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O'Donovan (John)

  • 1806–1861
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Irish scholar
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scribes:O'Donovan (John)O'Curry (Eugene)patron:Brehon Law Commission

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1830
O'Reilly's collection dispersed in 1830; John O'Donovan acquired the manuscripts G 2 and G 3 and went on to sell them to Thomas Phillipps.
John O'DonovanO'Donovan (John)
(1806–1861)
Ó Donnabháin (Seán)
Irish scholar
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Thomas PhillippsPhillipps (Thomas)
(1792–1872)
Sir Thomas Phillipps, English antiquary and collector of manuscripts
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1839 – Facsimile transcript by Eugene O'Curry

Facsimile transcript produced by Eugene O'Curry for the Royal Irish Academy, with the assistance of John O'Donovan; now Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 H 5.

Eugene O'CurryO'Curry (Eugene)
(b. 1794–d. 1862)
Ó Comhraí (Eoghan)
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John O'DonovanO'Donovan (John)
(1806–1861)
Ó Donnabháin (Seán)
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March 1840 – John O'Donovan's memorandum

NLI G 714 contains a memorandum written by John O'Donovan in March 1840.

John O'DonovanO'Donovan (John)
(1806–1861)
Ó Donnabháin (Seán)
Irish scholar
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O'Donovan, John, and Graham Mawhinney [ed.], John O'Donovan’s letters from County Londonderry. Letters containing information relative to the antiquities of the county of Londonderry: collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1834, Draperstown: Ballinascreen Historical Society, 1992.
O'Donovan, John, “Two early modern descriptions of Navan: 2. John O’Donovan, 1809–1861”, Emania: Bulletin of the Navan Research Group 1 (1986): 23.
O'Donovan, John, Eugene O'Curry, and Michael O'Flanagan [ed.], Letters containing information relative to the antiquities of the county of Clare: collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1839, with letters and extracts relative to ancient territories in Thomond, 1841, 3 vols, typescript ed., Bray, Wicklow, 1928.
– Clare County Library: text with introduction by William Nolan (1997): <link>
O'Donovan, John, and Michael O'Flanagan [ed.], Letters containing information relative to the antiquities of the county of Londonderry: collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1834, typescript ed., Bray, Wicklow, 1927.
Stokes, Whitley [ed.], and John O'Donovan [tr.], Sanas Chormaic: Cormac’s Glossary, Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, Calcutta: O.T. Cutter, 1868.
Internet Archive: <link> HathiTrust: <link>, <link> Google Books: <link>
O'Donovan, John, James Henthorn Todd, and William Reeves (ed. and tr.), The martyrology of Donegal: a calendar of the saints of Ireland, Dublin, 1864.
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O'Donovan, John, “Supplement to O'Reilly’s Irish-English dictionary”, in: O'Reilly, Edward, An Irish-English dictionary, rev. ed. (1817), Dublin: James Duffy, 1864. 557–725.
Internet Archive: <link>
O'Donovan, John [ed. and tr.], The topographical poems of John O’Dubhagain and Giolla Na Naomh O’Huidhrin, Dublin: Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, 1862.
Internet Archive: <link>
O'Donovan, John [ed. and tr.], Annals of Ireland: three fragments, Dublin: Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, 1860.
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O'Donovan, John, “The family of Gall Burke, of Gallstown, in the County of Kilkenny”, Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 3 (1860): 97–120.
O'Donovan, John, “Elegy of Erard Mac Coise, chief chronicler of the Gaels, pronounced over the tomb of Fergal O'Ruairc, chief of Brefny, at Clonmacnoise”, Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1:2 (1857, 1858): 341–356.  
Edition, with discussion and English translation, of the poem beg. Brónach ollamh déis a rígh (ascr. to Urard mac Coise) from TCD 1419 (H 6. 15)
Internet Archive: <link>
