1589.
Cambrian medieval Celtic studies 1 (Summer 1981)
James Hall
Rev. by
Pádraig A. Breatnach, in Éigse 19/2 (1982), pp. 408-410.
Liam Mac Mathúna, in StH 21 (1981), pp. 171-173.
Brian Ó Cuív, in Celtica 16 (1984), pp. 208-211.
1590.
Hughes (Kathleen): The Celtic church: is this a valid concept?
In CMCS 1 (Summer 1981), pp. 1–20 (= O’Donnell lecture for 1974-75, Cambridge, 1975).
Draws distinctions between the Irish and Welsh ecclesiastical organisation in the early and central Middle Ages.

1591.
Dronke (Peter): St. Patrick’s reading.
In CMCS 1 (Summer 1981), pp. 21–38.
Analyses influence of Patristic writers on Patrick’s Confessio.

1592.
Quin (E. G.): The early Irish poem Ísucán.
In CMCS 1 (Summer 1981), pp. 39–52.
Poem beg. Ísucán / alar limm im dísertán, ed. with English translation and notes from MSS RIA 23 P 16 (Leabhar Breac), Brussels 5100–04, RIA 23 P 2 (Book of Lecan), Franciscan A 7, Laud Misc. 610, RIA 23 P 3. Emphasises legal force of the text, with discussion of legal metaphors and terms such as ernaid, sochor, doérrathaig.

1593.
Padel (O. J.): The Cornish background of the Tristan stories.
In CMCS 1 (Summer 1981), pp. 53–81.
Incl. discussion of name Drust, found in Tochmarc Emire.

1594.
Law (Vivien): Malsachanus reconsidered: a fresh look at a Hiberno-Latin grammarian.
In CMCS 1 (Summer 1981), pp. 83–93.
Incl. discussion of the date of Ars Malsachani.