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References for Irish

Andersen, Henning (ed.) 1986. Sandhi phenomena in the languages of Europe. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Ball, Martin and Nicole Müller 1992. Mutation in Welsh. London: Routledge.

Ball, Martin and James Fife (eds) 1993. The Celtic Languages. Second edition: 2009. London: Routledge.

Bergin, Osborn 1969. The Native Irish Grammarian. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Bhaldraithe, Tomás de 1945. The Irish of Chois Fhairrge, Co. Galway. Dublin: Institue for Advanced Studies.

Bhaldraithe, Tomás de 1953. Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge. An deilbhíocht. [The Irish of Cois Fhairrge. Morphology] Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Breatnach, Risteard B. 1947. The Irish of Ring, Co. Waterford. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Buck, Carl Darling 1949. A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Búrca, Seán de 1958. The Irish of Tourmakeady, Co. Mayo. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Christian Brothers, 1960. Graiméar Gaeilge na mBráithre Críostaí. [The Christian Brothers’ Irish grammar] Dublin: Gill and Son.

Christian Brothers, 1962. Nuachúrsa Gaeilge na mBráithre Críostaí. [The Christian Brothers’ new course in Irish] Dublin: Clóchuallacht Chathail.

Christian Brothers 1962. New Irish Grammar. Dublin: Fallons.

Dillon, Myles and Nora Chadwick 1972. The Celtic Realms. 2nd edition. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.

Dorian, Nancy 1978. East Sutherland Gaelic. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Dottin, Georges 1913. Manuel d’irlandais moyen. I: Grammaire. Paris: Champion.

Dottin, Georges 1980. La langue gauloise. Grammaire, textes et glossaire. Genève: Slatkine Reprints.

Edwards, John R. 1983. The Irish Language. An annotated bibliography of sociolinguistic publications 1772-1982. New York: Garland Publishing.

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Finck, Franz N. 1899. Die araner mundart. Ein beitrag zur erforschung des westirischen [The Dialect of Aran. A Contribution to Researching Western Irish], 2 Bde. Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Gamkrelidze, Thomas V. and Vja¹eslav Ivanov 1984-5. Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans. A reconstruction and historical analysis of a proto-language and proto-culture. 2 vols. Translated from Russian by Johanna Nichols, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

George, Ken 1986. The Pronunciation and Spelling of Revived Cornish. Saltash: Cornish Language Board.

Government of Ireland 1958. Gramadach na Gaeilge agus litriú na Gaeilge. An Caighdeán Oifigiúil. [Grammar of Irish and spelling of Irish. The official standard] Dublin: Oifig an tSoláthair.

Hamilton, Noel 1974. A Phonetic Study of the Irish of Tory Island. Belfast: Institute for Irish Studies.

Hemon, Roparz 1975. A Historical Morphology and Syntax of Breton. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

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Henebry, Richard 1898. A Contribution to the Phonology of Déise-Irish. PhD thesis: University of Greifswald.

Hickey, Raymond 1997. ‘Assessing the relative status of languages in medieval Ireland’, in: Jacek Fisiak (ed.), Studies in Middle English Linguistics Berlin: Mouton, 181-205.


Hickey, Raymond 2011. The Dialects of Irish. Study of a Changing Landscape. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton, 508 pages + DVD.

Hickey, Raymond 2014. The Sound Structure of Modern Irish. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton, xiii + 481 pages.

Hindley, Reg 1990. The Death of the Irish Language. A qualified obituary. London: Routledge.

Holder, Alfred 1896, 1904, 1907. Alt-celtischer Sprachschatz. [Old Celtic Language] 3 vols. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner.

Holmer, Nils 1940. On Some Relics of the Irish Dialect Spoken in the Glens of Antrim. Uppsala.

Holmer, Nils 1962. The Gaelic of Kintyre. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Holmer, Nils 1962-5. The Dialects of Co. Clare. 2 vols. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy.

Jackson, Kenneth H. 1953. Language and History in Early Britain (Edinburgh: University Press).

Jackson, Kenneth H. 1955. Contributions to the History of Manx Phonology. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson.

