Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid)

(1928 – 2011)

Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): The Irish Topographical Society.
In Dinnseanchas 5 (1972–1973), p. 63.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Carn Uí Néid.
In Dinnseanchas 5 (1972–1973), pp. 101–113.
A consideration of the evidence for the name-form Carn Uí Néid (Mizen Head, Co. Cork). The original name is held to be Carn, the addition being a literary one of about 1100, the earlier form continuing in local usage until the present day. The townland was known in the 16th-17th century as Carn Uí Ghláimhín, from the proprietor. In the later period the headland itself was known as Ceann Charn or Ceann an Chairn.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Tuile and aithbhe in weir-names.
In Dinnseanchas 6 (1974–1977), p. 36.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): The Uí Meic Thíre of Imokilly.
In JCHAS 82 (1977), pp. 98–101.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Is the O’Neill–MacCarthy letter of 1317 a forgery?
In IHS 23/89 (May 1982), pp. 61–67.
Latin letter. Concludes it is an early 18th. c. forgery.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Insovenach: a consideration.
In JCHAS 87 (1982), pp. 142–143.
Inis Eóganáin.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Family names of County Cork.
Dún Laoghaire: Glendale Press, 1985. xii + 332 pp.
Repr. Cork: Collins Press, 1996.

Rev. by
Nollaig Ó Muraíle, in Ainm 5 (1991-1993), pp. 111-115.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Lagmainn, lǫgmenn.
In Ainm 2 (1987), pp. 136–140.
Also on its use as personal name.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): The castle of Dún Mic Oghmainn and the overlordship of Carbery.
In JCHAS 93 (1988), pp. 73–82.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): A reconsideration of some place-names from Miscellaneous Irish annals.
In Ainm 4 (1989–1990), pp. 180–193.
ad S. Ó hInnse, Miscellaneous Irish annals, 1947 (BILL: 8644).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): A reconsideration of some place-names from the Annals of Inisfallen.
In Ainm 5 (1991), pp. 21–32.
ad. S. Mac Airt, The Annals of Inisfallen, 1951 (BILL: 8602).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): The [Cork Historical and Archaeological] Society’s journal.
In JCHAS 96 (1991), pp. 59–82.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Nationality names in the Irish annals.
In Nomina 16 (1992–1993), pp. 49–70.
Discusses the terms Ériu, Féni, Scotti, Goídil, Cruthin, Picti, Albu, Bretain, Angli, Saxain, Frainc, Geinti, Gaill, Gall-Ghaedhil, Nordmainn, Lochlainn, Danair.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Odhbha and Navan.
In RíM 8/4 (1992–1993), pp. 112–123.
Argues that Navan and An Uaimh are derivations of the earlier historic name Odhbha.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Mag Cetne and Mag Ene.
In Éigse 27 (1993), pp. 35–46.
On the precise identification of two separate plains in the area consisting of N Co. Sligo, N Co. Leitrim and S Co. Donegal.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid) (revr.): Dúghlas de hÍde; Douglas Hyde.
In JCHAS 98 (1993), pp. 148–156.
Review article of: Dúbhghlas de hÍde: ceannródái cultúrtha 1860-1910 by Risteárd Ó Glaisne (Baile Átha Cliath: Conradh na Gaeilge 1991); Douglas Hyde: a maker of modern Ireland, by Janet E. Dunleavy and Gareth W. Dunleavy (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): A reconsideration of some place-names from The Annals of Connacht.
In Ainm 6 (1994), pp. 1–31.
ad A. M. Freeman, The Annals of Connacht, 1944 (BILL: 8615).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Clann Taidhg Ruaidh na Scairte.
In JCHAS 99 (1994), pp. 32–46.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Sódh i logainmneacha.
In Éigse 28 (1995), pp. 129–134.
Also: OIr. rot macin (BB) in Onom. Goed. is a scribal error for sod maicin (Bk of Lecan) (= ModIr Sódh Maicín).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): A reconsideration of some place-names from The Annals of Tigernach.
In Ainm 7 (1996), pp. 1–27.
ad W. Stokes' edition, in RC 16-18 (1895-1897).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Cenn Ebrat, Sliab Caín, Belach Ebrat, Belach Legtha/Lechta.
In Éigse 29 (1996), pp. 153–171.
Identifications of the following place-names on the Limerick-Cork border: [1.] Cenn Ebrat/Febrat; [2.] Belach Legtha; [3.] Cenn Ebrat; [4.] Sliab Caín; [5.] Belach Ebrat / Febrat; [6.] An Sliabh Riabhach; [7.] Belach Lechta [Redsheard/Redchair; An Bhearna Dhearg]; [8.] ‘Lacht Mahon’ [Leacht Mhaghthamhna]; [9.] Conclusions.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): The Annals of Tigernach: index of names.
ITS-SS, 6. London: Irish Texts Society, 1997. ix + 222 pp.
An index to Stokes’ ed., Best1, p. 252.

