Scottish Gaelic

Ní Éimhigh Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

The Ní Éimhigh Collection of c. 50 items was accumulated by Professor Margaret Heavey, Athenry native and Professor of Classics, UCG (1931-1977).

Larkin Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

The library of Professor Patrick Larkin (Education Department, UCG) and his wife Rita Larkin.

Mac Fhinn Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

Collection of 300+ items accumulated by Msgr. Eric Mac Fhinn (1895-1987) of Co. Galway, UCG lecturer in education (through Irish) 1931-1965.

Bairéad Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

This collection contains a wealth of Irish language material and ephemeral material from the early days of the Gaelic revival movements, as collected by Stiophán (1867-1921) and Ciarán (1905-1976) Bairéad. Síghle Bairéad (1903-1985) donated this material to the Library in 1976 in memory of her father Stiophán, first treasurer of the Gaelic League, and of her brother Ciarán, a collector with the Ir ...

Delargy Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

Séamus Ó Duilearga (1899-1980), born in Cushendall, Co. Antrim, was a student of Celtic Studies in UCD when a chance meeting in 1921 with Norwegian folklorist Reidar Thorolf Christiansen launched him on what was to become a lifetime of collecting and safeguarding Ireland’s folk heritage. He was a founding member of the Folklore of Ireland Society in 1926 and editor of its journal Béaloideas . Foll ...

Northern Ireland Place Name Project Database

Northern Ireland Place-Name Project

Research database containing information compiled as part of the Northern Ireland Place Name Project from 1987 onwards and based at Queen's University Belfast. The database consists of details recording all place-names and locations shown on the 1:50,000 Ordnance Survey map of Northern Ireland and the names of townlands, civil parishes and baronies for Counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Derry, Fermana ...