Writing in Irish in County Monaghan: Thirteen Hundred Years of Tradition

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Abstract

This article is a survey of county Monaghan's literary tradition in the Irish language. It ranges across a broad expanse of material beginning with the poetry of Blathmac of the Fir Rois and the prose tales of the Book of Droim Sneachta in the eighth century and extending down to the end of the south-east Ulster manuscript tradition around 1900.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationMonaghan History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County
EditorsPatrick J. Duffy, Éamonn Ó Ciardha
Place of PublicationTempleogue, Dublin 6 W.
Pages317-366
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2017

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Ulster
Poetry
Literary Tradition
Manuscript Tradition
Irish Language
Prose

Keywords

  • Airgíalla
  • Three Collas
  • Cín Dromma Snechtai
  • Blathmac
  • Uí Néill
  • Lebor na Cert
  • Genealogies
  • Topographical Poems
  • Bardic Poems on the Clann Mhathghamhna (Mac Mahons)
  • Comhairle Mhic Clámha
  • Poems of the Penal Period
  • Eoghan Ó Mearáin
  • Fr. Brian Ó Cathaláin
  • Micheál Ó Cathaláin
  • Séamus Mac Giolla Ruaidh
  • Brian Mac Cionnaoith
  • Tomás Ó Conchubhair
  • Éamonn Mac Cába
  • Muiris Ó Gormáin
  • Manuscripts
  • The Spiritual Rose
  • Énrí Ó Muirgheasa
  • Seosamh Laoide
  • Éamonn Ó Tuathail.

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Smith [Mac Gabhann], P. P. (2017). Writing in Irish in County Monaghan: Thirteen Hundred Years of Tradition. In P. J. Duffy, & É. Ó Ciardha (Eds.), Monaghan History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County (pp. 317-366). Templeogue, Dublin 6 W..
Smith [Mac Gabhann], Peter [Peadar]. / Writing in Irish in County Monaghan: Thirteen Hundred Years of Tradition. Monaghan History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County. editor / Patrick J. Duffy ; Éamonn Ó Ciardha. Templeogue, Dublin 6 W., 2017. pp. 317-366
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Monaghan History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County. ed. / Patrick J. Duffy; Éamonn Ó Ciardha. Templeogue, Dublin 6 W., 2017. p. 317-366.

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