McCloskey (James)

McCloskey (James): An acceptable ambiguity in Modern Irish.
In LingI 8/3 (Summer 1977), pp. 604–609.
McCloskey (James): Transformational syntax and model-theoretic semantics: a case study in Modern Irish.
Dordrecht and Boston: Reidel, 1979. ix + 258 pp.
Rev. by
Joseph L. Malone, in Studies in language 5/2 (1981), pp. 293-304.
Séamus Mac Mathúna, in ZCP 41 (1986), pp. 335-349.
Dónall P. Ó Baoill, in Celtica 15 (1983), pp. 165-170.
Cathair Ó Dochartaigh, in Éigse 19/2 (1983), pp. 428-433.
R. A. Q. Skerrett, in StC 16-17 (1981-1982), pp. 380-383.
McCloskey (James): Is there raising in Modern Irish?
In Ériu 31 (1980), pp. 59–99.
Explains the order of constituents of infinitival clauses in terms of infinitive postposing rather than raising (as argued by S. Mac Mathúna, A note on identical noun phrase deletion, in Ériu 26 (1975), pp. 122-143).
Mac Mathúna (Séamus) (ref.)
McCloskey (James): A note on Modern Irish verbal nouns and the VP-complement analysis.
In LingA 6/4 (1980), pp. 345–357.
Awbery (G. M.): Varia: V. Lexically governed rules and grammatical relations.
In Ériu 32 (1981), pp. 168–172.
vs. J. McCloskey, Is there raising in Modern Irish?, in Ériu 31 (1980), pp. 59-99; with examples from Welsh.
McCloskey (J.) (ref.)
McCloskey (James): Raising, subcategorization and selection in Modern Irish.
In NLLT 1/4 (1983), pp. 441–485.
Hale (Kenneth), McCloskey (James): On the syntax of person-number inflection in Modern Irish.
In NLLT 1/4 (1983), pp. 487–533.
McCloskey (James): The Modern Irish double relative and syntactic binding.
In Ériu 36 (1985), pp. 45–84.
McCloskey (James): Right node raising and preposition stranding.
In LingI 17/1 (Winter 1986), pp. 183–186.
McCloskey (James): Inflection and conjunction in Modern Irish.
In NLLT 4/2 (May 1986), pp. 245–281.
Chung (Sandra), McCloskey (James): Government, barriers, and small clauses in Modern Irish.
In LingI 18/2 (Spring 1987), pp. 173–237.
McCloskey (James), Sells (Peter): Control and A-chains in Modern Irish.
In NLLT 6/2 (May 1988), pp. 143–189.
McCloskey (James): Resumptive pronouns, Ā-binding, and levels of representation in Irish.
In Syntax of the modern Celtic languages (1990), pp. 199–248.
McCloskey (James): Clause structure, ellipsis and proper government in Irish.
In Lingua 85/2-3 (Nov. 1991), pp. 259–302.
McCloskey (James): Nótaí comhréire.
In Ériu 46 (1995), pp. 159–164.
1. Dul comhréire tuaisceartach i nGaeilge na Mumhan (The northern structure ‘Subject Object aL + Verbal Noun’ also to be found marginally in Munster Irish);

2. Ainmní breise sa chlásal neamhfhinideach (The related structure in non-finite clauses of (gan) Noun{1} Noun{2} a bheith Prepositional Pronoun{1} …; also more common in northern than southern dialects; for more detailed discussion, see J. McCloskey and P. Sells, Control and A-chains in Modern Irish, in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 6 (1998), pp. 143-189).

McCloskey (James): On the scope of verb movement in Irish.
In NLLT 14/1 (Feb. 1996), pp. 47–104.
McCloskey (James): Subjects and subject positions in Irish.
In Syntax of the Celtic languages (1996), pp. 241–283.
McCloskey (James): Progress in Irish?
In Dán do oide [Ó Cléirigh essays] (1997), pp. 281–302.
McCloskey (James): Varia: II. Trí nóta comhréire.
In Ériu 49 (1998), pp. 165–169.
1. On the absence of a before (transitive) verbal nouns when the object is not present in dialects of Donegal and Kerry; 2. ad J. McCloskey, in Ériu 46 (1995), pp. 159–164; addition of an example of ‘subject object a + verbal noun’ from Co. Waterford; 3. ad P. Mac Cana and D. P. Ó Baoill, in pp. 266-267 of Dán do oide: essays in memory of Conn R. Ó Cléirigh (Baile Átha Cliath 1997): on the use of impersonal forms of auxiliary verbs (, déan) with non-finite forms of the main verb.
Mac Cana (P.) (ref.), McCloskey (J.) (ref.), Ó Baoill (D. P.) (ref.)
McCloskey (James): On the right edge in Irish.
In Syntax 2/3 (Dec. 1999), pp. 189–209.
On the use of féin as focusing particle in Modern Irish.
McCloskey (James): The morphosyntax of WH-extraction in Irish.
In JL 37/1 (Mar. 2001), pp. 67–100.
Corr. in JL 38/2, p. 467.
McCloskey (James): A note on predicates and heads in Irish clausal syntax.
In Verb first (2005), pp. 155–174.
McCloskey (James): Déantús an chlásail i gcanúintí na Gaeilge.
McCloskey (James): The grammar of autonomy in Irish.
In NLLT 25/4 (Nov. 2007), pp. 825–857.
McCloskey (James): Irish as a world language.
In Why Irish? (2008), pp. 71–89.
McCloskey (James): The shape of Irish clauses.
In Formal approaches to Celtic linguistics (2011), pp. 143–177.
McCloskey (James): Irish existentials in context.
In Syntax 17/4 (Dec. 2014), pp. 343–384.
Bennett (Ryan), Elfner (Emily), McCloskey (James): Pronouns and prosody in Irish.
In 14th ICCS, Maynooth 2011 (2015), pp. 19–74.
Bennett (Ryan), Elfner (Emily), McCloskey (James): Lightest to the right: an apparently anomalous displacement in Irish.
In LingI 47/2 (Spring 2016), pp. 169–234.
McCloskey (Jim): Ellipsis, polarity, and the cartography of verb-initial orders in Irish.
In Elements of comparative syntax (2017), pp. 99–151.
Ó Buachalla (Breandán), Goan (Cathal) (ed.), McCloskey (James) (ed.): Cnuasach Chléire / [le] Breandán Ó Buachalla; curtha in eagar ag James McCloskey agus Cathal Goan.
Baile Átha Cliath: Institiúid Ard-Léinn Bhaile Átha Cliath, 2017. 361 pp.
Alphabetical list of words from Cape Clear Island (off the south-west coast of Co. Cork); with phonemic transcriptions and examples of usage.
Merchant (Jason) (ed.), Mikkelsen (Line) (ed.), Rudin (Deniz) (ed.), Sasaki (Kelsey) (ed.): A reasonable way to proceed: essays in honor of Jim McCloskey / edited by Jason Merchant, Line Mikkelsen, Deniz Rudin, and Kelsey Sasaki.
Oakland, CA: University of California eScholarship, 2018. 269 pp.
Online publication available at: [Accessed 8 May 2018].
McCloskey (James) (hon.)