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Cork Studies in Celtic Literatures

Cork Studies in Celtic Literatures

  • 11 Apr 2017

The Department of Early and Medieval Irish, UCC

Launch of Cork Studies in Celtic Literatures

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Fáilte roimh chách / All welcome

 

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Congratulations to our newest MA graduates!

Congratulations to our newest MA graduates!

  • 22 Feb 2017
Back row, from left:Cian Ó Cionnfhaolaidh, Austin Rushnell, Trenton Whitt, Jim Reid
Front row, from left: Catherine Kane, Courtney Selvage, Maria Hallinan

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Guest Lecturer

Guest Lecturer

  • 23 Nov 2016
Department of Early and Medieval Irish Seminar
 
Dr Katja Ritari
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
 
The pagan past, the story of conversion 
and Christian identities in early medieval Ireland
 
Wednesday 23rd November at 3pm
ORB G20 
 
All Welcome

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Charms, Charmers and Charming Conference

Charms, Charmers and Charming Conference

  • 06 May 2016

On Friday 6 May-Saturday 8 May there took place at UCC the 9th Conference of the International Committee for Charms, Charmers and Charming, jointly hosted by the Department of Folklore and Ethnology, the Department of Early and Medieval Irish, and the Department of the Study of Religions. The papers included “Tres Boni Fratres in the Irish Tradition” by Ilona Tuomi, currently a PhD student in the Department of Early and Medieval Irish; and “The Dagda’s Spell in Tochmarc Emire” by Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, who received her doctorate from the Department last year. The concluding keynote lecture, “Charms in Medieval Irish Tales: Tradition, Adaptation, Invention”, was given by Prof. John Carey.

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The Eighteenth Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar

The Eighteenth Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar

  • 05 Nov 2016

The Eighteenth Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar will take place on Saturday, 5 November, 2016 in University College Cork under the auspices of the Department of Early and Medieval Irish in association with the Department of Modern Irish. The subject of this year’s event will be Eachtra an Mhadra Mhaoil / Eachtra Mhacaoimh-an-Iolair: Two Irish Arthurian Romances, edited by R.A. Stewart Macalister, Irish Texts Society, Main Series vol. 10 (1908). The programme is available here: http://irishtextssociety.org/seminar.html

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Charms, Charmers and Charming Conference

Charms, Charmers and Charming Conference

  • 06 May 2016

9th Conference of the International Committee for Charms, Charmers and Charming  

Charms, Charmers and Charming: Innovation and Tradition

Friday 6th – Sunday 8th May, 2016

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New Locus Volume

New Locus Volume

  • 20 Apr 2016

New Locus volume published.

Pádraig Ó Riain, Kevin Murray and Emma Nic Cárthaigh, Historical Dictionary of Gaelic Placenames / Foclóir Stairiúil Áitainmneacha na Gaeilge, Fascicle 6 / Fascúl 6 [Cóbh-Cutloch] (Irish Texts Society, London, 2016) xxxvii + 199pp. ISBN: 978-0-9575661-6-3.

See Irish Texts Society website for more details.

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Book Launch

Book Launch

  • 06 Nov 2015

Book Launch

Sacred Histories: A Festschrift for Máire Herbert, edited by John Carey, Kevin Murray and Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh.

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The Seventeenth Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar

The Seventeenth Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar

  • 07 Nov 2015

The Department of Early and Medieval Irish in association with the Department of Modern Irish organised the annual Irish Texts Society Seminar which took place on Saturday, 7 November, 2015. The subject of this year’s gathering was the medical text Rosa Anglica. The proceedings of the seminar of 2014, The Poems of Blathmac Son of Cu Brettan: Reassessments, edited by Professor Pádraig Ó Riain, were launched on the day. This volume was published by the Irish Texts Society: http://irishtextssociety.org/.

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Guest Lecturer

Guest Lecturer

  • 21 Oct 2015

On Wednesday 21 October, 2015, Professor Barry Lewis of the School of Celtic Studies, DIAS, presented a paper to the Departmental research seminar. This lecture was entitled ‘Magna, sister of St David: a case-study in hagiographical invention in medieval Wales, Brittany and Ireland.’

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