Charles O'Conor of Ballinagare

Life and works


Luke Gibbons & Kieran O'Conor, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-111-0
March 2015. 296pp; colour ills.

Foreword by Pyers O’Conor-Nash

Introduction: Charles O’Conor of Ballinagare (1710–91)
Luke Gibbons & Kieran O’Conor

Some account of Charles O’Conor and literacy in Irish in his time
Diarmaid Ó Catháin

Ballinagare Castle, Co. Roscommon
Kieran O’Conor & Jeremy Williams

Charles O’Conor as a ‘philosophical historian’
John Wrynn SJ

‘A revolution in our moral and civil affairs’: Charles O’Conor and the creation of a community of scholars in late eighteenth-century Ireland
Clare O’Halloran

Writing in an enlightened age? Charles O’Conor and the philosophes
Hilary Larkin

‘A foot in both camps’: Charles O’Conor, print culture and the counter-public sphere
Luke Gibbons

‘Daring to remember what they have dared to forget’: Dr Charles O’Conor’s Memoirs of the life and writings of Charles O’Conor of Belanagare (1796)
Olga Tsapina

Charles O’Conor of Ballingare and the Macpherson controversy
Micheál Mac Craith

Keeping the embers alive: Charles O’Conor and Irish manuscripts – his own and others
Nollaigh Ó Muraíle

Charles O’Conor’s contribution to Irish-language scholarship
Lesa Ní Mhunghaile

Charles O’Conor and the Annals of the Four Masters
Maura O’Gara-O’Riordan

‘Why sleeps O’Conor’? Charles O’Conor and the Irish nationalization of native historical consciousness
Joep Leerssen