Dublin, Royal Irish Academy

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Dublin, Royal Irish Academy
Royal Irish Academy Dublin, Ireland
Vallancey 3 B 23 
record: 1227
Tallaght manuscript
s. xv2
Haliday 12 B(2) 8 
record: 900
s. xix (?)
12 M 11 
record: 1116
s. xix
12 R 33 
The Cathach of St Columba
s. vi/vii
23 A 25 
record: Hodges & Smith 8, 628
1770
23 A 30 
record: 363
s. xviii
23 A 45 
record: Hodges & Smith 4, 629
s. xviii
23 A 47 
record: Hodges & Smith 205, 25
s. xviii
23 B 2 
record: 1002
s. xix
23 B 8 
record: Hodges & Smith 20, 434
1820
23 B 21 
record: Betham 49, 184
1824
23 B 25 
record: Hodges & Smith 163, 499
s. xviii
23 C 5 
record: Hodges & Smith 160, 982
1767
23 C 15 
record: 377
s. xviii
23 C 19 
record: 726
s. xix
23 C 21 
record: Betham 90, 672
s. xix
23 C 26 
record: Hodges & Smith 71, 765
s. xviii
23 C 30 
record: 783
s. xviii-xix
O'Reilly 23 D 17 
record: 790
Ó Cléirigh book of genealogies
s. xvii
23 D 27 
record: 229
s. xviii
23 D 29 
record: 511
c. 1808
23 D 3 
record: 502
1681
23 E 11 
record: 528
s. xix
23 E 16 
record: Betham 10, 491
1797-1808
23 E 25 
record: 1229
Lebor na hUidre
s. xi/xii
23 E 26 
record: 13. 5, O'Reilly 111, 756
s. xviii
Haliday and Larcom 23 E 29 
record: 1134
Book of Fermoy
s. xiv/xv
23 E 3 
record: Hudson 7, 523
s. xix
23 F 7–8 
record: 986; 987
1783
23 F 13 
record: 1217
s. xiv-xv (?)
Hardiman 23 F 16 
record: 2
O'Gara manuscript
1655-1659
23 G 10 
record: Hodges & Smith 11, 974
s. xix
23 G 12 
record: Hodges & Smith 201, 12
s. xix
23 G 20 
record: 211
s. xviii
23 G 21 
record: Betham 2, 917
s. xviii-xix
Betham 
record: 256
s. xviii/xix
Betham 23 G 25 
record: 258
s. xix
23 G 26 
record: Betham 7, 86
s. xviii
23 G 4 
record: O'Gorman 23, 679
s. xviii
23 H 5 
record: 477
1839
23 H 6 
record: 478
1868
23 H 18 
record: Hodges & Smith 139, 707
s. xviii
23 H 20 
record: 23 H i C, Hodges & Smith 205, 40
c. 1650
23 H 28 
record: 712
s. xviii
23 I 4 
record: Hodges & Smith 90, 1198
s. xviii
23 I 27 
record: Hodges & Smith 91, 414
s. xviii
23 K 32 
record: O'Reilly 113, 617
s. xvii
Hardiman 23 K 33 
record: 545
s. xix
23 K 37 
record: Hodges & Smith 1, 152
s. xviii
23 K 40 
record: Hodges & Smith 203, 45
s. xvii
23 K 43 
record: 482, Hodges & Smith 114
s. xviii
23 K 44 
record: Hodges & Smith 60, 58
1721-1722
23 K 46 
record: Hodges & Smith 188, 38
s. xix
23 K 7 
record: 658
s. xviii
23 L 12 
record: Hodges & Smith 179, 105
s. xviii
23 L 18 
record: Hodges & Smith 126, 554
s. xviii
23 L 21 
record: 979
s. xviii
23 L 22 
record: Hodges & Smith 149, 106
s. xix
23 L 24 
record: Hodges & Smith 61, 29
s. xviii
23 L 26 
record: Hodges & Smith 104, 555
s. xviii-xix (?)
23 L 27 
record: Hodges & Smith 87, 556
s. xviii
23 L 29 
record: 109, Hodges & Smith 154
s. xviii
23 L 30 
record: Hodges & Smith 156, 110
s. xviii(?)
23 L 34 
record: Hodges & Smith 169, 1007
s. xviii
23 M 16 
record: Hodges and Smith 56, 308
s. xviii
23 M 41 
record: Hodges & Smith 6, 346
s. xviii/xix (?)
23 M 47 
record: Hodges & Smith 51, 97, 105, 182, 186, 973
1776
23 M 50 
record: Hodges & Smith 150, 1008
s. xviii
23 M 70 
s. xvii
23 N 10 
record: Betham 145, 967
s. xvi
23 N 11 
record: Betham 14, 487
s. xviii
23 N 12 
record: 488
s. xviii
23 N 14 
record: 489
s. xviii
23 N 16 
s. xvi / s. xvii
23 N 27 
record: 966
1714
23 N 30 
record: Hudson 39, 485
Seanchaidhe Muimhneach
1739
23 O 2 
record: 1031
1844
23 O 3 
record: 291
s. xviii
23 O 4 
record: 471
s. xvi
23 O 16 
record: Betham 120, 637
s. xix
23 O 32 
record: 75, Hudson 14
s. xix
23 O 34 
record: Hudson 13, 652
s. xix
23 O 40 
record: Betham 118, 636
s. xix
23 O 48 (a) 
record: 476
Liber Flavus Fergusiorum, part 1
c. 1435-1440