Rev. by
Patricia Kelly, in Éigse 32 (2000), pp. 169-172.
Nollaig Ó Muraíle, in Ainm 7 (1996-1997), pp. 185-187.
Mary A. Valante, in Celtica 24 (2003), pp. 367-369.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): A reconsideration of some place-names from Fragmentary Annals of Ireland.
In Ainm 8 (1998), pp. 41–51.
ad J. Radner, Fragmentary annals of Ireland, 1978.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Ainm Gaeilge ar an Great Saltee?
In Ainm 8 (1998), pp. 60–64.
Proposes Ir. Éininis.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Early history and settlements of the Laígis.
In Laois history and society (1999), pp. 35–62.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Place-names of the parish of Templebreedy, Co. Cork.
In JCHAS 104 (1999), pp. 77–96.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): The origins of Clann Bhruaideadha.
In Éigse 31 (1999), pp. 121–130.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): The Cork decretal letter of 1199 ad.
In JCHAS 106 (2001), pp. 79–100.
Includes a discussion of all the names of monastic sites mentioned in the document (found in Registra Vaticana, vol. IV, f. 152 r-v; Latin text and translation included).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Carman, site of Óenach Carmain: a proposed location.
In Éigse 33 (2002), pp. 57–70.
Silliothill in Co. Kildare.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): John Canon Lyons, 1836-1908: a forgotten Irish scholar.
In JCHAS 107 (2002), pp. 97–104.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Belach Conglais: one or two?
In Peritia 16 (2002), pp. 435–443.
Argues that the Munster Belach Conglais found in some sources is a literary fabrication connected with the rise of the Dál Cais.
Murray (Kevin) (ed.), Nic Cárthaigh (Emma) (ed.), Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid) (ed.), Ó Riain (Pádraig) (ed.): Historical dictionary of Gaelic placenames = Foclóir stairiúil áitainmneacha na Gaeilge / editors = eagarthóirí Pádraig Ó Riain, Diarmuid Ó Murchadha (†), Kevin Murray, Emma Nic Cárthaigh.
London: Irish Texts Society, 2003.
Fascicle 1: Names in A-. 2003. xxxiv + 172 pp.
Fascicle 2: Names in B-. 2005. xxxii + 258 pp.
Fascicle 3: C–Ceall Fhursa. 2008. xxxii + 191 pp.
Fascicle 4: Ceall Ghabhann–Cláiríne. 2011. xxxiv + 165 pp.
Fascicle 5: Clais an Chairn–Cnucha. 2013. xxxvii + 200 pp.
Fascicle 6: Cóbh–Cutloch. 2016. xxxvii + 199 pp.

