Dr. Edel Bhreathnach

Postdoctoral researcher

Project: To produce a detailed survey of the Medieval and Early Modern literature of Connacht, as viewed through the lens of associations in the literature with the province's real and imaginary physical landscape.


Bhreatnach, E. 2003, 'Tales of Connacht: Cath Airtig, Táin Bó Flidaise and Cath Leitrech Ruibe', Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies, vol. 45, pp. 21-42.

Bhreathnach, E. 2002, ‘Abbesses, minor dynasties and kings in clericatu: perspectives on Ireland, 700-850', in M. Brown & C. Farr (eds.) Mercia: a medieval superpower Leicester, Leicester University Press.

Bhreatnach, E. 2001, 'The cults of local Leinster saints', in J. Carey, M. Herbert and P. Ó Riain (eds.), Saints and scholars: studies in Irish hagiography Dublin: Four Courts Press.

Bhreathnach, E. 2001, ‘The cultural and political milieu of the deposition and manufacture of the hoard discovered at Reerasta Rath, Ardagh, Co. Limerick', in N. Edwards & M. Redknap (eds), Proceedings of the Fourth Insular Art Conference, Cardiff 1998.

Bhreathnach, E. (ed.) 2001, Tara and the medieval kingdom of Brega: a study in kingship, mythology and landscape Dublin: Discovery Programme, Royal Irish Academy

Bhreathnach, E. 2003, ‘Learning in Medieval Clonmacnoise', in Heather King (ed.), Clonmacnoise Studies, vol 2, pp 97-104.