Bibliography — Classification Index

K 2.3: Christianity: Hagiography and hagiology: Others

Ó Riain (Pádraig): Sanctity and politics in Connacht c. 1100: the case of St Fursa.
In CMCS 17 (Summer, 1989), pp. 1–14.
On the political motivations behind the composition of the second Vita.
Ó Fiaich (Tomás): St. Kilian: his Irish background and posthumous influence.
In Breifne 8/1 (1989), pp. 1–19.
Ó Baoill (Colm): St. Machar: some linguistic light?
In IR 44/1 (Spring, 1993), pp. 1–13.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The real St. Ninian.
In IR 52/1 (Spring, 2001), pp. 1–28.
Argues that the late medieval cult of St. Ninian results from the confusion of the cult of a local British saint Uinniau (who underlies the cult of St. Finnian of Movilla) and the Northumbrian-created literary cult of St. Nynia.

Corrigenda in IR 53/1 (Spring 2002), p.59.

Howlett (David): Three poems about Monenna.
In Peritia 19 (2005), pp. 1–19.
In Latin; edited, with analysis and English translation, from BL Cotton Cleopatra A ii.
Boyle (Alexander): St. Cadroe in Scotland.
In IR 31/1 (Spring, 1980), pp. 3–6.
Breatnach (Liam): An edition of Amra Senáin.
In Sages, saints and storytellers [Fs. Carney] (1989), pp. 7–31.
Suggested authorship: Cormac mac Cuilennáin (†908). Text from MS Dublin RIA 23 P 16 (Leabhar Breac), and reconstructed text. First line Senán soer sídathair. With English translation, notes and metrical analysis.
Ó Riain (Pádraig): An Vita Cadroe, an Leabhar gabhála agus Corcaigh.
In JCHAS 113 (2008), pp. 9–19.
Translates into Irish and discusses selected passages of the life of Cadroe (based on John Colgan, Acta sanctorum, pp. 494-495).
Doherty (Charles): The earliest cult of Molaisse.
In History of the dicoese of Clogher (2005), pp. 13–24.
St. Laisrén of Devenish.
Fitzsimons (Eilis): Maughold of Man.
In Nomina 26 (2003), pp. 15–28.
Argues that Mac Cuill of Man represents the presence of the cult of Mochae of Nendrum in the Isle of Man.
Mac Eoin (Gearóid S.): The lament for Cuimine Fota.
In Ériu 28 (1977), pp. 17–31.
Eight stanzas assembled from quotations in various texts. Authorship of Colmán ua Cluasaig (7th cent.) rejected. Three separate parts distinguished; linguistically dated to 10th/11th centuries. First line Marbh friom andes marbh antuaidh. Variorum edition, with Engl. transl. and notes. Based on MSS Brussels 5301-20; Rawlinson B 503, RIA C iii 3; Harley 5280; TCD H 2. 16 (YBL); RIA D ii 1 (Book of Uí Maine); RIA 23 P 16 (Leabhar Breac), TCD H 3. 18.
Ó Riain-Raedel (Dagmar): The question of the ‘Pre-Patrician’ saints of Munster.
In Early medieval Munster (1998), pp. 17–22.
Ó Fiaich (Tomás): Virgils Werdegang in Irland und sein Weg auf den Kontinent.
In Virgil von Salzburg (1985), pp. 17–26.
Crooks (David T. W.): Baithín 2000: plans to celebrate the 1400th anniversary of the death of St. Baithín.
In Donegal annual 51 (1999), pp. 19–21.
Butter (Rachel): St. Munnu in Ireland and Scotland: an exploration of his cult.
Quirke (Noel): The problem of St. Munchin of Limerick.
In NMAJ 51 (2011), pp. 21–26.
Schaffer (Bridgitte): Statements of power in the language of genealogy: St. Ailbe’s roots.
In Quaestio insularis 5 (2004), pp. 23–41.
Ní Mheara (Róisín): Saint Rónán of Brittany: a path of penitence recalled.
In SAM 20/1 (2004), pp. 27–39.
Herbert (Máire): The legend of St. Scothíne: perspectives from early Christian Ireland.
In StH 31 (2000–2001), pp. 27–35.
Examines in particular evidence from Félire Óengusso and its 12th c. commentary.
