Professor/Head of Department
Nua Ghaeilge
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3000
E: p.omachain@ucc.ie

A native of Lismore, Co. Waterford, Pádraig Ó Macháin is a graduate of UCC and of the University of Edinburgh. He was appointed Professor of Modern Irish at UCC in 2012, having formerly held the position of Professor in the School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. He is currently Head of the Department of Modern Irish, Head of the School of Irish Learning, and Acting Director of Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha.

Research interests include Irish palaeography and Irish manuscript tradition, on which he continues to publish extensively. Pádraig was responsible for establishing and directing the Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) digitization project at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (www.isos.dias.ie). In addition to teaching undergraduate courses in palaeography, late medieval poetry, and textual history, he conducts two weekly graduate research seminars in UCC, on bardic verse and on late medieval legal documents (https://sites.google.com/site/irishlegaldeeds/). Among his other research interests is the history of paper and the use of paper in Ireland, particularly pre-1700. He also pursues an active research and publication interest in modern Irish literature, from medieval to modern times. He is committed to local history studies, and to the promotion of the Gaeltacht areas as unique centres of Irish culture; Pádraig edits and publishes two journals that reflect these interests: Ossory Laois and Leinster, and An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise.

Research Interests

Professor Ó Macháin's research interests include Irish palaeography and Irish manuscript tradition, on which he continues to publish extensively. Pádraig was responsible for establishing and directing the Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) digitization project at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (www.isos.dias.ie). In addition to teaching undergraduate courses in palaeography, late medieval poetry, and textual history, he conducts two weekly graduate research seminars in UCC, on bardic verse and on late medieval legal documents (https://sites.google.com/site/irishlegaldeeds/). Among his other research interests is the history of paper and the use of paper in Ireland, particularly pre-1700. He also pursues an active research and publication interest in modern Irish literature, from medieval to modern times. He is committed to local history studies, and to the promotion of the Gaeltacht areas as unique centres of Irish culture; Pádraig edits and publishes two journals that reflect these interests: Ossory Laois and Leinster, and An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise.

Specialist research interests include: (1) Irish bardic poetry, 1200-1650; (2) early Modern Irish legal texts; (3) palaeography, codicology, scribal work and the creation of Irish manuscripts; (4) presentation and layout of poetry in Irish manuscripts; (5) watermarks in Irish paper manuscripts; (6) editorial procedures and textual history; (7) the transition from vellum to paper as writing material for Gaelic scribes; (8) the vernacular written tradition from medieval times to the 19th century (deeds, testimonials, correspondence, sermons etc.); (9) definitions of patronage in the context of Irish literature; (10) rural unrest in pre-famine Ireland; (11) Gaelic literature and traditions of County Waterford; (12) history, literature and traditions of Counties Laois and Kilkenny.


Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2015)'Imirce agus filleadh lámhscríbhinní na nGael'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) 'Imirce agus filleadh lámhscríbhinní na nGael' In: Ríona Nic Congáil, Máirín Nic Eoin (eds). Litríocht na Gaeilge ar Fud an Domhain. Dublin: LeabhairCOMHAIR. [Details]
(2015)''Ceasta Fhíthil: buaine agus ilghnéitheacht na gaoise i litríocht na Gaeilge''
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) ''Ceasta Fhíthil: buaine agus ilghnéitheacht na gaoise i litríocht na Gaeilge'' In: John Carey, Kevin Murray, Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (eds). Sacred Histories: a Festschrift for Máire Herbert. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2015)'Aspects of Bardic Poetry in the thirteenth century'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) 'Aspects of Bardic Poetry in the thirteenth century' In: Caoimhín Breatnach, Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail (eds). Aon don Éigse: essays marking Osborn Bergin's Centenary Lecture on Bardic Poetry. Dub lin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. [Details]
(2014)'Aonghus Ó Callanáin, Leabhar Leasa Móir agus an Agallamh Bheag'
Ó Macháín, Padraig (2014) 'Aonghus Ó Callanáin, Leabhar Leasa Móir agus an Agallamh Bheag' In: Aidan Doyle, Kevin Murray (eds). In dialogue with the Agallamh: essays in honour of Seán Ó Coileáin. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2013)'One glimpse of Ireland: the manuscript of Fr Nicolás (Fearghal Dubh) Ó Gadhra, OSA'
Ó Macháin, Pádraig (2013) 'One glimpse of Ireland: the manuscript of Fr Nicolás (Fearghal Dubh) Ó Gadhra, OSA' In: Raymond Gillespie and Ruairí Ó hUiginn (eds). Irish Europe, 1600-1650: writing and learning. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [CORA Link] [Details]
(2013)'The word in the margins'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2013) 'The word in the margins' In: Treasures of Irish Christianity Volume II: a people of the word. Dublin: Veritas. [Details]
(2013)'Tadhg Ó Rodaighe and his school: aspects of patronage and poetic practice at the close of the bardic era'
Ó Macháín, Pádraig (2013) 'Tadhg Ó Rodaighe and his school: aspects of patronage and poetic practice at the close of the bardic era' In: Princes, prelates and poets in Medieval Ireland: essays in honour of Katharine Simms. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [CORA Link] [Details]
(2013)'Maghnus Ó Conchubhair, Rí Connacht (1288–1293): blogh dá dhuanaire'
Ó Macháin, Pádraig (2013) 'Maghnus Ó Conchubhair, Rí Connacht (1288–1293): blogh dá dhuanaire' In: Séimhfhear suairc: aistí in ómós don Ollamh Breandán Ó Conchúir. Dingle: An Sagart. [Details]
(2012)'The Irish book of hymns'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2012) 'The Irish book of hymns' In: Treasures of Irish Christianity: people and places, images and texts. Dublin: Veritas. [Details]
(2011)'Observations on the manuscript of Tadhg Ó Cianáin'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2011) 'Observations on the manuscript of Tadhg Ó Cianáin' In: Tadhg Ó Cianáin: an Irish scholar in Rome. Dublin: Mater Dei Institute of Education. [Details]
(2011)'A nineteenth-century transcript of Ó Cianáin's manuscript'
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Fearghus Ó Fearghail (2011) 'A nineteenth-century transcript of Ó Cianáin's manuscript' In: Tadhg Ó Cianáin: an Irish scholar in Rome. Dublin: Mater Dei Institute of Education. [Details]
(2010)'Irish script on Screen: the growth and development of a manuscript digitisation project'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2010) 'Irish script on Screen: the growth and development of a manuscript digitisation project' In: Codicology and palaeography in the digital age 2. Norderstedt: Books on Demand. [Details]
(2010)'An introduction to the Book of the O'Conor Don'
Padraig Ó Macháin (2010) 'An introduction to the Book of the O'Conor Don' In: The Book of the O'Conor Don: essays on an Irish manuscript. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. [Details]
(2010)'The poetry of Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn: themes and sources'
Padraig Ó Macháin (2010) 'The poetry of Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn: themes and sources' In: Pádraigín Riggs (eds). Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn: his historical and literary context. London: Irish Texts Society. [Details]
(2009)'An Irish manuscript at Glin Castle'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2009) 'An Irish manuscript at Glin Castle' In: The Knights of Glin: seven centuries of change. Limerick: Glin Publications. [CORA Link] [Details]
(2009)'Bardic poetry in the Academy's collection of Irish manuscripts'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2009) 'Bardic poetry in the Academy's collection of Irish manuscripts' In: Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. [Details]
(2009)'Irish manuscripts in the nineteenth century'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2009) 'Irish manuscripts in the nineteenth century' In: Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. [Details]
(2007)'The iconography of exile: Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird in Louvain'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2007) 'The iconography of exile: Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird in Louvain' In: Pádraig A. Breatnach; Caoimhín Breatnach; Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail (eds). Léann lámhscríbhinní Lobháin: the Louvain manuscript heritage. Dublin: Éigse Publications. [Details]
