Head of Scoil Léann Na Gaeilge
Early and Medieval Irish
University College Cork

T: +353 21 490 2607
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Máire Herbert is a graduate of NUIG and the University of Cambridge. She has been a scholar at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, visiting fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge, and visiting professor in the Dept of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University. She was recently appointed to the Placenames Commission of Ireland.  

Research Interests

Irish literary and cultural history of the eleventh and twelfth centuries, early Irish saints' Lives, and Irish-Scottish contacts in the pre-Norman era.

Books

YearPublication
(1996)Iona, Kells and Derry: the history and hagiography of the Monastic `Familia' of Columba [B468].
Herbert, Maire; (1996) Iona, Kells and Derry: the history and hagiography of the Monastic `Familia' of Columba [B468]. : Four Courts Press. [Details]
(1989)Irish Biblical Apocrypha: Selected Texts in Translation.
Herbert, Maire & M. McNamara; (1989) Irish Biblical Apocrypha: Selected Texts in Translation. : T & T Clark. [Details]
(1988)Betha Adamain: The Irish Life of Adamnan.
Herbert, Maire & Padraig O Riain; (1988) Betha Adamain: The Irish Life of Adamnan. : Irish Texts Society. [Details]
(1986)Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in Cambridge Libraries.
Herbert, Maire & Padraig de Brun; (1986) Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in Cambridge Libraries. : Cambridge University Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2009)'Medieval Collections of Ecclesiastical and Devotional Materials: Leabhar Breac, Liber Flavus Fergusiorum and the Book of Fenagh'
Herbert, Máire; (2009) 'Medieval Collections of Ecclesiastical and Devotional Materials: Leabhar Breac, Liber Flavus Fergusiorum and the Book of Fenagh' In: Bernadette Cunningham and Siobhán Fitzpatrick (eds). Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. [Details]
(2008)'Saint Colmán of Dromore and Inchmahone'
Herbert, Máire; (2008) 'Saint Colmán of Dromore and Inchmahone' In: Festschrift for Donald Meek: Scottish Gaelic Studies 24. Edinburgh: Scottish Gaelic Studies. [Details]
(2005)'Before Charters? Property Records in pre-Anglo-Norman Ireland'
Herbert, Máire; (2005) 'Before Charters? Property Records in pre-Anglo-Norman Ireland' In: M.-T. Flanagan and J.A. Green (eds). Charters and Charter Scholarship in Britain and Ireland. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2005)'Becoming an exile: Colum Cille in Middle-Irish poetry'
Herbert, Máire; (2005) 'Becoming an exile: Colum Cille in Middle-Irish poetry' In: J.F. Nagy and L.E. Jones (eds). Heroic Poets and Poetic Heroes in Celtic Tradition: a Festscrift for Patrick K. Ford. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2004)'Transmutations of the Irish goddess [Russian translation]'
Herbert, Maire; (2004) 'Transmutations of the Irish goddess [Russian translation]' In: * (eds). Woman as Fate in Celtic and Germanic tradition. [Details]
(2004)'Columba'
Herbert, Maire; (2004) 'Columba' In: * (eds). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. [Details]
(2004)'Observations on the Life of Molaga'
Herbert, Maire; (2004) 'Observations on the Life of Molaga' In: J. Carey, M. Herbert, K. Murray (eds). Cin Chille Cuile: Texts, Saints and Places: Essays in honour of Padraig O Riain. [Details]
(2002)'(Section III) The Celtic Otherworld and the Commedia (English and Italian translation)'
Herbert, Maire; (2002) '(Section III) The Celtic Otherworld and the Commedia (English and Italian translation)' In: * (eds). The City and the Book II: Proceedings of International Conference, Florence 4-7 September 2002 [www.florin.ms/beth]. [Details]
(2002)'Society and Myth c. 700-1300'
Herbert, Maire; (2002) 'Society and Myth c. 700-1300' In: Burke, A., Kilfeather, S. et al (eds). The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing IV. [Details]
(2002)'Society and Myth, c. 700-1300: Introduction and Texts'
Herbert, Maire; (2002) 'Society and Myth, c. 700-1300: Introduction and Texts' In: * (eds). The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, vol. 4. [Details]
(2002)'In Irlanda: Il retaggio dei peregrini irlandesi in Toscana'
Herbert, Maire; (2002) 'In Irlanda: Il retaggio dei peregrini irlandesi in Toscana' In: R. Stompani (eds). De Strata Francigena: Studi e ricerche sulle vie di pellegrinaggio del Medioevo. Florence: Florence. [Details]
