McQuillan (Peter Thomas Gerard)

McQuillan (Peter): Finn, Fothad and fian: some early associations.
In PHCC 8 (1990), pp. 1–10.
Discusses the genealogical traditions connected with Fothad Canainne and Finn ua Baíscne, and also examines the meaning of the term fian.
McQuillan (Peter): Towards a theory of modality for the Irish verb: subjunctive and indicative in Early Irish.
In JCeltL 4 (Mar., 1995), pp. 35–75.
McQuillan (Peter): Towards a theory of modality for the Irish verb: subjunctive, imperative and future in Early Irish.
In JCeltL 6 (Jan., 1997), pp. 1–62.
McQuillan (Peter): On the semantics and pragmatics of cía in Early Irish.
In Ériu 49 (1998), pp. 89–119.
1. Introduction; 2. Cía in Early Irish adverbial clauses; 3. Cía in complement clauses; 4. Summary and conclusions.
McQuillan (Peter): On the modal verbs of modern Irish: aspects of caith and féad.
In Éigse 31 (1999), pp. 37–59.
McQuillan (Peter): Complementation and the subjunctive in Early Irish.
In Ériu 50 (1999), pp. 87–131.
The semantic and pragmatic properties of main-clause predicates which condition the use of the subjunctive in Old and Middle Irish complement clauses. 1. Introduction to the linguistic issues affecting mood and complementation; 2. Presentation and analysis of the data; 3. Summary and conclusions.
McQuillan (Peter): Gaoidhealg as the pragmatic mode in Irish.
In Identifying the Celtic (2002), pp. 30–48.
McQuillan (Peter): Modality and grammar: a history of the Irish subjunctive.
MSCL, 5. Maynooth: Department of Old and Middle Irish, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 2002. 308 pp.
Rev. by
Britta Irslinger, in Kratylos 54 (2009), pp. 176-178.
McQuillan (Peter): Suairceas in the seventeenth century.
In Field Day review 2 (2006), pp. 94–109.
Mac Cuillinn (Peadar): Gnéithe de na focail suairc agus suairceas sa 18ú haois.
McQuillan (Peter): Díograis in Aisling Aogáin Uí Rathaille.
In ECI 23 (2008), pp. 121–141.
McQuillan (Peter): Modals in Irish.
In Modals in the languages of Europe (2009), pp. 71–105.
McQuillan (Peter): Loneliness versus delight in the eighteenth-century aisling.
In ECI 25 (2010), pp. 11–32.
Mac Cuillinn (Peadar): Begriffsgeschichte na Gaeilge? : athchuairt ar an suairceas.
McQuillan (Peter): “Nation” as word and concept in seventeenth-century Irish.
In Eolas 8 (2015), pp. 71–88.
McQuillan (Peter): Finite clause complementizers in Celtic.
In Complementizer semantics in European languages (2016), pp. 15–74.
Studies the structure of finite complement clauses in Irish and Welsh.