Manuscripts in the Senate,
by William Butler Yeats, 4 June 1924.

Fergus and the Druid,
by William Butler Yeats, in: The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, New Edition (London 1991) 32–33.

Cuchulain's Fight with the Sea,
by William Butler Yeats, in: The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, New Edition (London 1991) 33–36.

Byzantium,
by William Butler Yeats, in: The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, New Edition (London 1991) 248–249.

April 2014

Parnell's Funeral,
by William Butler Yeats, in: The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, New Edition (London 1991) 279–280.

Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen,
by William Butler Yeats, in: The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, New Edition (London 1991) 206–210.

CELT's encoded Irish Annals were used in a science project to reveal links between cold weather and volcanic eruptions:
Read an article provided by the Institute of Physics (IOP) on 5 June 2013 on Science Daily.

Stories of Red Hanrahan,
by William Butler Yeats, in: Stories of Red Hanrahan, The Secret Rose, Rosa Alchemica (New York 1914). (This edition was prepared with the help of a volunteer.)

Dr Hiram Morgan and Beatrix Färber will give presentations about CELT
and travel accounts about Ireland at the Irish Embassy (Irische Botschaft), in Berlin on 10 April.

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