(2001)'The Infancy Narrative of the Leabhar Breac and Related Manuscripts: Translation'
O Fiannachta, P. Herbert, Maire, 7 Breatnach, Caoimhin; (2001) 'The Infancy Narrative of the Leabhar Breac and Related Manuscripts: Translation' In: McNamara, M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I: Evangelia Infantiae. [Details]
(2001)'The Liber Flavus Fergusiorum Infancy Narrative'
O Laoghaire, D. Herbert, Maire, Breatnach, Caoimhin; (2001) 'The Liber Flavus Fergusiorum Infancy Narrative' In: McNamara M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I : Evangelia Infantiae. [Details]
(2001)'Text and Translation of the irish Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'Text and Translation of the irish Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus' In: McNamara, M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I: Evangelia Infantiae (Corpus Christianorum Series Apocryphorum 13). [Details]
(2001)'A Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus'
Herbert, Maire & McNamara, M.; (2001) 'A Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus' In: McNamara, M., Breatnach, C., Carey, J. Herbert, M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I: Evangelia Infantiae (Corpus Christianorum, Series Apocryphorum 13). [Details]
(2001)'Latin and Vernacular Hagiography of Ireland from the Origins to the Sixteenth Century'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'Latin and Vernacular Hagiography of Ireland from the Origins to the Sixteenth Century' In: Philippart, G (eds). Hagiographies, volume III. [Details]
(2001)'The Life of Martin of Tours: a view from twelfth-century Ireland'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'The Life of Martin of Tours: a view from twelfth-century Ireland' In: Richter, M. & Picard, J_M (eds). Ogma: Essays in Celtic Studies in honour of Proinseas Ni Chathain. [Details]
(2001)'The World of Adomnan'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'The World of Adomnan' In: O'Loughlin, T (eds). Adomnan at Birr AD 697. [Details]
(2001)'The Vita Columbae and Irish Hagiography: A Study of Vita Cainnechi'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'The Vita Columbae and Irish Hagiography: A Study of Vita Cainnechi' In: Carey, J., Herbert, M., O Riain, P (eds). Saints and Scholars: Studies in Irish Hagiography. [Details]
(2001)'The Infancy Narrative of the Leabhar Breac and Related Manuscripts: Translation'
Herbert, Maire (with P. O Fiannachta & C. Breatnach); (2001) 'The Infancy Narrative of the Leabhar Breac and Related Manuscripts: Translation' In: McNamara, M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I. [Details]
(2001)'The Liber Flavus Infancy Narrative: Translation'
Herbert, Maire (with D. O Laoghaire & C. Breatnach); (2001) 'The Liber Flavus Infancy Narrative: Translation' In: McNamara, M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I. [Details]
(2001)'A Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus: Edition and Translation'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'A Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus: Edition and Translation' In: McNamara, M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I. [Details]
(2001)'A Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus: Introduction'
Herbert, Maire (with M. McNamara); (2001) 'A Versified Narrative of the Childhood Deeds of the Lord Jesus: Introduction' In: McNamara, M. et al (eds). Apocrypha Hiberniae I. [Details]
(2001)'Latin and Vernacular Hagiography of Ireland from the Origins to the Sixteenth Century'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'Latin and Vernacular Hagiography of Ireland from the Origins to the Sixteenth Century' In: G. Phiippart (eds). Hagiographies III. [Details]
(2001)'(Section III) The Irish peregrini'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) '(Section III) The Irish peregrini' In: * (eds). The City and the Book I: Proceedings of International Conference, Florence 30 May - 1 June 2001 [www.florin.ms/aleph]. [Details]
(2001)'The Life of Martin of Tours: A View from twelfth-century Ireland'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'The Life of Martin of Tours: A View from twelfth-century Ireland' In: M. Richter and J. M. Picard (eds). Ogma: Essays in Celtic Studies in honour of Proinseas Ni Chathain. [Details]
(2001)'The World of Adomnan'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'The World of Adomnan' In: T. O'Loughlin (eds). Adomnan at Birr, AD 697: Essays in Commemoration of the Law of the Innocents. [Details]
