Mackey (J. P.): Magic and Celtic primal religion.
In ZCP 45 (1992), pp. 66–84.
Provides a criticism of the view stemming from A. G. van Hamel that the early Irish lacked gods based on the discussion and rejection of the definitions of ‘magic’ and ‘religion’ offered in Religion and the decline of magic and Man and the natural world by Sir Keith V. Thomas.