Ó Catháin (Séamas) (ed.): Northern lights: following folklore in north-western Europe. Aistí in adhnó do Bho Almqvist = essays in honour of Bo Almqvist / edited by Séamas Ó Catháin in collaboration with Patricia Lysaght, Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Tom Munnelly, Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, Micheál Ó Curraoin, Dáithí Ó hÓgáin, Ríonach Uí Ógáin.
Dublin: University College Dublin, 2001. xxi + 377 pp.
pp. 363-367: Bo Almqvist’s printed works (1991-).

Rev. by
Jonathan Bell, in Béaloideas 69 (2001), pp. 198-200.
Robbie Hannan, in Ulster Folklife 47 (2001), pp. 86-87.
Rióna Ní Fhrighil, in StH 33 (2004-2005), pp. 182-184.
Judy Rangnes, in Arv 60 (2004), pp. 305-307.
John Shaw, in Folklore 114/1 (Apr., 2003), pp. 138-139.

Almqvist (Bo) (hon.)


Williams (Fionnuala Carson): Quotation proverbs in Ireland.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 9–21.

Chesnutt (Michael): Cath Maige Tuired: a parable of the Battle of Clontarf.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 22–33.
Argues that Cath maige Tuired presents an allegory of the political situation in 9th century Ireland.

Ellis Davidson (Hilda): Dreams in Old Norse and Old Irish literature.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 34–46.

Pálsson (Hermann): The blood-brothers’ tale.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 60–71.

Lysaght (Patricia): Food-provision strategies on the Great Blasket island: strand and shore.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 127–140.

Mac Cana (Proinsias): Note on the motif of the wading giant in Irish and Welsh.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 141–147.

Mac Eoin (Gearóid): The original name of the Viking settlement at Limerick.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 165–177.
Argues that the name Inis Ibdon was used for the island at Limerick prior to the arrival of the Scandinavians.

McTurk (Rory): Acallam na senórach and Snorri Sturlusson’s Edda.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 178–189.

O’Dowd (Anne): Of the tiachóg and peillic and objects of straw and rushes.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 262–278.

Ó Héalaí (Pádraig): ‘Lean ar do láimh’: seanscéal idirnáisiúnta i mbéaloideas na hÉireann.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 279–291.

Ó hÓgáin (Dáithí): Aithint agus ainmniú sna rannscéalta.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 292–304.
Discusses the process of composition of six 18th and 19th century stave-anecdotes.

Watson (Seosamh): Proverbs and traditional sayings from Easter Ross.
In Northern lights [Almqvist essays] (2001), pp. 342–361.