(2001)'The Vita Columbae and Irish Hagiography: A Study of Vita Cainnecht'
Herbert, Maire; (2001) 'The Vita Columbae and Irish Hagiography: A Study of Vita Cainnecht' In: J. Carey, M. Herbert, P. O Riain (eds). Saints and Scholars: Studies in Irish Hagiography. [Details]
(2000)'Ireland and Scotland: The Foundations of a Relationship'
Herbert, Maire; (2000) 'Ireland and Scotland: The Foundations of a Relationship' In: McCoy, G. & Scott, M (eds). Aithne na nGael: Gaelic Identities. [Details]
(2000)'Ireland and Scotland: The Foundations of a Relationship'
Herbert, Maire; (2000) 'Ireland and Scotland: The Foundations of a Relationship' In: G. McCoy and M. Scott (eds). Gaelic Identities: Aithne na nGael. [Details]
(2000)'Ri Eirenn, Ri Alban: Kingship and Identity in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries'
Herbert, Maire; (2000) 'Ri Eirenn, Ri Alban: Kingship and Identity in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries' In: S. Taylor (eds). Kings, Clerics, and Chronicles in Scotland 500-1297: Essays in Honour of Marjorie Oglivie Anderson. [Details]
(2000)'Ri Eireann, Ri Alban: Kingship and identity in the ninth and tenth centuries'
Herbert, Maire; (2000) 'Ri Eireann, Ri Alban: Kingship and identity in the ninth and tenth centuries' In: Taylor, Simon (eds). Kings, clerics and chronicles in Scotland 500-1297. [Details]
(1999)'Sea-divided Gaels? Constructing Relationships between Irish and Scots c. 800-1169'
Herbert, Maire; (1999) 'Sea-divided Gaels? Constructing Relationships between Irish and Scots c. 800-1169' In: B. Smith (eds). Britain and Ireland 900-1300: Insular Responses to Medieval European Change. [Details]
(1999)'Literary Sea-Voyages and Early Munster Hagiography'
Herbert, Maire; (1999) 'Literary Sea-Voyages and Early Munster Hagiography' In: Black, R., Gillies, W. O Maolalaigh, R (eds). Celtic Connections: Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies. [Details]
(1999)'The Legacy of Columba'
Herbert, Maire; (1999) 'The Legacy of Columba' In: Devine, T.M. & McMillan, J.F (eds). Celebrating Columba: Irish-Scottish Connections 597-1997. [Details]
(1999)'Sea-Divided Gaels? constructing relationships between Irish and Scots c. 800-1169'
Herbert, Maire; (1999) 'Sea-Divided Gaels? constructing relationships between Irish and Scots c. 800-1169' In: Smith, Brendan (eds). Britain and Ireland 900-1300: Insular Responses to Medieval European Change. [Details]
(1999)'The Legacy of Columba'
Herbert, Maire; (1999) 'The Legacy of Columba' In: T. M. Devine and J. F. McMillan (eds). Celebrating Columba: Colm Cille a Cheiliuradh, Irish-Scottish Connections 597-1887. [Details]
(1997)'Dlithe an Domhnaigh in Eirinn 600-750'
Herbert, Maire; (1997) 'Dlithe an Domhnaigh in Eirinn 600-750' In: M. Mac Conmara and E. Ni Thiarnaigh (eds). Cothu an Duchais: Aisti in omos den Ath. D. O Laoghaire. [Details]
(1996)'Transmutations of an Irish Goddess'
Herbert, Maire; (1996) 'Transmutations of an Irish Goddess' In: S. Billington and M. Green (eds). The Concept of the Goddess. [Details]
(1996)'Hagiography'
Herbert, Maire; (1996) 'Hagiography' In: K. McCone and K. Simms (eds). Progress in Medieval Irish Studies. [Details]
(1994)'The Legacy of Colum Cille and his monastic community'
Herbert, Maire; (1994) 'The Legacy of Colum Cille and his monastic community' In: James P. Mackey (eds). The Cultures of Europe: The Irish Contribution. [Details]
(1993)'Columba'
Herbert, Maire; (1993) 'Columba' In: * (eds). Dictionary of Scottish Church History and Theology. [Details]
(1993)'Adomnan'
Herbert, Maire; (1993) 'Adomnan' In: * (eds). Dictionary of Scottish Church History and Theology. [Details]
(1992)'Goddess and King: The Sacred Marriage in Early Ireland'
Herbert, Maire; (1992) 'Goddess and King: The Sacred Marriage in Early Ireland' In: Louise O. Fradenbury (eds). Women and Sovereignty. [Details]
(1991)'Celtic Heroine?: The Archaeology of the Deirdre Story'
Herbert, Maire; (1991) 'Celtic Heroine?: The Archaeology of the Deirdre Story' In: Toni O'Brien Johnson and David Cairns (eds). Gender in Irish Writing. [Details]
(1989)'The Preface in Amra Coluim Cille'
Herbert, Maire; (1989) 'The Preface in Amra Coluim Cille' In: D. O Corrain et al (eds). Sages, Saints, and Storytellers: Celtic Studies in Honour of Professor James Carney. [Details]
(1988)'The Bible in Early Iona'
Herbert, Maire; (1988) 'The Bible in Early Iona' In: David F. Wright (eds). The Bible in Scottish Life and Literature. [Details]

