A Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities of Gold in the Museum of the Royal Irish Academy

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Hodges, Smith and Company, 1862 - Ireland - 100 pages
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Page 103 - JOHN O'DoNOVAN. II. Tracts relating to Ireland, vol. n. containing: 1. " A Treatise of Ireland; by John Dymmok." Edited from a MS. in the British Museum, with Notes, by the Rev. RICHARD BUTLER, AB, MRIA 2.
Page 102 - Ireland. The publication of these manuscripts will render many most important literary monuments acce'ssible, not only for historical inquiry, but for the purposes of comparative philology. The production of twenty-one volumes, bearing upon Irish history, has been accomplished by the Irish Archaeological Society, founded in 1840, and the Celtic Society, established in 1845. The present Society has been formed by the union of these two bodies, under the name of the " Irish Archaeological and Celtic...
Page 102 - Society," for the preservation of the monuments illustrative of Irish history, and for the publication of the historic, bardic, ecclesiastical, and topographical remains of Ireland, especially such as are extant in the Irish language.
Page 102 - The Books of the Society are published solely for the use of its Subscribers, who are divided into two classes : Members, who pay three pounds admission, and one pound per annum ; and Associates, who pay an annual subscription of one pound, without any entrance fee. The Fundamental Laws of the Society regulate the privileges of each class of Subscribers, who can also obtain the publications of the two former Societies, at the rates, and under the conditions specified in the present Prospectus.
Page 103 - The Alphabetical Hymn in praise of St. Brigid, attributed to St. Ultan, Bishop of Ardbreccan. 3. The Hymn of St. Cummain Fota. 4. The Hymn or Prayer of St. Mugint.
Page 104 - The Annals of Ulster. With a Translation and Notes. Edited from a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, collated with the Translation made for Sir James Ware by Dudley or Duald Mac Firbis, a MS.
Page 104 - Of the assumption of English names by the native Irish. 6. Of the Irish families who retained their ancient names on the Continent and in Ireland. 7. Of Irish family-names anglicised and altered. 8. Of ancient Irish Christian or baptismal names of men, and their modernized forms. 9. Of ancient Irish female names and their changes.
Page 102 - Associates who pay an annual subscription of one pound, without any entrance fee. Members may compound for the future annual subscriptions by the payment of ten pounds, including the subscription for the current year. Members alone are eligible to the Council, and they only can vote at general meetings of the Society. The works published severally by the Irish Archaeological and Celtic Societies may be obtained by, and through, Members, at the charges specified in the joint Catalogue, copies of which...
Page 101 - HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF LEINSTER. THE MOST NOBLE THE MARQUESS OF KILDARE, MRIA THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DUNRAVEN, MRIA THE RIGHT HON. LORD TALBOT DE MALAHIDE, MRIA . VERY REV. CHARLES W. RUSSELL, DD, President of Maynooth College.
Page 97 - ... Romans. It was from one of these expeditions, say the annals, that he brought with him " the wonderful jewels, among which were a golden chariot, and a golden chess-board, inlaid with a hundred transparent gems, and the mantle of Criffan, which was a beautiful cloak, embroidered with gold. He brought a conquering sword, with many serpents of refined, massy gold inlaid in it; a shield, with bosses of bright silver; a spear, from the wound inflicted by which no one recovered; a sling, from which...

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