Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 2 = Book of Lecan
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Carey, John, “Compilations of lore and legend: Leabhar na hUidhre and the Books of Uí Mhaine, Ballymote, Lecan and Fermoy”, in: Cunningham, Bernadette, Siobhán Fitzpatrick [eds.], and Petra Schnabel [picture ed.], Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2009. 17–31.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “A medieval Irish historiographer: Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh”, 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. 387–395.
“Royal Irish Academy”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <>.
“MS 23 P 2 (The Book of Lecan)”
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “Lebor gabála in the Book of Lecan”, in: Barnard, Toby, Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, and Katharine Simms (eds.), ‘A miracle of learning’: studies in manuscripts and Irish learning. Essays in honour of William O’Sullivan, Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998. 68–90.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “Scríobhaithe Leacáin Mhic Fhir Bhisigh”, Celtica 19 (1987): 141–175.
Mac Niocaill, Gearóid, “The background of the Battle of Tarbga”, Celtica 11 (1976): 133–140.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “Gilla Ísa Mac Fir Bhisigh and a scribe of his school”, Ériu 25 (1974): 157–171.
O'Brien, M. A. [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1962.  
comments: Reprinted in 1976 and 2005, with an introduction by J. V. Kelleher.
CELT – pp. 1–332 (Rawl. B 502): <link>
1–332   “Genealogies from Rawlinson B 502”
An edition of the genealogies from Rawlinson B 502, with variant readings from the Book of Leinster, the Book of Lecan and the Book of Ballymote.
Ó Raithbheartaigh, Toirdhealbhach [ed.], Genealogical tracts. Vol. 1, Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1932.
CELT – pp. 107–116 (RIA MS 23 P 12): <link> – PDF: <link>
133–245   “The Lecan miscellany, being a collection of genealogical excerpts in the Book of Lecan”
Miscellaneous excerpts of the Lecan miscellany (133–195, edited from RIA MS 23 P 2, f. 177rb ff; cf. corrigenda in Éigse 17) and also Rawlinson B 502.
MacSwiney, Patrick, “Notes on the history of the Book of Lecan”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 38 C (1928–1929): 31–50.
Dobbs, Margaret E., “On the settlement of the Fotharta and the Laigsi”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 16 (1927): 395–405.
Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “A note about Fiacha Muillethan”, Revue Celtique 11 (1890): 41–45.
TLH – edition and translation: <link>, <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
O'Curry, Eugene, Lectures on the manuscript materials of ancient Irish history, delivered at the Catholic University of Ireland during the sessions of 1855 and 1856, Dublin, 1861.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – Originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>, <link> Internet Archive – multiple copies: <link>
181–202   [Lecture IX] “Of the chief existing ancient books”
O'Donovan, John, The tribes and customs of Hy-Many, commonly called O'Kelly's Country, Dublin: Irish Archaeological Society, 1843.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link>, <link>

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