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2003)
Herbert, Máire, and Kevin Murray (Ed.). (2003) Prospect and Retrospect in Celtic Studies: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Congress of Celtic Studies. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2001)
McNamara, M., J. Carey, C. Breatnach, M. Herbert et al (Ed.). (2001) Apocrypha Hiberniae: 1, Evangelia Infantiae, 2 vols. Turnhout: Brepols. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2008)'Preliminary Remarks on the Content of a recently-discovered Cork Manuscript'
Herbert, Máire; (2008) 'Preliminary Remarks on the Content of a recently-discovered Cork Manuscript' Cork [Details]
(2007)'Léann Lámhscríbhinní Lobháin: The Louvain Manuscript Heritage'
Herbert, Máire; (2007) 'Léann Lámhscríbhinní Lobháin: The Louvain Manuscript Heritage' Dublin [Details]
(1997)''Cathreim Cellaig': Some literary and historical considerations'
Herbert, M; (1997) ''Cathreim Cellaig': Some literary and historical considerations' [Details]
(1989)''FLED DUIN NA NGED' - A REAPPRAISAL'
HERBERT, M; (1989) ''FLED DUIN NA NGED' - A REAPPRAISAL' [Details]
(2005)'Aislinge Meic Conglinne: Contextual Considerations'
Herbert, Máire; (2005) 'Aislinge Meic Conglinne: Contextual Considerations' [Details]
(2000)'The Legend of St Scothine: Perspectives from Early Christian Ireland'
Herbert, Maire; (2000) 'The Legend of St Scothine: Perspectives from Early Christian Ireland' [Details]
(2000)'Gneithe den Naomhsheanchas in Eirinn sa Treimhse Reamh-Lochlannach'
Herbert, Maire; (2000) 'Gneithe den Naomhsheanchas in Eirinn sa Treimhse Reamh-Lochlannach' [Details]
(1997)'Caithreim Cellaig: some historical and literary considerations'
Herbert, Maire; (1997) 'Caithreim Cellaig: some historical and literary considerations' [Details]
(1993)'Cummian's Letter {De Controversia Paschali and De Ratione Computandi} [B4323]'
Herbert, Maire; (1993) 'Cummian's Letter {De Controversia Paschali and De Ratione Computandi} [B4323]' [Details]
(1984)'Beatha Mhean-Ghaeilge Cholm Cille'
Herbert, Maire; (1984) 'Beatha Mhean-Ghaeilge Cholm Cille' [Details]
(1978)'Muineadh na Fiannaiochta'
Herbert, Maire; (1978) 'Muineadh na Fiannaiochta' [Details]
(1977)'The Seven Journeys of the Soul'
Herbert, Maire; (1977) 'The Seven Journeys of the Soul' [Details]
(1977)'Beathai na Naomh'
Herbert, Maire; (1977) 'Beathai na Naomh' [Details]
(1976)'Ar nUirlisi Ceoil'
Herbert, Maire; (1976) 'Ar nUirlisi Ceoil' [Details]
(1975)'An Gra sa tSeanfhiliocht'
Herbert, Maire; (1975) 'An Gra sa tSeanfhiliocht' [Details]
(1973)'The Provenance of Laud Misc. 615'
Herbert, Maire (with A. O'Sullivan); (1973) 'The Provenance of Laud Misc. 615' [Details]
(1972)'Some Irish Prognostications'
Herbert, Maire; (1972) 'Some Irish Prognostications' [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2010)Settimane di Studio della Fondazione Centro Italiano di studi sull'alto medioevo
Herbert, Máire; (2010) Hagiography and Holy Bodies: observations on corporeal relics in pre-Viking Ireland Settimane di Studio della Fondazione Centro Italiano di studi sull'alto medioevo Spoleto, , pp.239-260 [Details]
(2009)Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales
Herbert, Máire; (2009) Reading Recension 1 of the Táin . In: Rúairí Ó hUiginn and B. Ó Catháin eds. Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales Maynooth, , pp.208-217 [Details]
(2007)International Congress of Celtic Studies
Herbert, Máire; (2007) Crossing Historical and Literary Boundaries: Irish Written Culture Around the Year 1000 . In: Patrick Sims-Williams eds. International Congress of Celtic Studies Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 53-4, , pp.87-101 [Details]
(1999)Celtic Connections: Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies, vol. 1
Herbert, Maire; (1999) Literary Sea-Voyages and Early Munster Hagiography . In: R. Black, W. Gillies, R O Maolalaigh eds. Celtic Connections: Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies, vol. 1 *, , 30-DEC-99 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.182-189 [Details]
(1999)Celts and Vikings: Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica
Herbert, Maire; (1999) The Death of Muirchertach Mac Erca: a twelfth-century tale . In: F. Josephson eds. Celts and Vikings: Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica *, , 30-DEC-99 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.27-39 [Details]
(1999)The Second North American Congress of Celtic Studies
Herbert, Maire; (1999) The Universe of Male and Female: A reading of the Deirdre Story . In: Cyril J. Byrne et al eds. The Second North American Congress of Celtic Studies *, , 30-DEC-99 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.53-63 [Details]
(1999)Proceeding of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium
Herbert, Maire; (1999) An Infancy Narrative of St Ciaran [B497] . In: * eds. Proceeding of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium *, , 30-DEC-99 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.1-8 [Details]
(1994)The Book of Kells: Proceedings of a conference at Trinity College Dublin
Herbert, Maire; (1994) Charter Material from Kells . In: Felicity O'Mahony eds. The Book of Kells: Proceedings of a conference at Trinity College Dublin *, , 01-JAN-94 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.60-77 [Details]

