Feargal Ó Béarra

Lecturer (Fixed Term) BA, MA, PhD.

Contact Details

Lecturer (Fixed Term)
Áras na Gaeilge
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 2558
E: feargal.obearra@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Research Interests

Historical development of Irish; Lebor na hUidre; Middle Irish language and literature; Aislinge Meic Con Glinne; the twelfth century; Early Modern and Classical Modern Irish; Tromdhámh Guaire; Palaeography; Irish non-canonical literature 1200-1950; the seventeenth century; Cré na Cille; Non-Traditional Modern Irish.

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
IRC POSTGRADUATE COLM O CUAIG FEARGAL O BEARRA 01-OCT-13 30-SEP-16

Books

  Year Publication
(2005) Glórtha Ár Sinsear: Béaloideas Oirdheisceart na Gaillimhe.
Pádraig Ó Baoill & Feargal Ó Béarra (2005) Glórtha Ár Sinsear: Béaloideas Oirdheisceart na Gaillimhe. Baile Átha Cliath: Coiscéim. [Details]
(2006) An Old Irish Primer.
Wim Tigges & Feargal Ó Béarra (2006) An Old Irish Primer. Nijmegen/Münster: Stichting Uitgeverij de Keltische Draak/Nodus Publikationen. [Details]
(2012) Bádóireacht: Bootsbau und Seefahrt in der westirischen Tradition.
Feargal Ó Béarra & Arndt Wigger (2012) Bádóireacht: Bootsbau und Seefahrt in der westirischen Tradition. Aachen: Shaker Verlag. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(1994) '‘Táin Bó Cuailnge III: Abach Aimrid?'
Mallory, J.P. & Stockman, G., (eds) (1994) '‘Táin Bó Cuailnge III: Abach Aimrid?' In: ULIDIA: Proceedings of the First International Conference on the Ulster Cycle. Belfast: December. [Details]
(2007) 'Gaeilge Uí Chadhain'
Ní Annracháin, Máire (ed) (2007) 'Gaeilge Uí Chadhain' In: Saothar Mháirtín Uí Chadhain. Maynooth: An Sagart. [Details]
(2007) 'Cérbh é Naomh Éinne?'
Ó Droighneáin, Eoin (ed) (2007) 'Cérbh é Naomh Éinne?' In: Cill Éinde - Céad Bliain. Indreabhán: Comhlacht Forbartha an Spidéil Teo. [Details]
(2009) 'The Otherworld realm of Tír Scáith'
Hemprich, Gisbert (ed.) (2009) 'The Otherworld realm of Tír Scáith' In: Festgabe für Hildegard L. C. Tristram überreicht von Studenten, Kollegen und Freunden des ehemaligen Faches Keltologie der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg. Berlin: Curach Bhán. [Details]
(2009) 'An Ghaeilge Nua agus Triall na Gaeilge'
Ó Héalaí, P. & Mac Craith, M. (eds), (2009) 'An Ghaeilge Nua agus Triall na Gaeilge' In: Diasa Díograise: Aistí i gCuimhne ar Mháirtín Ó Briain. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta. [Details]
(2010) 'Tromdhámh Guaire: a Context for Laughter and Audience in Early Modern Ireland'
Classen, Albrecht (2010) 'Tromdhámh Guaire: a Context for Laughter and Audience in Early Modern Ireland' In: Laughter in the Middle Ages. New York: de Gruyter. [Details]
(2013) 'Ionmholta Malairt Bhisigh: An Caighdeán Oifigiúil 1958-2008'
Ó Baoill, D., Ó hAodha, D. & Ó Muraíle, N. (eds) (2013) 'Ionmholta Malairt Bhisigh: An Caighdeán Oifigiúil 1958-2008' In: Saltair Saíochta, Sanasaíochta, agus Seanchais. A Festschrift for Gearóid Mac Eoin. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2013) 'Ars memorativa .i. ealadha na cuimhne: eiseamláir as Beatha Choluim Chille'
Widerøe, L. I. & Hambro, C. (eds) (2013) 'Ars memorativa .i. ealadha na cuimhne: eiseamláir as Beatha Choluim Chille' In: LOCHLANN: FESTSKRIFT TIL JAN ERIK REKDAL PÅ 60-ÅRSDAGEN. Aistí in ómós do Jan Erik Rekdal ar a 60ú lá breithe. Oslo: Hermes. [Details]
(2014) 'Buile Shuibhne: vox insaniae from Medieval Ireland'
Classen, Albrecht (2014) 'Buile Shuibhne: vox insaniae from Medieval Ireland' In: Mental Health, Spirituality, and Religion in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age. New York: de Gruyter. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2008) The Celtic Languages in Contact. Papers from the Workshop Within the Framework of the XIII International Congress of Celtic Studies, Bonn, 26 - 27 July 2007
Feargal Ó Béarra (2008) Late Modern Irish and the Dynamics of Language Change and Language Death The Celtic Languages in Contact. Papers from the Workshop Within the Framework of the XIII International Congress of Celtic Studies, Bonn, 26 - 27 July 2007 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2007) 'A Translation of John Montague’s “A Grafted Tongue”'
Feargal Ó Béarra (2007) 'A Translation of John Montague’s “A Grafted Tongue”' Translation Ireland, 17 :86-89. [Details]

