18 publications between 1982 and 2016 indexed
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Works edited

Rekdal, Jan Erik, and Charles Doherty (eds), Kings and warriors in early north-west Europe, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2016.
Kelly, Mary, and Charles Doherty (eds), Music and the stars: mathematics in medieval Ireland, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2013.
Ireland’s contribution to modern science is well attested, yet it is not so well known that Ireland, famed for over half a millennium for its saints and scholars, was equally renowned for the scientific endeavour carried out in its monastic schools. Nor is it generally appreciated in wider historical debate that the principles of scientific discovery – observation and analysis – flourished in early medieval Ireland. This book addresses that lacuna. For the first time, international experts introduce and explore the history of mathematics in medieval Ireland – its reception, philosophy and the contribution made by Irish scholars to the development of science in Ireland and Western Europe. Along with the study of computistics, medieval mathematics comprised the quadrivium of arithmetic, music, geometry and astronomy and it is no accident that the period of Ireland’s great artistic achievements, such as the Book of Kells and the sculptured crosses, occurred when mathematical skills merged with artistic expression.
(source: Four Courts Press)
Doherty, Charles, Linda Doran, and Mary Kelly (eds.), Glendalough: City of God, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011.

Contributions to journals

Doherty, Charles, “The basilica in early Ireland”, Peritia 3 (1984): 303–315.
Doherty, Charles, “Some aspects of hagiography as a source for Irish economic history”, Peritia 1 (1982): 300–328.

Contributions to edited collections or authored works

Doherty, Charles, “A road well travelled: the terminology of roads in early Ireland”, in: Purcell, Emer, Paul MacCotter, Julianne Nyhan, and John Sheehan (eds), Clerics, kings and vikings: essays on medieval Ireland in honour of Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2015. 21–30.
Doherty, Charles, “Kingship in early Ireland”, in: Bhreathnach, Edel [ed.], The kingship and landscape of Tara, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2005. 3–31.
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Doherty, Charles, “[Multiple contributions]”, Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press. URL: <>.
Doherty, Charles, “The transmission of the cult of St. Máedhóg”, in: Ní Chatháin, Próinséas, and Michael Richter (eds.), Ireland and Europe in the early Middle Ages: texts and transmissions / Irland und Europa im früheren Mittelalter: Texte und Überlieferung, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2002. 268–283.
Doherty, Charles, “Cluain Dolcáin: a brief note”, in: Smyth, Alfred P. [ed.], Seanchas. Studies in early and medieval Irish archaeology, history and literature in honour of Francis J. Byrne, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000. 182–188.