Celtica 27 (2013)
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Breatnach (Liam): The lord’s share in the profits of justice and a passage in Cath Maige Tuired.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 1–17.
Offers a new interpretation of §38 (as ed. by E. A. Gray) based on an analysis of the legal context of this passage, and shows that the characterization of Bres as an oppressive ruler is supported by his unlawful accumulation of clientship dues.

McLaughlin (Roisin): A second source for the text on judges and poets in the pseudo-historical prologue to the Senchas már.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 18–37.
Draws attention to a previously unpublished Middle Irish text on pre-Patrician judges and poets in UCD-OFM MS A 9 (transcription and translation provided), and compares it with a version in TCD MS H 3. 17.

Ó Macháin (Pádraig): Three early poems by Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird, with notes on the duanaire of Domhnall Mac Suibhne.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 38–54.
1. Bean glas dom chroidhi, a Choimhdhe (text from NLS 72.2.14); 2. Nı̄thrēigfe mē Mac Suibhne (text from NLS 72.2.14); 3. Saor meisi a Mheic an Dūlimh (text from RIA 23 P 25). With English translation and notes.

Ó Riain (Gordon): Early modern technical verse from NLI G 3 (ii).
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 55–78.
Comhardadh cionnas is cóir (20 qq.), ascr. to Tadhg Ó hUiginn. Critical edition, transcription, translation and notes. In Appendix: Na ceithre hamharchuill [on the four graphs beginning with a which were recognised in bardic tradition prior to the 15th century].

Ó hUiginn (Ruairí): The Gamhanradh.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 79–94.

Breatnach (Pádraig A.): Poetics and the bardic imagination.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 95–113.
Discusses Irish textbooks produced for the instruction of poets and draws parallels with Medieval Latin artes versificandi such as Matthew of Vendôme’s Ars versificatoria.

Sharpe (Richard): Muiris Ó Gormáin’s book-lists and T. F. O’Rahilly.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 114–118.
Establishes that NLI G 664, acquired from the estate of T. F. O’Rahilly and containing O’Gorman’s catalogues of books and manuscripts, was once part of RIA Stowe I v 1.

Nic Lochlainn (Sorcha): The foster-mother as praise-poet in the Gaelic tradition.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 119–147.

Nic Dhonnchadha (Aoibheann): Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh, LS Bhreise 175.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 148–153.
List of contents of an early modern Irish medical ms.

Ní Dhonnchadha (Máirín): Spailpín 'spalpeen’ and other words beginning in sp-.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 154–157.
Argues that three different words [(i) speilp, spailp ‘covering; bout, spell’ (> spailpín); (ii) speilp ‘wealth’; (iii) spalp ‘burst forth’] have been conflated in modern Irish dictionaries under the lemmata speilp and spailp.

Pettit (Edward): Míach’s healing of Núadu in Cath Maige Tuired.
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 158–171.

Gillies (William): Derick Thomson (1921–2012).
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 172–173.

Kelly (Fergus): Rolf Baumgarten (1936–2012).
In Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 174–175.