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The Book of Uí Mhaine Library Conference, 2-3 March 2017

24 January 2017

The third conference in our series on major Gaelic medieval manuscripts explores the fourteenth-century Book of Uí Mhaine

This is a two day event with thirteen speakers covering a wide range of themes. Advanced booking is essential. 

The Book of Uí Mhaine / Leabhar Ua Maine
Conference Programme

Thursday 2 March

1.00 Registration

1.45 Opening of conference

2.00 Nollaig Ó Muraíle
Some of those associated with the Book of Uí Mhaine, c.1390–1690

2.45 Bernadette Cunningham & Raymond Gillespie
The origins and later history of the Book of Uí Mhaine

3.30 Tea break

4.00 Elizabeth Boyle
Middle Eastern history in the Book of Uí Mhaine

4.45 Michael Clarke
The poetry of measured time: verses on world-kingship and their international context

5.30 Reception

Friday 3 March

9.00 Marie-Luise Theuerkauf
The Dinnsheanchas text in the Book of Uí Mhaine

9.45 Ruairí Ó hUiginn
Heroes and ancestors in the Book ofUí Mhaine

10.30 Tea break

11.00 Pádraig Ó Macháin
The Book of Uí Mhaine and the transmission of poetry

11.45 Mícheál Hoyne
Classical Modern Irish poems on the Í Cheallaigh

12.30 Lunch

1.30 Deborah Hayden
Auraicept na nÉces and the study of language in the Book of Uí Mhaine

2.15 Paul Russell
Do dhubhfhoclaibh: fragmentary glossaries in the Book of Uí Mhaine

3.00 Tea break

3.30 Liam Breatnach
Metrical tracts in the Book of Uí Mhaine

4.15 Karen Ralph
The illumination in the Book of Uí Mhaine

5.00 Close of conference


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