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Page 248 - Library of the Royal Irish Academy, and from a copy of the Mac Firbis MS. in the possession of the Earl of Roden. With a Translation and Notes, and a Map of Hy-Fiachrach. By JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq. PUBLICATION FOR THE YEAR 1845. A Description of West or H-Iar Connaught, by Roderic O'Flaherty, Author of the Ogygia, written AD 1684.
Page 248 - Edited from a MS., in the British Museum, with Notes, by the Rev. RICHARD BUTLER, AB, MRIA 2.
Page 270 - Wi' their gowd kames in their hair." An ancient Irish long rack C. is in the museum of the royal Irish academy. The sides are hog-backed, and between them are set the pectinated portions, varying in breadth from half an inch to an inch and a quarter, according to the size of the bone out of which they were cut. The whole is fastened together with brass pins riveted. By this contrivance, any damaged portion could easily be replaced.
Page 248 - Rath (Moira), from an ancient MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin. Edited in the original Irish, with a Translation and Notes, by JOHN O'DONOVAN. II. Tracts relating to Ireland, vol. u. containing: 1 . " A Treatise of Ireland ; by John Dymmok.
Page 248 - The affairs of the Society shall be managed by a Council consisting of a Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and twelve elected Members, five to make a quorum.
Page 248 - The Annals of Ulster. With a Translation and Notes. Edited from a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, collated with the Translation made for Sir James Ware by Dudley or Duald Mac Firbis, a MS.
Page 248 - EXCIDIUM, the Destruction of Cyprus; being a secret History of the Civil War in Ireland, under James II., by Colonel Charles O'Kelly. Edited in the Latin from a MS. presented by the late Professor M'Cullagh to the Library of the Royal Irish Academy ; with a Translation from a MS.
Page 248 - M'Cullagh to the Library of the Royal Irish Academy ; with a Translation from a MS. of the seventeenth century; and Notes by JOHN C.
Page 638 - ... when you have those singularly beautiful curves — more beautiful, perhaps, in the parts that are not seen than in those that meet the eye— whose beauty, revealed in shadow more than in form — you have a peculiar characteristic — a form of beauty which belongs to no nation but our own, and to no portion of our nation but the Keltic portion.