10448.
Béaloideas: the journal of the Folklore of Ireland Society 54–55 (1986–1987)
Folklore of Ireland Society
10449.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Placenames, etymology, and the structure of Fianaigecht.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 1–24.
Discusses various examples of medieval Irish literary etymologizing: 1. Oisín (from Dinnshenchas); 2. áes síde (from Echtra Conli); 3. Cenn Currig, Currech Lifi and Bodamair (from Bruiden Átha hÍ); 4. Adarca Iuchna and *Léimm Finn (from Aided Find).

Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 1-24.

10450.
Bruford (Alan): Oral and literary Fenian tales.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 25–56.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 25-56.

10451.
Gillies (William): Heroes and ancestors.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 57–73.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 57-73.

10452.
Mac Cana (Proinsias): Fianaigecht in the pre-Norman period.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 75–99.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 75-99.

16960.
MacInnes (John): Twentieth-century recordings of Scottish Gaelic heroic ballads.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 101–130.
On Fenian ballads (duain na Féinne) in modern Scottish Gaelic oral tradition.

Repr. in Dùthchas nan Gàidheal, pp. 184-210.

10453.
Meek (Donald E.): Development and degeneration in Gaelic ballad texts.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 131–160.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 131-160.

13081.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Fenian heroes and their rites of passage.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 161–182.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 161-182.

10454.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig): The development of the debate between Pádraig and Oisín.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 183–205.
Discusses the textual tradition of the Fenian lay entitled Agallamh Oisín agus Phádraig (first line: A Oisín, as fada do shuan).

Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 183-205.

10455.
Ó hÓgáin (Dáithí): Magic attributes of the hero in Fenian lore.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 207–242.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 207–242.

10456.
Thomson (Derick S.): MacPherson’s Ossian: ballads to epics.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 243–264.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 243-264.

10457.
Almqvist (Bo), Delaney (James G.): Dr. A. T. Lucas (1911–86).
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 265–270.