Clancy (Thomas Owen)

Clancy (Thomas Owen): Mac Steléne and the eight in Armagh: identity and context.
In Éigse 26 (1992), pp. 80–91.
Dub Dá Thúath mac Steléne is not to be identified with the Dub Dá Thúath bishop of Rath Áeda mentioned in the annals (so K. Meyer, The vision of Mac Conglinne, 1892 [Best1, p. 117], and A primer of Irish metrics, 1909 [Best1, p. 54]), but rather with the Mac Teléne in The Trial of Mac Teléne found in YBL (see J. G. O’Keeffe, in Ériu 5 (1911), pp. 18-44 [Best1, p. 120]).
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Fools and adultery in some early Irish texts.
In Ériu 44 (1993), pp. 105–124.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The Drosten Stone: a new reading.
In PSAS 123 (1993), pp. 345–353.
Suggests that this inscription may contain an Old Irish formula, interpreting ire as OIr. i ré ‘in the time’.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Annat in Scotland and the origins of the parish.
In IR 46/2 (Autumn, 1995), pp. 91–115.
OIr. andóit.
Clancy (Thomas Owen), Márkus (Gilbert): Iona: the earliest poetry of a Celtic monastery.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1995. x + 271 pp.
Part 1: Iona (Iona’s early history; The life and work of the monastery; Iona as a literary centre); Part 2: The poems (Altus prosator; Adiutor laborantium; Noli Pater; Amra Choluimb Chille; The poems of Beccán mac Luigdech; Colum Cille co Día domm eráil; Cantemus in omne die) [text, English translation, and commentary]; Part 3: The alphabet of devotion [English translation]; Part 4: Iona’s library.

Rev. by
John Carey, in Éigse 29 (1996), pp. 196-200.
Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, in Peritia 11 (1997), pp. 425-427.
Richard Sharpe, in Early medieval Europe 7 (1998), pp. 360-361.
Jane Stevenson, in CMCS 30 (Winter, 1995), pp. 140-141.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Women poets in early medieval Ireland: stating the case.
In The fragility of her sex (1996), pp. 43–72.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Lethal weapon/means of grace: Mess-Gegra’s brain in The death of Conchobor.
In Æstel 4 (1996), pp. 87–115.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Iona, Scotland and the Céli Dé.
In Scotland in Dark Age Britain (1996), pp. 111–130.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Columba, Adomnán and the cult of saints in Scotland.
In IR 48/1 (Spring, 1997), pp. 1–26.
Revised version in Spes Scotorum, pp. 3-33.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Columba, Adomnán and the cult of saints in Scotland.
In Spes Scotorum (1999), pp. 3–33.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The foundation legend of Laurencekirk revisited.
In IR 50/1 (Spring, 1999), pp. 83–88.
Broun (Dauvit) (ed.), Clancy (Thomas Owen) (ed.): Spes Scotorum = Hope of Scots: St. Columba, Iona and Scotland / edited by Dauvit Broun and Thomas Owen Clancy.
Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1999. xv + 314 pp.
Rev. by
Kenneth Veitch, in The Scottish historical review 80/2 (Oct., 2001), pp. 262-263.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Scotland, the ‘Nennian’ recension of the Historia Brittonum, and the Lebor Bretnach.
In Kings, clerics and chronicles in Scotland [M. O. Anderson essays] (2000), pp. 87–107.
Argues in favour of a Scottish provenance for the ‘Nennian’ recension of Historia Brittonum and its translation into Irish. In Appendix: The attribution of the Lebor Bretnach to Gilla Cóemáin.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): A Gaelic polemic quatrain from the reign of Alexander I, ca. 1113.
In SGS 20 (2000), pp. 88–96.
Olc a ndearna mac Mael Colaim; text from NLI G 3. With English translation and commentary.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Subversion at sea: structure, style and intent in the immrama.
In Otherworld voyage in early Irish literature (2000), pp. 194–225.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The real St. Ninian.
In IR 52/1 (Spring, 2001), pp. 1–28.
Argues that the late medieval cult of St. Ninian results from the confusion of the cult of a local British saint Uinniau (who underlies the cult of St. Finnian of Movilla) and the Northumbrian-created literary cult of St. Nynia.

Corrigenda in IR 53/1 (Spring 2002), p.59.

