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February 2020

New publications are available on Irish Sagas Online:
Aided Óenfir Aífe, Cath Cairnn Chonaill, Scéla Colmáin meic Duach ocus Guairi meic Colmáin,
Scéla Guairi meic Colmáin ocus Óenu moccu Loígse, and Tóruigheacht Dhiarmada agus Ghráinne.

Aviso del estado en que al presente estan las cosas de los Catholicos en el Reyno de Irlanda [...],
published in Spanish by Thomas White, Salamanca 1611. An unique (?) copy of this early print was found
in the Biblioteca Palafoxiana in Puebla, Mexico, whose librarians are thanked for their assistance,
and transcribed by Hiram Morgan.

The Blunderful Blunder of Blunders, by Jonathan Swift
(sometimes attributed to Thomas Sheridan) (London 1721).

On the Qualitees, Maners and Kunnynge of a Surgean (A fragment of Lanfranc's Chirurgia Magna),
ed. Winifred Wulff, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 18 (1930) 249–286.
This is an updated and enhanced version.

A fragment of Lanfranc's Chirurgia Magna,
ed. Winifred Wulff, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 18 (1930) 249–286.
Text from Chirurgia Magna, in: Ars chirurgica Guidonis Cauliaci ..., Venice, reprinted in 1546.

The Roman Vision, ed. by P. H. Pearse, Songs of the Irish Rebels: Being a Chapter from an Irish Anthology,
The Irish Review (Dublin) 3/35 (Jan 1914) 576–581.

March 2020

Extracta de Lile na heladhan Leighis from BL Egerton 89.
Substantial parts from this vellum manuscript, AD 1482, of 183 folios, were transcribed by Micheál P. S. Ó Conchubhair
in his edition of Tadhg Ó Cuinn's Materia Medica.
These extracts have been made available separately.

Three Irish Medical Glossaries ed. by Whitley Stokes.
A revised and enlarged CELT edition (of April 2015), adding more content encoding.

A Short Tour; or, an Impartial and Accurate Description of the County of Clare with Some Particular and Historical Observations by John Lloyd.
The HTML file on which this is based was kindly donated to CELT by Clare County Library.

June 2020

Dear Users,
UCC is currently closed and we are mostly working form home.
Website updates have not been possible since the lockdown started.
We hope to be back to you soon to bring you more digitized texts!
See you soon! Beatrix Faerber, Project Manager.

CELT's own Resources and Donations


Music in Ireland, edited by Aloys Fleischmann,
donated by Dr Ruth Fleischmann and the Fleischmann family.


The Crazy Circle, a play by Una Birch Pope Hennessy, written in 1921.
This document has been transcribed from the original held by the Getty Research Institute,
Los Angeles (990023) by Lydia Morgan.

A letter by Una Birch Pope Hennessy written to her husband in August 1917.
This document was photographed by John Borgonovo in 2009
and has been transcribed from the original held by the Getty Research Institute,
Los Angeles (990023) by Lydia Morgan.

HISTORY (in no particular order)

Max McCarthy, formerly of UCC's Boole Library, has compiled a fascinating website about Souterrains beneath the Medieveal Landscape of South Munster.

Irish Society Archives Report, written by Dr Valerie McGowan-Doyle in 2008.
The report established the nature of the archive collection of the The Honourable The Irish Society
relating to the Plantation of Londonderry, held by London Metropolitan Archives, City of London Corporation,
which "proved to be a wealth of largely untapped information".

Travel to Ireland, Geography and Customs of the Country.

Ireland's Heritage of Healing and History of Medicine

North Munster Antiquarian Journal 1–30
(pdf): Index of Authors, North Munster Antiquarian Journal, 1–30 (1936-1988),
compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Imarcaigh sund ar gach saí
(pdf): an anonymous Early Modern Irish poem on the contemporaneous emperors of Byzantium
and the kings and ecclesiastics of Ireland, by Dr Peter Smith, Magee College Derry:

A Primer of Irish Metrics (pdf): by Kuno Meyer, London 1909,
scanned and digitised by Andrew M. Doherty in 2004.

A Bibliography of Bibliographies compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Published work of Gearóid Mac Niocaill compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Nationality and Kingship in Pre-Norman Ireland by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

General: Vikings in Ireland (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Vikings in Scotland and Ireland (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Viking Ireland: Afterthoughts (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

The Apocrypha and their transmission: a select bibliography (pdf) by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Maps of Ireland and its counties

The writings of Johannes Scottus Eriugena, with a select bibliography by Donnchadh Ó Corráin.

Women and the Law in Early Ireland by Donnchadh Ó Corráin – also available in pdf. format.

Marriage in Early Ireland by Donnchadh Ó Corráin – also available in pdf. format.

The 1597 Ceasefire Documents (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Faith and Fatherland or Queen and Country?
An unpublished exchange between O'Neill and the State at the height of the Nine Years War

(pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

The Introduction of the Gregorian calendar in Ireland (pdf) by Hiram Morgan. [This large file may take some time to load.]

Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex and Ireland (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Introduction to the study of political ideas in Ireland (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Ó Faoláin's Great Ó Néill (pdf) by Hiram Morgan.

Online Index to the Lebor Gabála Érenn (Book of Invasions) based on R.A.S. Macalister's translations and notes
This index in PDF format was compiled over five years by Michael Murphy, New York.
It is accompanied by a full introduction. CELT is grateful to Michael Murphy for agreeing to make it available on our website,
and grateful to the ITS, especially Prof. em. Pádraig Ó Riain, who facilitated this.

Dromore, an Ulster Diocese by E.D. Atkinson, Archdeacon of Dromore (Dundalk 1925),
has been digitized in pdf format and offered to CELT by G. Damien Kerr.

TEI by Example is a resource in Belgium launched in July 2010 with 'freely available online tutorials
walking individuals through the different stages in marking up a document in TEI (Text Encoding Initiative),
these online tutorials will provide examples for users of all levels.' CELT has also contributed sample files.

The Book of Lismore (Book of Mac Carthaigh Riabhach) is now digitized.
Read more about the Book of Lismore,

The following CELT texts are based in whole or in part on the Book of Lismore: Prose: Le siège de Druim Damhghaire, translated into French by Marie Louise Sjoestedt; Cathréim Cellacháin Caisil, edited by Alexander Bugge; Críchad an Chaoilli (The ancient territory of Fermoy), edited by J.G. O'Keeffe, with English translation; Lebor na Cert (The Book of Rights), edited by Myles Dillon, with English translation; das Apgitir Crábaid des Colmán maccu Béognae (of which the Book of Lismore contains only a fragment); Molaisse und seine Schwester, edited by Julius Pokorny; Drei Erzählungen aus dem Buch von Lismore, edited by Julius Pokorny; Tromdámh Guaire, edited by Maud Joynt; Lives of the Saints from the Book of Lismore, Acallamh na Senórach I, and the Gaelic abridgment of the Book of Ser Marco Polo, edited by Whitley Stokes, with English translation.
Poetry: Is aire charaim Doire, Turus acam Día h-Aíne, Géisid cúan, Forud na Fíann fás in-nocht, and Is úar geimred; at-racht gáeth, all edited by Gerard Murphy; and Arann ná n-oigheadh n-iomdha, which is poem 40 in Measgra Dánta edited by T. F. O'Rahilly.
Electronic editions of the Book of Lismore tales Airne Fíngein and Echtra Loegairi meic Crimthainn are available from the Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae Project at UCD.

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