Bibliography

Tomás
Ó Cathasaigh
s. xx / s. xxi

36 publications between 1976 and 2017 indexed
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Works authored

Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, Coire Sois: the cauldron of knowledge, ed. Matthieu Boyd, Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, Táin bó Cúailnge and early Irish law, Osborn Bergin Memorial Lecture 5, University College Dublin: Faculty of Celtic Studies, 2005.


Contributions to journals

Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The Ulster exiles and thematic symmetry in Recension I of Táin bó Cúailnge”, Studia Celtica Fennica 14 (2017): 154–169.
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Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Early Irish bairdne: eulogy, panegyric”, Studia Celtica Fennica 9 (2012): 54–61.  
abstract:
Early Irish bairdne, according to DIL, s.v., means ‘bardic craft, bardic composition, bardic metre’. My interest in this topic centres on the final quatrain in the ninth-century panegyric beginning Áed oll fri andud n-áne, which has been edited and translated by Stokes and Strachan (1901-1903, Vol. 2, 295).
Journal volume:  Studia Celtica Fennica: <link>
abstract:
Early Irish bairdne, according to DIL, s.v., means ‘bardic craft, bardic composition, bardic metre’. My interest in this topic centres on the final quatrain in the ninth-century panegyric beginning Áed oll fri andud n-áne, which has been edited and translated by Stokes and Strachan (1901-1903, Vol. 2, 295).
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The First Anders Ahlqvist Lecture — Irish myths and legends”, Studia Celtica Fennica 2 — Essays in honour of Anders Ahlqvist (2005): 11–26.
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Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The expulsion of the Déisi”, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 110 (2005): 13–20.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Sound and sense in Cath Almaine”, Ériu 54 (2004): 41–47.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The oldest story of Laigin: observations on Orgain Denna Ríg”, Éigse 33 (2002): 1–18.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “On the Cín Dromma Snechta version of Togail brudne Uí Dergae”, Ériu 41 (1990): 103–114.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The sister’s son in early Irish literature”, Peritia 5 (1986): 128–160.  
abstract:
This study of the sister’s son in some of the major early Irish narratives, in religious verse, and in the laws (and including linguistic analysis of kindred terminology) shows that the relationship between sister’s son and maternal kindred is an important theme in the literature; the relationship can be amicable (and accordingly be greatly beneficial to society) or hostile (and greatly destructive of social order); the sister’s son must be integrated into society by means of a solemn contract; and the social good will be served only if the obligations imposed by that contract are duly discharged on both sides. The social role of the sister’s son can be summed up in the word goire, and this is reflected in gormac, which came to replace the inherited term nia as the designation of ‘sister’s son’.
abstract:
This study of the sister’s son in some of the major early Irish narratives, in religious verse, and in the laws (and including linguistic analysis of kindred terminology) shows that the relationship between sister’s son and maternal kindred is an important theme in the literature; the relationship can be amicable (and accordingly be greatly beneficial to society) or hostile (and greatly destructive of social order); the sister’s son must be integrated into society by means of a solemn contract; and the social good will be served only if the obligations imposed by that contract are duly discharged on both sides. The social role of the sister’s son can be summed up in the word goire, and this is reflected in gormac, which came to replace the inherited term nia as the designation of ‘sister’s son’.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Curse and satire”, Éigse 21 (1986): 10–15.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Varia III: The trial of Mael Ḟothartaig”, Ériu 36 (1985): 177–180.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The rhetoric of Fingal Rónáin”, Celtica 17 (1985): 123–144.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The Déisi and Dyfed”, Éigse 20 (1984): 1–33.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The theme of ainmne in Scéla Cano meic Gartnáin”, Celtica 15 (1983): 78–87.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The theme of lommrad in Cath Maige Mucrama”, Éigse 18:2 (1981): 211–224.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The semantics of síd”, Éigse 17:2 (1978): 137–155.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “On the LU version of ‘The Expulsion of the Dési’”, Celtica 11 (1976): 150–157.

