Colloque sur les manuscrits irlandais de Trinity College Dublin (17-18 mai 2018)

Les 17-18 mai 2018 aura lieu à Trinity College Dublin un colloque sur la collection des manuscrits irlandais dans cette bibliothèque.

The Irish manuscripts in the library of Trinity College Dublin

This event is being organised to celebrate the centenary of the establishment of what is now the TCD Department of Irish and Celtic Languages as an academic unit independent of the School of Divinity in 1918. The Irish manuscripts in the Library’s collection cover over a thousand years of Irish literature and learning, and the staff of the Irish Department, among others, are committed to the task of investigating this priceless scholarly resource with a view to elucidating its contents and bringing them to a wider public. As part of that endeavour, some speakers at this conference will focus on individual manuscripts of their choice, ranging in date from the ninth to the sixteenth centuries, while others will seek to outline how the collection came to be, and where it goes from now. Digital images will be used to illustrate the talks and some of the manuscripts featuring in the talks will be on exhibition in the Old Library for all to see.

Day 1: Thursday May 17th
9.00 –9.20: Opening address by Professor Damian McManus, Chair of Early Irish, TCD
9.30–10.15: Dr Eoghan Ó Raghallaigh, Irish Department, Maynooth University: ‘Manuscript H 3. 19 (1340): The Tinnakill Duanaire’.
10.15–11.00: Christina Cleary, Irish Department, TCD: ‘Manuscript H 2. 16 (1318): The Yellow Book of Lecan’.
11.00–11.45 Coffee break
11.45–12.30: Professor Damian McManus, Irish Department, TCD: ‘Manuscript H 2. 18 (1339): The Book of Leinster’.
12.30–14.30: Lunch break and visit to exhibition.
14.30–15.15: Dr Mícheál Hoyne, Bergin Fellow at the School of Celtic Studies, DIAS: ‘H 4.22 (1363), XII (The Seifín Duanaire): Survival from a Bardic library’.
15.15–16.15: Professor Richard Sharpe FBA, Faculty of History, Oxford. ‘The Irish-language manuscripts of the Library of Trinity College Dublin’

Day 2: Friday May 18th
9.30 –10.15: Dr Jürgen Uhlich, Irish Department, TCD: ‘Manuscript 52: The Book of Armagh’.
10.15–11.00: Dr Chantal Kobel, O’Donovan Scholar at the School of Celtic Studies, DIAS: ‘Manuscript H 3. 18 (1337): Glimpses into the composite manuscript’.
11.00–11.45 Coffee break.
11.45–12.30: Caoimhe Ní Ghormáin, Assistant Librarian, Manuscripts & Archives Research Library, TCD & Anne-Marie O’Brien, ISOS Director, DIAS: ‘The Library of Trinity College Dublin and the ISOS Project’.
12.30–14.30 Lunch break.
14.30–15.15: Dr Eoin Mac Cárthaigh, Irish Department, TCD: ‘Manuscript H 6. 7 (1411)’.
15.15–16.00: Professor Liam Breatnach, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies: ‘Manuscript H 3. 17 (1336)’.

A two-day conference organised by the Department of Irish and Celtic languages
in conjunction with the Library and supported by the Long Room Hub.
May 17th-18th , 2018, in the Long Room Hub, TCD.

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