MacLennan (Gordon W.) (ed.): Proceedings of the first North American Congress of Celtic Studies, held at Ottawa from 26th-30th March, 1986 / edited by Gordon W. MacLennan.
Ottawa: Chair of Celtic Studies, University of Ottawa, 1988. xiii + 624 pp.
Rev. by

Anders Ahlqvist, in Canadian journal of linguistics 35/1 (1990), pp. 29-32.
John Edwards, in Journal of multilingual and multicultural development 15/6 (1994), pp. 539-540.
Colm Ó Baoill, in Éigse 24 (1990), 196-200.
Brian Ó Cuív, in Celtica 20 (1988), pp. 225-227.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 44 (1991), pp. 279-281.


Byrne (Cyril): Irish language in Newfoundland.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 1–8.

deVries (John), McKee (Brian): Speakers of the Celtic languages in North America: clues from demography.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 37–54.
Study based on data from the Canadian census.

Shaw (John): Observations on the Cape Breton Gàidhealtachd and its relevance to present day Celtic studies.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 75–87.

Melia (Daniel F.): A computer-assisted index to the Corpus iuris Hibernici.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 133–156.

Ó Duibhín (Ciarán): Some computer applications to the lexis and grammar of Ulster Irish.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 157–174.

Bednarczuk (Leszek): The Italo-Celtic hypothesis from the Indo-European point of view.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 175–189.

Schmidt (Karl Horst): On the reconstruction of Proto-Celtic.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 231–248.

Blake (James J.): Priest agains poet: the misfortunes of Irish-Gaelic literature during the early nineteenth century.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 249–259.

Bray (Dorothy Ann): Heroic tradition in the lives of the early Irish saints: a study in hagio-biographical patterning.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 261–271.

Hamilton (Noel): Abairtí scoilte dobhriathartha.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 273–282.
Discusses focusing strategies in early Irish.

Hamilton (Noel): ‘Ancient’ Irish music.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 283–291.

Harrison (Alan): Tricksters and entertainers in the Irish tradition.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 293–307.
Particularly on the type known as crosán.

Ludwig (Mary A.): Friendship and kinship in Irish society: ancient and modern parallels.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 309–317.

Mac Cana (Proinsias): Placenames and mythology in Irish tradition: places, pilgrimages and things.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 319–341.

Mac Gearailt (Uáitéar): On textual correspondences in early Irish heroic tales.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 343–355.
Discusses textual correspondences in Middle Irish Ulster tales, with particular reference to the Book of Leinster and Edinburgh versions of Cath Ruis na Ríg.

Sayers (William): The bound and the binding: the lyre in early Ireland.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 365–385.
Discusses the conception, status and role of stringed music in early Irish society.

Stockman (Gearóid): Linguistic trends in the terminal stage of Q-Celtic dialects.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 387–396.
1. Reduction of case forms; 2. Simplification of phoneme system; 3. Loss of lenition; 4. English influence.

MacAulay (Donald): On the order of elements in Scottish Gaelic clause structure and some related linguistic problems.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 397–406.

Meek (Donald E.): Laoidhean na Féinne ann an dualchas nan Gàidheal.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 417–422.

Ó Muirí (Damien): Gender of the noun in Scottish Gaelic.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 423–441.

Mac Eoin (Gearóid): The decline of the Celtic languages.
In NACCS 1 (1988), pp. 589–602.