Peritia: journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland 9 (1995)
Herren (Michael): Virgil the Grammarian: a Spanish jew in Ireland?
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 51–71.
Further evidence in support of an Irish origin, and criticism of the views of Bernhard Bischoff (Die „zweite Latinität“ des Virgilius Maro Grammaticus und seine jüdische Herkunft, in Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch 23 (1988), pp. 11-16) and Bengt Löfstedt (Spät- und Vulgärlateinisches in der Sprache des Virgilius Maro Grammaticus, in Latomus 40 (1981), pp. 121-126; Zum Wortschatz des Virgilius Maro Grammaticus, in Philologus 126 (1982), pp. 99–110).

Howlett (David): Insular Latin idama, iduma.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 72–80.
Argues (vs. A. Breen, in Celtica 21 (1990), pp. 40-50) it is a Hebraism and its original form is idama.
Breen (A.) (ref.)

Corthals (Johan): Affiliation of children: Immathchor nAilella 7 Airt.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 92–124.
Edition of an Old Irish legal text (c. 700). Provides diplomatic texts from Rawlinson B 512, BL Harley 5280 and TCD H 3. 17, and a critical edition based on Rawlinson; with English translation and textual notes.

Mac Lean (Douglas): The status of the sculptor in Old-Irish law and the evidence of the crosses.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 125–155.
Includes an analysis of the status of the sáer as set out in Uraicecht becc.

McLeod (Neil): Irish law: significant numbers and the law of status.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 155–166.
On the origin and significance of the numerical series 1, 3, 5, 10, 15, 30 (supplemented by 2, 20, 42) used to set periods of time and to calculate payments, and the anomalous reordering of grades found in certain texts.

Bracken (Damian): Immortality and capital punishment: patristic concepts in Irish law.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 167–186.
On the use of biblical theology in Dubthach’s poem to justify recourse to capital punishment.

Bracken (Damian): Latin passages in Irish vernacular law: notes on sources.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 187–196.
ad L. Breatnach, Laws of the Irish (pt. VII), in Peritia 3 (1984), pp. 382-438. Suggests that the compilers of vernacular Irish law had access to a range of Hiberno-Latin sources.

Johnston (Elva): Transforming women in Irish hagiography.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 197–220.

Jaski (Bart): The Vikings and the kingship of Tara.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 310–353.
On the impact of the Vikings in Ireland c. 850-980 and their role in the gradual decline of the Uí Néill.

Ní Mhaonaigh (Máire): The date of Cogad Gáedel re Gallaib.
In Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 354–377.
Argues for a date of composition between 1103 and 1113.