Annals of Inisfallen

  • Irish annals


Irish annals


Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Mac Airt, Seán [ed. and tr.], The annals of Inisfallen: MS. Rawlinson B. 503, revised ed. (1944), Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1951.
CELT – editon of the annals proper: <link> CELT – translation (pp. 57–443) of the annals proper: <link> CELT – edition of the pre-Patrician section: <link> CELT – translation of the pre-Patrician section: <link>
[ed.] Best, R. I., and Eóin MacNeill (eds.), The annals of Inisfallen: reproduced in facsimile from the original manuscript (Rawlinson B 503) in the Bodleian Library, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1933.

Secondary sources (select)

Mc Carthy, Daniel P., The Irish annals: their genesis, evolution and history, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008.
Mac Niocaill, Gearóid, The medieval Irish annals, Medieval Irish History Series 3, Dublin: Dublin Historical Association, 1975.
Dennis Groenewegen
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