(2005)'Nessa Ní SHéaghdha'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2005) 'Nessa Ní SHéaghdha' In: Brian Ó Catháin (eds). Léachtaí Cholm Cille 35: Scoláirí Léinn. Maynooth: An Sagart. [Details]
(2004)'Dhá théacs dlí'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2004) 'Dhá théacs dlí' In: Cín Chille Cúile: texts, saints and places: essays in honour of Pádraig Ó Riain. Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications. [CORA Link] [Details]
(2004)'“A llebraib imdaib”: cleachtadh agus pátrúnacht an léinn, agus déanamh na lámhscríbhinní'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2004) '“A llebraib imdaib”: cleachtadh agus pátrúnacht an léinn, agus déanamh na lámhscríbhinní' In: Ruairí Ó hUiginn (eds). Léachtaí Cholm Cille 34: Oidhreacht na lámhscríbhinní. Maynooth: An Sagart. [Details]
(1994)'Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn: foinse dá shaothar'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1994) 'Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn: foinse dá shaothar' In: Pádraig Ó Fiannachta (eds). Leachtaí Cholm Cille 24: an dán díreach. Maynooth: An Sagart. [Details]
(1991)'The Early Modern Irish prosodic tracts and the editing of Bardic Verse'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1991) 'The Early Modern Irish prosodic tracts and the editing of Bardic Verse' In: Hildegard L. C. Tristram (eds). Metrik und Medienwechsel Metrics and Media. Tubingen: Gunter Narr Verlag. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2015)'Two letters in Irish from Domhnall Mac Suibhne OSA in Nantes (1640)'
Pádraig Ó Macháin, Éamon Ó Cíosáin, Ciarán O'Scea (2015) 'Two letters in Irish from Domhnall Mac Suibhne OSA in Nantes (1640)'. Archivium Hibernicum, 68 (2015):103-138 [Details]
(2014)'Leabhar Leasa Móir agus lucht léinn sa naoú haois déag'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2014) 'Leabhar Leasa Móir agus lucht léinn sa naoú haois déag'. An Linn Bhuí, 18 :233-249 [Details]
(2013)'Three early poems by Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird, with notes on the duanaire of Domhnall Mac Suibhne'
Ó Macháin, Pádraig (2013) 'Three early poems by Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird, with notes on the duanaire of Domhnall Mac Suibhne'. Celtica, 27 :38-54 [Details]
(2013)'A Tipperary emigrant's manuscript'
Ó Macháin, Padraig (2013) 'A Tipperary emigrant's manuscript'. Tipperary Historical Journal, :96-108 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2012)'A Gaelic link with Paris Anderson'
Ó Macháin, Pádraig (2012) 'A Gaelic link with Paris Anderson'. Ossory, Laois & Leinster, 5 :234-239 Globe icon [Details]
(2013)'Eachtra Chaitlín Cúnún'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2013) 'Eachtra Chaitlín Cúnún'. An Linn Bhuí, 17 :209-214 [Details]
(2012)'Fr Séamas Ó Muraidheagh OP (c. 1703-1767): an Irish scribe and poet at Louvain'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2012) 'Fr Séamas Ó Muraidheagh OP (c. 1703-1767): an Irish scribe and poet at Louvain'. Seanchas Ard Mhacha: Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical Society, 24 (1):104-113 [CORA Link] [Details]
(1986)'Ar bhás Chuinn Chéadchathaigh'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1986) 'Ar bhás Chuinn Chéadchathaigh'. Éigse, 21 :53-65 [Details]
(1986)'Additional readings to some poems by Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1986) 'Additional readings to some poems by Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn'. Celtica, 18 :69-76 [Details]
(1987)'Rann ar Thadhg Dall'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1987) 'Rann ar Thadhg Dall'. Celtica, 19 :59-60 [Details]
(1988)'An Irish manuscript in Edinburgh University Library'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1988) 'An Irish manuscript in Edinburgh University Library'. Scottish Gaelic Studies, 15 :98-102 [Details]
(1992)'Job's gold in medieval Ireland'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1992) 'Job's gold in medieval Ireland'. Notes and Queries, 237 (3):265-267 [Details]
(1993)'Bás file'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1993) 'Bás file'. Éigse, 27 :101-114 [Details]
(1997)'Additions to the collection of Irish manuscripts at Mount Melleray Abbey'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1997) 'Additions to the collection of Irish manuscripts at Mount Melleray Abbey'. Éigse, 30 :92-108 [Details]
(1997)'Irish and Scottish traditions concerning Ceathrar do bhí ar uaigh an fhir'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1997) 'Irish and Scottish traditions concerning Ceathrar do bhí ar uaigh an fhir'. Éigse, 30 :7-17 [Details]
(1997)'Patrick Carmody, Irish Scholar'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1997) 'Patrick Carmody, Irish Scholar'. Journal of The Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society, 53 :133-143 [Details]
(1999)'Sagairt an Leasa'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1999) 'Sagairt an Leasa'. An Linn Bhuí, 3 :72-81 [Details]
(2000)'Sir Walter Scott's Irish manuscript'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2000) 'Sir Walter Scott's Irish manuscript'. Scottish Gaelic Studies, 20 :147-155 [Details]
(2000)'Tomás na Sop agus Tadhg Ó hÁinle'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2000) 'Tomás na Sop agus Tadhg Ó hÁinle'. An Linn Bhuí, 4 :146-148 [Details]
(2000)'Michael Cavanagh of Cappoquin, 1822–1900'
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Thomas Overlander (2000) 'Michael Cavanagh of Cappoquin, 1822–1900'. Journal of The Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society, 56 :97-122 [Details]