Howlett (David): The prologue to the Vita Sancti Abbani.
In Peritia 15 (2001), pp. 27–30.
Bray (Dorothy Ann): Secunda Brigida: Saint Ita of Killeedy and Brigidine tradition.
In NACCS 2 (1992), pp. 27–38.
Callan (Maeve B.): St. Darerca and her sister scholars: women and education in medieval Ireland.
In Gender & history 15/1 (Apr., 2003), pp. 32–49.
Mac Cana (Proinsias): On the ‘prehistory’ of Immram Brain.
In Ériu 26 (1975), pp. 33–52.
[1.] Analogues and sources; [2.] Imacallam Choluim Chille ocus ind Óclaig; [3.] The concluding section of the Imacallam; [4.] The conceptual antiquity of the Imacallam; [5.] Ritual question and answer; [6.] Mag nÉolairg and Mag Fuinnside [relation to Lough Foyle]. Cf. P. Mac Cana, in Ériu 23 (1972), pp. 101-142.
Mac Cana (Proinsias) (ref.)
Edmonds (Fiona): Saints’ cults and Gaelic-Scandinavian influence around the Cumberland coast and north of the Solway Firth.
In Celtic-Norse relationships (2014), pp. 39–63.
Discusses the transmission of Irish saints’ cults to the Solway region during the Viking age, examining the development of the cults of Brigit and Sanctán as case studies.
Ó Crualaoich (Conchubhar): Shemoge’s and St. Awarie’s: one case of mistaken identity and one case of sharp intuition?
In The past 27 (2006), pp. 39–49.
On the origin of Díomóg/Modhíomóg of Cluain Caoin Ara and on the Co, Wexford place names St. Imoge or Shemoge, St. Awaries and Lady’s Island.
Spears (Arthur): Is Misach Cairnigh attributed to the wrong Saint Cairneach?
In Donegal annual 49 (1997), pp. 42–45.
Ó Crualaoich (Conchubhar): Saint Vogues of Carne revisited: a possible link between the familia of Feichín of Fore and South Wexford?
In The past 26 (2005), pp. 42–48.
Flynn (Gabriel): St. Kilian of Würzburg: an Irish monk in the Golden Age.
In Treasures of Irish Christianity (2012), pp. 43–45.
Doherty (Charles): The earliest cult of Macartan.
In Clogher record 19/1 (2006), pp. 43–69.
O’Connor (Dónal): Bishop Malchus: his arrival in Lismore, and the Winchester saints in a Waterford calendar.
In Decies 62 (2006), pp. 49–65.
On the inclusion of saints venerated at the Old Minster in Winchester into Irish calendars (Waterford calendar in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 405, and Félire húi Gormáin).
Baumgarten (Rolf): Creative medieval etymology and Irish hagiography (Lasair, Columba, Senán).
In Ériu 54 (2004), pp. 49–78.
Outlines the Isidorian etymological methodology and illustrates its application in Irish scholarship with four examples from Irish hagiography.
Barrow (Lennox): Glendalough and St. Kevin.
In DHR 27/2 (Mar., 1974), pp. 49–64.
Mac Lean (Douglas): Knapdale dedications to a Leinster saint: sculpture, hagiography and oral tradition.
In ScS 27 (1983), pp. 49–65.
Mac Charmaig or Mac Ó Charmaig.
Carey (John): Varieties of supernatural contact in the Life of Adamnán.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 49–62.
Poppe (Erich): A Middle Irish poem on Éimíne’s bell.
In Celtica 17 (1985), pp. 59–72.
beg. In clocán-sa na ríg ruad (32 qq.). Critical edition (normalised) from MSS RIA 23 P 3, BL , TCD H 1. 11, and Brussels 2324–40; with English translation and notes. A versified elaboration of the narrative of Cáin Émíne Báin which it follows in the manuscripts.
Ó Fiaich (Tomás): St. Kilian: his Irish background and posthumous influence.
In SAM 13/2 (1989), pp. 61–80.
Also publ. in Breifne 8/1 (1989), pp. 1-19.
Veelenturf (Kees): Vroege kerkelijke architectuur in Ierland: het materiaal in de geschreven bronnen.
In Monniken, ridders en zeevaarders (1988), pp. 61–81.
[(In Dutch:) Early church architecture in Ireland: the material in the written sources.]

