Skip to main content

O' Donovan, John, 1806-1861 (Irish scholar, linguist and historian)



Irish scholar, linguist and historian

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Paper headed 'Notes'. By John O'Donovan, 1850-1862

Identifier: Coll-98/4/7/4
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).

Dates: 1850-1862

Paper headed 'O'Huidhrin'. By John O'Donovan, 1862

Identifier: Coll-98/4/7/3
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.

Dates: 1862

The O'Donnells in Exile. Excerpt by John O Donovan, Second half of the 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/7/2
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

Transcription in Irish script. By John O'Donovan, mid 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/5/5
Scope and Contents

Transcription in Irish script, headed Teasa agus usgarta rig erend agus rig na cuicead annro r. w.

Dates: mid 19th century

Transcription in Irish script. By John O'Donovan, mid-19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/5/6
Scope and Contents

A transcription into Irish script by John O'Donovan.

Dates: mid-19th century