Ó Catháin (Seán) (scribe)

  • fl. 1720s
  • scribes
Irish scribe responsible for BL MS Egerton 184 and RIA MS 23 G 4.
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O'Higgins, Laurie, The Irish classical self: poets and poor scholars in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Classical presences, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.  
Chapters: Introduction (1–14); 1. The stage is set (15–36); 2. Books in their hands (37–51); 3. Esteem, seriousness, and folly (53–98); 4. Eighteenth-century institutional views (99–120); 5. Narratives of scholars and schools (121–139); 6. The educational tide turns (141–171); 7. Genius in the humbler walks of life (173–197); Conclusion (199–202); Appendix A: Extract from “Archbishop Butler’s Visitation Book”, volume II (205–208); Appendix B: “Amicus amico”: poem by Newby (209–211); Appendix C: 1824 Returns to the second or royal commission on education in Ireland (213–229); Appendix D: 1834 Returns connected to the second report of the Commissioners of Public Instruction (231–286); Bibliography (287–308) and index (309–321).
Mahon, William, “Scríobhaithe lámhscríbhinní Gaeilge i nGaillimh 1700-1900”, in: Moran, Gerard, and Raymond Gillespie (eds.), Galway history and society: interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county, History & Society Series 9, Dublin: Geography Publications, 1996. xxx + 848 pp + 55 pl.. 623–650.