An investigation of the church and monastic foundations by St. Féchín of Fore based on an examination of the various extant Lives.
Sperber (Ingrid): The life of St. Monenna or Darerca of Killevy.
In Armagh history and society (2001), pp. 63–97.
English translation of the Life of St. Darerca from the Codex Salmanticensis.
Martyn (John R. C.): Pope Gregory the Great and the Irish.
In JAEMA 1 (2005), pp. 65–84.
Lyne (Gerard J.): Kilmakilloge: its patron saint and antiquities.
In JKAHS 23 (1990), pp. 69–90.
Ó Riain (Pádraig): Aonghas of Tallaght.
In Treasures of Irish Christianity (2012), pp. 71–72.
Óengus mac Óengobann, composer of the Félire.
Wood (Ian): Britain and the Continent in the fifth and sixth centuries: the evidence of Ninian.
Dumville (David N.): St. Finnian of Movilla: two studies. 1. St. Finnian of Movilla: Briton, Gael, ghost?
In Down history and society (1997), pp. 71–84.
Merdrignac (Bernard): Folklore and hagiography: a semiotic approach to the legend of the immortals of Landevennec.
In CMCS 13 (Summer, 1987), pp. 73–86.
Explores motifs in Irish and Welsh literature and biblical imagery used in Vita Winwaloei by Abbot Wrdisten.
Mac Giolla Easpaig (D.): Breccán Cathe, a forgotten Derry saint.
In Ainm 7 (1996), pp. 75–88.
Ó Néill (Pádraig P.): Bonifaz und Virgil: Konflikt zweier Kulturen.
In Virgil von Salzburg (1985), pp. 76–83.
Heist (W. W.): Over the writer’s shoulder: Saint Abban.
In Celtica 11 (1976), pp. 76–84.
Ó Cuilleanáin (Edmond): Naomh Maolmhaodhóg.
In An linn bhuí 7 (2003), pp. 77–83.
Bray (Dorothy Ann): Motival derivations in the Life of St. Samthann.
In StC 20–21 (1985–1986), pp. 78–86.
Neville (Robyn): St. Brendan and the Eucharist: liturgical imagination in high medieval Irish narrative.
In Treasures of Irish Christianity (2012), pp. 78–78.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Early Irish saints’ cults and their constituencies.
In Ériu 54 (2004), pp. 79–102.
Focuses on the Fothairt saints Damnat, Brigit and Fintan, and argues that the characteristics of a particular saint’s cult were dependent on kindred, politics and territory. In appendix contains a translation of Bethu Phátraic lines 2195-2218 (as ed. by K. Mulchrone, 1939 [Best2 1993]).
Broun (Dauvit): A third manuscript of the life of St. Serf.
In IR 50/1 (Spring, 1999), pp. 80–82.
ad A. Macquarrie, IR 44 (1993), pp. 122-152.
Nilsen (Kenneth E.): An Irish Life of St. Margaret.
In PHCC 4 (1984), pp. 82–104.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): The foundation legend of Laurencekirk revisited.
In IR 50/1 (Spring, 1999), pp. 83–88.
Dagger (Claire): Eithne: the sources.
In ZCP 43 (1989), pp. 84–124.
Presents a comprehensive list of all the references to the various figures by the name of Eithne in mythological and hagiographical sources.
Howlett (David): A miracle of Maedóc.
In Peritia 16 (2002), pp. 85–93.
Sharpe (Richard): Saint Mauchteus, discipulus Patricii.
In Britain 400–600 (1990), pp. 85–93.
Sperber (Ingrid): St. Finnian of Movilla: two studies. 2. Lives of St. Finnian of Movilla: British evidence.
In Down history and society (1997), pp. 85–102.
Includes a translation of the Life of St. Finnian from Nova legenda Anglie, and an edition of the liturgy of St. Winnin from the Breviary of Aberdeen.
de Paor (Liam): Saint Mac Creiche of Liscannor.
In Ériu 30 (1979), pp. 93–121.