(2001)'Litir Ghaelach, 1848'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2001) 'Litir Ghaelach, 1848'. Journal of The Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society, 57 :85-89 [Details]
(2001)'Petticoat Loose'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2001) 'Petticoat Loose'. An Linn Bhuí, 5 :210-213 [Details]
(2001)'Political activity in Cappoquin in the 1840s: Michael Cavanagh's obituary of Hugh Collender'
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Thomas Overlander (2001) 'Political activity in Cappoquin in the 1840s: Michael Cavanagh's obituary of Hugh Collender'. Journal of The Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society, 53 :103-130 [Details]
(2003)'Tomás Ó Iceadha's translation of the Roman Missal'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2003) 'Tomás Ó Iceadha's translation of the Roman Missal'. Celtica, 24 :264-269 [Details]
(2003)'Poems by Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2003) 'Poems by Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird'. Celtica, 24 :252-263 [Details]
(2003)'Cnuasach amhrán Liam Uí Lúbaigh'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2003) 'Cnuasach amhrán Liam Uí Lúbaigh'. Tipperary Historical Journal, :141-153 [Details]
(2003)'Filíocht Athairneach I'
Pádraig Ó Macháín (2003) 'Filíocht Athairneach I'. An Linn Bhuí, 7 :152-164 [Details]
(2004)'David Rothe's attestation in favour of William Brennan'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2004) 'David Rothe's attestation in favour of William Brennan'. Ossory, Laois & Leinster, 1 :202-203 [Details]
(2004)'Filíocht Athairneach II'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2004) 'Filíocht Athairneach II'. An Linn Bhuí, 8 :165-175 [Details]
(2005)'Beatha bheag Dhéagláin'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2005) 'Beatha bheag Dhéagláin'. An Linn Bhuí, 9 :22-33 [Details]
(2006)'Scribal practice and textual survival: the example of Uilliam Mac Mhurchaidh'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2006) 'Scribal practice and textual survival: the example of Uilliam Mac Mhurchaidh'. Scottish Gaelic Studies, 22 :95-122 [Details]
(2006)'Seanmóintí Déiseacha san Irisleabhar'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2006) 'Seanmóintí Déiseacha san Irisleabhar'. An Linn Bhuí, 10 :141-150 [Details]
(2006)'General Sherman and Father Shearman'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2006) 'General Sherman and Father Shearman'. Ossory, Laois & Leinster, 2 :218-222 [Details]
(2007)'Two documents relating to Ó Conchubhair Donn'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2007) 'Two documents relating to Ó Conchubhair Donn'. Ériu, 57 :113-119 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2007)'A crosántacht for Uilliam Búrc'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2007) 'A crosántacht for Uilliam Búrc'. Celtica, 25 :175-194 [Details]
(2007)'Teagasc an Athar de Bhál'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2007) 'Teagasc an Athar de Bhál'. An Linn Bhuí, 11 :97-131 [Details]
(2008)'Léiriú anaman agus altóra: teagasc an Athar de Bhál 2'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2008) 'Léiriú anaman agus altóra: teagasc an Athar de Bhál 2'. An Linn Bhuí, 12 :178-203 [Details]
(2008)'The flight of the poets: Eóghan Ruadh and Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird in exile'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2008) 'The flight of the poets: Eóghan Ruadh and Fearghal Óg Mac an Bhaird in exile'. Seanchas Ard Mhacha: Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical Society, 21-22 :39-58 [Details]
(2008)'The hand of Conall Ó Mórdha'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2008) 'The hand of Conall Ó Mórdha'. Ossory, Laois & Leinster, 3 :54-72 [Details]
(2009)'Gadaithe agus Gaibhne: teagasc an Athar de Bhál 3'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2009) 'Gadaithe agus Gaibhne: teagasc an Athar de Bhál 3'. An Linn Bhuí, 13 :217-239 [Details]
(2010)'Cíos, cás agus cathú: teagasc an Athar de Bhál 4'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2010) 'Cíos, cás agus cathú: teagasc an Athar de Bhál 4'. An Linn Bhuí, 14 :151-171 [Details]
(2010)'Tuileagna Ó Maoil Chonaire and the Book of Pottlerath'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2010) 'Tuileagna Ó Maoil Chonaire and the Book of Pottlerath'. Ossory, Laois & Leinster, 4 :244-248 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2010)'An elegy for Seaán Óg Ó Dochartaigh'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2010) 'An elegy for Seaán Óg Ó Dochartaigh'. Celtica, 26 :89-110 [Details]
(2011)'Fr Patrick Meany and the Dr Keating Society, 1860–1865'
Padraig Ó Macháin (2011) 'Fr Patrick Meany and the Dr Keating Society, 1860–1865'. Studia Hibernica, 37 :165-196 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2011)'Dán le Pádraig Denn'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2011) 'Dán le Pádraig Denn'. An Linn Bhuí, 15 :139-144 [Details]
(2012)'Two Nugent manuscripts: the Nugent Duanaire and Queen Elizabeth's Primer'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2012) 'Two Nugent manuscripts: the Nugent Duanaire and Queen Elizabeth's Primer'. Ríocht na Midhe: Records of the Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 23 :121-142 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2012)''Pádraig Ó Meachair agus Nioclás Mac Síthigh: dán agus amhrán um bheirt shagart'
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2012) ''Pádraig Ó Meachair agus Nioclás Mac Síthigh: dán agus amhrán um bheirt shagart'. An Linn Bhuí, 16 :199-212 [Details]