Clancy (Thomas Owen): Reading medieval Irish satire: the trial of Mac Teléne.
In Satura (2001), pp. 20–47.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Scottish saints and national identities in the early Middle Ages.
In Local saints and local churches (2002), pp. 397–421.
On the cults of Ninian, Kentigern and Columba, among others.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): King-making and images of kingship in medieval Gaelic literature.
In The Stone of Destiny (2003), pp. 85–105.
Examines various texts from Scotland and Ireland pertaining to or describing inauguration rituals and their symbols (such as De shíl Chonairi Móir, Topographia Hiberniae, The finding of Cashel, etc.).
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Diarmait sapientissimus: the career of Diarmait, dalta Daigre, Abbot of Iona.
In Peritia 17–18 (2003–2004), pp. 215–232.
Includes a suggestion this may be the Diarmait scribe of the Milan glosses.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Magpie hagiography in twelfth-century Scotland: the case of Libellus de nativitate Sancti Cuthberti.
In Celtic hagiography (2003), pp. 216–231.
Breeze (David J.) (ed.), Clancy (Thomas Owen) (ed.), Welander (Richard) (ed.): The Stone of Destiny: artefact and icon / edited by Richard Welander, David J. Breeze and Thomas Owen Clancy.
SAS monogr. ser., 22. Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2003. xx + 283 pp. (Society of Antiquaries of Scotland monograph series, 22).
Based on papers given at a conference held in Edinburgh, May 1997.

Rev. by
Nick Aitchison, in The Scottish historical review 85/1 (Apr., 2006), pp. 141-142.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Philosopher-king: Nechtan mac Der-Ilei.
In SHR 83/2 (Oct., 2004), pp. 125–149.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Court, king and justice in the Ulster Cycle.
In Medieval Celtic literature and society (2005), pp. 163–182.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Brendan’s European tour: the Middle Irish poem Mochen, mochen, a Brénaind and the changing nature of pilgrimage in the eleventh century.
In Brendan legend (2006), pp. 35–52.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Mourning Fearchar Ó Maoilchiaráin: texts, transmission and transformation.
In Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 3 (2006), pp. 57–71.
Appendix 1: Marbhna Fhearchair Uí Mhaoil Chiaráin: ‘Tugadh oirne easbhuidh mhór’ (transcription of partial text in NLS Adv. Ms 72.2.2; Appendix 2: Caoi Mhic Uí Mhaoilchiaráin: ‘Mac Uí Mhaoilchiaráin mo ghràdh’; Appendix 3: Textual relationships.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Adomnán and the abbacy of Clonmacnois: historical needs, literary narratives.
In IR 57/2 (Nov., 2006), pp. 206–215.
Holley (Anne) (comp.), Clancy (Thomas Owen) (ed.), Hellmuth (Petra S.) (ed.), Koch (John T.) (ed.), Löffler (Marion) (ed.), Howells (Glenys) (assist. ed.), Hughes (Marian Beech) (assist. ed.), Minard (Antone) (assist. ed.): Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia / John T. Koch, editor; Marion Löffler, managing editor; Marian Beech Hughes, assistant editor; Glenys Howells, assistant editor; Anne Holley, bibliographer; Petra S. Hellmuth, contributing editor (Ireland and Scotland); Thomas Owen Clancy, contributing editor (Scotland); Antone Minard, editorial assistant.
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2006.
5 vols.

Rev. by
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 56 (2008), pp. 173-174.
Graham R. Isaac, in StC 43 (2009), pp. 236-238.
Peter H. Sezzi, in Reference & user services quarterly 46/2 (Winter, 2006), pp. 83-84.