The mythological figure Mac Creiche: 1. Kilmacrehy; 2. The folklore of Liscannor; 3. The documentary material; 4. Mac Creiche’s age; 5. Mac Creiche as hermit; 6. Mac Creiche and the sea; 7. Mac Creiche’s contests with monsters; 8. Mac Creiche as ‘man of plunder’; 9. Other miracles of Mac Creiche; 10. Mac Creiche’s tribal and family connections; 11. Mac Creiche’s connections with other saints; 12. The historicity of Mac Creiche; 13. Who was Mac Creiche? Includes an appendix on the Cyclops in Ireland by D. Greene (pp. 120-21).
Greene (David) (app. auth.)
Boeren (P. C.): Naam en verering van de heilige Kiliaan.
In Naamkunde 12 (1980), pp. 99–112.
[(In Dutch:) Name and cult of St. Kilian.] Concerns three saints named Kilianus: K. of Würzburg; K. of Luçon and K. of Aubigny.
Wadden (Patrick): Trácht Romra and the Northumbrian episode in Betha Adamnáin.
In Ériu 62 (2012), pp. 101–111.
Suggests this place name is an allusion to the Red Sea, which enables a comparison of Adomnán to Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt.
Africa (Dorothy C.): St. Malachy the Irishman: kinship, clan and reform.
In PHCC 5 (1985), pp. 103–127.
Byrne (Francis John): The lament for Cummíne Foto.
In Ériu 31 (1980), pp. 111–122.
Edition, normalised to early Old Irish standard, of a poem beg. Marb friumm andess, marb atúaid (8 qq.) with translation and commentary. Based on MSS Brussels 5301–20; Rawlinson B 503; RIA C iii 3; Harley 5280; Yellow Book of Lecan; Book of Uí Mhaine; Leabhar Breac; TCD H 3. 18: for apparatus criticus, see G. S. Mac Eoin, The Lament for Cuimine Fota, in Ériu 28 (1977), pp. 17-31. Disagrees with some of the conclusions reached by G. Mac Eoin. Poem composed not later than c. ad 700.
Mac Eoin (Gearóid S.) (ref.)
Macquarrie (Alan): The office for St. Blane (10 August) in the Aberdeen breviary.
In IR 52/2 (Autumn, 2001), pp. 111–135.
Stanford (W. B.): Monsters and Odyssean echoes in the early Hiberno-Latin and Irish hymns.
In Latin script and letters [Fs. Bieler] (1976), pp. 113–117.
On mythological references in a marginal note (partly in Irish) to Lamentatio S. Ambrosii (TCD E 4. 2).
Jankulak (Karen): Carantoc alias Cairnech?: British saints, Irish saints, and the Irish in Wales.
In Ireland and Wales in the Middle Ages (2007), pp. 116–148.
Quinn (John): The identification of Aughagrany and its correlation with Achadh Gréine in Betha Beraigh (The life of Saint Barry).
In Ainm 12 (2014), pp. 117–144.
ad C. Plummer, BNÉ ii, p. 23 (identified with Aughagrany, bar. Mohill, Co. Leitrim).
Korandey (Fyodor): The Vita sancti Brendani in the Russian National Library: a Latin manuscript of the twelfth century.
In Studia Celto-Slavica 7 (2015), pp. 117–127.
On a version of Navigatio sancti Brendani in Sankt-Peterburg, NLR, MS Lat. O. v. I Nº 199.
Purcell (Emer): Michan: saint, cult and church.
In Dublin in the medieval world (2009), pp. 119–140.
Includes a discussion of the hagiological and onomastic evidence relating to this saint.
Jankulak (Karen): Fingar/Gwinear/Guigner: an ‘Irish’ saint in medieval Cornwall and Brittany.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 120–139.
Cunningham (Bernadette): John Colgan as historian.
In Irish Europe, 1600–1650 (2013), pp. 121–134.
Study based on the lives of SS Modhomhnóg, Fintan of Clonfert, Ultan (abbot of Ardmore), Caimín of Inis Cealtra, Palladius from the Acta sanctorum Hiberniae.
MacQuarrie (Alan): Vita Sancti Servani: the life of St. Serf.
In IR 44/2 (Autumn, 1993), pp. 122–152.
Herbert (Máire): Observations on the Life of Molaga.
In Cín chille cúile [Ó Riain essays] (2004), pp. 127–140.
O’Sullivan (Anne): Saint Brecán of Clare.
In Celtica 15 (1983), pp. 128–139.
