Transactions of the Ossianic Society

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Printed under the direction of the Council, 1857 - Ireland
Volumes 1-6 include the 1st-8th annual report of the society.

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Page 326 - 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 328 - 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 329 - EXCIDICM, 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.
Page 332 - JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq., and JAMES HENTHORN TODD, DD X. An Account of the Firbolgs and Danes of Ireland, by Duald Mac Firbis, from a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, with a Translation and Notes, by JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq.
Page 29 - ... houses on occasions when numbers were collected at some employment, such as wool-carding in the evenings; but especially at wakes. Thus the people became familiar with all these tales. The writer has heard a man who never possessed a manuscript, nor heard of...
Page 332 - 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. Edited from a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin; with copious Notes and an Appendix.
Page 332 - 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 327 - These payments to be made in advance, on or before the first day of January, annually. V. Such Members as desire it, may become Life Members, on payment of the sum of thirteen pounds, or ten pounds (if they have already paid their entrance fee) in lieu of the annual subscription. VI. Every Member whose subscription is not in arrear shall be entitled to receive one copy of each publication of the Society issued subsequently to his admission ; and the books printed by the Society shall not be sold...
Page 67 - ... this wood until Fionn and the Fenians of Erin overtake us :" and fear and great dread seized Grainne when she heard that. 1 8. As for Fionn, I will tell [his] tidings clearly. He departed not from the tracking until he reached Doire dha bhoth, and he sent the tribe of Eamhuin^ in to search out the wood, and they saw Diarmuid and a woman by him. They returned back again where were Fionn and the Fenians of Erin, and Fionn asked of them whether Diarmuid or Grainne were in the wood. "Diarmuid is...
Page 115 - Fhionnchaidh,los so that each woman of them said that her own man was a better hurler than the other ; and the fruit of that dispute was that a great goaling match was set in order between the Tuatha De Danann and the Fenians of Erin, and the place where that goal was played was upon a fair plain by Loch Lein Limifhiachlach. 53. " The Fenians of Erin and the Tuatha Da Danann answered that tryste...

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