Watson (Seosamh)

699.
Watson (Joseph): A Gaelic dialect of N. E. Ross-shire.
In Lochlann 6 (1974), pp. 9–90.
Phonology, morphophonemics, morphology and syntax, phonemic transcriptions of 10 texts with English translations.
14405.
Watson (Seosamh): Mac na Míchomhairle.
LT, 31. Baile Átha Cliath: An Clóchomhar, 1979. 208 pp.
Edition of an early 18th c. folk-tale entitled Síabhradh sí agus innéirí Mhic na Míchomhairle, based on UCD Morris 8 (and Morris 7 where this is incomplete). Réamhrá, Téacs, Modh eagarthóireachta, Canúint na lámhscríbhinne, Malairtí, Foclóir. In Aguisín: Leagan béil den scéal [from MS UCC T. 37].
1762.
Watson (Seosamh): Easling an Chearbhallaigh Dhálaidh.
In Éigse 19/1 (1982), pp. 121–136.
Poem by Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, beg. A ghéug deas na nabhal do hamuil níl le faghail sa chrí. Edited from RIA MS 24 P 20 (written by Peadar Ó Gealacáin), with metrical analysis, summary of dialectal features, survey of accidence and glossary.
4264.
Watson (Seosamh): Loan-words and initial mutations in a Gaelic dialect.
In SGS 14/1 (Winter 1983), pp. 100–113.
Study based on Easter Ross Gaelic.
1780.
Watson (Seosamh): Fisher Gaelic in N. E. Scotland.
In Éigse 19/2 (1983), pp. 341–353.
I. Phonology. II. Morphology. III. Lexicon. IV. Syntax.

Description of the Gaelic of Easter Ross.

2641.
Watson (Seosamh): Séamus Ó Duilearga’s Antrim notebooks. I: Texts.
In ZCP 40 (1984), pp. 74–117.
Edition of the material collected in the Glens of Antrim by J. Delargy and E. O’Toole between 1920 and 1929. Cf. in Éigse 20 (1984), pp. 187-211.

Continues in ZCP 42 (1987), p. 138.
1800.
Watson (Seosamh): Séamus Ó Duilearga’s Co. Antrim notebooks.
In Éigse 20 (1984), pp. 187–211.
Description of the contents of three packets of manuscript material by Séamus Ó Duilearga and Éamonn Ó Tuathail, now in the National Folklore Collection at UCD. With indexes of personal names, first lines of poems and place names.
7792.
Watson (Joe): The Belfast protestant heroes of the Irish language struggle.
In Fortnight 216 (Mar. 1985), pp. 19–20.
846.
Watson (Seosamh): Caducous and fallen vowels in Irish and Scottish Gaelic.
In Ériu 36 (1985), pp. 125–136.
4268.
Watson (Seosamh): The sounds of Easter Ross Gaelic: historical development.
In SGS 14/2 (1986), pp. 51–93.
A description of the Gaelic of Hilton of Cadboll and Shandwick. Includes word indexes.
6503.
Watson (Seosamh): Aortha: ainmhithe agus eile.
In ECI 1 (1986), pp. 89–95.
Studies the survival of the practice of satire in the post-classical period using examples composed in South-East Ulster in the mid-eighteenth century.
1858.
Watson (Seosamh): Foirmeacha athdúbailte copaile i gcanúintí Dhún na nGall.
In Éigse 21 (1986), pp. 194–199.
7308.
Watson (Seosamh) (ed.): Féilscríbhinn Thomáis de Bhaldraithe / eagarthóir: Seosamh Watson.
Baile Átha Cliath: Coiste Fhéilscríbhinn Thomáis de Bhaldraithe, An Coláiste Ollscoile, 1986. viii + 171 pp.
Pádraig A. Breatnach, in Éigse 23 (1989), pp. 217-220.
de Bhaldraithe (Tomás) (hon.)
2669.
Watson (Seosamh): Séamus Ó Duilearga’s Antrim notebooks. II: Language.
In ZCP 42 (1987), pp. 138–218.
Linguistic analysis of the dialect from the Glens of Antrim, based on the material presented in part I.

Continued from ZCP 40 (1984), p. 117.