Early modern Irish poem (47 qq.) put into the mouth of Brecán near death. First line Eridh suas, a Tolltanaigh, ed. from MS TCD H 2. 8 (1299), with Engl. transl. and notes. Appendix: Notes on the Uí Allmhuráin (O Hallorans) and the Uí Maoildomhnaigh (O’Muldowneys) by K. W. Nicholls.
Nicholls (K. W.)
Sperber (Ingrid): The Life of St. Ciarán of Saighir.
In Offaly history and society (1998), pp. 131–152.
Includes a translation of the ‘Dublin collection’ Life found in MS Marsh’s Library Z 3.1.5.
Ó Riain (Pádraig): Traces of Lug in early Irish hagiographical tradition.
In ZCP 36 (1978), pp. 138–155.
Studies the background to SS. Lugaid (al. Molua), Lóchéne (al. Molacca) and Lachténe (al. Molachtócc).
de Brún (Pádraig): Miscellanea: 2. A monk of Rattoo.
In JKAHS 7 (1974), pp. 144–145.
Translation of a Middle Irish anecdote concerning Domnall Breifnech mac Oengussa Maith, found in MS Brussels 5057-59, fol. 4 (cf. P. Grosjean, BILL 8029).
Gillespie (Raymond): A sixteenth-century saint’s life: the second Irish life of St. Maedoc.
In Breifne 10/40 (2004), pp. 147–154.
Examines the reasons for the composition of the late 16th-century second Irish life of St. Máedóc of Ferns.
Ó Riain (P.): St. Abbán: the genesis of an Irish saint’s life.
In 7th ICCS, Oxford 1983 (1986), pp. 159–170.
Focuses on the authorship and motivation of the vita.
Wooding (Jonathan M.): Fasting, flesh and the body in the St. Brendan dossier.
In Celtic hagiography (2003), pp. 161–176.
Lindeman (Fredrik Otto): A note on the preform of Old Irish boíthi.
In ZCP 43 (1989), pp. 171–173.
Argues that boíthi replaced a morphologically ambiguous 3rd sg. pret. of the substantive verb *boí (< InsC *bowe + en), which may survive as the anomalous 3rd sg. pret. of the copula boí found in some passages of Amra Choluim Cille: §25 boe seim sáth ‘there was to him slender food’ (as ed. by W. Stokes in RC 20.168 [Best1, p. 237]).
Sperber (Ingrid): One saint, two fathers, and three men in a boat: the life of St. Colum of Terryglass.
In Celtica 26 (2010), pp. 171–199.
Dumville (David N.): St. Cathróe of Metz and the hagiography of exoticism.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 172–188.
Ó Dufaigh (Seosamh): Rónán of Aghalurcher.
In Clogher record 19/2-3 (2007–2008), pp. 185–200.
Stancliffe (Clare): Jonas’s Life of Columbanus and his disciples.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 189–220.
Mac Eoin (Gearóid S.): A life of Cumaine Fota.
In Béaloideas 39–41 (1971–1973), pp. 192–205.
Text from RIA C i 2.
Ó Dufaigh (Seosamh): Hystoria of Saint Tiarnach.
In Clogher record 21/3 (2014), pp. 197–223.
Latin; derived from Vita Tigernaci. Text from MS 405, Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; with Engl. transl.
Lacey (Brian): St. Lachtin’s arm-shrine and the cult of Lug.
In A grand gallimaufry [Nick Maxwell essays] (2010), pp. 200–201.
Monge Allen (Exequiel): Metamorphosis of Eoin Bruinne: constructing John the Apostle in Medieval Ireland.
In ÉtC 43 (2017), pp. 207–223.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Magpie hagiography in twelfth-century Scotland: the case of Libellus de nativitate Sancti Cuthberti.
In Celtic hagiography (2003), pp. 216–231.
Sterckx (Claude): Une formule païenne dans des textes chrétiens de l’Irlande ancienne.
In ÉtC 14 (1974–1975), pp. 229–233.
Concerns St. Brigit.
Muhr (Kay): The paruchia of St. Lúrach of Uí Thuirtre.
In Sacred histories [Fs. Herbert] (2015), pp. 230–246.
Offers a dossier on St. Lúrach (or St. Lúarán), with the aim of exploring the extent of his cult in early medieval mid-Ulster.
