THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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Gregory Toner

Gregory Toner is Professor of Irish at Queen’s University, Belfast. He edited the electronic version of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of the Irish Language and is working on a revision of the Dictionary. He has written widely on early Irish literature and edited the twelfth-century tale Bruiden Da Choca, which was probably written by a relative of Máel Muire mac Céilechair, one of the scribes of Lebor na hUidre.

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