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Osborn
Bergin

140 publications between 1898 and 1983 indexed
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Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. O'Brien, and Anne O'Sullivan (eds.), The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link>
Bergin, Osborn, Irish bardic poetry: texts and translations, together with an introductory lecture, ed. Fergus Kelly and David Greene, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1970.
Strachan, John [ed.], and Osborn Bergin [reviser], Stories from the Táin, 3rd ed. (1908), Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1970.  
A collection of selections from the Táin which were first published in the Gaelic Journal.
Internet Archive – second edition (1928): <link> Internet Archive – first edition (1908): <link>
A collection of selections from the Táin which were first published in the Gaelic Journal.
Thurneysen, Rudolf, Old Irish reader: with a supplement to A grammar of Old Irish, tr. D. A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1949.
Thurneysen, Rudolf, A grammar of Old Irish, tr. D. A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin, Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1946.
Bergin, Osborn, Geoffrey Keating. Trí bior-ghaoithe an bháis: The three shafts of death, 2nd ed., Dublin: Hodges Figgis, 1931.
CELT – text: <link>
Bergin, Osborn [ed.], Sgéalaigheacht Chéitinn. Stories from Keating’s History of Ireland, 3rd ed. (1910), Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1930.
Internet Archive: <link>
Bergin, Osborn [ed.], Sgéalaigheacht Chéitinn. Stories from Keating’s History of Ireland, 1st ed., Dublin: School of Irish Learning, 1910.
Internet Archive: <link>
Bergin, Osborn, and Eoin MacNeill, Eachtra Lomnochtáin: Irish text, Gaelic League Series Irish Texts 7, Dublin: Gaelic League, 1901.  
pp 1-93 (text); vocabulary (95-211). Reprinted in 1903 and 1905. The text, without vocabulary, was reprinted in 1938 and again in 1940.
Internet Archive: <link> – Another printed version, without glossary: <link>
pp 1-93 (text); vocabulary (95-211). Reprinted in 1903 and 1905. The text, without vocabulary, was reprinted in 1938 and again in 1940.

Works edited

Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 5, Halle and Dublin, 1913.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link> Internet Archive – vols 3-5: <link>
Bergin, Osborn, and Carl Marstrander (eds.), Miscellany presented to Kuno Meyer, Halle: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1912.
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Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 4, Halle and Dublin, 1912.
Internet Archive – vols 3-5: <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link>
Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 3, Halle and Dublin, 1910.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Digital.nls.uk: <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 3-5: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link>
Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 2, Halle and Dublin, 1908.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link>
Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 1, Halle and Dublin, 1907.  
comments: Addenda and corrigenda were published in Osborn Bergin (ed.) • R. I. Best (ed.) • Kuno Meyer (ed.) • J. G. O'Keeffe (ed.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 2 (1908): 80.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link>
comments: Addenda and corrigenda were published in Osborn Bergin (ed.) • R. I. Best (ed.) • Kuno Meyer (ed.) • J. G. O'Keeffe (ed.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 2 (1908): 80.