23 O 48 (b) 
record: 476
Liber Flavus Fergusiorum, part 2
c. 1435-1440
23 O 57 
record: James R. Young 5, 1366
s. xviiiin
23 P 2 
Book of Lecan
s. xvin
23 P 3 
record: 1242
s. xv-xvi (?)
23 P 12 
record: 536
Book of Ballymote
1384 x 1406
23 P 13 
record: Hodges & Smith 131, 689
s. xviii
23 P 16 
record: Hodges & Smith 224, 1230
Leabhar Breac
s. xvin
23 P 26 
record: 479
Book of Fenagh (Leabhar Fidnacha)
1516
23 Q 1 
record: 570
s. xviii / s. xix (?)
23 Q 14 
record: Hodges & Smith 62, 42
s. xvii2
23 Q 18 
record: Betham 91, 573
s. xviii-xix
23 Q 6 
record: 1243
s. xv + s. xvi
Macalister 24 C 53 
record: 1183
1726
Macalister 24 C 55 
record: 1185
s. xviii-xix
24 L 11 
record: 124
1757–1758
24 L 36 
record: 131, John O'Daly 50
1685
24 L 39 
record: O'Daly 53, 133
s. xviii
24 M 31 
record: 613
s. xix
Hennessy 24 N 3 
record: 483
s. xvii2
24 P 1 
record: Reeves 811, 1228
1473
24 P 2 
record: Reeves 813, 91
s. xviii
24 P 3 
record: 451, Reeves 816
s. xvii-xviii
24 P 4 
record: Reeves 818, 92
s. xvii
24 P 5 
record: MacAdam and Reeves 819, 93
Reeves manuscript
s. xvii
24 P 9 
record: Reeves 826, 739
1651
24 P 10 
record: Reeves 828, 96
s. xvii-xviii
24 P 11 
record: Reeves 829, 1067
s. xix
24 P 12 
record: MacAdam and Reeves 830, 90
s. xvii
24 P 13 
record: Reeves 832, 1068
s. xvii
24 P 14 
record: 443
s. xvi
24 P 17 
record: Reeves 836, 1070
s. xvii(?) + xviii
24 P 23 
record: MacAdam and Reeves 849, 43
s. xvii
24 P 24 
record: Reeves 851, 1073
s. xviii
24 P 25 
record: Reeves 42, 475
Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne
s. xvi1
24 P 27 
record: 4
s. xvi-xvii
24 P 28 
24 P 33 
record: Reeves 864, 1076
Leabhar Chlainne Aodha Buidhe
c. 1680 and ff.
3 A 17 
record: 803
s. xix
3 B 10 
record: 260
s. xix
s. xix
3 C 19 
record: 439
s. xvi + s. xviii
3 C 4 (i) 
record: 1018
s. xix
3 C 4 (ii) 
record: 1019
s. xix
Stowe and Ashburnham A ii 4 
record: 738
s. xvii/xviii (?)
Stowe and Ashburnham A iv 3 
record: 743
s. xvii
Stowe and Ashburnham A iv 4 
record: 1077
s. xviii
Stowe and Ashburnham A v 1 
record: 215
s. xviii
Stowe and Ashburnham A v 2 
record: 744
s. xvii + s. xviii
A iv 1 
record: Stowe 9, 968
c. 1627
Stowe and Ashburnham B ii 1 
record: 1216
s. xiv-xv ?
Stowe and Ashburnham B ii 2 
record: 741
s. xiv-xvi ?
Stowe and Ashburnham B iv 1a 
record: 236a
Book of the Ó Duibhgeannáin
s.xvii (?)
B iv 1b 
record: 1269
Stowe and Ashburnham B iv 2 
record: 1080
1627-1628
Stowe and Ashburnham B iii 1 
record: 742
s. xvii
Stowe and Ashburnham C i 2 
record: 1234
s. xv-xvi (?)
Stowe C iii 1 
record: 1219
s. xvi + s. xviii
C iii 2 
record: 1236
s. xvi
Stowe and Ashburnham C iii 3 
record: 1220
s. xvii
Stowe and Ashburnham C iv 1 
s. xvii-xviii
C iv 2 
record: 466
s. xvi
Stowe and Ashburnham C vi 3 
record: 740
s. xvii
C ii 3 
record: 1218
s. xvi
Stowe and Ashburnham C iv 3 
record: 1192
s. xvii
Stowe and Ashburnham C vi 1 
record: 936
s. xviii
Stowe and Ashburnham D i 1 
record: 1237
various dates
Stowe and Ashburnham D i 3 
record: 539
s. xiv (?), s. xvii, xviii
Stowe and Ashburnham D ii 1 
record: 1225
Book of Uí Maine
1394
Stowe and Ashburnham D ii 2 
record: 1222
s. xvi (?)
Stowe D ii 3 
record: 1238
Gospel of John and Stowe Missal
s. viiiex-ix1
Stowe and Ashburnham D iii 1 
record: 671
s. xv (?)
D iii 2 
record: 619
s. xviii
D iv 1 
s. xiv / xv
Stowe D iv 2 
record: 992
s. xv
D iv 3 
record: 1224
s. xvi
Stowe and Ashburnham D v 1 
record: 537
s. xiv (?)
Stowe Missal (proper)
s. ix1
Stowe and Ashburnham E iv 3 
record: 11
Book of Ó Lochlainn (Book of the O’Loughlins)
s. xviii
Stowe and Ashburnham F vi 1 
record: 252
s. xix
Stowe and Ashburnham F v 2 
record: 35
s. xviii
F v 4 
record: 775
s. xviii

