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Dr Chantal Kobel

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email: chantal@celt.dias.ie

Biographical Sketch

Chantal Kobel holds a degree in Early and Modern Irish and a PhD in Early Irish from Trinity College Dublin. She is an occasional lecturer in the Department of Early Irish, Maynooth University and the Department of Irish and Celtic Languages, Trinity College Dublin.

She also holds a Masters in Archives and Records Management from University College Dublin and has worked, for instance, in the Royal Irish Academy Library and UCD Archives.

Research Interests

Her research interests include: Old and Middle Irish language; early Irish literature and poetry; medieval Irish manuscripts.

She is currently editing a series of brief non-legal texts preserved in TCD MS H 3.18 (1337) as well as engaging in a detailed codicological examination of this manuscript.



Varia I: The use of an overt subject with a third-person verb + nota augens’, Ériu 65 (2015), 169–173

‘A note on the use of a feminine adjective following accusative and dative singular talmain’, Celtica 30 (2018), 10–13

‘The codicology of late medieval Irish legal manuscripts: a preliminary study of TCD MS H 3.18 (1337), pp. 1–87’, Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 17 (submitted)


Review of Wolfgang Meid, The romance of Froech and Findabair or the driving of Froech’s cattle: Táin Bó Froích, Old Irish text, with introduction, translation, commentary and glossary. Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 63 (2017), 488–91