Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
Cecile O'Rahilly, the Celtic scholar (see here and search),
School of Celtic Studies, 1946 to 1964:
Returned to Dublin 1946.
Assistant Professor (possibly later full Professor) at School of Celtic Studies at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (initially under her brother T.F.) from 1946 until she retired 1964.
Edited Eachtra Uilliam / An Irish Version of William of Palerne, DIAS, 1949 (medieval Irish version of the Werewolf legend).
Edited Five Seventeenth Century Political Poems, DIAS, 1952, repub 1977.
Edited Trompa na bhFlaitheas, DIAS, 1955.
Listed as Assistant Professor at DIAS 1956.
Her life's work was a translation of the Tain Bo Cuailgne, the central story in the Ulster Cycle, in 4 vols, 1961, 1967, 1976, and another posthumously.
Retired from DIAS 1964. Continued to publish into her 80s.
Never married. Lived with her companion Miss Myfanwy Williams.
She died 2nd May 1980, age 85 yrs.
See obituary in Irish Times 14th May 1980.
See obituary by Brian O Cuiv in Celtica journal vol.13, 1980, pp. 201-203.
Celtica journal produced a memorial volume for her, vol.15, 1983.
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