Studia Hibernica 20 (1980)
Coláiste Phádraig
Rev. by
Brian Ó Cuív, in Celtica 16 (1984), pp. 208-211.
Dunne (T. J.): The Gaelic response to conquest and colonisation: the evidence of the poetry.
In StH 20 (1980), pp. 7–30.
Examines poetry ranging from the late 16th-century to Aogán Ó Rathaille (†1729), and argues that the learned classes showed inability to respond to the demise of the Gaelic order, against the view that they fostered a new nationalist consciousness.

Williams (N. J. A.): Gnéithe den aoir i litríocht na Gaeilge.
In StH 20 (1980), pp. 57–71.
Examines the foreign influence on Irish satire.

Ó Muraíle (Nollaig): Doire na bhFlann alias Doire Eidhneach: an historical and onomastic study.
In StH 20 (1980), pp. 111–139.

Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Corpus iuris Hibernici.
In StH 20 (1980), pp. 141–162.
Review article of: Corpus iuris Hibernici, ed. by D. A. Binchy (Dublin: DIAS, 1978). Discusses in particular the question of when and by whom were the early Irish laws first written down.