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2015)Ossory, Laois and Leinster 6
Pádraig Ó Macháin (Ed.). (2015) Ossory, Laois and Leinster 6 Crosspatrick, Co. Kilkenny: OLL. [Details]
(2015)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 19
Pádraig Ó Macháin and Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2015) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 19 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 19. Dublin and Kilkenny: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2014)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 18
Pádraig Ó Macháin and Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2014) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 18 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 18. Dublin and Kilkenny: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2013)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 17
Pádraig Ó Macháin and Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2013) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 17 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 17. Crois Phádraig: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2012)Ossory, Laois and Leinster 5
Ó Macháin, Pádraig (Ed.). (2012) Ossory, Laois and Leinster 5 Ossory, Laois and Leinster 5. Crosspatrick, Co. Kilkenny: OLL. Globe icon [Details]
(1997)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 1
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (1997) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 1 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 1. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(1998)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 2
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (1998) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 2 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 2. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(1999)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 3
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (1999) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 3 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 3. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2000)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 4
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2000) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 4 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 4. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2001)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 5
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2001) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 5 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 5. Dublin: Leabhiar na Linne. [Details]
(2002)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 6
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2002) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 6 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 6. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2003)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 7
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2003) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 7 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 7. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2004)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 8
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2004) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 8 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 8. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2004)Ossory, Laois and Leinster 1
Pádraig Ó Macháin (Ed.). (2004) Ossory, Laois and Leinster 1 Ossory, Laois and Leinster 1. Kilkenny: OLL. [Details]
(2005)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 9
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2005) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 9 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 9. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2006)Ossory, Laois and Leinster 2
Pádraig Ó Macháin (Ed.). (2006) Ossory, Laois and Leinster 2 Ossory, Laois and Leinster 2. Kilkenny: OLL. [Details]
(2006)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 10
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2006) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 10 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 10. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2007)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 11
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2007) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 11 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 11. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2008)Ossory, Laois and Leinster 3
Pádraig Ó Macháin (Ed.). (2008) Ossory, Laois and Leinster 3 Ossory, Laois and Leinster 3. Kilkenny: OLL. [Details]
(2008)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 12
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2008) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 12 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 12. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2009)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 13
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2009) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 13 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 13. Dublin: Leabhair an Linne. [Details]
(2010)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 14
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2010) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 14 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 14. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2010)Ossory, Laois and Leinster 4
Pádraig Ó Macháin (Ed.). (2010) Ossory, Laois and Leinster 4 Ossory, Laois and Leinster 4. Kilkenny: OLL. [Details]
(2011)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 15
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2011) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 15 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 15. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]
(2012)An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 16
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Ed.). (2012) An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 16 An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 16. Dublin: Leabhair na Linne. [Details]

