| Tom Sj|blom has it exactly right. Ogam is a "translation," letter-for-letter
| of the Latin alphabet, with a couple of adaptations for Irish. James Carney
| wrote the definitive article on the subject 30 years ago, and his work has
| only been refined, not disputed.
Well, I think the more definitive work was Darian MacManus's 1990
work on the subject, which showed the cleverness and enginuity (sic) of
the people who seemingly adapted the Latin alphabet. It was no mean
task, it was creative, it was well suited for its purpose.