Ériu: founded as the journal of the School of Irish Learning devoted to Irish philology and literature 47 (1996)
Royal Irish Academy
Rev. by
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 34 (1998-2000), pp. 353-355.
Breatnach (Liam): On the original extent of the Senchas Már.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 1–43.
Discusses texts belonging to SM, the tripartite division of the collection; proposes original order of texts and provides a brief discussion of the titles and contents of 47 individual tracts.

Davies (Morgan T.): Kings and clerics in some Leinster sagas.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 45–66.
Exemplified chiefly by Cath Dúin Bolg and Cath Almaine, including anecdotes from Fragmentary annals of Ireland.

Bhreathnach (Edel): Temoria: caput Scotorum?
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 67–88.
Discussion of (references from) Muirchú's Vita Sancti Patricii, Adomnán’s Vita Columbae, Tírechán’s Collectanea, Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig, Feis Temro; on the relationship between Tara and Cashel.

Ní Mhaonaigh (Máire): Cogad Gáedel re Gallaib and the Annals: a comparison.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 101–126.
1. Structure of the Cogad; 2. Use of annalistic sources in the Cogad; 3. The Cogad and AU compared; 4. The Cogad and AI compared; 5. The Cogad and the Clonmacnoise-group annals compared; 6. The Cogad and the extant annals compared: a summary; 7. Unique annalistic material in the Cogad.

Maier (Bernhard): Is Lug to be identified with Mercury (Bell. Gall. VI 17, 1)? New suggestions on an old problem.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 127–135.
Considers the frequency of the element Lugu- in toponomy; the coincidence in date of the festival of Lugnusad and the annual festival in hounour of the Emperor Augustus at Lugudunum (Lyons); and the similarity of the Lug’s epithet samildánach to Caesar’s characterisation of Mercury as omnium inventor artium.

Poppe (Erich): Deception and self-deception in Fingal Rónáin.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 137–151.
Analysis of the terms bréc ‘deceit’ and fír ‘true/truth’.

Mac Gearailt (Uáitéar): Verbal particles and preverbs in late Middle Irish.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 153–184.
1. Introduction; 2. The textual tradition of Rec. II [of TBC in LL]; Non-historical ro, dos-, ros-, rita-; 4. (Im)mus-; 5. The prefix im/fo; 6. The prefix con; 7. Con for co n-; 8. The origin of late preverbs and particles.

Mac Cana (Proinsias), Ó Baoill (Dónall P.): On the extended use of ag before verbal nouns.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 185–191.

Schrijver (Peter): OIr. gor ‘pious, dutiful’: meaning and etymology.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 193–204.
1. OIr. macc gor, macc ingor; 2. Etymology.

Lindeman (Fredrik Otto): Varia: I. Notae mediolanenses.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 205–207.
[1.] Ml. 49b7 (Refutes emendation of MS indoiss to indoíni (Thes. i, 151, n. e); proposes in[tóiss] doiss); [2.] Ml. 49c13 (Refutes emendation of MS inmodi to innidmoidi (Thes. i, 152); proposes inmo[í]di.

Hamp (Eric P.): Varia: II.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 209–211.
1. On the Old Irish dative singular in *+mi; 2. ‘Yes’ and ‘no’: (a) taccu; (b) ‘yes’ (DIL s.v. 1 to); 3. Ir. uirghe f.; 4. tene, ten masc. > fem. ‘fire’; 5. teng, ting ‘tongue’; 6. for·érig. Cf. E. P. Hamp, in Ériu 53 (2003), pp. 185-186.

de Bhaldraithe (Tomás): Varia: III.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 213–216.
Ker. (= ‘Kerry’) as a reference in Dinneen’s dictionaries.
Dinneen (Patrick S.) (ref.)