O' Donovan, John, 1806-1861 (Irish scholar, linguist and historian)
Irish scholar, linguist and historian
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents These appear to be notes written by John O'Donovan, including notes used by O'Donovan in preparation of his work 'Topographical Poems of John O Dubhagan and Gille na Naomh (Dublin, 1862).
Scope and Contents A paper written by John O'Donovan, containing the song 'Tuilleadh Feasa ar Éirinn Oigh' by Gille na Naomh O'Huidhrin. The text and its English version were prepared by O'Donovan for the Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society in Dublin, 1862.
Scope and Contents Papers of varios sizes written by John O' Donovan. It appears to be a draft of his O' Donovan's work on 'The O'Donnells in Exile'. This section is headed 'The O'Donnells of Spain', and includes notes and extracts from other sources, including the mention of the Irish song Seabhac na hEinne agus Bhéal Átha Seanaidh, which may refer to the Irish folk song 'The Hawk of Ballyshannon'.
Dates: Second half of the 19th century
Scope and Contents Transcription in Irish script, headed Teasa agus usgarta rig erend agus rig na cuicead annro r. w.
Dates: mid 19th century