Jackson, Kenneth H. 1967. Historical Phonology of Breton Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

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Lewis, Henry and Holger Pedersen 1937. A Concise Comparative Celtic grammar. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht.

Lucas, Leslie 1979. Grammar of Ros Goill Irish. Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies.

Macaulay, Donald et al. 1992. The Celtic Languages. Cambridge: University Press. Cambridge Language Surveys.

MacCurtin, Hugh 1972 [1728]. The Elements of the Irish Language, Grammatically Explained in English. First printed in Louvain.

McCone, Kim et al. 1994. Stair na Gaeilge. In ómós do Pádraig Ó Fiannachta [The history of Irish. In honour of Patrick O’Finaghty] St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth [National Unversity of Ireland]: Department of Irish.

MacEoin, Gearóid 1993. ‘Irish’ in Ball and Fife (eds), pp. 101-44.

MacManus, Damian 1991. A Guide to Ogam. Maynooth Monographs 4. Maynooth: An Sagart.

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Mhac an Fhailigh, Éamonn 1968. The Irish of Erris, Co.Mayo. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Nic Pháidín, Caoilfhionn and Seán Ó Cearnaigh (eds) 2008. A New View of the Irish Language. Dublin: Cois Life.

Ó Baoill, Dónall 1973. Generative Phonology and the Study of Irish Dialects. PhD thesis. Ann Arbor: University of Chicago.

Ó Baoill, Dónall 1986. Lárchanúint don Ghaeilge. [A common pronunciation for Irish] Dublin: Linguistics Institute.

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Ó Catháin, Brian and Ruairí Ó hUiginn (eds) 2001. Béalra. Aistí ar Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge. [Speech. Essays on the linguistics of Irish] Maynooth: An Sagart.

Ó Catháin, Brian forthcoming. The Irish of East Mayo: A Phonetic Study. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Ó Cuív, Brian 1944. The Irish of West Muskerry, Co. Cork. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Ó Cuív, Brian 1969. A View of the Irish Language. Dublin: Stationary Office.

Ó Cuív, Brian 1971 [1951]. Irish Dialects and Irish-speaking Districts. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Ó Curnáin, Brian 2007. The Irish of Iorras Aithneach, County Galway. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Ó Dochartaigh, Cathair 1987. Dialects of Ulster Irish. Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies.

Ó Dónaill, Niall 1977. Foclóir Gaeilge - Béarla [Irish – English dictionary]. Dublin: Oifig an tSoláthair.

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Ó Murchú, Mairtín 1989. East Perthshire Gaelic. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

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Ó Sé, Diarmuid 1995. An teanga bheo. Gaeilge Corca Dhuibhne. [The living language. The Irish of Corkaguiny (Dingle Peninsula)] Dublin: Linguistics Institute.

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Ó Siadhail, Mícheál 1980. Learning Irish. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Ó Siadhail, Mícheál 1989. Modern Irish. Grammatical structure and dialectal variants Cambridge: University Press.

Ó Siadhail, Mícheál and Arndt Wigger 1975. Córas fuaimeanna na Gaeilge. [The sound pattern of Irish] Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Owens, Máire 1991. The Acquisition of Irish. A case study. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Pedersen, Holger 1897. Aspirationen i Irsk [Aspiration in Irish]. Copenhagen: M.Spirgatis Boghandel.

Pedersen, Holger 1909-1913. Vergleichende Grammatik der keltischen Sprachen [A comparative grammar of the Celtic languages]. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht.

Pokorny, Julius 1969. Altirische Grammatik [Old Irish grammar]. Berlin: de Gruyter.

Price, Glanville 1984. The Languages of Britain. London: Edward Arnold.

Price, Glanville (ed.) 1992. The Celtic Connection. Colin Smythe.

Quiggin, E. C. 1906. A Dialect of Donegal being the Speech of Meenawannia in the Parish of Glenties. Cambridge: University Press.

Quin, Ernest Gordon 1975. Old Irish Workbook. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy.

Rockel, Martin 1989. Grundzüge einer Geschichte der irischen Sprache [An outline history of the Irish language]. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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