Caball (Marc): Aspects of sixteenth-century élite Gaelic mentalities: a case study.
In ÉtC 32 (1996), pp. 203–216.
Studies the 21 extant poems composed for Philip O’Reilly (d. 1596) of east Breifne, arguing for the existence of two strands of bardic thought in his duanaire, one traditional and localist, and another one innovative and concerned with the political problems of all Ireland.



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