include:

  • Various manuscripts acquired before 1844, e.g. from
    • O'Reilly collection
    • O'Gorman collection
  • Hodges & Smith collection (acquired in 1843)
  • Betham collection, after Sir William Betham
  • Hudson collection, bequests by William Elliott Hudson (d. 1853)
  • Hardiman collection, after James Hardiman
  • O'Brien collection, after William Smith O'Brien
  • O'Daly collection, after John O'Daly (d. 1878)
  • Stowe and Ashburnham
  • MacAdam and Reeves collection
  • 20th century (Young, Walsh, Barron, Gwynn, Dalton, Macalister and McEnery)

Sources

Mulchrone, Kathleen, Thomas F. O'Rahilly, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, and A. I. Pearson (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, 8 vols, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1926–1970.
Cunningham, Bernadette, Siobhán Fitzpatrick [eds.], and Petra Schnabel [picture ed.], Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2009.
O'Neill, Timothy, “Quills, inks and vellums”, in: Cunningham, Bernadette, Siobhán Fitzpatrick [eds.], and Petra Schnabel [picture ed.], Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2009. 45–49.
Dougan, R. O. [comp.], A descriptive guide to twenty Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin: with an appendix of five early Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, 2nd ed., Dublin: Dublin University Press, Trinity College, 1955.
Phair, P. B., “Sir William Betham’s manuscripts”, Analecta Hibernica 27 (1972): 1–99.
Fitzpatrick, Siobhán, “The heavens, earth and imagined islands: an introduction to the medieval medical and astronomical resources of the Royal Irish Academy Library”, in: Kelly, Mary, and Charles Doherty (eds), Music and the stars: mathematics in medieval Ireland, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2013. 159–195.

External links

Royal Irish Academy Library.
The catalogues.
Special collections.
Microfilm holdings (PDF).
Manuscript repositories
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Dublin, Royal Irish Academy

Dublin, Trinity College

Dublin, University College

Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland

Edinburgh, University Library

Fulda, Landesbibliothek

Glasgow, University Library

Heiligenkreuz, Stiftsbibliothek

Hengwrt Library

Hodges and Smith collection

Killiney, Franciscan Library

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Reeves collection

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Rouen, Bibliothèque municipale

Salisbury, Cathedral Library

Schaffhausen, Stadtbibliothek

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