Bhreathnach (Edel)

Bhreathnach (Edel): Caput, civitas, oppidum, borg: Tara, a renowned fortress.
In SAM 16/2 (1995), pp. 22–26.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Tara: a select bibliography.
DPR, 3. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy for The Discovery Programme, 1995. ix + 173 pp. (Discovery Programme reports, 3).
1. Primary sources; 2. Literary interpretation of the sources; 3. Historical interpretation of the sources: 4. Archaeology and topography.

Rev. by
Bart Jaski, in Peritia 11 (1997), pp. 428-431.
Tomás Ó Concheanainn, in CMCS 32 (Winter, 1996), p. 121.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The documentary evidence for pre-Norman Skreen, County Meath.
In RíM 9/2 (1996), pp. 37–45.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Temoria: caput Scotorum?
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 67–88.
Discussion of (references from) Muirchú's Vita Sancti Patricii, Adomnán’s Vita Columbae, Tírechán’s Collectanea, Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig, Feis Temro; on the relationship between Tara and Cashel.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Topographical note: Moynagh Lough, Nobber, Co. Meath.
In RíM 9/4 (1998), pp. 16–19.
Suggests that Moynagh Lough is to be equated with Loch Dé Mundech.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The tech midchúarta, ‘the house of the mead-circuit’: feasting, royal circuits and the king’s court in early Ireland.
In AI 12/4 (Winter, 1998), pp. 20–22.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Columban churches in Brega and Leinster: relations with the Norse and the Anglo-Normans.
In JRSAI 129 (1999), pp. 5–18.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Kings, the kingship of Leinster and the regnal poems of laídshenchas Laigen: a reflection of dynastic politics in Leinster, 650-1150.
In Seanchas [Fs. Byrne] (2000), pp. 299–312.
Discusses two collections of poems on the subject of the province of Leinster, found in Rawl. B 502 and LL.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Abbesses, minor dynasties and kings in clericatu: perspectives of Ireland, 700-850.
In Mercia (2001), pp. 113–125.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The genealogies of Leinster as a source for local cults.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 250–267.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Two contributors to the Book of Leinster: Bishop Finn of Kildare and Gilla na Náem Úa Duinn.
In Ogma [Fs. Ní Chatháin] (2002), pp. 105–111.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Tales of Connacht: Cath Airtig, Táin bó Flidhais, Cath Leitreach Ruibhe, and Cath Cumair.
In CMCS 45 (Summer, 2003), pp. 21–42.
Examines the textual tradition of these four tales (without edition or translation) and argues that they belong to one narrative centered around the history of Connacht intended for a local learned audience.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Learning and literature in early medieval Clonmacnoise.
In Clonmacnoise studies 2 (2003), pp. 97–104.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Medieval sub-kingdoms of Brega: the kingships of Calatruim, Déssi Breg, Mugdornae Breg and Uí Maic Uais Breg.
In The island of St. Patrick (2004), pp. 38–51.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Defining the historical landscape of Tara.
In RíM 16 (2005), pp. 1–7.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Níell cáich úa Néill nasctar géill: the political context of Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 49–68.
Bhreathnach (Edel), Murray (Kevin): Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig: edition.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 73–94.
From 23 N 10 and Egerton 88; diplomatic and normalised texts, English translation, textual notes (MS facsimiles in pp. 330-332).
Bhreathnach (Edel): Críchadh an Chaoilli: a medieval territory revealed.
In JCHAS 110 (2005), pp. 85–95.
Discusses a topographical tract providing information on the area of Co. Cork formerly known as Caoille.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The Airgíalla charter poem: the political context.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 95–123.
Bhreathnach (Edel), Murray (Kevin): The Airgíalla charter poem: edition.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 124–158.
Ar-síasair coimdiu Tailten suidi coimdemmar. From NLI G7; diplomatic and normalised texts, English translation, textual notes (MS facsimile in pp. 333-335).