Contributions to journals

Bergin, Osborn, “Further remarks on Wb. 9a23”, Ériu 17 (1955): 1–3.
Bergin, Osborn, “Irish grammatical tracts V: metrical faults”, ed. Eleanor Knott, Ériu 17 (supplement, 1955): 259–293.  
Critical edition (final part) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising part V (on metrical faults, pp 259–293)
Critical edition (final part) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising part V (on metrical faults, pp 259–293)
Bergin, Osborn, “Old Irish dligid”, Journal of Celtic Studies 1 (1949–1950): 183–189.
Bergin, Osborn, “Varia I”, Ériu 14 (1946): 29–30.
Bergin, Osborn, “Ériu and the ablaut”, Ériu 14 (1946): 147–153.
Bergin, Osborn, “White red-eared cows”, Ériu 14 (1946): 170.
Bergin, Osborn, “Some Irish equatives”, Ériu 14 (1946): 140–143.
Bergin, Osborn, “Irish grammatical tracts: III and IV”, Ériu 14 (supplement, 1946): 167–257.  
Critical edition (continued) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising parts III (on irregular verbs, pp 167–250; from TCD 1319) and IV (on abstract nouns, pp 251–257)
Critical edition (continued) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising parts III (on irregular verbs, pp 167–250; from TCD 1319) and IV (on abstract nouns, pp 251–257)
Bergin, Osborn, “The infixed pronoun after the preposition con-”, Ériu 14 (1946): 153.
Bergin, Osborn, and R. I. Best (ed. and tr.), “Tochmarc Étaíne”, Ériu 12 (1934–1938): 137–196.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link>
Bergin, Osborn, “The native Irish grammarian [Sir John Rhŷs Memorial Lecture 1938]”, Proceedings of the British Academy 24 (1938): 205–235.
Bergin, Osborn, “On the syntax of the verb in Old Irish”, Ériu 12 (1938): 197–214.
Bergin, Osborn, “Varia. I”, Ériu 12 (1938): 215–235.
Bergin, Osborn, “Miscellanea: (1) The 2 sg. absolute of berid; (2) O.Ir. foc(c)ul(l); (3) cro- in compounds”, Ériu 12 (1938): 135–136.
Bergin, O. J., “Address to Séamas Mac Aonghais [Bi ad mhosgaladh, a mheic Aonghais]”, Scottish Gaelic Studies 4:2 (1935, 1935): 136–149.
Bergin, O. J., “An address to Aonghus of Islay [Ceannaigh duain t'athar, a Aonghas]”, Scottish Gaelic Studies 4:1 (1934, 1935): 57–69.
Bergin, Osborn, “Lenition after cóic in nom., acc., and dat.”, Ériu 11 (1932): 226.
Bergin, Osborn, “On the Kilbonane Ogams”, Ériu 11 (1932): 107–111.
Bergin, Osborn, “Varia II”, Ériu 11 (1932): 136, 138–149.
Bergin, Osborn, “A mystical interpretation of the Beati”, Ériu 11 (1932): 103–106.
Bergin, Osborn, “Old-Irish méite; Old-Irish -tuit”, Ériu 10 (1926–1928): 190–193.
Bergin, Osborn, “Notes on the Würzburg glosses”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 17 (1928): 223–224.
Bergin, Osborn, “Miscellanea: ar-neut, in-neuth; ad-haim”, Ériu 10 (1926–1928): 111–112.
Bergin, Osborn, “Irish grammatical tracts [II, §§ 88–207]”, Ériu 10 (supplement, 1928–1926): 125–166.  
Critical edition (continued) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising the final part of II (on declension), §§ 88–207
Critical edition (continued) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising the final part of II (on declension), §§ 88–207
Bergin, Osborn, “Unpublished Irish poems XXV — On the breaking up of a school”, Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review 13:49 (1924): 85–90.
Bergin, Osborn, “Nominative and vocative”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 92–94.
Bergin, Osborn, “Metrica V. The principles of alliteration”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 82–84.
Bergin, Osborn, “Is ónd Athir dó”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 180.
Bergin, Osborn, “Irish grammatical tracts [II, §§ 12–87]”, Ériu 9 (supplement, 1921–1923): 61–124.  
Critical edition (continued) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising part of II (on declension), §§ 12–87
Critical edition (continued) of Irish grammatical tracts, comprising part of II (on declension), §§ 12–87
Bergin, Osborn, “The magic white in Táin bó Cúailnge”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 159.
Bergin, Osborn, “A dialogue between Donnchad son of Brian and Mac Coisse”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 175–180.
Bergin, Osborn, “A poem by Domhnall Mac Dáire”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 160–174.
Bergin, Osborn, “Metrica IV. The alliteration of th.-”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 80–81.
Bergin, Osborn, “Metrica III. The alleged unvoicing of -dh d-”, Ériu 9 (1921–1923): 77–80.
Bergin, Osborn, “Unpublished Irish poems XVII: neglected merit”, Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review 11:41 (March, 1922): 80–82.
Bergin, Osborn, “Metrica II: the alleged riming of long with short vowels”, Ériu 8 (1916): 167–169.
Bergin, Osborn, “Dorearúasat”, Ériu 8 (1916): 99.
Bergin, Osborn, “Bonaventura O'Hussey on the uncertainty of life”, Ériu 8 (1916): 195–196.
Bergin, Osborn, “Irish grammatical tracts [I and II, §§ 1–11]”, Ériu 8 (supplement, 1916): i–v, 1–60.  
Critical edition of Irish grammatical tracts I (introductory part, pp 1–36) and part of II (on declension), §§ 1-11 (pp 37–60)
Critical edition of Irish grammatical tracts I (introductory part, pp 1–36) and part of II (on declension), §§ 1-11 (pp 37–60)
Bergin, Osborn, “Irish sirid ‘seeks’”, Ériu 8 (1916): 196.
Bergin, Osborn, “Metrica I: notes on Meyer's Primer of Irish metrics”, Ériu 8 (1916): 161–167.
Bergin, Osborn, “Old-Irish conmberad”, Ériu 8 (1916): 160.
Bergin, Osborn, “The lament of the nun of Beare”, Ériu 7 (1914): 240–241.
Bergin, Osborn, “What brought the Saxons to Ireland”, Ériu 7 (1914): 244.
Bergin, Osborn, “Modern Irish teóra ‘limit, border’”, Ériu 7 (1914): 27–29.
Bergin, Osborn [ed. and tr.], “The death of Conchobar’s sons”, Ériu 7 (1914): 242–243.
Bergin, O. J., and T. F. O'Rahilly, “Miscellanea: Fearas Barr”, Gadelica: A Journal of Modern-Irish Studies 1:4 (1912–1913): 271–272.
Bergin, O. J., “Pairlement Chloinne Tomáis”, Gadelica: A Journal of Modern-Irish Studies 1 (1912–1913): 35–50, 127–131, 137–150, 220–236.
Bergin, Osborn, “Miscellanea: On some Irish adverbs”, Gadelica: A Journal of Modern-Irish Studies 1:3 (1912–1913): 187.
Bergin, O. J., “The imperative 2 plural in -igī”, Gadelica: A Journal of Modern-Irish Studies 1:2 (1912–1913): 73–78, with add. and corr. at the back.
Bergin, O. J., “Miscellanea: suibhisgéal”, Gadelica: A Journal of Modern-Irish Studies 1:1 (1912–1913): 62.
Lloyd, J. H., O. J. Bergin, and G. Schoepperle, “The reproach of Diarmuid”, Revue Celtique 33 (1912): 41–57.
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Bergin, Osborn [ed. and tr.], “Oided Chuind Chétchathaich annso”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 274–277.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Lloyd, J. H., O. J. Bergin, and G. Schoepperle, “The death of Diarmuid”, Revue Celtique 33 (1912): 157–179.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
Bergin, O. J., “Old-Irish suír”, Ériu 5 (1911): 112.
Bergin, O. J., “The best and worst nail in the Ark”, Ériu 5 (1911): 49.
Bergin, Osborn, “The harrowing of hell”, Ériu 4 (1908–1910): 112–119.
Bergin, O. J., “Palatalization”, Ériu 3 (1907): 50–91.
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Bergin, O. J., “Corrigenda et addenda”, Ériu 3 (1907): 207.
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Bergin, Osborn, “The future tense in Modern Irish”, Ériu 2 (1905): 36–48.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive – vols 2–3: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link>
Bergin, O. J., “A fragment of Old Irish”, Ériu 2 (1905): 221–226.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link>
Bergin, O. J., “Analogy in the verbal system of Modern Irish”, Ériu 1 (1904): 139–152.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive – vol. 1, part 1 (followed by vol. 2): <link> Internet Archive – vol. 1, part 1: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 1, part 2: <link>
MacNeill, Eoin, and Osborn Bergin, “Eachtra Lomnochtáin an t-Sléibhe Riffe”, Gaelic Journal 9 (1898–1899): 231–236, 248–252, 265–268, 279–284, 293–295, 314–316, 330–332, 335–339.
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MacNeill, Eoin, and Osborn Bergin, “Eachtra Lomnochtáin an t-Sléibhe Riffe”, Gaelic Journal 8 (1898): 168–172, 182–188, 198–204, 215–220.
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Contributions to edited collections or authored works