Concise updated version: The Celts: history, life, and culture / John T. Koch, general editor; Antone Minard, editor. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012. lxi + 898 pp (in 2 vols.).
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Spaghetti junction: OI rót, roüt, ScG ròd, rathad, Scots rod, rode, English road, and some other minor by-ways.
In Fil súil nglais [Fs. C. Ó Baoill] (2007), pp. 17–28.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The poetry of the court: praise.
In EHSL 1 (2007), pp. 63–71.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): A fragmentary literature: narrative and lyric from the early middle ages.
In EHSL 1 (2007), pp. 123–131.
Clancy (Thomas Owen) (ed.), Manning (Susan) (ed.), Pittock (Murray) (ed.), Brown (Ian) (gen. ed.): From Columba to the Union (until 1707) / period editors: Thomas Owen Clancy (to 1314), Murray Pittock (1314–1707); general editor: Ian Brown; co-editor: Susan Manning; assistant editor: Ksenija Horvat; editorial assistant: Ashley Hales.
EHSL, 1. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. x + 334 pp.
Clancy (Thomas Owen) (ed.), Manning (Susan) (ed.), Pittock (Murray) (ed.), Brown (Ian) (gen. ed.): Enlightenment, Britain and Empire (1707–1918) / period editor: Susan Manning; general editor: Ian Brown; co-editors: Thomas Owen Clancy, Murray Pittock; assistant editor: Ksenija Horvat; editorial assistant: Ashley Hales.
EHSL, 2. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. x + 390 pp.
Brown (Ian) (ed.), Clancy (Thomas Owen) (ed.), Manning (Gerald) (ed.), Pittock (Murray) (ed.): Modern transformations: new identities (from 1918) / general and period editor: Ian Brown; co-editors: Thomas Owen Clancy, Susan Manning, Murray Pittock; assistant editor: Ksenija Horvat; editorial assistant: Ashley Hales.
EHSL, 3. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. x + 356 pp.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The Gall-Ghàidheil and Galloway.
In JSNS 2 (2008), pp. 19–50.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Die like a man? The Ulster Cycle death-tale anthology.
In Aiste 2 (2008), pp. 70–93.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Varia: Two Ayrshire place-names.
In JSNS 2 (2008), pp. 99–114.
Pulprestwic, Trearne.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Before the ballad: Gaelic narrative verse before 1200.
In SGS 24 (2008), pp. 115–136.
Appendix: An indicative catalogue of verse narratives, by subject.
Broun (Dauvit), Clancy (Thomas), Forsyth (Katherine): The property records: text and translation.
In Studies on the Book of Deer (2008), pp. 131–144.
Clancy (Thomas): Deer and the early church in North-Eastern Scotland.
In Studies on the Book of Deer (2008), pp. 363–397.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The cults of Saints Patrick and Palladius in early medieval Scotland.
In Saints’ cults in the Celtic world (2009), pp. 18–41.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The big man, the footsteps, and the fissile saint: paradigms and problems in studies of insular saints’ cults.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Atholl, Banff, Earn and Elgin: ‘new Irelands’ in the east revisited.
In Bile ós chrannaibh [Fs. Gillies] (2010), pp. 79–102.
Appendix: Early forms of main names discussed (with references).
Clancy (Thomas Owen): A fond Farewell to last night’s literary criticism: reading Niall Mór MacMhuirich.
In Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 4 (2010), pp. 109–125.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Adomnán in medieval Gaelic literary tradition.
In Adomnán of Iona (2010), pp. 112–122.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Gaelic in medieval Scotland: advent and expansion.
In PBA 167 (2010), pp. 349–392 (= Rhŷs lecture, 2009).
Wooding (Jonathan M.) (ed.), Aist (Rodney) (assist. ed.), Clancy (Thomas Owen) (assist. ed.), O’Loughlin (Thomas) (assist. ed.): Adomnán of Iona: theologian, lawmaker, peacemaker / Jonathan M. Wooding with Rodney Aist, Thomas Owen Clancy and Thomas O’Loughlin, editors.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2010. 335 pp.
Papers from a conference held at Iona, 24-27 September 2004.

Rev. by
Charles Doherty, in IR 66/1 (May, 2015), pp. 144-148.
James W. Houlihan, in Peritia 26 (2015), pp. 292-294.
Ora Limor, in The Scottish historical review 91/1 (Apr., 2012), pp. 159-160.
Richard Sharpe, in CMCS 65 (Summer, 2013), pp. 98-99.
Benedicta Ward, in Journal of theological studies 63/2 (Oct., 2012), pp. 751-753.
Alex Woolf, in Early medieval Europe 20/4 (Nov., 2012), pp. 489-490.
Burnyeat (Abigail) (ed.), Clancy (Thomas Owen) (ed.), McLeod (Wilson) (ed.), Ó Maolalaigh (Roibeard) (ed.), Stiùbhart (Domhnall Uilleam) (ed.): Bile ós chrannaibh: a Festschrift for William Gillies / edited by Wilson McLeod, Abigail Burnyeat, Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart, Thomas Owen Clancy, Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh.
Tigh a’ Mhaide, Brig o’ Turk, Perthshire: Clann Tuirc, 2010. xxv + 494 pp.
xvii-xxiv: Publications of W. G. 1969-2009.

Rev. by
Sharon Arbuthnot, in CMCS 62 (Winter, 2011), pp. 98-101.
Bernhard Maier, in ZCP 59 (2012), pp. 305-306.
Mícheál B. Ó Mainnín, in Léann 3 (2014), pp. 97-100.
Gillies (William) (hon.)
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Iona v. Kells: succession, jurisdiction, and politics in the Columban familia in the later tenth century.
In Tome [Charles-Edwards studies] (2011), pp. 89–101.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The Christmas Eve massacre, Iona, AD 986.
In IR 64/1 (May, 2013), pp. 66–71.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Saints in the Scottish landscape.
In PHCC 33 (2014), pp. 1–34.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Early Gaelic nature poetry revisited.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Logie: an ecclesiastical place-name element in eastern Scotland.
In JSNS 10 (2016), pp. 25–88.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The etymologies of Pluscarden and Stirling.
In JSNS 11 (2017), pp. 1–20.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Hebridean connections: in Ibdone insula, Ibdaig, Eboudai, Uist.
In JSNS 12 (2018), pp. 27–40.