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Dr Síle Ní Mhurchú

Name: Síle Ní Mhurchú

Title(s): O’Donovan scholar

E-Mail: sile@celt.dias.ie

Phone: +353 1 6140180

Address: School of Celtic Studies, 10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, Ireland

Personal page and full publications list:  https://dias.academia.edu/SíleNíMhurchú

Research Interests

Irish manuscripts of the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, the Ossianic lays, the Finn Cycle, the dánta grádha

Biographical Sketch

I hold a PhD in Irish from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a BA in Irish and French from University College Cork. I joined the School of Celtic Studies as an O’Donovan post-doctoral scholar in 2013. I am currently working on an edition of Agallamh Oisín agus Phádraig and preparing a number of articles on the dánta grádha.

Selected Publications

‘An Ghaeilge faoi chló is faoi chaibidil sa naoú céad déag: Bláithfhleasg na Milseán’, Tipperary Historical Journal (2015), pp. 137-162.

‘An tAgallamh Nua: Athleagan Déanach d’Agallamh na Seanórach’, A. Doyle and K. Murray (eds), In Dialogue with the Agallamh: Essays in Honour of Seán Ó Coileáin, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014, pp. 185-217.

‘Agallamh Oisín agus Phádraig: Composition and Transmission’, S. J. Arbuthnot and G. Parsons (eds), The Gaelic Finn Tradition, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012, pp. 195-208.

‘Agallamh Oisín agus Phádraig – The growth of an Ossianic Lay’, S. Zimmermann (ed.), Kelten am Rhein, Akten des dreizehnten Internationalen Keltologiekongresses / Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Congress of Celtic Studies, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Phillip von Zabern, 2009, pp. 175-9.

(With Patricia Kelly) ‘Translations into Irish of Greek drama and of other works concerning Greece’, M. McDonald and J. Michael Walton (eds), Amid Our Troubles: Irish Versions of Greek Tragedy, London: Methuen, 2002, pp. 87-100.