(Cumann Merriman Winter School - Heritage of Colm Cille: Event in Irish) Participants include: Lillis Ó Laoire, Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha, Alan Titley, Pádraig Ó Mianáin agus Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh.
There will be 15 literary readings and at least one musical concert being streamed live on a dedicated festival website over the weekend of 12 – 14 February 2021. Each one hour reading will pair one writer from Ireland and one writer from Scotland. The website will be live from the beginning of January. The […]
The Royal Irish Academy Library carries a wealth of Columban manuscript material, most notably the earliest surviving Irish manuscript book, An Cathach. The Cathach is the oldest extant Irish manuscript of the Psalter. It may also be the earliest example of the form of Irish writing known as insular majuscule script. The surviving portion of […]
In a land feted for its saints and scholars, this year the city will commemorate fifteen hundred years since the birth of Colmcille (Saint Columba), broadly recognised as one of the most important evangelists in the early European Christian church and also a key personality in the scholastic heritage of Ireland and Scotland.
Colmcille 1500, Archaeological Summer School, Gleann Cholm Cille. Director of School: Dr Brian Lacey
The Royal Irish Academy Library carries a wealth of Columban manuscript material, most notably the earliest surviving Irish manuscript book, An Cathach, valuable recensions of the 9th century Amrae Coluimb Chille and the 16th century Betha Choluim Chille, and Early Irish poems ascribed to or associated with the saint. This public lecture series, organised by […]