February 2017 - Conference on the Book of Uí Mhaine

Clans of Ireland would like to notify its members about an upcoming conference on the Book of Uí Mhaine, to be held  in the Royal Irish Academy on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 March next. Compiled in the late fourteenth-century for Muircheartach Ó Ceallaigh, bishop of Clonfert, a member of the powerful O'Kelly rulers of Uí Mhaine, it contains material of a biblical and hagiographical nature, as well tales, genealogies, verse, a late Book of Rights, a Dindshenchas(place-name lore) etc. The conference will appeal to a broad audience and should be of interest to many members of Clans of Ireland.

The programme for the conference is attached for your convenience.