Rev. by
Feargal Ó Béarra, in StH 35 (2008-2009), pp. 210-213 (fasc. 2).
Pádraig Ó Macháin, in Éigse 35 (2005), pp. 159-161 (fasc. 1).
Mícheál B. Ó Mainnín, in Éigse 36 (2008), pp. 217-221 (fasc. 2).
Nollaig Ó Muraíle, in Ainm 10 (2009), pp. 146-151 (fascs. 1-2).
Nollaig Ó Muraíle, in Béaloideas 77 (2009), pp. 141-149) fasc. 3).
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 56 (2008), pp. 204-205 (fasc. 2).
Gregory Toner, in CMCS 55 (Summer, 2008), pp. 69-70 (fascs. 1-2).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Dún Cermna: a reconsideration.
In Éigse 34 (2004), pp. 71–89.
Refutes Keating’s identification of Dún Cermna with Downmacpatrick, on the Old Head of Kinsale, Co. Cork, arguing that the actual location may have been Dunmore in SE Co. Waterford.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Glaislinn and Inis na hEidnigi.
In JCHAS 109 (2004), pp. 111–118.
Discusses and identifies two Co. Cork place-names occurring in Cogadh Gaedhel re Gallaibh (LL 39538-41).
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Dornán áitainmneacha as Foras feasa ar Éirinn.
In THJ (2004), pp. 115–126.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Rawlinson B 502: dating the genealogies.
In Cín chille cúile [Ó Riain essays] (2004), pp. 316–333.
Argues that the compilation of genealogical material in this MS was completed in 1131.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): A review of some placename material from Foras feasa ar Éirinn.
In Éigse 35 (2005), pp. 81–98.
Divided in: (a) Misreadings and mistaken forms; (b) Some minor errors; (c) Misplaced locations.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Cath Maighe Léana and some West Munster placenames.
In JCHAS 110 (2005), pp. 97–112.
Discusses 26 place names in the Killarney-Kenmare area. Appendix: [Additional place-name material in Mícheál] Ó Longáin’s recension.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Rosenallis: the original form of its name.
In OLL 2 (2006), pp. 1–10.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): A reconsideration of some place-names from Chronicum Scotorum.
In Ainm 9 (2008), pp. 11–33.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Raigne and Mag Raigne.
In OLL 3 (2008), pp. 43–53.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Kerry place-names in two twelfth-century poems.
In JKAHS (2nd ser.) 8 (2008), pp. 74–86.
(1) Domhnach lodmair tar luachair; (2) Óenach indiu luid in rí.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Keating: traditionalist or innovator.
In Reassessments on Foras feasa ar Éirinn (2008), pp. 90–102.
Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 113 (2008): Essays in honour of Dr. Diarmuid Ó Murchadha on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Cork Historical and Archaeological Society
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid) (hon.)
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Ollarbha: ainm abhann i gContae Aontroma.
In Ainm 10 (2009), pp. 101–109.
Is identified as the Six Mile Water river.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid) (ed.): Lige Guill. The grave of Goll: a Fenian poem from the Book of Leinster / edited by Diarmuid Ó Murchadha.
ITS, 62. London: Irish Texts Society, 2009. xl + 104 pp.
Text (86 qq.) based on LL iv, ll. 28620-28964; with English translation, textual notes and select glossary.
Appendix: Deargrúathar cloinne Morna [text and translation, taken from G. Murphy, Duanaire Finn ii (=ITS 28), pp. 142-152].

Rev. by
Gisbert Hemprich, in ZCP 59 (2012), pp. 316-317.
Uáitéar Mac Gearailt, in StH 36 (2009-2010), pp. 219-223.
Lesa Ní Mhunghaile, in ECI 25 (2010), pp. 221-223.
Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill, in Béaloideas 78 (2010), p. 231.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Cláire and its disputed location.
In NMAJ 50 (2010), pp. 109–120.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Kinnatalloon: its original Irish name.
In JCHAS 116 (2011), pp. 81–85.
< Cinéal Talamhnaigh.
Ó Murchadha (Diarmuid): Léitheoir sa teach screaptra?