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2009)Settimane Spoleto,
Herbert, Máire; (2009) The Cult of Saints in Early Christian Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Settimane Spoleto, Spoleto , 16-APR-09 - 21-APR-09
(2009)O'Donnell Lecture, Oxford,
Herbert, Máire; (2009) British Saints in Ireland, Irish Saints in Britain. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], O'Donnell Lecture, Oxford, University of Oxford , 15-MAY-09 - 15-MAY-09
(2009)University of Aberdeen: Medieval History Colloquium,
Herbert, Máire; (2009) Gregory the Great in Irish Sources. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], University of Aberdeen: Medieval History Colloquium, Aberdeen , 04-MAY-09 - 04-MAY-09
(2008)Landscapes of the Saints,
Herbert, Máire; (2008) A Saint in Conquered Lands. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Landscapes of the Saints, History Department, University of Princeton , 27-MAR-08 - 29-MAR-08
(2008)Helsinki Comparative Religion Colloquium,
Herbert, Máire; (2008) The Testimony of Hagiography. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Helsinki Comparative Religion Colloquium, Helsinki , 27-AUG-08 - 28-AUG-08
(2008)Crossing Conquests Workshop, St Catherine's College, Cambridge,
Herbert, Máire; (2008) History Writing: An Irish View of the Viking Era. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Crossing Conquests Workshop, St Catherine's College, Cambridge, Cambridge , 29-JUL-08 - 30-JUL-08
(2008)Societas Celtologica Nordica,
Herbert, Máire; (2008) The Viking Wars in the Fragmentary Annals. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Societas Celtologica Nordica, University of Gothenberg , 19-JUN-08 - 21-JUN-08
(2007)New Directions,
Herbert, Máire; (2007) Celtic Studies Research and its Contexts. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], New Directions, Humanities Institute, UCD , 15-MAY-07 - 15-MAY-07
(2006)Celtic Connections, University of Melbourne,
Herbert, Máire; (2006) Irish Settlements in Scotland and Wales. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Celtic Connections, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia , 18-AUG-06 - 19-AUG-06
(2006)History Department Seminar, University of Melbourne,
Herbert, Máire; (2006) The earliest Irish Saints' Lives. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], History Department Seminar, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia , 15-AUG-06 - 15-AUG-06
(2006)Bergin Lecture, Faculty of Celtic Studies, UCD,
Herbert, Máire; (2006) Aislinge Meic Conglinne. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Bergin Lecture, Faculty of Celtic Studies, UCD, Dublin , 24-FEB-06 - 24-FEB-06
(2006)Medieval and Renaissance Seminar, University of Sydney,
Herbert, Máire; (2006) Did Ireland have a twelfth-century Renaissance?. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Medieval and Renaissance Seminar, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia , 17-AUG-06 - 17-AUG-06
(2006)Societas Celtologica Nordica,
Herbert, Máire; (2006) The Medieval Cult of Colm Cille. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Societas Celtologica Nordica, Helsinki , 22-SEP-06 - 24-SEP-06
(2003)Wiles Colloquium, School of History, QUB,
Herbert, Máire; (2003) Vernacular Charter Evidence from pre-Norman Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Wiles Colloquium, School of History, QUB, Belfast , 26-SEP-03 - 27-SEP-03
(2005)University of Utrecht: Celtic Department/Van Hamel Foundation,
Herbert, Maire; (2005) Conspicuous Consumption in Medieval Ireland: The evidence of The Vision of Mac Conglinne. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], University of Utrecht: Celtic Department/Van Hamel Foundation, Utrecht , 11-MAY-05 - 05-NOV-05
(2005)University of Utrecht: Medieval Studies Centre,
Herbert, Maire; (2005) Ireland and Europe: observations on the post-Viking era. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], University of Utrecht: Medieval Studies Centre, Utrecht , 12-MAY-05 - 05-MAY-06
(2004)International Medieval Congress,
