2567.
Ériu: founded as the journal of the School of Irish Learning devoted to Irish philology and literature 55 (2005)
Royal Irish Academy
Rev. by
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 37 (2011), pp. 247-248.
2568.
Ó Néill (Pádraig P.): Irish glosses in a twelfth-century copy of Boethius’s Consolatio philosophiae.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 1–17.
MS Firenze, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Plut. 78.19. Includes index of Irish words.

2569.
Wiley (Dan M.): Niall Frossach’s true judgement.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 19–36.
Argues that reddening (imdergad) and eruption of steam () are connected with an Irish hagiographical motif, and that their attribution to Niall is politically motivated.

2570.
McLaughlin (Roisin): A threat of satire by Tadhg (mac Dáire) Mac Bruaideadha.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 37–57.
25 qq., beg. Tairgidh mo sheachna, a shíol mBriain. Critical edition, with introduction, translation and notes, based on RIA MSS 23 D 4, 23 D 5, and 24 L 13.

2571.
Toner (Gregory): Authority, verse and the transmission of senchas.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 59–84.
Argues that the use of verse within narrative (prosimetrum) was a literary device consciously used by medieval Irish writers in order to imbue their texts with different degrees of veracity (testimonial, authoritative, corroborative).

2572.
Breatnach (Caoimhín): The significance of the orthography of Irish proper names in the Codex Salmanticensis.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 85–101.
Suggests a 13th c. date of composition for MS on grounds that features of spelling reveal similarities with Irish and Anglo-Norman hands in the annals.

2573.
Ó Maolalaigh (Roibeard): A Gaulish-Gaelic correspondence: s(o)uxt- and suac(hd)an.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 103–117.
ad P.-Y. Lambert, in Ériu 51 (2000), pp. 189-192. The apparent divergence of the Scottish Gaelic reflexes is explained by the merger of historical c and chd/cht.

2574.
McLaughlin (Roisin): Metres in Mittelirische Verslehren III.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 119–136.
Suggests, through analysis of the metres illustrated in the tract, that Auraicept na nÉces and In Lebor Ogaim were among the sources of its compiler.

2575.
Schrijver (Peter): Varia: I. More on non-Indo-European surviving in Ireland in the first millennium ad.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 137–144.
partán, Partraige; ad G. Isaac, in Ériu 53 (2003), pp. 151-153; cf. P. Schrijver, in Ériu 51 (2000), pp. 195-199.

Further non-Indo-European etyma discussed include: pell/fell, petta, pít/fít, pluc/prapp, patu/pata, scatán, ciotóg.

2576.
McManus (Damian): Varia: II. IGT citations: further identifications.
In Ériu 55 (2005), p. 145.
Provides 12 new identifications. Cf. D. McManus, in Ériu 48 (1998), pp. 83-101; 51 (2000), pp. 193-194; 54 (2004), pp. 249-251; and P. de Brún, in Ériu 49 (1998), pp. 175-176.

2577.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 1. Lorga bhrisde and compensation in séadna.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 147–166.
Metrical fault compensated for by alliteration.

2682.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 2a. Elision of unstressed vowels in compounds.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 149–150.

2683.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 2b. Shortening of long vowels in hiatus in compounds.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 151–152.

2684.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 3. Non-classical forms in bardic poetry.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 152–159.
ad-bheir, do-ghní, ro-d fia (= OIr. rot-bia), aill in feacht n-aill (= OIr. neut. aill), dochum/chum, beidid (< MIr. beitit), roimhl.

2686.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 4. Personal (conjugated) copula forms.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 158–159.
niad, nid.

2685.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 5. Forms of the word ainm.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 159–160.
Dat. pl. anmaibh.

2681.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 6. ‘Cutting and pasting’ in bardic poetry, and the authorship of A-déar madh Gall et Gaoidheal.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 160–161.
Ascribed to Eochaidh Ó hEodhasa.

2680.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 7. Parallelism and antithesis in the bardic quatrain.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 161–163.

2679.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 8. The metrical fault called iomarcaidh.
In Ériu 55 (2005), pp. 163–165.

2677.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 10. Personal name v. surname.
In Ériu 55 (2005), p. 165.
Forms of address for patrons.

2678.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 9. Lenited and unlenited consonants in closure.
In Ériu 55 (2005), p. 165.
p closing on an opening f.

2676.
McManus (Damian): Varia: III. Miscellanea on bardic poetry: 11. Repent in good time!
In Ériu 55 (2005), p. 166.
Metaphor of timely repentance.