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Ériu Volume LXXI (71), 2021 (Print Copy)

by Damian McManus
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Published date

09 May 2022

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0332-0758

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Edited by: Damian McManus and Mícheál Hoyne

Ériu is devoted to Irish philology and literature, and from its foundation in 1904 the peer-reviewed journal has had a reputation internationally among Celtic scholars. In the century since its inception, Ériu has served as an outlet for the work of the early standard bearers of Irish language studies and Celtic studies and of each new generation of researchers in turn.

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CONTENTS

1. Richard Sharpe 1954–2020 (pp. 1-4)
Mícheál Hoyne

2. Binomial Phrases, Dvandva Compounds and the House in Which Cú Chulainn Was Born (pp. 5-29)
Damian McManus

3. The Floruit of Gilla Cóemáin (pp. 31-39)
John Carey

4. Neart Banbha 'Ga Barúnaibh: Dán Molta ar Phádraigín Mac Muiris (pp. 41-72)
Deirdre Nic Chárthaigh

5. Explanations of Three Rare Words in the Tale Known as Úath Beinne Étair and a Re-Assessment of this Title (pp. 73-81)
Caoimhín Breatnach

6. On the Origin of the Surname Element Mág (pp. 83-93)
Mícheál Hoyne

7. A Latin Source for Merugud Uilix, the Medieval Irish Narrative of Ulysses (pp. 95-118)
Michael Clarke

8. Gofraidh Óg Mac an Bhaird Cecinit: 5. Gabhla Fódla Fuil Chonaill (pp. 119-170)
Eoin Mac Cárthaigh

9. Varium. Cú Chulainn's battle-scars: a new interpretation of a quatrain in Aided Guill meic Carbada Aided Gairb Glinne Rige (pp. 171-176)
Chantal Kobel

10. Abbreviations (pp. 178-179)

About the author

Damian McManus

Damian McManus is Professor of Early Irish in Trinity College, Dublin, and Head of the Department of Irish. He is a graduate of the University of Dublin (BA 1977), where he also completed his doctorate on 'The Latin loanwords in Early Irish' in 1982. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow, a Fellow of Trinity College and Member of the Royal Irish Academy. His main areas of research are Primitive Irish, in particular the Latin loanwords and the Ogam alphabet, and Classical Modern Irish. He is author of A guide to Ogam, joint editor of Stair na Gaeilge, and has published many articles in learned journals in Celtic Studies. He was director of the Trinity-based 'Bardic Project', which published five hundred medieval Irish poems from manuscripts in Irish and British libraries (A Bardic miscellany, eds D. McManus and E. Ó Raghallaigh, 2010), and created a database of two thousand such poems (https://www.tcd.ie/Irish/database/). He has also been joint editor of Ériu, the journal of the Royal Irish Academy devoted to Irish philology and literature, since 2005.