Books

YearPublication
(1990)Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland XI.
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1990) Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland XI. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. [Details]
(1991)Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in Mount Melleray Abbey Co. Waterford.
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1991) Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in Mount Melleray Abbey Co. Waterford. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. [Details]
(1995)Riobard Bheldon: amhráin agus dánta.
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1995) Riobard Bheldon: amhráin agus dánta. Dublin: Poddle Press. [Details]
(1996)Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland XIII.
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Nessa Ní Shéaghdha (1996) Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland XIII. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. [Details]
(1998)Téacs agus údar i bhFilíócht na Scol.
Pádraig Ó Macháin (1998) Téacs agus údar i bhFilíócht na Scol. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. [Details]
(2005)Like sun gone down: selections from the writings of John Canon O'Hanlon.
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Tony Delaney (2005) Like sun gone down: selections from the writings of John Canon O'Hanlon. Kilkenny: Galmoy Press. [Details]
(2007)Six years in Galmoy: rural unrest in County Kilkenny 1819-1824.
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2007) Six years in Galmoy: rural unrest in County Kilkenny 1819-1824. Dublin: Poddle Press. [Details]
(2008)Ghaibh a leithéid an tslí tráth.
Pádraig Ó Macháin; Pádraig Ó Fiannúsa (2008) Ghaibh a leithéid an tslí tráth. Waterford: Cló Cois Móire. [Details]
(2010)The Book of the O'Conor Don: essays on an Irish manuscript.
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2010) The Book of the O'Conor Don: essays on an Irish manuscript. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. [Details]

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
External Examiner St Patrick's College, Drumcondra External Examiner/
Advisory Board of Journal of Celtic Studies Member/
Advisory Board of Éigse: a Journal of Irish Studies Member/
External Examiner NUI Maynooth External Examiner/