Dransart (Penelope): Saints, stones and shrines: the cults of Sts. Moluag and Gerardine in Pictland.
In Celtic hagiography (2003), pp. 232–248.
Dumville (David N.): Cusantín mac Ferccusa, rí Alban: a misidentified monastic ditch-digger.
In SGS 19 (1999), pp. 234–240.
Concerns the hagiographical tale Indarba Mochuda a rRaithin.
Ulster Society for Medieval Latin Studies: The life of Saint Monenna by Conchubranus.
In SAM 9/2 (1979), pp. 250–273; 10/1 (1980–1981), pp. 117–141; 10/2 (1982), pp. 426–454.
Latin text, edited from Cotton Cleopatra A ii; with English translation.

Corrigenda in SAM 10/1 (1980–1981), pp. 117–141.

Roe (Helen M.): The cult of St. Michael in Ireland.
In Folk & farm [Lucas essays] (1976), pp. 251–264.
Herbert (Máire): Saint Colmán of Dromore and Inchmahome.
In SGS 24 (2008), pp. 253–265.
Ó Corráin (Donnchadh): To Chellóc mac Oíbléni: saint and places.
In Cín chille cúile [Ó Riain essays] (2004), pp. 258–267.
On the identification of four cult sites associated with Mo Chellóg: Inisvickillane, Ballinrannig, Inis Labrainne (now Inch in the parish of Ballinvoher) and Cell Mo Cheallóg (now Kilmakillogue).
O’Neill (Pamela) (ed.): Six degrees of whiteness: Finbarr, Finnian, Finnian, Ninian, Candida Casa and Hwiterne.
In JAEMA 3 (2007), pp. 259–268.
Ó Riain (Pádraig): Irish saints’ cults and ecclesiastical families.
In Local saints and local churches (2002), pp. 291–302.
On Ailbe, saint patron of Shancough, Co. Sligo, as an example of the involvement of hereditary ecclesiastic families in the diffusion of saints’ cults.
Ó Cathasaigh (Tomás): On the genealogical preamble to Vita Sancti Declani.
In Sacred histories [Fs. Herbert] (2015), pp. 291–300.
Sayers (William): Ludarius: slang and symbol in the life of St. Máedóc of Ferns.
In Studia monastica 30/2 (1988), pp. 291–304.
Discusses the etymology of Hib.-Lat. ludarius (only attested in Máedóc’s vita), and its relationship to the phrase mart maol-odhar occurring in the second Irish life.
Ó hÚrdail (Roibeárd): Mochellóc: some traces of the name and a particular case in the Béarra peninsula.
In Cín chille cúile [Ó Riain essays] (2004), pp. 302–308.
Proposes Loch Mackennlaun < Loch ‘icuínleáin < Loch [mh]ic Uibhleáin.
Johnston (Elva): Powerful women or patriarchal weapons? Two medieval Irish saints.
In Peritia 15 (2001), pp. 302–310.
SS Cranat and Canir.
Ó Dochartaigh (Caitríona): A cult of Saint Theacla in early medieval Ireland?
In Sacred histories [Fs. Herbert] (2015), pp. 311–332.
Thornton (D. J.): Vita Sancti Carthagi in the seventeenth century.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 317–336.
Ó Riain (Pádraig): Samson alias San(c)tán?
In Peritia 3 (1984), pp. 320–323.
Discusses an Irish episode in Vita Sancti Samsonis.
Manning (Conleth): St Buite, Mellifont and Toberboice.
In Peritia 3 (1984), pp. 324–325.
Locates an episode in Vita Sancti Boecii at Toberboice, near Drogheda.
Wolfram (Herwig): Virgil als Abt und Bischof von Salzburg.
In Virgil von Salzburg (1985), pp. 342–356.
Ó Riain (Pádraig): Saint Cataldo of Taranto: the Irish element in the life of an Italian saint.
In Sacred histories [Fs. Herbert] (2015), pp. 355–363.
Doherty (Charles): Saint Máedóc and Saint Molaisse.
In Breifne 6/24 (1986), pp. 363–374.
Clancy (Thomas Owen): Scottish saints and national identities in the early Middle Ages.
In Local saints and local churches (2002), pp. 397–421.
On the cults of Ninian, Kentigern and Columba, among others.
Ó Riain (Pádraig): Les Vies de saint Fursy: les sources irlandaises.
