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Subject: Re: [SEANCHAS-L] Heart of Dublin stolen
From: Marion Gunn <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 6 Mar 2012 12:33:55 +0000

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Scríobh 05/03/2012 21:03, Neil McLeod:
> Marion, that amateur website was last updated in the year 2000. 

I know that, Neil. I remember discussing it at the time with some other 
people. However old, the information which has been on that site for 12 
years now is sound and up to date as far as it goes (doesn't need to be 
updated). It's good that info is still being displayed online.

> The Brehon law project referred to flared briefly for a few years and 
> then the flame went out.

Again, that idea is still sound. Having the bones of that project 
outlined on a website, however old, may prompt a revival of interest in 
the aims of the project, which, as far as I can see, remain sound 
enough. (That's why I picked that particular website to refer to here on 


> Neil
> On 6/03/2012 12:58 AM, Marion Gunn wrote:
>> For those seeking general information about Lorcán, webpage
>> looks useful (skip to 
>> end for
>> names of authors whose historical research works were apparently 
>> consulted
>> so as to put together the summary contained on that page).
>> I see there also, on another part of the same website, notice of a 
>> project
>> to support and advance the further study and consideration of our Brehon
>> Laws, which may be of interest to some SEANCHAS-L and OLD-IRISH-L 
>> members
>> (
>> mg
>> Scríobh 05/03/2012 15:29, Marion Gunn:
>>> March 2012 will be remembered as a black time for Dublin because, at 
>>> some
>>> time between nightfall Friday and noon Saturday, thieves stole from
>>> Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, the heart of our city's patron saint,
>>> Lorcán Ó Tuathail of the 12th century....

Marion Gunn * eGteo (Estab.1991)
27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an
Bhóthair, An Charraig Dhubh,
Co. Átha Cliath, Éire/Ireland.
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