Herbert, Maire; (2004) The Life of Bishop Aed mac Bricc. [Oral Presentation], International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds , 13-JUL-04 - 30-DEC-99
(2004)Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society,
Herbert, Maire; (2004) Traditions of saints associated with Kerry. [Oral Presentation], Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Killarney , 19-NOV-04 - 30-DEC-99
(2004)Medieval History Symposium,
Herbert, Maire; (2004) Adomnan and his times. [Oral Presentation], Medieval History Symposium, Glenstal Abbey , 10-MAY-04 - 30-DEC-99
(2003)International Congress of Celtic Studies,
Herbert, Maire; (2003) Crossing History-Literature Boundaries. [Plenary Lecture], International Congress of Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth , 25-AUG-03 - 30-DEC-99
(2003)Wiles Colloquium,
Herbert, Maire; (2003) Vernacular charter evidence in pre-Norman Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Wiles Colloquium, Queen's University Belfast (School of History) , 27-SEP-03 - 30-DEC-99
(2002)St David and His Traditions,
Herbert, Maire; (2002) St David in early Irish literature. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], St David and His Traditions, University of Wales, Lampeter , 24-JUN-02 - 27-JUN-02
(2002)Conference on Irish Identity,
Herbert, Maire; (2002) Defining the nation in pre-Norman Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Conference on Irish Identity, University College Cork (Department of History) , 10-MAY-02 - 30-DEC-99
(2002)The City and the Book,
Herbert, Maire; (2002) Irish Visions and the Commedia. [Oral Presentation], The City and the Book, Florence , 04-SEP-02 - 30-DEC-99
(2001)Traditional Cosmology Society Conference,
Herbert, Maire; (2001) Evidence of Celtic goddesses. [Oral Presentation], Traditional Cosmology Society Conference, University of Edinburgh , 10-AUG-01 - 30-DEC-99
(2001)The City and the Book,
Herbert, Maire; (2001) The Legacy of the Irish Peregrini. [Oral Presentation], The City and the Book, La Certosa, Florence , 31-MAY-01 - 30-DEC-99
(2001)Irish Texts Society,
Herbert, Maire; (2001) Identity and Exile: The Legacy of Colum Cille. [Oral Presentation], Irish Texts Society, London , 09-JUN-01 - 30-DEC-99
(2001)Research Institute for Irish and Scottish Studies,
Herbert, Maire; (2001) Ireland and Scotland: The literary evidence. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Research Institute for Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen , 22-NOV-01 - 22-NOV-01
(2001)Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society,
Herbert, Maire; (2001) Coastal Saints and Underwater Monasteries. [Oral Presentation], Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Listowel , 01-NOV-01 - 30-DEC-99
(2000)Conference on Pilgrimage,
Herbert, Maire; (2000) Irish Pilgrimages to Tours. [Oral Presentation], Conference on Pilgrimage, University College Cork , 28-JUL-00 - 30-DEC-99
(2000)International Congress on Medieval Studies,
Herbert, Maire; (2000) Hiberno-Latin Saints' Lives. [Oral Presentation], International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI , 06-MAY-00 - 30-DEC-99
(2000)Queen's University Belfast: School of History,
Herbert, Maire; (2000) Identity and Kingship: Ireland & Scotland in the Viking era. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Queen's University Belfast: School of History, Belfast , 25-OCT-00 - 25-OCT-00
(2000)Celtic Colloquium,
Herbert, Maire; (2000) Ireland and Scotland: Defining the relationship. [Plenary Lecture], Celtic Colloquium, University of California, Los Angeles , 19-MAR-00 - 30-DEC-99
(1999)Leachtai Cholmcille,
Herbert, Maire; (1999) Gneithe den Naomhsheanchas. [Oral Presentation], Leachtai Cholmcille, An Daingean , 10-APR-99 - 30-DEC-99
(1999)*,
Herbert, Maire; (1999) Early Irish Christianity. [Oral Presentation], *, An Diseart, Dingle , 30-DEC-99 - 30-DEC-99
(1999)Irish Sources relating to Dal Riata and Alba,
Herbert, Maire; (1999) Conference of Scottish Medievalists in honour of M.O. Anderson. [Oral Presentation], Irish Sources relating to Dal Riata and Alba, * , 13-FEB-99 - 30-DEC-99