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2016)Torthaí na Réabhlóide,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2016) Ó dhá cheann na reabhlóide: Cuimní Cinn (Ó Briain) agus Ubhla de'n Chraoibh (De hÍde). [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Torthaí na Réabhlóide, UCD , 19-FEB-16 - 20-FEB-16. [Details]
(2016)Ceardlann um Dhigitiú,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2016) Digitiú na gComharthaí Uisce. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Ceardlann um Dhigitiú, Royal Irish Academy , 22-JAN-16 - 22-JAN-16. [Details]
(2015)Post-print manuscript studies in Ireland, Scotland and Iceland,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) The rise of the Gaelic paper manuscript. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Post-print manuscript studies in Ireland, Scotland and Iceland, University of Ulster, Derry , 10-SEP-15 - 11-SEP-15. [Details]
(2015)The Ó Longáin Conference,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) Leabhar Leasa Móir agus muintir Longáin. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Ó Longáin Conference, University College Cork , 27-AUG-15 - 28-AUG-15. [Details]
(2015)Charles Kickham Conference,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) An early biographer of Charles J. Kickham. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Charles Kickham Conference, Co. Tipperary , 07-AUG-15 - 07-AUG-15. [Details]
(2015)Dáil na Mumhan,
Ó Macháín, Pádraig (2015) Litríocht na nDéise. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Dáil na Mumhan, Rinn Ó gCuanach , 22-MAY-15 - 22-MAY-15. [Details]
(2015)Fermoy Heritage 2015,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) Poetry in the Book of Fermoy. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Fermoy Heritage 2015, Fermoy, Co. Cork , 02-MAY-15 - 02-MAY-15. [Details]
(2015)The Great Famine and Language: Linguistics and Representation,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) Cothú na litríochta sna Déise aimsir an Ghorta Mhóir. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Great Famine and Language: Linguistics and Representation, University of Ulster, Belfast , 26-MAR-15 - 28-MAR-15. [Details]
(2015)The Book of Ballymote Conference,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2015) The Book of Ballymote and the Irish Book. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Book of Ballymote Conference, Royal Irish Academy , 05-FEB-15 - 06-FEB-15. [Details]
(2014)Postgraduate Seminar ASNC,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2014) The bardic poem-book as status symbol, 1300-1700. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Postgraduate Seminar ASNC, Cambridge University, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic , 01-DEC-14 - 01-DEC-14. [Details]
(2014)Gramadach agus Prosóid na Gaeilge,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2014) Grammar, Prosody and the Written Text. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Gramadach agus Prosóid na Gaeilge, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies , 26-SEP-14 - 26-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Robert Weldon 100th Anniversary Commemoration,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2014) Life and Work of Robert Weldon (1835-1914). [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Robert Weldon 100th Anniversary Commemoration, Waterford City and County Council , 18-SEP-14 - 18-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Facing Pages: The Art of the Great Book of Ireland,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2014) The poetry anthology in Irish tradition. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Facing Pages: The Art of the Great Book of Ireland, UCC , 29-MAY-14 - 29-MAY-14. [Details]
(2014)Waterford Historical Seminar,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2014) The making of the Book of Lismore. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Waterford Historical Seminar, Waterford , 28-MAR-14 - 28-MAR-14. [Details]
(2014)Litríocht na Gaeilge ar fud an Domhain,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2014) Imirce agus filleadh roinnt lámhsríbhinní Gaeilge. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Litríocht na Gaeilge ar fud an Domhain, St Patrick's College, Drumcondra , 22-FEB-14 - 22-FEB-14. [Details]
(2013)Carraig na bhFear honouring its poets,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2013) Seán Ó Murchú na Ráithíneach; a seventeenth-century poet and scribe. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Carraig na bhFear honouring its poets, Carraig na bhFear, Co. Cork , 17-NOV-13 - 17-NOV-13. [Details]
(2013)Butler Conference,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2013) the Butlers and their Manuscripts. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Butler Conference, Cahir, Co. Tipperary , 19-OCT-13 - 19-OCT-13. [Details]
(2013)Tionól na nDéise I,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2013) Oidhreacht Ghaelach Cheantar an Chomaraigh. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Tionól na nDéise I, Ballymacarbery, Co. Waterford , 19-SEP-13 - 19-SEP-13. [Details]
(2013)Tionól na nDéise II,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2013) Muintir Atharnaigh: saol agus saothar. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Tionól na nDéise II, Stradbally, Co. Waterford , 29-NOV-13 - 29-NOV-13. [Details]
(2013)Eighteenth Century Ireland Conference: Alan Harrison Memorial Lecture:,
Pádraig Ó Macháín (2013) The Irish Political Text in the Eighteenth Century. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Eighteenth Century Ireland Conference: Alan Harrison Memorial Lecture:, Maynooth , 07-JUN-13 - 07-JUN-13. [Details]
(2013)McCarthy Conference,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2013) Remarks on the Book of Lismore. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], McCarthy Conference, Dunmanway Co. Cork , 01-JUN-13 - 01-JUN-13. [Details]
(2012)Irish Studies Symposium,
Pádraig Ó Macháin (2012) Early Irish Palaeography. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Irish Studies Symposium, University of Uppsala , 04-OCT-12 - 04-OCT-12. [Details]

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Professor and other grades 1985-2012/
University College Cork Professor01-AUG-12 /

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Ossory, Laois And Leinster Editor-
An Linn Bhuí Editor-

Other Activities

 Description

Head of School of Irish Learning, UCC

Director (acting) of Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha, UCC

Teaching Interests

<< Irish palaeography; Irish literature 1200-1700; the continuity of the Irish written tradition over time; digitisation of primary sources, and use of digital media; editoral theory and procedure; codicology.>>

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
O Floinn Antoin Doctoral Degree
Faerber Beatrix Doctoral Degree
Palandri Andrea Doctoral Degree

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2016Tréimhse Taithí Oibre I GA3010Tréimhse Taithí Oibre I
2016Saothar Mháirtín Uí Chadhain GA6006Saothar Mháirtín Uí Chadhain
2017Miontráchtas MA GA6009Miontráchtas MA
2016An Ghaeltacht GA2024An Ghaeltacht
2016Tréimhse Taithí Oibre II GA3012Tréimhse Taithí Oibre II
2016Tionscnamh Tréimhse Taithí Oibre II GA3013Tionscnamh Tréimhse Taithí Oibre II
2016Tionscnamh Tréimhse Taithí Oibre I GA3011Tionscnamh Tréimhse Taithí Oibre I
2017An tÚrscéal sa Ghaeilge GA3008An tÚrscéal sa Ghaeilge
2017Tionscnamh Taighde GA3024Tionscnamh Taighde
2016Léann agus Lámhscríbhinní na Gaeilge GA2013Léann agus Lámhscríbhinní na Gaeilge