Seven papers from the Dublin Festival of History, International Viking Seminar 2023
Professor Eska offers a comparative analysis of early Irish and British legal texts and contextualizes them within broader legal traditions.
A series of papers dealing with medieval manuscripts from Ireland.
The Templar presence in Ireland was far less nationalistic than has often been supposed – the international order had its own unique agenda.
This book looks at what happened in Ireland when someone died an unusual death in Ireland between the years 1257 and 1344.
This book offers an English translation of a medieval account of Saint Enda of Aran, a significant figure in early Irish Christianity.
Joint discussion about medieval Iceland and Ireland, and Brehon Law and early Icelandic Law, showing how justice, society, free markets, and lawmaking worked without centralized power.
This paper will consider how the Gaelic aristocracy interacted with ‘European’ affairs in this period.
Lecture focusing on Armagh Robinson MS A – the oldest manuscript of Conall Mag Eochagáin’s English translation of Irish Annals
During the eighth and ninth centuries, Irish clergymen and theologians such as Virgil of Salzburg, Dicuil, Sedulius Scottus, and John Scottus Eriugena were drawn to the courts of the Carolingian kings and emperors.
Two men buried in a medieval graveyard in Ireland had a genetic condition called Multiple Osteochondromas, which causes benign bone tumours. One of the disease mutations is a new discovery, so this is the first time such information has been unlocked from ancient genomic data.
On this episode of Scotichronicast, Dr. Kate Buchanan is joined by Dr. Russell Ó Ríagáin to discuss his work on early manuscripts and the shared history between Ireland and Scotland surrounding Dal Riata.
It is considered by many to be the most beautiful book created in the Middle Ages, perhaps the most beautiful book ever made.
Three fifteenth-century bronze bells which once hung at St Mary’s Abbey Church near Dublin have been donated to the National Museum of Ireland.
The American Society For Irish Medieval Studies (ASIMS) has announced its inaugural Undergraduate Prizes for Diversity in Irish Medieval Studies.
Drawing together results from excavations of later medieval houses in Ireland, incorporating contemporary historical and literary sources, my current research project ‘Home is Where the Heart(h) is’ examines how different people in the past organised their houses and what shaped their decisions. It aims to reveal new understanding of medieval people and the things they used in order to ‘make a house a home’.
What should we understand by town and what should we understand by viking? It is abundantly clear that both of these terms are understood and used in a great variety of ways.
Can botany provide a window to our medieval past? Paper by Fiona MacGowan Given at the BSBI Irish Spring Conference, on March 27,…
Kate Buchanan is joined by Joanna Richardson to discuss Joanna’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history and her work on Edward Bruce and the Scottish Invasion of Ireland.
This book has been donated to University College Cork, where it will be displayed in a Treasures Gallery in the university’s main library.
Aidan O’Sullivan talks about everyday life in medieval Ireland and offers insights into the round house the Experimental Archaeology team built.
Deirdre Sullivan gives an excellent example of bringing the Middle Ages into a Young Adult fantasy in the 2019 novel Perfectly Preventable Deaths.
The story of an Irish monk and his fourteen companions who embarked on a dangerous journey in the fifth century.