Bergin, Osborn, “A poem addressed to the Blessed Virgin”, in: Pender, Séamus [ed.], Féilscríbhinn Torna: essays and studies presented to professor Tadhg Ua Donnchadha (Torna) on the occasion of his seventieth birthday, September 4th, 1944, Cork: Cork University Press, 1947. 60–65.
Bergin, Osborn, “On the alleged declension of adjectives in -amhail”, in: Ryan, John [ed.], Féil-sgríbhinn Eóin Mhic Néill: Essays and studies presented to professor Eoin MacNeill on the occasion of his seventieth birthday, May 15th 1938, Dublin: Three Candles, 1940. 1–2.
Bergin, O. J. [ed. and tr.], “How the Dagda got his magic staff”, in: Loomis, Roger Sherman [ed.], Medieval studies in memory of Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis, Paris, et al.: Columbia University Press, 1927. 399–406.
Bergin, O. J. [ed.], “A Middle-Irish fragment of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 3, Halle and Dublin, 1910. 63–76.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Bergin, O. J., “A story of Flann mac Lonáin”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 1, Halle and Dublin, 1907. 45–50.
Internet Archive: <link>

As honouree

Ériu 16 (1952), Dublin: Royal Irish Academy.

As honouree

Ériu 16 (1952), Dublin: Royal Irish Academy.

About the author

Knott, Eleanor, “Osborn Bergin (1873–1950)”, Ériu 16 (1952): 1–3.
Stern, Ludwig Christian, “Über eine Handschrift Teig O'Dinneens”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 5 (1905): 535–540.
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