Irish Texts Society / Cumann na Scríbheann nGaedhilge

Annual UCC/ITS Seminar

West Wing 6, University College Cork
Saturday, 6 November 2021

Subject: Gabháltais Shéarluis Mhóir Irish Texts Society Main Series vol. 19

The seminar will also be available through Zoom at:

Clár / Timetable

11.00-11.40   Liam Mac Mathúna, 'How Douglas Hyde's three ITS volumes (1899, 1919 and 1939) marked his eventful career'
Briseadh 10 nóiméad / 10 minute break
11.50-12.30   Andrea Palandri, 'The manuscript copies of Gabháltais Shearluis Mhóir'
12.30-2.00     Lón / Lunch
2.00-2.40       Mícheál Mac Craith, 'Charlemagne: the Irish and Hiberno-Latin and literary sources'
Briseadh 10 nóiméad / 10 minute break
2.50-3.30       Ken Ó Donnchú, 'The language of Gabháltais Shearluis Mhóir'
Briseadh 10 nóiméad / 10 minute break
3.40-4.20       Diarmuid Ó Riain, 'Pseudo-Turpin's Historia Karoli Magni et Rotholandi, the source of Gabháltais Shearluis Mhóir'

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Information: Subject to Public Health guidelines, it is intended to hold the next UCC/ITS seminar live in UCC on November 6. The numbers will be restricted to 30 max. and the reduced fee for attendance (including a light lunch and a copy of the latest ITS Occasional Lecture Series) will be €20 (€10 students/unwaged). There will be no charge for those who wish to attend on Zoom; just follow the link above. To register to attend in person, please contact Those attending in person will need to have a copy of their EU Digital Covid Certificate.



The proceedings of the first twenty-one seminars have been published in the ITS Subsidiary Series.

Seminar proceedings published to date in the Subsidary Series:
1. (1999) Fled Bricrenn: Reassessments (ed. Pádraig Ó Riain);
2. (2000) Dáibhí Ó Bruadair: His Historical and Literary Context (ed. Pádraigín Riggs);
3. (2001) Beatha Aodha Ruaidh Uí Dhomhnaill: The Life of Red Hugh O’Donnell, Historical and Literary Contexts (ed. Pádraig Ó Riain);
4. (2002) Duanaire Finn: Reassessments (ed. John Carey);
5. (2003) Cinnlae Amhlaoibh Uí Shúilleabháin: Reassessments (ed. Liam P. Ó Murchú);
6. (2004) Dinneen and the Dictionary: 1904-2004 (ed. Pádraigín Riggs);
7. (2005) Translations from Classical Literature: Imtheachta Aeniasa and Stair Ercuil ocus a Bás (ed. Kevin Murray);
8. (2006) Amhráin Chearbhalláin / The Poems of Carolan: Reassessments (ed. Liam P. Ó Murchú);
9. (2007) Geoffrey Keating’s Foras Feasa Ar Éirinn: Reassessments (ed. Pádraig Ó Riain);
10. (2008) Lebor Gabála Érenn: Textual History and Pseudohistory (ed. John Carey);
11. (2009) Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn: His Historical and Literary Context (ed. Pádraigín Riggs);
12. (2010) Edmund Hogan’s ‘Onomasticon Goedelicum’: Reconsiderations (eds Kevin Murray and Pádraig Ó Riain);
13. (2011) Caithréim Thoirdhealbhaigh: Reassessments (ed. Liam P. Ó Murchú);
14. (2012) Lebor na Cert: Reassessments (ed. Kevin Murray);
15. (2013) Buile Suibhne: Perspectives and Reassessments (ed. John Carey);
16. (2014) The Poems of Blathmac Son of Cu Brettan: Reassessments (ed. Pádraig Ó Riain);
17. (2015) Rosa Anglica: Reassessments (ed. Liam P. Ó Murchú)
18. (2016) The Matter of Britain in Medieval Ireland: Reassessments (ed. John Carey)
19. (2017) Tóruigheacht Dhiarmada agus Ghráinne: Reassessments (ed. Kevin Murray)
20. (2018) Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe: The Poet and His Craft, ed. Pádraigín Riggs
21. (2019) Táin Bó Cúailnge, ed. John Carey

These volumes along with selected ITS volumes from the Main Series are available for purchase online or on the day of each seminar.