In RNord 67/268 (1986), pp. 405–413.
Johnston (Elva): Íte: patron of her people?
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 421–428.
On the cult of St. Íte, founder of the monastery at Killeedy, Co. Limerick.
Carey (John): Saint Brendan on the fear of death.
In End and beyond (2014), pp. 445–451.
Critical edition (omitting final homily in long recension) based on TCD H 3. 18, H 2. 18, and Paris, BNF, MS Fonds celtique et basque Nº 1; includes text of G 9 (supplied separately).
Ní Dhonnchadha (Máirín): Inis Teimle, between Uí Chennselaig and the Déissi.
In Peritia 16 (2002), pp. 451–458.
Discusses the saints associated with this site, which is identified with Greatisland, Co. Wexford.
O’Reilly (Eugene), O’Reilly (John): Saint Bricín of Tomregan.
In Breifne 7/25 (1987), pp. 464–488.
Ó Laoghaire (Diarmuid): Beatha Eustasius agus Beatha Mhuire Éigiptí.
In Celtica 21 (1990), pp. 489–522.
Translations of Vita s. Eustachii and Vita s. Mariae Aegyptiacae in the Legenda aurea of Iacobus de Voragine (13th century). Editions based on Liber flavus Fergusiorum (MS RIA 23 O 48); with notes and linguistic analysis.
Cronin (Anthony): The historical Saint Fursey: the achievements and legacy of Haggardstown’s patron saint.
In JCLAHS 27/4 (2012), pp. 536–552.
Riché (Pierre): Saint Maudez, irlandais, breton et parisien.
In Mélanges Kerlouégan (1994), pp. 539–544.
Also known as Maudetus and Mawes; said to have been born in Ireland.
Richter (Michael): Bobbio in the early middle ages: the abiding legacy of Columbanus.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2008. 211 pp.
Chap. 12: Manuscripts with Irish language material.

Rev. by
Daniel F. Melia, in Speculum 85/1 (Jan., 2010), pp. 192-193.
Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel, in ZCP 58 (2011), pp. 327-329.
Thomas O’Loughlin, in StH 35 (2008-2009), pp. 228-229.
Ian Wood, in IR 63/1 (May, 2012), pp. 90-93.
MacCotter (Paul), Ó Corráin (Donnchadh) (app. auth.): Colmán of Cloyne: a study.
CSIH, 4. Dublin: Four Courts, 2004. 152 pp.
Appendix C: The poems of Colmán: a new translation by Professor Donnchadh Ó Corráin [1. Luin oc elaib; 2. Dūn maic Daim; 3a. Ó ba mac cléib; 3b. Indlith dūn; 4. Nı̄ sēim anim; 5. Nı̄ fordiuchtror for duain indlis; 6. Ropo thānaise; 7. do-aisic a dath. (Based on Rudolf Turnesysen, ZCP 19.193, and Calvert Watkins, Ériu 19.116)].

Rev. by
Colmán Etchingham, in StH 33 (2004-2005), pp. 149-150.
Colin Ireland, in CMCS 52 (Winter, 2006), pp. 97-100.
Thomas J. O’Loughlin, in Catholic historical review, Vol. 92/1 (Jan., 2006), pp. 106-107.
Herbert (Máire) (ed.), Ó Riain (Pádraig) (ed.): Betha Adamnáin. The Irish life of Adamnán / edited by Máire Herbert and Pádraig Ó Riain.
ITS, 54. London: Irish Texts Society, 1988. xii + 110 pp.
From MS Brussels 4190-200; diplomatic text, with English translation and textual notes. In Appendix: Principal linguistic features.

Rev. by
Caoimhín Breatnach, in Éigse 26 (1992), pp. 177-187.
John Carey, in Speculum 66/2 (Apr., 1991), pp. 419-420.
Pierre- Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 27 (1990), pp. 385-386.
Anraí Mac Giolla Chomhaill, in SAM 13/2 (1989), pp. 330-331.
Máirtín Ó Briain, in StH 27 (1993), pp. 155-058.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 44 (1991), p. 325.
Richard Sharpe, in CMCS 19 (Summer, 1990), pp. 75-76.
J. E. Caerwyn Williams, in StC 24-25 (1989-1990), pp. 237-239.