6510.
Watson (Seosamh): Coimhlint and dá chultúr: Gaeil agus Gaill i bhfilíocht Chúige Uladh san ochtú haois déag.
In ECI 3 (1988), pp. 85–104.
12915.
Watson (Seosamh): Scottish and Irish Gaelic: the giant’s bed-fellows.
In Investigating obsolescence (1989), pp. 41–59.
6516.
Watson (Seosamh): Laoi chab an dosáin: background to a late Ossianic ballad.
In ECI 5 (1990), pp. 37–44.
523.
Watson (Seosamh): On the development of the group -rt in Scottish Gaelic.
In Celtica 21 (1990), pp. 664–669.
15789.
Ó Cuinn (Cosslett), Ó Canainn (Aodh) (ed.), Watson (Seosamh) (ed.): Scian a caitheadh le toinn: scéalta agus amhráin as Inis Eoghain agus cuimhne ar Ghaeltacht Iorrais / Cosslett Ó Cuinn a bhailigh; Aodh Ó Canainn agus Seosamh Watson a chóirigh.
Baile Átha Cliath: Coiscéim, 1990. xiv + 183 pp.
Collected 1936-1940.

In Aguisín II: Canúint na lámhscríbhinne [list of main dialect features present in the texts].

Rev. by
Nollaig Mac Congáil, in Béaloideas 58 (1990), pp. 221-224.
6519.
Watson (Seosamh): Filíocht Shéamais Daill Mhic Cuarta: nótaí teanga.
In ECI 6 (1991), pp. 77–91.
4783.
Watson (Seosamh): Eighth International Congress of the Atlas Linguarum Europae and the Pan-European Symposium on the Spoken Celtic Languages, Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal, Ireland, 9-13 September 1992.
In DiG 2 (1994), pp. 120–126.
17650.
Watson (Seosamh): Irish retroflexion: a Norse inheritance?
2075.
Watson (Seosamh): Gaeilge na hAlban.
In Stair na Gaeilge (1994), pp. 661–702.
1322.
Watson (Seosamh): Cairn rs, sr i gcanúintí na Gaeilge.
In Éigse 29 (1996), pp. 121–136.
4332.
Watson (Seosamh): Hiatus-filling /h/ in Irish and Scottish Gaelic dialects.
In SGS 17 (1996), pp. 376–382.
17323.
Watson (Seosamh): Aspects of the adaptation of loan-words in Gaelic.
In Language in time and space [Fs. Viereck] (1997), pp. 428–437.
2018.
Watson (Seosamh): An appellation of the Virgin Mary in Rathlin Gaelic.
In Éigse 31 (1999), pp. 131–132.
The first element of Máire Muire in Nils Holmer 1942 (BILL 2786) is to be interpreted as akin to ScG ban-rìgh.
599.
Watson (Seosamh): Aspects of some Nova Scotian dialects.
In 10th ICCS, Edinburgh 1995 (1999), pp. 347–357.
238.
Watson (Seosamh): A note on some adverbial forms in Co. Donegal Irish.
In Celtica 23 (1999), pp. 408–412.
1. Inishowen ar chos ar bith ‘at all’; 2. Inishowen, Glencolmcille ar shúl ‘away, gone’.
8573.
Watson (Seosamh): The ‘personal’ numeral category in the Goidelic branch of Celtic.
In DiG 8 (2000), pp. 69–80.
5167.
Watson (Seosamh): An scríobhaí mar sheifteoir: cás LS Uí Mhuirgheasa 16b.
In StH 31 (2000–2001), pp. 257–275.
A study of the orthographical conventions used in UCD MS Morris 16b, written in a form of East Ulster Irish.
10481.
Watson (Seosamh): Deascán ábhair thraidisiúnta ó Oirthear Rois.
In Béaloideas 69 (2001), pp. 145–157.
A collection of Scottish Gaelic proverbs from Eastern Ross; with Irish translation.
13115.
Watson (Seosamh): Proverbs and traditional sayings from Easter Ross.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 342–361.
4439.
Watson (Seosamh): 'N Linnet mór: a window on language and community in 18th century Easter Ross.
In ScotL 21 (2002), pp. 43–59.
Discusses a song composed in the Gaelic dialect of Hilton, Easter Ross; with analysis of linguistic features.
12708.
Watson (Seosamh): Uimhreacha pearsanta sa Ghaeilge.
In Téada dúchais (2002), pp. 547–564.
10490.
Watson (Seosamh): Saoghal bana-mharaiche: oral accounts of life in an Easter Ross fisher community.
In Béaloideas 71 (2003), pp. 75–215, 72 (2004), pp. 99-218.
2469.
Watson (Seosamh): Canúintí agus coilíneachtaí: fianaise ó Albain Nua.
In Éigse 35 (2005), pp. 99–115.
On the amalgamation of Lewis and Harris dialectal features in the Gaelic of Cape Breton. Based on the study of the speech of two informants from An Cladach-a-Tuath, Victoria County, Nova Scotia.
6443.
Watson (Seosamh): Borgstrøm’s word-list revisited: Lewis and Harris.
12420.
Watson (Seosamh) (ed.): Saoghal bana-mharaiche: cunntas beul-aithris mu bheatha muinntir an iasgaich ann am Machair Rois / air a dheasachadh le Seòsamh Watson.
Tigh a’ Mhaide, Brig o’ Turk, Perthshire: Clann Tuirc, 2007. xlv + 226 pp.
A collection of stories, poems, songs and proverbs recorded in Baile a’ Chnuic (Hilton of Cadboll, Easter Ross), between 1967 and 1983.

