Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture

The ITS/NLI Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture is held in the National Library of Ireland every March.

Breandán Ó Buachalla (1936-2010) was a long-time member of the ITS Council and an authority on Gaelic poetry.

The 2018 Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr Bernadette Cunningham (Library, Royal Irish Academy) in the National Library of Ireland on 21 March at 6.30 pm. The title of the lecture will be: ‘Pilgrims and poets in fifteenth-century Gaelic Ireland’ This event is open to all.

Lectures

2014: Dr Nollaig Ó Muraíle (Roinn na Gaeilge, NUI Galway) ‘The Irish genealogies – Irish history's poor relation?’

2013: Bernard O’Donoghue (Oxford) ‘Lyrics in two languages: the short Irish poem in the twentieth century’

Media used: © 2013 Irish Texts Society & speaker

2012: Professor Pádraig Ó Riain (UCC) ‘Forty years a-growing: the Dictionary of Irish Saints’

Media used: © 2012 Irish Texts Society & speaker

2011: Dr John Carey (UCC)‘The Wanderings of the Battle of Moytirra’

Media used: © 2011 Irish Texts Society & speaker