O'Donovan, John, “The registry of Clonmacnoise”, Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1:2 (1857, 1858): 444–460.
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O'Donovan, John, “Elegy on the death of Rev. Edmond Kavanagh, by Rev. James O'Lalor”, Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1:1 (1856, 1858): 118–143.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive – parts 1 (1856) and 2 (1857): <link>
O'Donovan, John, “A letter from Sir Charles O'Carroll to Lord Mountjoy, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland”, Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1:2 (1857, 1858): 311–314.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive – parts 1 (1856) and 2 (1857): <link>
O'Donovan, John, “Letter of Florence Mac Carthy to the Earl of Thomond, on the ancient history of Ireland”, Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1:1 (1856, 1858): 203–229.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive – parts 1 (1856) and 2 (1857): <link>
O'Donovan, John, “Appendix: Pedigree of O'Donnell; Pedigree of O'Doherty; Pedigree of O'Neill; The O'Donnellys of Ballydonnelly; Pedigree of O'Donovan; Pedigree of Mac Carthy of Dunmanway; Addenda et corrigenda”, in: O'Donovan, John, Annala rioghachta Eireann: Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland, by the Four Masters, from the earliest period to the year 1616, 7 vols, vol. 5: [1501–1616; Appendix], 2nd ed., Dublin: Hodges, Smith & Co., 1856. 2377–2420; 2421; 2422–2425; 2426–2430; 2430–2483; 2483–2494; 2494–2498.
O'Donovan, John, Annala rioghachta Eireann: Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland, by the Four Masters, from the earliest period to the year 1616, 7 vols, vol. 5: [1501–1616; Appendix], 2nd ed., Dublin: Hodges, Smith & Co., 1856.
O'Donovan, John [ed. and tr.], Annala rioghachta Eireann: Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland, by the Four Masters, from the earliest period to the year 1616, 7 vols, 2nd ed., Dublin, 1856.
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O'Donovan, John [ed.], and James Clarence Mangan [tr.], The tribes of Ireland: a satire by Aenghus O'Daly, Dublin: John O'Daly, 1852.
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O'Donovan, John [ed.], “Docwra's narration: a narration of the services done by the army ymployed to Lough-Foyle”, in: O'Donovan, John [ed.], Miscellany of the Celtic Society, Dublin: Celtic Society, 1849. 231–325.
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O'Donovan, John [ed. and tr.], “Appendix 1.1: Eoin Másach h-Ua Maethagáin dixit so”, in: O'Donovan, John [ed.], Miscellany of the Celtic Society, Dublin: Celtic Society, 1849. 328–339.
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O'Donovan, John [ed. and tr.], “Gillu Brighde mac Conmidhe”, in: O'Donovan, John [ed.], Miscellany of the Celtic Society, Dublin: Celtic Society, 1849. 145–183.
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O'Donovan, John [ed.], “Docwra's Relation of service done in Irelande”, in: O'Donovan, John [ed.], Miscellany of the Celtic Society, Dublin: Celtic Society, 1849. 187–229.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
O'Donovan, John [ed. and tr.], “The genealogy of Corca Laidhe”, in: O'Donovan, John [ed.], Miscellany of the Celtic Society, Dublin: Celtic Society, 1849. 1–144.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
O'Donovan, John [ed. and tr.], “Appendix 1.2: Tadhg Mac Diarmada Óig Uí Dhálaigh cecinit”, in: O'Donovan, John [ed.], Miscellany of the Celtic Society, Dublin: Celtic Society, 1849. 340–351.
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See also: Charles P. Mac DonnellMac Donnell (Charles P.)
MacDonnell (Charles P.)
Irish scholar who has been identified as a “a member of the Royal Irish Academy [since 1847], the Irish Archæological Society, and the Celtic Society; from 1850 onwards he appears in Dublin directories as Pursuivant at Arms in Dublin Castle”.
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James ScurryScurry (James)
(1790?–1828)
Ó Scoireadh (Séamus)
Irish: Séamus Ó Scoireadh, farmer, scholar and translator from Kilkenny.
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