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
1988Research Grant Irish Biblical Association
1988Research Publication Grant Arts Faculty, UCC
1991Legonna Prize for Celtic Research National Library of Wales
1993Visiting Fellow/Life member Clare Hall Cambridge
1996Elected Member Royal Irish Academy
2001Research Publication Grant Arts Faculty, UCC

Associations

 AssocationFunctionFrom / To
Board of School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Member01-JAN-05 /
An Coimisiún Logainmneacha (Irish Placenames Commission) Member01-JAN-06 /

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Council, Royal Irish Academy Elected Council Member2009 /
Irish Placenames Commission Committee Member2006 /
Governing Body of School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Board Member2005 /
CACSSS Executive Member2008 /
Emeritus Professor Committee Representative of CACSSS2009 /
Faculty of Celtic Studies Dean2006 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
UCC Associate Professor01-JAN-93 / 01-JAN-05
UCC Statutory Lecturer01-JAN-90 / 01-JAN-93
Harvard University Visiting Professor01-JAN-93 / 01-JAN-94
Early and Medieval Irish Professor01-JAN-05 / 01-JAN-06

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
1968NUIG BA*
1970NUIG MA*
1974Cambridge University PhD*

Languages

 LanguageReadingWritingSpeaking
Irish
Latin

Reviews

 JournalRole
Cambridge/Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies Member of Editorial Board
Innes Review Member of Editorial Board
Léann Member of Editorial Board
Irish Texts Society, Main Series Editor

Teaching Interests

Current Postgraduate Students

Schneider NathalieDoctoral Degree