Contributions to edited collections or authored works

Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “On the genealogical preamble to Vita sancti Declani”, in: Carey, John, Kevin Murray, and Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (eds), Sacred histories: a Festschrift for Máire Herbert, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2015. 291–300.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The making of a prince: Áed oll fri andud n-áne”, in: Henley, Georgia [ed.], Paul Russell [ed.], and Joseph F. Eska [assist ed.], Rhetoric and reality in medieval Celtic literature: studies in honor of Daniel F. Melia, CSANA Yearbook 11-12, Hamilton, NY: Colgate University Press, 2014. 137–154.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The body in Táin bó Cúailnge”, in: Sheehan, Sarah, Joanne Findon, and Westley Follett (eds.), Gablánach in scélaigecht: Celtic studies in honour of Ann Dooley, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2013. 131–153.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Tochmarc Étaíne II: a tale of three wooings”, in: O'Neill, Pamela [ed.], The land beneath the sea: essays in honour of Anders Ahlqvist’s contribution to Celtic studies in Australia, Sydney Series in Celtic Studies 14, Sydney: Celtic Studies Foundation, University of Sydney, 2013. 129–142.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Aspects of memory and identity in early Ireland”, in: Eska, Joseph F. [ed.], Narrative in Celtic tradition: essays in honor of Edgar M. Slotkin, CSANA Yearbook 8, 9, New York: Colgate University Press, 2011. 201–216.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “King, hero and hospitaller in Aided Celtchair maic Uthechair”, in: McLeod, Wilson, Abigail Burnyeat, Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart, Thomas Owen Clancy, and Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh (eds), Bile ós chrannaibh: a Festschrift for William Gillies, Tigh a' Mhaide, Brig o' Turk, Perthshire: Clann Tuirc, 2010. 355–364.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Ailill and Medb: a marriage of equals”, in: Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, and Brian Ó Catháin (eds.), Ulidia 2: proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, Maynooth 24-27 July 2005, Maynooth: An Sagart, 2009. 46–53.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Sírrabad Súaltaim and the order of speaking among the Ulaid”, in: Smelik, Bernadette, Rijcklof Hofman, Camiel Hamans, and David Cram (eds.), A companion in linguistics: a Festschrift for Anders Ahlqvist on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday, Nijmegen: Stichting Uitgeverij de Keltische Draak, 2005. 80–91.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Cú Chulainn, the poets, and Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe”, in: Nagy, Joseph Falaky, and Leslie Ellen Jones (eds.), Heroic poets and poetic heroes in Celtic tradition. A Festschrift for Patrick K. Ford, CSANA Yearbook 3, 4, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2005. 291–302.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Early Irish narrative literature”, in: McCone, Kim R., and Katharine Simms (eds.), Progress in medieval Irish studies, Maynooth: Department of Old Irish, St. Patrick's College, 1996. 55–64.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Gat and díberg in Togail bruidne Da Derga”, in: Ahlqvist, Anders (et al., eds.), Celtica Helsingiensia. Proceedings from a Symposium on Celtic Studies, Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum 107, Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 1996. 203–213.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Tóraíocht Dhiarmada agus Ghráinne”, in: Ó Fiannachta, Pádraig [ed.], An fhiannaíocht, Léachtaí Cholm Cille 25, Maynooth: An Sagart, 1995. 30–46.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Reflections on Compert Conchobuir and Serglige Con Culainn”, in: Mallory, James P., and Gerard Stockman (eds.), Ulidia: proceedings of the First International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, Belfast and Emain Macha, 8–12 April 1994, Belfast: December, 1994. 85–89.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Mythology in Táin bó Cúailnge”, in: Tristram, Hildegard L. C. [ed.], Studien zur Táin bó Cúailnge, ScriptOralia 52, Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1993. 114–132.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The rhetoric of Scéla Cano meic Gartnáin”, in: Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, Liam Breatnach, and Kim R. McCone (eds.), Sages, saints and storytellers: Celtic studies in honour of Professor James Carney, Maynooth Monographs 2, Maynooth: An Sagart, 1989. 233–250.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “The concept of the hero in Irish mythology”, in: Kearney, Richard [ed.], The Irish mind: exploring intellectual traditions, Dublin: Wolfhound Press, 1985. 79–90.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “Cath Maige Tuired as exemplary myth”, in: de Brún, Pádraig, Seán Ó Coileáin, and Pádraig Ó Riain (eds.), Folia Gadelica: essays presented by former students to R. A. Breatnach on the occasion of his retirement from the professorship of Irish language and literature at University College, Cork, Cork: Cork University Press, 1983. 1–19.

As honouree

Boyd, Matthieu (ed.), Ollam: studies in Gaelic and related traditions in honor of Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, Madison and Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016.

As honouree

Boyd, Matthieu (ed.), Ollam: studies in Gaelic and related traditions in honor of Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, Madison and Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016.