Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 3 B 23 Tallaght manuscript

  • Irish
  • s. xv2
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Collection: Vallancey collection
3 B 23
Cat. no. 1227
Tallaght manuscript
or the Tallaght Codex
Irish religious literature
Provenance and related aspects
s. xv2
Second half of the 15th century.(1)n. 1 Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006): 102.
Hands, scribes
Hands indexed:
Main hand

Tadhg Ó Rigbardáin.(1)n. 1 Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006): 102.

Tadhg Ó RigbardáinÓ Rigbardáin (Tadhg)
(fl. late 15th century)
Irish scribe
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Codicological information
9 ″ × 6.25 ″
The manuscript was once attached to MS 3 B 22.(2)n. 2 Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006): 102.
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.



Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006): 102.
Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006): 102.

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] “Royal Irish Academy”, Anne-Marie OʼBrien, and Pádraig Ó Macháin, Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1999–present. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Follett, Westley, Céli Dé in Ireland: monastic writing and identity in the early Middle Ages, Studies in Celtic History, 23, Woodbridge, 2006.
Mulchrone, Kathleen, Thomas F. OʼRahilly, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, and A. I. Pearson, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, 8 vols, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1926–1970.  
8 volumes: Vol. 1, pp. 1–654 (fasc. 1-5) -- Vol. 2, pp. 655–1294 (fasc. 6-10) -- Vol. 3, pp. 1295–1938 (fasc. 11-15) -- Vol. 4, pp. 1939–2578 (fasc. 16-20) -- Vol. 5, pp. 2579–3220 (fasc. 21-25) -- Vol. 6, pp. 3221–3500 (fasc. 26-27) -- Vol. 7 (index 1) -- Vol. 8 (index 2).
Vol. 6, 3360–3364 (no. 1227) [id. 1227.]
Dennis Groenewegen
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