Mc Carthy (Daniel Patrick)

McCarthy (Daniel), Ó Cróinín (Dáibhí): The ‘lost’ Irish 84-year Easter table rediscovered.
In Peritia 6–7 (1987–1988), pp. 227–242.
Describes and restores the Irish 84-year Easter table (for AD 438-521); from MS Padova, Biblioteca Antoniana, scaff. I, 27.

Repr. in D. Ó Cróinín, Early Irish history and chronology, pp. 58-75.
McCarthy (Daniel): The origin of the Latercus Paschal cycle of the insular Celtic churches.
In CMCS 28 (Winter 1994), pp. 25–49.
Discusses the date and authorship of the latercus found in MS Padova, Biblioteca Antoniana, scaff. I, 27 and its relationship with the Liber Anatolii.
McCarthy (Daniel): The chronological apparatus of the Annals of Ulster ad 431-1131.
In Peritia 8 (1994), pp. 46–79.
[1.] Introduction; [2.] Anno Domini dating; [3.] Bissextile; [4.] Anno Domini dating in AU; [5.] The origin of March-Anno Domini dating; [6.] Ferials and epacts; [7.] Au’s list of papal succession; [8.] Bissextile data; [9.] Anno Mundi; [10.] Pre-AD dating of records in Ireland; [11.] Conclusion: AU includes two different dating systems. Discusses the historical background for the adoption of 1 January or 25 March as the date for the beginning of the year.
Breen (Aidan), McCarthy (Daniel): Astronomical observations in the Irish annals and their motivation.
In Peritia 11 (1997), pp. 1–43.
Provides an assessment of all 37 astronomical phenomena found in the Irish annals 442-1133, and suggests an eschatological motivation for their observation and recording.

In Appendix: A chronological tabulation of all astronomical references found in the Irish annals.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): The status of the pre-Patrician Irish annals.
In Peritia 12 (1998), pp. 98–152.
Studies the non-Irish pre-Patrician entries in the annals, focusing on the Annals of Inisfallen and the Annals of Tigernach, and advances the hypothesis that these are based on an early 5th c. chronicle by Rufinus of Aquileia.
Mc Carthy (Daniel P.): The chronology of the Irish annals.
In PRIA-C 98 (1998), pp. 203–255.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): The chronology of St. Brigit of Kildare.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 255–281.
Offers a critical, chronological and textual analysis of all annalistic entries on the life of St. Brigit of Kildare, and argues that Annals of Tigernach and Chronicon Scotorum preserve the oldest chronology presented originally in the Iona chronicle.
McCarthy (Daniel): Topographical characteristics of the Vita Prima and Vita Cogitosi Sanctae Brigitae.
In StC 35 (2001), pp. 245–270.
Studies Cogitosus’ style and method of composition, and argues in favour of the priority of Vita I over Cogitosus’ Vita.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): The chronology and sources of the early Irish annals.
In EME 10/3 (Nov. 2001), pp. 323–341.
McCarthy (Daniel): The chronological apparatus of the Annals of Ulster ad 82-1019.
In Peritia 16 (2002), pp. 256–283.
Studies the annals in fos. 12-14 of TCS H 1. 8 (= ad 81-387), arguing that it formed part of the original compilation of the Annals of Ulster.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): On the shape of the insular tonsure.
In Celtica 24 (2003), pp. 140–167.
With 2 illustrative figs.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): The original compilation of the Annals of Ulster.
In StC 38 (2004), pp. 69–96.
A study of textual, palaeographical and codicological aspects of MS TCD H 1. 8, focusing on the annals of folios 12-14.
Mc Carthy (Daniel P.): The Irish annals: their genesis, evolution and history.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2008. xvi + 416 pp. 13 plts.
Rev. by
Lisa M. Bitel, in Speculum 85/2 (Apr., 2010), pp. 432-434.
T. M. Charles-Edwards, in StH 36 (2009-2010), pp. 207-210.
Colmán Etchingham, in Éigse 37 (2010), pp. 178-185.
Bernard Merdrignac, in ÉtC 38 (2012), pp. 327-330.
Mc Carthy (Daniel P.): The Irish annals: their origin and evolution V to XI sec.
Mc Carthy (Daniel P.): The study and use of numbers in early Irish monasteries.
In Glendalough (2011), pp. 223–237.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): TCD MS 1282 (The Annals of Ulster): a scholar’s book and exemplar.
In The Old Library (2013), pp. 33–39.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): Ruaidhrí Ó Caiside’s contribution to the Annals of Ulster.
Mc Carthy (Daniel P.): The chronology of Saint Columba’s life.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): Representations of tonsure in the Book of Kells.
In StC 51 (2017), pp. 89–103.
Mc Carthy (Daniel): Analysing and restoring the chronology of the Irish Annals.
In Maths meets myths (2017), pp. 177–194.
Curley (Daniel), McCarthy (Daniel): Exploring the nature of the Fráoch saga: an examination of associations with the legendary warrior on Mag nAí.
In Emania 24 (2018), pp. 53–62.
Discusses the connection of Fráech with three sites on Mag nAí: Clonfree, Carnfree and Oweynagat.