Electronic Publication

  Year Publication
(2013) Exploring Irish Identity (Language).
Feargal Ó Béarra (2013) Exploring Irish Identity (Language). Electronic Publication [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2000) Die deutsche Keltologie und ihre Berliner Gelehrten bis 1945.
Feargal Ó Béarra (2000) Die deutsche Keltologie und ihre Berliner Gelehrten bis 1945. Reviews [Details]
(2003) Scottish Gaelic Studies (Volume 19).
Scottish Gaelic Studies (2003) Scottish Gaelic Studies (Volume 19). Reviews [Details]
(2004) Catalogue of Irish Language Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Libraries.
Ó Cuív, Brian (2004) Catalogue of Irish Language Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Libraries. Reviews [Details]
(2005) Maclean Manuscripts in Nova Scotia. A Catalogue of the Gaelic Verse Collections MG15G/2/1 and MG15G/2/2 in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia.
Ó Baoill, Colm (2005) Maclean Manuscripts in Nova Scotia. A Catalogue of the Gaelic Verse Collections MG15G/2/1 and MG15G/2/2 in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia. Reviews [Details]
(2005) Brìgh an Òrain. A Story in Every Song. The Songs and Tales of Lauchie MacLellan.
Shaw, John (2005) Brìgh an Òrain. A Story in Every Song. The Songs and Tales of Lauchie MacLellan. Reviews [Details]
(2005) Scottish Gaelic Vernacular Verse to 1730: A Checklist.
Ó Baoill, Colm & MacAulay, Donald (2005) Scottish Gaelic Vernacular Verse to 1730: A Checklist. Reviews [Details]
(2006) Ar Thóir Gramadach Nua/In Search of a Grammar.
Ó Ruairc, Maolmhaodhóg (2006) Ar Thóir Gramadach Nua/In Search of a Grammar. Reviews [Details]
(2009) Early Irish Satire.
McLaughlin, Roisin (2009) Early Irish Satire. Reviews [Details]
(2009) Historical Dictionary of Gaelic Placenames/Foclóir Stairiúil Áitainmneacha na Gaeilge, Fascicle 2 [Names in B-]/Fascúl 2 [Ainmneacha i B-].
Ó Riain, P., Ó Murchadha, D. & Murray, K. (2009) Historical Dictionary of Gaelic Placenames/Foclóir Stairiúil Áitainmneacha na Gaeilge, Fascicle 2 [Names in B-]/Fascúl 2 [Ainmneacha i B-]. Reviews [Details]
(2012) Aislinge Meic Conglinne. The Vision of Mac Conglinne.
Preston-Matto, L (2012) Aislinge Meic Conglinne. The Vision of Mac Conglinne. Reviews [Details]

Teaching Interests