Rev. by
Nancy C. Dorian, in ScoGS 23 (2007), pp. 233-238.
Michael Klevenhaus, in ZCP 57 (2010), pp. 274-275.
Ciarán Mac Murchaidh, in StH 35 (2008-2009), pp. 265-266.
Colm Ó Baoill, in Éigse 37 (2010), pp. 199-202.
16406.
Watson (Seosamh): ‘Nothing’ or ‘anything’: terms in Irish and Scottish Gaelic.
In RRL 53 (2008), pp. 205–221.
10980.
Watson (Seosamh): Tomhais air dualchainntean Gàidhlig ann an Ceap Breatainn.
In Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 5 (2010), pp. 31–41.
10852.
Watson (Seosamh): Hebridean and Mainland dialects.
In Edinburgh companion to the Gaelic language (2010), pp. 108–127.
12113.
Watson (Seosamh): Dúchas Naomh Colm Cille in Éirinn agus in Albain.
In Donegal annual 63 (2011), pp. 145–159.
12892.
Watson (Seosamh): Liosta focal Borgstrøm agus canúintí an Oileáin Sgitheanaigh i bhfianaise SGDS.
In Atlantic currents [Ó Catháin essays] (2012), pp. 426–454.
11645.
Watson (Seosamh): ‘Beir uaim do phléid!' Ó Doirnín agus dramatis personae a chuid dánta.
11709.
Watson (Seosamh): ‘Dada’ i nGaeilge na hÉireann agus na hAlban.
In Féilscríbhinn do Chathal Ó Háinle (2012), pp. 983–1008.
1. , nithinn, a bheag, cineál; 2. dada, tada, rud, neamhní, náit, puinn, se(o)id, pioc, bit, fríd, giob, luid, heat, pingin, ás, bonn, sciúrtóg, screapall; 3. dath, , ceo, seó, leus, poidhs, scaile, steama; 4. sian, seinm, guth, dùrd, focal, puth, diog, cneadadh; 5. blas, gráinne, greim, smailc, deoir; 6. cáil, cruthaitheachd, tarbha, faic(e), tap, car, fionna-feanna, folt.
12882.
Almqvist (Bo) (ed.), Mac Cárthaigh (Críostóir) (ed.), Mac Mathúna (Liam) (ed.), Mac Mathúna (Séamus) (ed.), Watson (Seosamh) (ed.): Atlantic currents: essays on lore, literature and language. Essays in honour of Séamas Ó Catháin on the occasion of his 70th birthday, 31.12.2012 = Sruthanna an Aigéin Thiar : aistí ar sheanchas, ar litríocht agus ar theanga. Aistí in onóir do Shéamas Ó Catháin in aois a 70 bliain dó 31.12.2012 / edited by Bo Almqvist, Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Liam Mac Mathúna, Séamus Mac Mathúna, Seosamh Watson.
Dublin: University College Dublin, 2012. xix + 485 pp.
pp. 467-474: Séamas Ó Catháin’s printed works, [compiled by] Patricia Moloney.

Rev. by
Síle de Cléir, in Éigse 39 (2016), pp. 372-378.
Anne O’Connor, in Béaloideas 81 (2013), pp. 212-216.
Ó Catháin (Séamas) (hon.)
17016.
Watson (Seosamh): Aoir agus Eros: ‘Doirnín na rabhán is na siollaí grinn’.
In An greann sa Ghaeilge (2013), pp. 53–73.
Examines the humorous songs of Peadar Ó Doirnín.
12508.
Watson (Seosamh): Irish satirical verse in the eighteenth century: reading the northern poets.