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Page vi - ... made to the sources of information at present extant in print. The immediate object of this Society is to print in the original, with accurate English translations and annotations, the unpublished documents illustrative of Irish history, especially those in the ancient and obsolete language of the country, many of which can be faithfully translated and elucidated only by scholars who have been long engaged in the study of the Celtic remains of Ireland.
Page vi - The publication of twenty-one volumes, illustrative of Irish history, has been completed by the Irish Archaeological Society, founded in 1840, and the Celtic Society, established in 1845. The present Society has been formed by the union of these two bodies, under the name of the " Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society...
Page vii - The Book of Hymns of the Ancient Church of Ireland ; from the original MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin. Edited by the Rev. JAMES HENTHORN TOPD, DD, Pres.
Page vii - The Alphabetical Hymn in praise of St. Brigid, attributed to St. Ultan, Bishop of Ardbreccan. 3. The Hymn of St. Cummain Fota. 4. The Hymn or Prayer of St. Mugint.
Page vi - The Books of the Society are published solely for the use of its Subscribers, who are divided into two classes: Members, who pay three pounds admission, and one pound per annum; and Associates, who pay an annual subscription of one pound, without any entrance fee. The Fundamental Laws of the Society regulate the privileges of each class of Subscribers, who can also obtain the publications of the two former Societies, at the rates, and under the conditions specified in the present Prospectus.
Page x - I. containing : 1. An ancient Poem attributed to St. Columbkille, with a Translation and Notes by JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq.
Page x - Edited from the Book of Lecan in the Library of the Royal Irish Academy ; in the original Irish, with a Translation and Notes, and a Map of Hy-Many, by JOHN O'DONOVAN.
Page 153 - Erin, ie, his father was of the race of Conall Gulban, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
Page v - HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF LEINSTER. THE MOST NOBLE THE MARQUESS OF KILDARE, MRIA THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DUNRAVEN, MRIA THE RIGHT HON. LORD TALBOT DE MALAHIDE, MRIA VERY REV. CHARLES W. RUSSELL, DD, President of Maynooth College.
Page 3 - ... ST. PATRICK APOSTLE OF IRELAND A Memoir of his Life and Mission WITH AN INTRODUCTORY DISSERTATION ON SOME EARLY USAGES OF THE CHURCH IN IRELAND, AND ITS HISTORICAL POSITION FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY TO THE PRESENT DAY...

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