In Appendix: A eolcha in domhoin duanaig. Diplomatic text from RIA B iv 2.
Bhreathnach (Edel): A Midhe is maith da bhámar: thoughts on medieval Mide.
In Above and beyond [Swan memorial essays] (2005), pp. 373–382.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The medieval kingdom of Brega.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 410–422.
Bhreathnach (Edel) (ed.): The kingship and landscape of Tara / Edel Bhreathnach, editor.
Dublin: Four Courts Press for The Discovery Programme, 2005. xxi + 536 pp.
Rev. by
Denis Casey, in Early Medieval Europe 17/3 (Aug., 2009), pp. 344-347.
Bart Jaski, in Peritia 20 (2008), pp. 387-394.
Bhreathnach (Edel): In retrospect: introduction to George Petrie’s On the history and antiquities of Tara Hill.
In PRIA-C 106 (2006), pp. 409–416.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Perceptions of kingship in early medieval Irish vernacular literature.
In Lordship in medieval Ireland (2007), pp. 21–46.
Examines theoretical texts on kingship (focusing on Audacht Morainn and Tecosca Cormaic), contrasting this with the portrayal of kingship in Leinster poetic material of the 7th to 12th centuries.
Bhreathnach (Edel) (ed.), MacMahon (Joseph) (ed.), McCafferty (John) (ed.): The Irish Franciscans, 1534–1990 / Edel Bhreathnach, Joseph MacMahon & John McCafferty, editors.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2009. xviii + 413 pp.
Rev. by
Dáire Keogh, in StH 36 (2009–2010), pp. 248-250.
C. F. McGleenon, in SAM 23/1 (2010), pp. 315-318.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Dublin in Middle Irish Leinster dynastic poetry.
In Medieval Dublin 10 (2010), pp. 153–164.
Bhreathnach (Edel), O’Brien (Elizabeth): Irish boundary ferta, their physical manifestation and historical context.
In Tome [Charles-Edwards studies] (2011), pp. 53–64.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Transforming kingship and cult: the provincial ceremonial capitals in early medieval Ireland.
In Landscapes of cult and kingship (2011), pp. 126–148.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The mendicant orders and vernacular Irish learning in the late medieval period.
In IHS 37/147 (May, 2011), pp. 357–375.
On the contribution of Franciscans (and also Carmelites and Dominicans) to Irish language literature (particularly religious bardic poetry.)
Bhreathnach (Edel) (ed.), Newman (Conor) (ed.), Schot (Roseanne) (ed.): Landscapes of cult and kingship / Roseanne Schot, Conor Newman and Edel Bhreathnach, editors.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2011. xviii + 322 pp.
Papers from a conference held in Galway, June 2009.

Rev. by
Damian Bracken, in StH 39 (2013), pp. 183-185.
Colin Ireland, in Estudios irlandeses 7 (2012), pp. 179-181.
Joseph Lombardi, in Peritia 27 (2016), pp. 299-300.
Kevin Murray, in JRSAI 140 (2010), pp. 102-104.
Gregory Toner, in CMCS 65 (Summer, 2013), pp. 96-97.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Timna Chathaír Máir: a Biblical motif in an early medieval Leinster context?
In Lebor na cert (2013), pp. 62–76.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The world of medieval Irish learning.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Tara and Cashel: manifestations of the centre of the cosmos in the North and the South.
In Celtic cosmology (2014), pp. 165–185.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Ireland in the medieval world, AD 400–1000: landscape, kingship and religion.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2014. xiv + 293 pp. illus.
Rev. by
Elizabeth Boyle, in Early medieval Europe 24/3 (2016), pp. 362-366.
Paul Byrne, in Peritia 24-25 (2014), pp. 372-375.
Elizabeth FitzPatrick, in StH 40 (2014), pp. 205-207.
David Krätzer, in ZCP 63 (2016), pp. 246-249.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Observations on the context and landscape of the West Ossory crosses.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Observations on the Book of Durrow memorandum.
In Sacred histories [Fs. Herbert] (2015), pp. 14–21.