19th Irish Conference of Medievalists, 23–25 June 2005

St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny

Cóilín Ó Drisceoil Recent work on St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny

John Bradley The layout of St John’s Augustinian Priory, Kilkenny, at the close of the Middle Ages

Peter Davey Manx ringforts: British or Irish?

Niamh Whitfield Finery in fact and fiction: an archaeologist looks at descriptions of clothing and accessories in the early Irish tale Tocmarc Becfola

Harriet Thomsett Re-assessing the poem of the Caillech Bérre

Melanie Madox The paradigm of ciuitas in early Irish sources

Michael Gibbons The Viking longphort at Linn Duachaill: its location and likely nature

Paula Geraghty Conservation and museums

Geraldine Parsons Acallam na Senórach, Dinnshenchas Érenn and dinnshenchas

Stuart Rutten Displacement and replacement: the Comrac Fir Diad within and without Táin Bó Cúailgne

Riita Latvio On the semantics of nemed

James Fraser Cumméne Find and the Convention at Druimm Cete

Roy Flechner Bishop Dagán and the Gregorian mission

Katja Ritari The representation of virtues in the earliest Lives of Brigit

Joseph Flahive Manannán and the bards

Graham Isaac The interpretation of the “Pictish” inscriptions: one step forward and two steps back

Donnchadh Ó Corráin The Council of Cashel, or how the Irish bishops gave up

Thomas Charles-Edwards Submission to an Irish over-king c. 700-1210: continuity and change

Nicholas Evans The chronology of Irish and Scottish history, 431-730

Laura Peelen Vita theorica and vita actualis: indication of Irish origin?

Jürgen Ziedler Further thoughts on the origins of ogam

Catherine Swift Towns and troublemakers: what do we do with Woodstown?

Michael Brennan Searching for symmetry in the Ardagh Brooch

Robert Stevick An Irish high cross and a La Tène bronze disc

Ian Beuermann Dublin, Argyle and Man: the Irish Sea triangle in the 1150s and 1160s

Alex Woolf Two kingdoms or one? Northumbria and the Uí Ímair imperium

Simon Taylor Kirkness and the Rock of the Hibernians: a toponymic tale from 11th-century Fife

Ann Buckley Music for the liturgical veneration of Irish saints: the current state of research

Pamela O’Neill When onomastics met archaeology: a tale of two Hinbas

Brian Lacey The battle of Cúl Dreimne: a wholly speculative re-interpretation

Colmán Etchingham Clann Cholmáin propaganda in Cogad Gáedel re Gallaib?

Fiona Edmonds Early medieval connections between Whithorn, the Solway region and Ireland