Dáibhí Ó Cróinín

Dáibhí Ó Cróinín
Born Dáibhí Iarla Ó Cróinín[1]
(1954-08-29) August 29, 1954[2]
Nationality Irish
Occupation Historian

Dáibhí Iarla Ó Cróinín (born 29 August 1954)[2] is an Irish historian, and professor of history at the National University of Ireland, Galway (N.U.I. Galway). M.Phil., Ph.D. (N.U.I.), and Member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Ó Cróinín received a B.A. in Early Irish History from University College Dublin in 1975 and an M.Phil. in Medieval Studies from the same in 1977. He received his Ph.D. from University College, Galway in 1985; it was on a seventh- century Hiberno-Latin computistical tract which he claims to have discovered and was published by the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in the University of Toronto.[2]

An author of many articles and contributor to several books, he specialises in medieval Irish and European history, Early Irish Script and Early Irish Law.[3]

He is a grandson of Elizabeth Cronin, an Irish traditional singer.[4][5]


A list of Ó Cróinín's books follows:


  1. "Ó Cróinín (Dáibhí Iarla)". Bibliography of Irish Linguistics and Literature.
  2. 1 2 3 "Curriculum Vitae of Dáibhí Ó Cróinín". Archived from the original on 19 May 2015.
  3. "Dáibhí Ó Cróinín". History.
  4. McCormick, Fred (March 2000). "The Songs of Elizabeth Cronin". Irish Music Review. Archived from the original on 19 May 2015.
  5. Russell, Ian (2003). "The Songs of Elizabeth Cronin, Irish Traditional Singer: The Complete Song Collection". Folk Music Journal. 8 (3).
  6. Stout, Matthew (1996). "Early Medieval Ireland 400-1200 Dáibhí Ó Cróinín". History Ireland.

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