Manuscript Repositories

St. Colman’s College, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Fermoy, Co. Cork, St. Colman’s College, PB 1

14717.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Whereas d’áitigh | inniu dom’ láthair | fear den dúiche, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 156–157, [no. 45].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 1.

Fermoy, Co. Cork, St. Colman’s College, PB 7

14696.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Mar atá go dtáinig, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 97–99, [no. 27 (i)].
From MS Fermoy (St. Colman’s) PB 7.
14697.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Ag so an barántas, by Risteard Mac Gearailt.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 99–102, [no. 27 (ii)].
From MS Fermoy (St. Colman’s) PB 7.
14745.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Dé bheatha id’ shláinte, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 102–103, [no. 27 (iii). Fáilte Dháiví roimh an gConstábla agus Triail an Bhrá].
From MS Fermoy (St. Colman’s) PB 7.
14713.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Whereas d’áitigh | go cruinn im’ láthair, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 138–141, [no. 43 (i)].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 7.
14714.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): A Thomáis Uí Mhurchú, cad do b’fhiú dom labhairt riot?, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 141–142, [no. 43 (ii)].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 7.
14715.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): A ursa na dáimhe, tháileas milis cruinn duanta, by Míchéal Ó hArta.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 143–147, [no. 43 (iii)].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 7.

Fermoy, Co. Cork, St. Colman’s College, PB 10

14678.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Dá aithne táim do Dháiví de Barra bheith umhal, by Éamann Ó Flaithearta.
In An barántas (1978), p. 64, [no. 12 (i)].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 10.
14679.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): A Éamainn cháin, a bhaird gan friotal líofa, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 64–65, [no. 12 (ii). Freagra Dháiví].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 10.
14698.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Mar atá gur dhearbhaigh, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 103–105, [no. 28. Barántas Sheáin de Faoit].
From MS Fermoy (St. Colman’s) PB 10.
14728.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): Whereas gur ghluais | chúgham 'na ruaig, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 187–188, [no. 55].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 10.
14730.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig): Whereas is fíor gur dhearbhaigh, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), pp. 189–190, [no. 57 (i). Barántas Dhonnchadh Spéicéir].
From Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 10.
14731.
Ó Fiannachta (Pádraig) (ed.): October the eighth, do réir réim chirt an chalandair, by Dáiví de Barra.
In An barántas (1978), p. 191, [no. 57 (ii)].
In a mixture of Irish and English; from Fermoy (St. Colman’s) MS PB 10.

Fermoy, Co. Cork, St. Colman’s College, 24

8072.
Ó Riain (Pádraig) (ed.): Beatha Bharra. Saint Finbarr of Cork: the complete life / edited by Pádraig Ó Riain.
ITS, 57. London: Irish Texts Society, 1994. xviii + 322 pp.
A collection of all the surviving textual witnesses to the saint’s life. Includes: (chap. 4) ‘The early vernacular life: texts and translation’ [semi-diplomatic texts from MSS Brussels 2324-2340, Book of Fermoy and RIA A iv 1; with English translation of Brussels]; (chap. 6) ‘The Latin life: texts and translation’ [from Marsh Z 3.1.5 and Rawlinson B 485]; (chap. 8) ‘The late vernacular life: edition of the text’ [based on King’s Inns 19 and four other MSS; with variants from St. Colman’s College Fermoy 24 and RIA 23 M 50].

In Appendices: 1. Notes to the texts; 2. John Lynch’s adaptation of Finbarr’s Life [taken from J. F. O’Doherty 1944 (BILL III: 7595)]; 3. The Paris Mass of St Finnbarr; 4. The lost original Life: an outline reconstruction; 5. The office lives of Fymberrus of Caithness (i.e. Aberdeen) and of Mac Cuilinn of Lusk (i.e. Lusk).

Rev. by
Pádraig A. Breatnach, in CMCS 32 (Winter, 1996), pp. 111-118.
Séamus Mac Mathúna, in ZCP 54 (2004), pp. 232-238.
Cormac Ó hÁdhmaill, in SAM 16/1 (1994), pp. 311-312.
Olivier Szerwiniack, in ÉtC (1996), pp. 288-292.