Séamus Mág Uidhir and the Book(s) of Knockninny
WhenWednesday, January 29, 2020, 13:00
Library Lunchtime Lecture. Dr Nollaig Ó Muraíle, MRIA, will give the first lecture in our series on The Books of Knockninny: the Maguires and their manuscripts in the early eighteenth century.
The Book of Knockninny / Leabhar Chnoc Ninne is an Irish language manuscript compiled in 1718 for Brian Mág Uidhir of Knockninny, Co. Fermanagh. It contains a selection of historical poems and prose texts. For more information on the manuscript see our Special Collections page.
This lecture will be accompanied by an exhibition of manuscripts from the RIA collections : The Books of Knockninny: the Maguires and their manuscripts in the early eighteenth century.
Exhibition open in the Library Reading Room: Monday 13 January to Friday 28 February 2020
Second lecture in this series:
Wednesday 5 February : ‘Me Guidhir Fhearmanach’ : text and context / Dr Ciarán Mac Murchaidh, DCU
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