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Annual UCC / ITS Seminar

5 Nov 2022

Na Ranna Gaeilge, COC ~ Cumann na Scríbheann nGaedhilge

Annual UCC/ITS Seminar

Saturday, 5 November, 2022

West Wing 6, Main Quadrangle, University College Cork


The subject of this year’s event will be

Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach

‘The Violent Death of the Children of Uisneach’, ed. Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith

Irish Texts Society Main Series, volume 56 (1992)


The Twenty-Third Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar will take place on Saturday, 5 November, 2022 (beginning at 9.30 a.m.) in University College Cork under the auspices of the combined Departments of Irish. The subject of the seminar will be Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach ‘The Violent Death of the Children of Uisneach’, ed. C. Mac Giolla Léith Irish Texts Society Main Series, vol. 56



Please register online at the UCC Shop

€40 registration fee (€20 students and unwaged)

The deadline for registration is Tuesday, 1 November, 2022




9.30 Oscailt / Opening
9.45 Neil Buttimer, ‘Longes mac nUislenn: Remscél’
10.25 Anna Pagé, ‘Deirdre and the Story World of the Ulster Cycle’
11.05 Coffee / Caifé
11.40 Kate Louise Mathis, ‘Ionmhain tir an tír-úd thoir (“A dear land is that land in the east”): The Children of Uisneach in Scotland’
12.20 Lón / Lunch
13.45 Seoladh Leabhair / Book Launch
14.30 Ciarán Ó Gealbháin, ‘Longes mac nUislenn and Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach in Modern Folklore Sources’
15.10 Clíona Ó Gallchóir, ‘The Representation of Deirdre in the Anglo-Irish Literary Tradition’
15.50 Plé agus Clabhsúr / Discussion and Close

The proceedings of the first twenty-one seminars have been published in the ITS Subsidiary Series; the most recent volume, the results of the 2021 seminar on Gabháltais Shearluis Mhóir ‘The Conquest of Charlemagne’ (ITS vol. 19), will be launched this year.

Further enquiries: 


Roinn na Sean- agus na Meán-Ghaeilge

Department of Early and Medieval Irish

Bloc A, Urlár na Talún, Áras Uí Rathaille / Block A, Ground Floor, O'Rahilly Building, UCC, Cork