Dr Pádraig Ó Riain

Biography

Pádraig Ó Riain was lecturer in Celtic Languages and Philology at UCC from 1964 until he was appointed to the Chair of Early and Medieval irish in 1973, a post he held until his retirement in 2002. Among other distinctions, he received the Humboldt Prize in 1995 and the Parnell Fellowship in Magdalene College, Cambridge, in 2002. He is a member of the Placenames Commission of Ireland. His research interests include hagiography, onomastics, Irish manuscripts and, most especially, the Irish martyrological tradition. He is one of the editors of the Locus project.

Contact

Name:

Pádraig Ó Riain

Contact Details:

Position:

Ollamh / Emeritus Professor

Qualifications:

MA, PhD

Work Area:

Seomra / Room G.12

Category:

Guest Lecturers

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

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